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    McCullough, Goldberger & Staudt, LLP Successfully Defends Village of Mamaroneck In Lawsuit Brought by Owner of Hampshire Country Club

    Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

    Court of Appeals Upholds District Court’s Dismissal of Suit Against Village Involving Rezoning of Country Club for High-Rise Condos

    WHITE PLAINS, NY (December 2016) — The law firm of McCullough Goldberger & Staudt, LLP announced that it has successfully defended the Village of Mamaroneck in a lawsuit brought against the Village by Hampshire Recreation, LLC seeking $55 million in damages.

    On November 18, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit unanimously affirmed a District Court’s decision and dismissed all federal law claims alleging constitutional law violations against the Village. (more…)

    More redevelopment ahead on Harrison’s Platinum Mile

    Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

    At the height of office-park occupancy by corporations on the so-called Platinum Mile that straddles Interstate 287 in Harrison and White Plains, businesses were paying 68 percent of Harrison’s property taxes, while homeowners accounted for slightly less than one-third of the town’s tax revenue.

    But that was decades ago. By the turn of the century, those numbers had flipped, according to Harrison Supervisor and Mayor Ron Belmont. “So we realized something had to be done,” Belmont said.

    How the town attempted to reposition its zoning and find new uses for its emptying office parks along the I-287 corridor was the focus of a Nov. 17 presentation hosted by the Commercial Investment Division of the Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors in White Plains.

    Belmont was joined by Frank S. McCullough Jr., a senior partner at McCullough, Goldberger & Staudt LLP in White Plains, to discuss the ongoing efforts of the town to drive new development in the Platinum Mile corridor. McCullough, Goldberger & Staudt represents several of the real estate firms and companies that have converted or demolished former office buildings for new uses.

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