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

The continued decline of big box retailers, particularly in the wake of COVID-19, has left large spaces in malls and shopping plazas vacant. In the wake of the increasing availability of spaces with large footprints, there has been a growing trend towards …

Building During a Pandemic and the Potential Pitfalls

This article was originally posted in the New England Real Estate Journal. To view the article, please click here.As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, commercial real estate owners nationwide have been impacted in numerous ways, including pandemic-related…

June 2020

How Businesses Can Convert Real Estate into Cash and Continue to Operate at the Property

The impacts of COVID-19 on businesses are being felt across industries and around the globe. The impacts to many US businesses have been profound and quick access to cash has become of critical importance to many companies. At the same time companies’ ca…

Retailers Must Adapt to Survive

Retailers who can quickly realign their business models to adapt to the restrictions placed on their operations due to the COVID-19 pandemic will be the ones that best weather this unprecedented storm. In many jurisdictions, restrictions are loosening on a…