Formation of Opportunity Zone Fund for $500 Million Development

Community Developer

Representation of a community developer in the formation of a qualified opportunity zone fund, including preparation of fund documents and tax planning counsel, for its investment in the development of a mini-city in Melbourne, Florida. The $500 million project includes residential rental apartments, single family homes, a school, university dormitories, and office and retail shopping spaces.

Richard M. Goldstein
Chair, Tax & Private Wealth
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...