The Firm has been retained by the City of Tonawanda as special counsel in connection with a range of economic development projects being undertaken by the City. The first project involves the sale of 17 acres of City owned land for a new $15 million 56 unit “Green Development” market rate housing subdivision by Natale Builders of Clarence New York. This will be the largest new housing initiative in the City of Tonawanda’s history and will utilize state of the art energy efficiency construction and design techniques.
Laurence Rubin of our firm, the former chief development and legal officer for both the City of Buffalo and the County of Erie, is leading our representation in this matter. Mr. Rubin also represented the developers of the new Colvin Estates subdivision in the City of Buffalo, which is currently under construction and will include 26 new market rate homes in its first phase and up to 126 market rate homes when fully built out.