We assist cities and towns with all matters related to the license, lease, acquisition and disposition of interests in real estate (including the acquisition or creation of various restrictions thereon), pursuant to any applicable statute, including M.G.L. c.30B, §16, M.G.L. c.184, M.G.L. c.44B, §12, M.G.L. c.40, §§3 and 14, M.G.L. c.79, and M.G.L. c. 82.
We have also participated in acquisitions of property by gift and by eminent domain. We have considerable experience in representing client towns with respect to special-purpose interests in real estate, including easements and rights of way for sewer and water facilities, municipal light utilities, and streets and ways. We have also been involved in the acquisition or donation of numerous Conservation Restrictions, pursuant to M.G.L. c.184, §§31-33.