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IN THE ZONE – January 2016

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WHAT’S NEW

Pat Turner is representing the contract purchaser of a landmarked mansion along Sheridan Road seeking zoning approval to use the mansion as shared private offices, art studios, and other work and event spaces. Pat recently attended a community meeting to discuss the proposed change which appeared to have unanimous approval.

George Maurides and Adrian Tabangay recently represented the purchaser in a complex multi-million dollar Will County real estate transaction involving subterranean mining rights and the acquisition of related business assets.

George and Pat just concluded their involvement in another multi-million dollar real estate […]

32-ACRE ROMEOVILLE PARCEL APPROVED FOR CONSTRUCTION

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Attorneys at Maurides Foley Tabangay & Turner LLC worked with developers WBS Equities, LLC and Abbott Land and Investment Corp. in acquiring, annexing and zoning a 32-acre parcel on Airport Road in unincorporated Kane County into Romeoville, Illinois.

George Maurides coordinated with the developers, Village officials, engineers and other parties to successfully acquire the property. Mr. Maurides also negotiated and drafted the annexation agreement which incorporated the approval of the zoning, subdivision, site plans and Village incentive package.

The property was purchased by the developer to build a $35 million food manufacturing facility for a multi-national food manufacturer […]

New Year’s Resolution – Review Your Estate Plan

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An often overlooked but important New Year’s resolution is a review of your will and other estate planning documents (assuming you already have an estate plan; if not, we highly recommend that you should). Below is a basic checklist of items we suggest you review annually.

1. Major Life Changes.        

Have you experienced any major life changes (gotten married or divorced; had a child or adopted a child; moved to a different state; had a death in the family; experienced a major financial event)? Any of these may affect your estate planning, and your documents may need […]

Children’s Swim School Granted City Approval

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Patrick C. Turner of Maurides Law represented LCR Capital LLC in obtaining zoning approval for a 9,500 square foot, state-of-the-art children’s swim facility at 1930 W. Hubbard. The operator, the Goldfish Swim School Franchise, provides a unique swim curriculum and facility designed specifically for children’s swim lessons. Mr. Turner was able to rally the support of the Industrial Council of Near West Chicago, and his knowledge and experience with City of Chicago’s Zoning Board of Appeals process were instrumental in obtaining a special use permit to allow the swim school in PMD No […]

LAKEVIEW SALON SUITES GRANTED CITY APPROVAL

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Patrick C. Turner of Maurides Law represented JJB Ventures, Inc., d/b/a Salons by JC, in obtaining zoning approval for a 10,680 square foot space at 2860 North Broadview. Salons by JC is a national franchisor of salon suites for beauty and wellness professionals.

Mr. Turner’s knowledge and experience with the City of Chicago’s Zoning Board of Appeals process were instrumental in obtaining special use permits to allow massage therapists and nail salons to operate at the facility. He engaged the services of an urban planning expert and obtained a unanimous vote in favor of the […]

SPECIAL USE PERMIT GRANTED

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Patrick Turner of Maurides Law recently obtained a special use permit to establish ear piercings for a national retailer of accessories and jewelry to young women at its State Street location in the Central Business District.

The process required the approval of the Chicago Loop Alliance Planning and Advocacy Committee and 42nd Ward Alderman Brendan Reilly.

A public hearing before the Zoning Board of Appeals was held and the special use permit was unanimously approved and granted […]