Transit Oriented Development

Transit-oriented development (TOD) is a residential or commercial area designed to maximize access to public transport. Mixed-use/compact neighborhoods tend to use transit all the time. As a result, many cities are striving to implement better TOD strategies and secure funding to create new public transportation infrastructure and improve existing services. Our lawyers and professionals have Continue Reading

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Green Building

Today, an increasing number of new and existing buildings and projects incorporate “green building” or environmentally sustainable practices and materials to promote energy efficiency, decrease carbon footprints and reduce operating costs. The U.S. Green Building Council has developed the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System, a voluntary, consensus-based national rating Continue Reading

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Land Use and Zoning

Our attorneys represent clients in all legal aspects relating to the use of land, including zoning, condemnation and related litigation. We guide clients through due diligence as well as the land use entitlement process, which can involve negotiating with government officials, applying for and obtaining land use and/or zoning approvals, variances, special permits, subdivision plats, Continue Reading

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