Environmental Counsel to National Homebuilder in South Florida

National Homebuilder

Environmental counsel to a large national homebuilder converting multiple sites in Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach Counties from agricultural use to residential products. Representation includes environmental assessment and remediation recommendations, review of all reports prepared by environmental consultants, and meetings with regulatory agencies as needed.

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...