Real Estate and Land Use

At Brown & Connery, we have an extensive real estate and land use practice that includes both transactions and litigation. Our firm represents sellers, buyers and developers of commercial properties in real estate transactions. Recent projects include representation of Bergstol Enterprises Inc. in the development of the Pine Hill National Golf Course located in Pine Hill, New Jersey.

With respect to land use issues, we represent applicants in planning and zoning matters before local boards throughout New Jersey. Currently, the firm acts as a solicitor for various local planning boards.

The firm also represents individuals and businesses in a wide range of real estate litigation matters, including:

  • Condemnation matters
  • Redevelopment projects
  • Real estate tax appeals, foreclosures
  • Title litigation
  • Landlord/tenant matters

Notable condemnation projects include representation of the Camden County Municipal Utilities Authority in its acquisition of over 200 easement and fee takings and the taking for the Borough of Collingswood of an 84 unit apartment complex as part of a redevelopment project. The firm has prosecuted real estate tax appeals at the County Board of Taxation and the Tax Court levels for such clients as General Electric, Lockheed Martin and Underwood-Memorial Hospital.

The partners responsible for this area of practice include Mark P. Asselta and Joseph M. Nardi, III.