February 2021

Data Center Leasing Considerations

This article was originally published in New England Real Estate Journal on February 26, 2021. To view the original, please click here.The market for data-center leasing in the United States, already on the rise, received an enormous boost in 2020 after CO…

Ex-Shipman Atty Joins Hinckley’s Real Estate Group In Conn.

Hinckley Allen has added a former Shipman & Goodwin LLP attorney, who has nearly 40 years of experience representing landowners and real estate developers in land use and environmental disputes, to its real estate practice in Hartford, Connecticut.Timo…

October 2020

Connecticut Phase 3 Reopening and Potential Municipal Variation

View our original coverage of Connecticut's reopening process here.On October 8, 2020, Connecticut entered Phase 3 of the reopening process since the State closed down earlier this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Prior to the newest phase, as a resu…

Land Use and Other Considerations for Addition of Drive-Throughs and Contactless Pick-Up

This article was featured in the New England Real Estate Journal on November 13, 2020.While drive-throughs and express or pick-up parking spaces for retail, grocery, restaurant and other uses have already been expanding, the Covid-19 pandemic has exponenti…

September 2020

Land Use Considerations for Converting Vacant Retail Space for Distribution Spaces

This article was featured in the New England Real Estate Journal on December 18, 2020. To view the article, please click here.The continued decline of big box retailers, particularly in the wake of COVID-19, has left large spaces in malls and shopping plaz…

May 2020

Expedited Approval for Outdoor Permits Just in Time for Connecticut’s Re-Opening

View our updated coverage of Connecticut's reopening process from October 2020 here.Prior to the first phase of re-opening non-essential businesses in the State of Connecticut, which will commence on May 20, 2020, Governor Ned Lamont issued Executive Order…