Peter Kochansky real estate development public law policy zoning regulatory compliance lawyer attorney

Representative Matters

Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy, Inc. Formation of Greenway Business Improvement District

Representation of the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy, Inc. in connection with A Better City on the formation of a Greenway Business Improvement District that will contribute $1.5M each year to sustain the Rose Kennedy Greenway.

Development of Bulfinch Crossing Project

Representation of National Real Estate Advisors, LLC and The HYM Investment Group, LLC in connection with development of the approximately 2.9 million square-foot Bulfinch Crossing project, in Boston, MA (on the approximately 4.8 acre site of the former Government Center parking garage), including the creation of a tiered, phased, mixed-use, office, retail and residential condominium.

Berkeley Investments Rehabilitation and New Construction

Represents Berkeley Investments, Inc. a full-service real estate investment and development company, in connection with multiple City of Boston development projects, including the rehabilitation of historic buildings and new construction in the Fort Point District and the Charlestown neighborhood.  

Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority and the Massachusetts Department of Transportation Acquisition of South Coast Rail, Framingham Secondary Lines and Other Railroad Assets

Advised the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) and the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) in connection with the acquisition by MassDOT of the South Coast Rail lines, the Framingham Secondary lines, and other railroad assets from CSX Transportation and other freight railroads.  Peter’s railroad works has included the negotiations of trackage rights and operating agreements with CSX, Amtrak, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation, and Pan Am Railways and other freight railroads.

Massachusetts Convention Center Authority Procurement of Hotels

Represented the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority in the procurement for a developer of hotels in proximity to the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center.

Roca Securing Funding

Represented Roca, Inc., a non-profit provider of services to high-risk young men, in securing funding through the Massachusetts Juvenile Justice Pay for Success Initiative, the largest social innovation financing project in the nation.

Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy Operate and Maintain Greenway

Counsel to the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy, Inc. in its public-private partnership to operate and maintain the capacity as the steward of the Greenway in downtown Boston.

Seaport Square Project Securing Permits and Approvals

Represented the owner and developer of the 23-acre Seaport Square Project, located in the South Boston Seaport district, in securing permits and approvals for the development of 6.3 million square feet of mixed-use development.  Serves as land use counsel to WS Development, the current owner of the remaining development parcels within Seaport Square, in connection with approvals for changes to the master plan.