Successful Representation of National Homebuilder in Governmental Appeal Process

National Homebuilder

Representation of a national homebuilder in an appeal of jurisdictional determination issued by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers with respect to property located in South Florida. Advised on the creation and preservation of a jurisdictional record prior to development of the property and for the prosecution of the appeal through the ACOE's administrative appeal process. Favourable outcome for client in the form of the ACOE reversing its prior decision, which saved the client millions of dollars related to penalties and mitigation costs.

Howard E. Nelson
Partner, Head of Environmental Practice
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...