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...
Representation of Oleta Partners, LLC, a joint venture comprised of affiliates of the LeFrak Organization and Turnberry Associates, in the successful negotiation of the long-term ground lease and complicated leasehold financing for a 185-acre brownfields redevelopment site in the City of North Miami...
Representation of the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the chapter 11 case of Poinciana Development, a developer of more than 500 single family homes in Southwest Miami-Dade County, Florida, who ran out of construction financing and was unable complete the development of the last 34 home...