Leveraging IDA Financing for Successful Development Projects

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Navigating the intricacies of land use approvals is only one piece of the puzzle when it comes to real estate development. Beyond securing permissions for a project, developers often face the daunting challenge of financing – a crucial factor that can make or break the feasibility of their endeavors. This is where Industrial Development Agency […]

Z&S congratulates Azorim on its opening of Miroza Tower III

Zarin & Steinmetz congratulates its client Azorim on last week’s opening of Miroza Tower III, which is located adjacent to the Ridge Hill Shopping Center and is the third residential tower to be completed by Azorim within the Ridge Hill community. This exciting project includes a 184-apartment rental building, featuring affordable housing units and amenities, […]

Lee J. Lefkowitz Promoted to Partner at Zarin & Steinmetz LLP

White Plains, NY, February 22, 2024 — Zarin & Steinmetz LLP, a boutique law firm concentrating in real estate and land development, has named Lee J. Lefkowitz a partner of the firm. Lefkowitz will be a key part of the firm’s growing litigation practice, helping to expand its breadth with a focus on commercial and […]

Jacob Amir leads client’s acquisition of industrial property with environmental remediation contingencies

Representing the purchaser, Jacob Amir spearheaded our client’s $14 million acquisition of an approximate 3 acres parcel in lower Westchester, including negotiating continued environmental remediation and obligations of various stakeholders. This purchase is part of a multi-tiered transaction, which also includes the anticipated formation of a long-term ground lease to occupy other commercial property for […]

Z&S Defeats Motion for Summary Judgment in Adverse Possession Case

Lee J. Lefkowitz and Jaclyn Cohen, representing a property owner in Ossining, defeated a neighbor’s property owner’s motion for summary judgment in a case seeking to litigate a boundary-line dispute. As a defense, Z&S raised a claim of adverse possession, which Judge Janet Malone agreed raised a triable issue of fact sufficient to preclude the […]

Z&S Proudly Announces Grand Opening of Dassai Blue Sake Brewery in Hyde Park

Rendering of Dassai Blue Sake Brewery in Hyde Park

Zarin & Steinmetz congratulates and celebrates their client Asahi Shuzo on the grand opening of their state of the art, 55,000 s.f. “Dassai Blue Sake Brewery ” in the Town of Hyde Park this past weekend. Michael Zarin and Kate (Roberts) Feinman have been working with Asahi Shuzo for the past five years to secure […]