Counsel to Bacardi USA, Inc., in the historic designation of Bacardi's corporate headquarters in Miami. The City of Miami initiated the historic landmark designation process, which would restrict development rights on significant portions of the property. We worked to minimize the financial impact of the designation for Bacardi, negotiating with City staff and representing Bacardi at public hearings before the Historic and Environmental Preservation Board and City Commission. We provided significant due diligence in order to arrive at a solution that would achieve the City's goals of historic designation while preserving Bacardi's rights for future development of non-historic components.
Representation of Glades Landfill, LLC, in the acquisition and operational permitting of a 300-acre construction and demolition debris landfill adjacent to Lake Okeechobee in Florida.
Representation of joint venture between Starwood Hotels & Resorts and The Related Group of Florida regarding zoning and land use for the redevelopment of the six-star St. Regis Bal Harbour. The $1.5 billion project, located across from the Shops at Bal Harbour, consists of 285 condo-hotel units ...
Representation of Consultatio, a development and financial firm owned by Argentine businessman Eduardo Constantini, in obtaining approval for the rezoning of a 5.5-acre oceanfront site in Bal Harbour to develop an 850,000-square-foot, 260-unit luxury high-rise condominium. We successfully negotiated...