Zoning & Land Use Due Diligence Asessements:

Basic Property Information Overview: As-of-right features (land use and dimensions) of a property, OPA and tax information, Councilmanic District, Brief review of alternative options. 

Customized Reports: Specific client inquiries (land use, dimensional, developmental or otherwise), Real estate development procedure and implementation strategy, Legislative examination and analysis, City Council legislative review and reporting.

Government Relations:

White-Glove representation: everything from due diligence and plan review to preparing, filing, representation and follow up for: Dimensional and Use Variances, Special Exceptions, Parcel Remapping, Lot Consolidation and Subdivisions, Encroachment Ordinances, Deed Restrictions, Reversionary Clauses, Building Permits, and Land Bank Acquisition. 

Representation in front of the following agencies: Philadelphia City Council, the Zoning Board of Adjustment (ZBA), The Philadelphia Land Bank, the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority, Dept. of Licenses & Inspections, Dept. of Revenue, Art Commission, Historical Commission, Board of Revisions of Taxes, etc. 

Additional Services:

Community Group Consultation and Coordination: Consultations, community meeting representation and project presentation. 

Development Project Coordination: Including developer, architect, and engineer coordination and referral.

Residential Real Estate Settlement Support & Guidance: Legal representation, support and guidance during due diligence and closing. 

Educational Training & Seminars: Overview or detailed presentations in the areas of zoning, Land Use, Real Estate Development and City Government.