Variance Clears the Way for Independent Living Facility in Hamilton Township

By |2020-02-14T15:48:59-05:00January 11th, 2020|Commercial Real Estate & Land Use, Verdicts and Settlements|

Lionel J. Frank obtained a variance from the Hamilton Township Zoning Board of Adjustment to allow construction of a new care program for seniors in the Greater Mercer County area. LIFE St. Francis is a new, community based long-term care program that allows elderly individuals who would have no option other than a nursing home [...]

$1 Million Property Tax Appeal Settlement

By |2020-02-14T16:13:55-05:00January 11th, 2020|Commercial Real Estate & Land Use, Verdicts and Settlements|

$1 Million Property Tax Appeal Settlement Bob Gladstone, Of Counsel, recently obtained a recovery package in excess of $1 million in a property tax assessment appeal case. Our client, a 150-acre shore area country club and golf course, filed an appeal of their property assessment over three years ago. Unable to reach a favorable [...]

Success Stories: Land Use

By |2020-02-14T16:35:20-05:00January 10th, 2020|Commercial Real Estate & Land Use, Verdicts and Settlements|

Eagle Group of Princeton v. Zoning Bd. of Adjustment of Arnold Lakind representing Eagle Group of Princeton A developer, who sought to build a convenience store on a corner of two busy roads in a residential zone, applied for a use variance. The Hamilton Township Board of Adjustment denied the application, and its decision was [...]

Success Stories: Environmental Law

By |2020-02-28T19:32:04-05:00January 10th, 2020|Commercial Real Estate & Land Use, Litigation|

Atlantic City Electric Co. v. Bardin, 145 N.J. Super. 438 (App. Div. 1976) Arnold Lakind representing the Natural Resource Council Atlantic City Electric Company appealed a determination of the Natural Resource Council of the Division of Marine Services of the Department of Environmental Protection, which had refused to offer the company an irrevocable license to [...]

New Tax on Short Terms Property Rentals Threatens Shore Communities

By |2020-02-04T15:45:17-05:00May 22nd, 2019|Business, Commercial Real Estate & Land Use|

While most of us were distracted by the potential for a New Jersey government shutdown over Governor Murphy’s demand for revisions to the so-called millionaire’s tax this past fall, one tax provision found its way into the compromise legislation without much attention. Dubbed the “Airbnb” tax, the New Jersey legislature has adopted a tax [...]

Fall Into Tax Appeals – The Value of Starting Early

By |2020-02-04T16:25:53-05:00November 1st, 2018|Commercial Real Estate & Land Use|

An Article by: Jeffrey M. Hall Welcome to the second segment of our Tax Appeals advice! In Article 1, we explained some of the concepts and math to illustrate how presumed market value is calculated. This time around we will take a deeper dive and show you options and tactics in pursuing a reduction in [...]

Fall Into Tax Appeals – Calculating Presumed Market Value

By |2020-02-04T16:37:27-05:00October 1st, 2018|Commercial Real Estate & Land Use|

An Article by: Jeffrey M. Hall A few months ago, new property tax bills were mailed and probably filed away only to be pulled out when those nasty quarterly payments were due.  However, the smart taxpayer makes a note on the calendar in October because that’s the time to review the assessment that appears [...]