​Land Use, Zoning and Incentives

Daspin & Aument attorneys have extensive experience obtaining approval of a broad range of entitlements from federal, state and local governments. These entitlements include securing zoning and land use approvals, as well as negotiating a variety of financing mechanisms to permit the development of residential, commercial, office, industrial and nonprofit projects in Chicago and throughout the Chicagoland area.

Representative Transactions

Represented a national developer in negotiating a $4 million tax increment financing grant to allow a commercial development in a western suburb of Chicago.

Obtained authorization of numerous multi-million Class L Property Tax Incentives to support rehabilitation of prominent Chicago landmarks located in the Central Loop and surrounding neighborhoods.

Represented owners of historic properties located throughout Chicago in negotiating approval of major redevelopment plans, property tax incentives and landmark designations.

Represented a major cultural institution in obtaining approval from the City of Chicago and the Chicago Park District to implement its long-term Master Plan and expand its facilities, including approval of a Planned Development Application and a Lakefront Protection Application.

Represented a national university in obtaining approval of a Lakefront Protection Application and various land use approvals to permit development of a field house in Chicago’s Loop area.

Our Land Use, Zoning and Incentives Attorneys