Matters

Fleet Center – Zoning Approved for 14 Stories in Brooklyn

Represented Fleet Center, Inc. in obtaining approval of a zoning map amendment by the New York City Council to modify the decision by the City Planning Commission restoring our client’s proposed building to 14-stories with over 200,000-sq.-ft. for planned community facility and office uses.

Real Estate Developer – Government Relations

Represented major real estate developer in connection with government relations interface, approvals and lobbying issues.

Artis Senior Living LLC – NYC Land Use and Zoning

Represent Artis Senior Living LLC, national long term care operators, on property review and zoning regulations related to potential development in New York City.

Rubenstein Partners and Acme Smoked Fish – Zoning Guidance

Represent the joint venture between Rubenstein Partners and the famous Acme Smoked Fish company as they develop a new factory as part of a mixed office/retail development at 18 Wythe Avenue.

Domino Refinery Building – Special Permit Modification

Obtained approval from the City Planning Commission of a minor modification of a special permit in connection with the Domino Sugar Development on the Williamsburg waterfront. The City Planning approval, along with a previously granted Landmarks Preservation Commission approval, will allow for the historic facades of the Domino Refinery building to be preserved within a 14-story 195-foot tall dramatic glass barrel-vault.

Rabsky Group – Commercial Floor Area Disposition Approved

Represented the Rabsky Group in obtaining authorization for New York City to sell approximately 100,000 square feet of commercial floor area to our client. The commercial space will be added to the 150,000 square feet of residential space already existing on our client’s property to facilitate the construction of our client’s proposed 25-story, approximately 250,000 square foot mixed-use development at 69 Adams Street in the DUMBO neighborhood of Brooklyn.

Centennial Bank – $65 Million Brooklyn Construciton Loan

Represented Centennial Bank on a $65 million construction loan secured by property located at 200 Montague Street in Brooklyn. The borrower intends to construct a 121-unit residential apartment building with retail space of approximately 7,000 square feet above grade and 5,000 square feet below grade.

69 Adams LLC – Zoning & Land Use Review

Represented 69 Adams LLC in the drafting and review of Restrictive Declarations and zoning lot merger documents opposite NYC’s Economic Development Corporation. Herrick also provided a zoning opinion letter for construction loan financing in the amount of approximately $150 million to allow for the development of a 26-story, approximately 250,000 square foot mixed-use development at 69 Adams Street in the DUMBO neighborhood of Brooklyn.