Affordable Housing Project in Downtown Miami

The Gatehouse Group

Representation of The Gatehouse Group, an affordable housing developer, on Block 36, also known as Promenade at Lyric, a Community Redevelopment Agency-owned site in downtown Miami, Florida. Assisted with revisions to the development agreement and re-platting of the site and guided the zoning approval process including issuance of a waiver for the project and championing permit approvals at the respective city and county governments.

Javier F. Aviñó
Practice Group Leader, Land Development & Government Relations
Handled the sale of over 2,000 REOs, with aggregate purchase prices in the billions of dollars, through both the negotiation and closing of individual sales and the structuring and sale by auction of multiple properties. The largest was approximately $216 million, which was the sale of a major hotel...
Analyzed cleanup strategies in order to resolve soil and contamination issues on homebuilder client’s property in Broward County, Florida. Negotiation with the Broward County Environmental Protection Division to obtain a restrictive covenant to allow for residential development on the property.
Representation of real estate investment company in connection with the environmental investigation and remediation plan for a five acre residential community and golf course. Successfully determined scope of assessment and provided recommendations for final remediation plan while representing clien...