Lisa S. Minshew, Attorney
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE - REAL ESTATE ATTORNEY since 1985
Secured zoning, subdivision, environmental (DEP/COE), building, and other regulatory approvals and negotiated construction documentation for large tract residential projects, hotels/resorts, offices and shopping centers in Florida, California, Nevada, Oregon, Hawaii, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Guam, Mexico and Canada; secured Master Plan approvals for three major multi-use/residential developments in southwest Escambia County using wetland density transfers; obtained land use approvals from county and successfully eliminated citizen group opposition for a large expansion of an oceanfront Kauai resort located on state land adjacent to Hawaiian burial grounds; advised owners and negotiated with governmental officials on approval and construction for 500 room/convention center golf resort expansion in Indian Wells, California; represented Escambia County Zoning Board of Adjustments and Planning Board; successfully negotiated with local building officials for development permits in all NW Fla cities and counties.
Directed engineers and ecological consultants in environmental assessments (DEP, Army Corp of Engineers, EPA, County) for permitting and environmental impact reports involving wetlands, coastal construction (sea walls/docks), groundwater contamination, sinkholes, asbestos remediation, solid waste management and recycling facility construction.
Negotiated on behalf of and advised investment/development corporation on purchase, management and expansion of over 15 resort properties in one calendar year, total purchase price exceeded $200,000,000.00.
Negotiated on behalf of Union Oil, as tenant, in 450,000 sq. ft. lease of Unocal headquarters in Los Angeles.
Plaintiff's counsel in land use and real property matters involving permitting, land use approvals; construction defects; engineering design defects; flooding; fraud/misrepresentation and other business litigation.
|Education:||Pensacola Junior College Associate of Arts|
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