Environmental Counsel for Developer of Scrap Metal Recycling Facility


Representation of developer in the environmental, stormwater, pre-condemnation, and eminent domain issues associated with a scrap metal recycling facility in Miami, Florida. Handled the approval request from the Environmental Quality Control Board to allow the continued use of exfiltration trenches for stormwater management. Additionally, Miami-Dade County filed eminent domain proceedings to take a portion of the property for future expansion of its Metrorail system. Also handled the application for Administrative Modification from the Miami-Dade County Department of Planning & Zoning which sought modifications to the previously approved plan to permit the continued operation of the scrap metal recycling facility on the property.

Howard E. Nelson
Partner, Head of Environmental Practice
Stanley B. Price
Chair, Land Development & Government Relations Practice Group
Representation of Glades Landfill, LLC, in the acquisition and operational permitting of a 300-acre construction and demolition debris landfill adjacent to Lake Okeechobee in Florida.
Representation of joint venture between Starwood Hotels & Resorts and The Related Group of Florida regarding zoning and land use for the redevelopment of the six-star St. Regis Bal Harbour. The $1.5 billion project, located across from the Shops at Bal Harbour, consists of 285 condo-hotel units ...
Representation of Consultatio, a development and financial firm owned by Argentine businessman Eduardo Constantini, in obtaining approval for the rezoning of a 5.5-acre oceanfront site in Bal Harbour to develop an 850,000-square-foot, 260-unit luxury high-rise condominium. We successfully negotiated...