Agricultural, Conservation and Historic Preservation Restrictions
Assist landowners and nonprofit organizations in the negotiation and implementation of agricultural, conservation and historic preservation restrictions.
Counsel to Major National Retailers and Wholesale Clubs
Counsel to major national retailers and wholesale clubs in connection with the acquisition, permitting and development for regional retail centers, distribution and fuel facilities. Obtained all discretionary entitlements to build 700,000 square foot regional distribution facility, constructed with tax-increment financing.
Counsel to National Developer in Development of Mixed-Use Commercial Power Center
Advised national developer in the development of 900,000 square foot mixed-use commercial power center. Coordinated all aspects of site assembly, property acquisitions, rezoning strategy, negotiations with stakeholders and all other federal, state and local entitlements. Also negotiated inter-municipal agreements involving complex utility, water rights and public safety services.
Emerging Energy and Technology Clients
Representation of emerging energy and technology clients with the development of renewable energy, telecommunication and distribution facilities. Work has involved assisting large wholesale data center provider with acquisitions, land use/development work and permitting of new data center facilities.
General Permitting and Environmental Matters for Planned Community
Representation of national developer with general permitting and environmental matters for a 3,037-acre planned community development in Plymouth, Massachusetts.
Gillette Stadium Ownership Real Estate and Development Interests
Counsel for Gillette Stadium (home of the New England Patriots and New England Revolution) ownership, assisting with diverse real estate and development interests, including planning, property acquisitions, due diligence, permitting, financing and construction of stadium improvements and a 1.35 million square foot mixed-use development. Work involves a variety of land-use, transportation and regulatory matters in support of client’s diverse economic development initiatives on 500-plus acre site.
Permitting and Development of Complex Urban Revitalization Project
Advised a development firm on permitting and development of complex urban revitalization project. Developed and executed land use strategy to secure local, state and federal approvals, legislative and regulatory designations as well grants and infrastructure financing. The work also involved mediation, litigation and settlement negotiations with key stakeholders in coordination with municipal officials and state regulators. Negotiated comprehensive multi-party agreements between a municipality and multiple state and federal agencies to facilitate complex engineering and environmental restoration on the project.
State-of-the-Art Lab and Office Projects
Representation of private real estate investment firm in connection with planning and development of state-of-the-art lab and office projects. Through the development and implementation of successful zoning and regulatory strategies, the client has developed several premier life-science facilities in core science submarkets.
Urban Redevelopment Projects for Nuestra Comunidad Development Corporation
Representation, on a pro bono basis, of Nuestra Comunidad Development Corporation, in connection with urban redevelopment projects including the historic Dartmouth Hotel in Dudley Square, Roxbury.
Zoning and Permitting of Multifamily Housing and Mixed-Use Projects
Representation of large real estate development firm with zoning and permitting of multifamily housing and mixed-use projects in communities throughout Greater Boston, including the redevelopment of 50-acre former industrial site into a vibrant master-planned development including village-style retail, restaurants, condominiums, assisted living and apartments.