The South Florida Business Journal recently quoted Gunster Attorney Elinette Ruiz-Diaz de la Portilla in an article discussing a developer’s plans to fill in part of a privately-owned lake in Miami-Dade County. The project creatively attempts to build multifamily in an effort to alleviate the housing crisis in this region.

“This application attempts to help address the crisis through intelligent infill development,” Ruiz-Diaz de la Portilla explains.

Elinette Ruiz-Diaz de la Portilla

Elinette Ruiz-Diaz de la Portilla focuses her practice on local government law, particularly land use and zoning, and government procurement. Elinette’s clients include builders, developers and land owners involved in land use and zoning matters at every phase of the development process. Her years of experience include advising clients on issues that range from zoning approvals to subdivision, including due diligence reviews, vested rights claims, local comprehensive plan amendments, historic preservation approvals, permit matters, and a variety of associated environmental concerns.


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