Joshua Rinesmith

Akerman LLP

Joshua J. Rinesmith focuses on real estate development, with a concentration in land use and zoning law and related transactional matters. He advises property owners, developers, architects and engineers on New York City zoning compliance and the development potential of property throughout the city.

He regularly appears before a variety of agencies having jurisdiction over development in New York City including the Department of Buildings, Board of Standards and Appeals, Department of City Planning and City Planning Commission, the Department of Housing Development and Preservation, and the Environmental Control Board.

Joshua has extensive experience in zoning lot merger and transfer of development rights transactions, including the drafting of purchase and sale agreements, zoning lot development and easement Agreements, and light and air easement agreements.

He also assists clients in securing the required approvals under the City’s Inclusionary Housing Program. Joshua also has experience representing clients in obtaining “as of right” tax incentives for residential and commercial development projects under the City’s 421-a and ICIP/ICAP programs.

Education :

  • J.D., Pace University School of Law, 2005, cum laude, Environmental Law Certificate
  • B.S., Bucknell University, 2001

Bar Admissions : New York

Affiliations :

  • New York City Bar Association, Land Use, Planning and Zoning Committee, Member


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