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Cross-Training for Business Lawyers - Zoning & Land Use-101

Zoning & Land Use 101 – 2018

Navigating the complexities of local land-use and zoning laws is critical to virtually any commercial real estate transaction as well as to the long-term flexibility and continued use and operation of a property. Zoning laws may limit the types of operations that can go on at the property. Legal issues relating to land use include easements (the right of access or other limited non-ownership interest in property) by government, utilities, and other entities, and issues relating to eminent domain. The ability of an owner or potential owner of property to obtain required permits and approvals from local planning boards, zoning boards, construction officials and other government/public entities is central to the interests of sellers, buyers, lenders, neighbors, and in some cases even competitors, all of which may take a position in the applicable proceedings. This webinar covers these topics.

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Webinar Faculty


Robert K. Scheinbaum
Robert K. Scheinbaum

Robert K. Scheinbaum is Of Counsel with Connell Foley LLP in Roseland, New Jersey. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Cornell University and a Juris Doctor degree… Read More


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Andrew J. Yule

Andrew Yule is responsible for all ground up new construction and adaptive re-use development projects. Prior to joining Albion, Andrew was a Village Green associate for 11 years, stepping into… Read More

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Donna J. Pugh

Donna J. Pugh is a partner and real estate business lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP, where she focuses on obtaining land use and zone entitlements on behalf of her… Read More

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Douglas Farr

Doug is the president of Farr Associates, a Chicago-based firm of optimistic architects and urban designers who plan and design lovable, aspirational buildings and places. The firm was named 2012… Read More

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