Governor DeSantis Signs Law Limiting Increases to Impact Fees


  • June 7, 2021
  • /   Rebecca Wilson & McGregor Love
  • /   Articles,Real Estate,Land Use
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Late last week, Governor DeSantis signed into law a bill that limits the extent to which local governments may increase impact fees imposed on builders and developers. Impact fees help pay for infrastructure needed to support a proposed development.

Florida Legislature Passes Bill Increasing Acreage for “Small-Scale” Comprehensive Plan Amendments


  • May 26, 2021
  • /   Tara Tedrow & McGregor Love
  • /   Articles,Land Use,Zoning,Real Estate
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On April 29, 2021, the Florida Legislature passed HB 487, which increases the maximum acreage of a small-scale comprehensive plan amendment from 10 acres to 50 acres.

Lowndes Advises The Bainbridge Companies on Disney-area Apartment Complex


  • April 29, 2021
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  • /   News,Land Use,Real Estate,Zoning
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Lowndes is providing land use counsel to The Bainbridge Companies, a Fla.-based luxury multifamily apartment community developer, on the development an apartment community near Walt Disney World in Orlando.

Lowndes Advises PENLER on Luxury Apartment Complex in Clermont, Fla.


  • April 15, 2021
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  • /   News,Real Estate,Land Use
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Lowndes provided land use counsel to PENLER, an Atlanta-based multifamily developer, on a 288-unit luxury apartment community in Clermont, Fla.

Lowndes Advises RealOp Investments on Build-for-Rent Subdivision in Lady Lake


  • April 8, 2021
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  • /   News,Real Estate,Land Use
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Lowndes is representing RealOp Investments, a South Carolina-based a commercial real estate investment company, in the development of a single-family rental home subdivision in the Town of Lady Lake.

Orange County Moves Up Transportation and School Impact Fee Rate Increases to June 2021, Adopts Higher Transportation Rates


  • March 24, 2021
  • /   Rebecca Wilson & McGregor Love
  • /   Articles,Land Use,Zoning,Real Estate
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On March 23, 2021, Orange County approved two ordinances amending County Code relating to school and transportation impact fees.

Tara Tedrow Presenter for ULI SE Florida/Caribbean on Medical Marijuana Industry


  • February 26, 2021
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  • /   Events and Presentations,Events & Presentations,Land Use
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Tara Tedrow was the speaker for the ULI Southeast Florida/Caribbean: 15 for 15 Series, discussing changes in the medical marijuana industry.

Lowndes Advises BluRock Commercial Real Estate on Mixed-use Development in Downtown Orlando’s SoDo District


  • February 4, 2021
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  • /   Press Releases,Real Estate,Land Use,Zoning
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Lowndes is providing zoning and land use counsel to BluRock Commercial Real Estate for the development of an 82,000-square foot mixed-use project in the SoDo submarket of Orlando, Fla.

Tara Tedrow Presenter for NAIOP Webinar on Land Use and Marketability


  • January 22, 2021
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  • /   Events and Presentations,Events & Presentations,Land Use
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Tara Tedrow will be the speaker for the NAIOP Central Florida Chapter webinar entitled "Up Close: Greatest Challenges to Increasing Land Value and Marketability."

Lowndes Represents Magruder Eye Institute on Medical Office Building in Winter Park, Fla.


  • January 8, 2021
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  • /   Media Coverage,Land Use,News
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Lowndes attorney Rebecca Wilson, who chairs the firm’s Land Use, Zoning and Environmental Group, represented Magruder Eye Institute during the approval process for a 32,000-square-foot medical office building.