Transportation/Transit-Oriented Development

Otten Johnson attorneys have significant experience representing clients in connection with all aspects of the development of transit-oriented development (TOD). On the transactional side, our attorneys can assist clients with financing, planning, approval and operation of transit-oriented projects, as well as general corporate needs relating to entity formation, contract negotiation and tax matters. Our litigation attorneys can represent clients in connection with a wide variety of issues facing transit-oriented developments, including issues relating to condemnation along a transportation corridors, real estate and land use disputes, landlord/tenant matters, and general business disputes.  

Representative Services

  • Acquisition of real property; purchase and sale agreements
  • Land use approvals
  • Design and construction agreements
  • Permitting and utilities
  • Entity formation
  • Leasing and tenant negotiations
  • Financing and loans for transit-oriented development
  • Due diligence review of transit-oriented development opportunities
  • Entitlement, survey and zoning reviews
  • Review of appropriate licenses and agreements
  • Representation of clients in condemnation matters
  • Negotiating of utility and access easements