Bilzin Sumberg’s attorneys are dedicated to navigating the complex landscape of federal, state, and local government incentives on behalf of the clients, contributing to the success of their development projects across Florida and beyond. Drawing upon a range of practice areas, including real estate, land use and zoning, affordable housing, government contracting, environmental, and public-private partnerships, the firm’s industry-recognized attorneys are skilled at identifying and advising on the wide array of available incentives that benefit our diverse client base, from developers, property owners, and infrastructure companies, to engineering firms, contractors, and major corporations.

Bilzin Sumberg’s Economic Incentives practice thus offers a depth of experience and a commitment to delivering tailored solutions that together drive business success and maximize bottom lines. The following represents some of the incentives for which various companies seek Bilzin Sumberg’s counsel:

  • Tax exemptions under Florida SB102 and SB328 (Live Local Act)
  • Affordable housing tax credits, tax-exempt bond financings, and grant programs
  • Historic preservation incentives
  • Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) incentives
  • Qualified Opportunity Zones and Qualified Opportunity Fund formation
  • Incentives negotiated for the relocation of businesses and major events
  • Performance-based agreements
  • Impact fee reimbursements and zoning bonuses
  • Brownfields rehabilitation and redevelopment incentives, including federal Environmental Protection Agency Brownfields Grants, grants under the federal Site Specific Activity/Targeted Brownfields Assessment Program, and Voluntary Cleanup Tax Credits
Howard E. Nelson
Partner, Head of Environmental Practice
Eric Singer
Mary C. Stewart
Of Counsel
Albert E. Dotson, Jr.
Chief Executive Officer & Managing Partner
Nathaniel G. Dutt
Of Counsel
Jennifer E. Fine
Terry M. Lovell
Partner, Head of Affordable Housing and Tax Credit Practice
Diana C. Mendez