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Downtown New Haven Relocation of Gateway Community College

State of Connecticut's Department of Public Works

The firm currently represents the State of Connecticut's Department of Public Works (DPW) in the acquisition of property from the City of New Haven for a downtown campus for Gateway Community College. The project includes the negotiation and preparation of a land transfer agreement with the City of New Haven; evaluation of the State’s rights to a service tunnel running underneath the Property and negotiation and preparation of any agreements concerning improvements, additions, renovations, or realignment of the tunnel; evaluation of the legal implications of the environmental condition of the Property and preparation of necessary documentation to comply with and/or review necessary documentation for compliance with the Connecticut Transfer Act and other applicable regulatory requirements; evaluation of the title to the property, and working with the title insurance company to issue a title insurance policy; preparation of and negotiation of any easements necessary for the development or acquisition of the Property including air rights and subsurface easements; and preparation for and conducting of the closing.

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