Land Use & Environmental Law
MGS has been a major participant in development activity in Westchester and the surrounding counties. The firm has represented applicants and municipalities in connection with the land acquisition, financing and land use approval–including review under the State Environmental Quality Review Act–of countless development projects in the region. Projects have included shopping centers, office buildings and office campuses, residential subdivisions, mixed-use projects, adaptive re-use and repurposing of existing buildings, nursing homes, senior housing, affordable housing, schools, religious institutions and golf courses, as well as individual use site plan approvals, special use permits and zoning variances. The firm has also represented property owners in relation to cleanup of contaminated sites pursuant to NYS Department of Environmental Conservation regulations.