Our attorneys and professionals handle complex projects and provide comprehensive services to a wide array of clients, from Fortune 100 companies to municipalities to individually-owned businesses. Our team works to provide clients with turn-key solutions from financing to maximizing tax incentives, tax credits and other economic benefits offered in New York State. Our professionals are fully conversant with the New York State Consolidated Funding Application process, the Excelsior Program, the Brownfield Credit Program, the New Markets Tax Credit Program, the Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credit Program, as well as other development incentives. The team works with clients to maximize the opportunities and benefits these programs offer.
Our Project Development team provides counsel to public and private clients, including assistance with site selection, project financing, tax mitigation options such as payments in lieu of tax agreements (PILOTS), development incentives, right to build issues, and construction-related matters. We focus our services to best meet each client’s needs and guide our clients through the intricate array of laws, ordinances and regulations that control development projects involving grants, tax credits, and other economic incentives, coordinating with other firm practice areas including environmental, regulatory, corporate, tax, and real estate, when specific issues arise.
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