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Akerman LLP
THREE BRICKELL CITY CENTRE
98 SOUTHEAST SEVENTH STREET, SUITE 1100
MIAMI, FL 33131
United States

Work Department

Real Estate, Land Use/Zoning, Development

Position

T. Spencer Crowley’s practice focuses on large scale land use and environmental permitting matters, including zoning, growth management, urban development, transportation, sovereignty submerged lands, coastal regulation, marina permitting, wetlands, and water resources. He has worked with the Governor’s Commission for a Sustainable South Florida, the South Florida Water Management District, and Duke University’s Wetlands Center in the Florida Everglades. He has assisted clients in the land use permitting of major projects such as Babcock Ranch, Midtown Miami, Village at Gulfstream Park, Miami World Center, Brickell City Centre, Miami Design District, All Aboard Florida’s Miami Central Station, Skyrise Miami, and the stadium for Miami’s Major Legal Soccer Franchise.

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Real estate > Land use/zoning

Akerman LLP has an impressive national practice and is particularly noted for its ‘fantastic Florida presence’ The team has recently advised on multiple urban redevelopment projects, an example of which included assisting the Faena Group with the construction loan closing, project approvals, environmental matters, and real estate acquisitions in relation to its $700m Rem Koolhaas-designed multipurpose project on Collins Avenue in Miami, led by Miami managing partner Neisen Kasdin. In addition, Kasdin acts as land use and zoning counsel to the Magic City Special Area Plan, a proposed mixed-use tech and innovation district of over 7 million square feet on 17.8 acres in Miami’s Little Haiti District. Also recommended in Miami is Spencer Crowley. In Orlando, land use and development practice chair Cecelia Bonifay advised FedEx Ground on the due diligence and acquisition of a 150-acre site in Ocala to house a ground hub. In Chicago, another of the practice’s strongholds, Jack George acted for Riverside Investment and Development in the $1bn redevelopment of Chicago’s historic Union Station.