Gunster Attorneys Miguel Diaz de la Portilla and Elinette Ruiz-Diaz de la Portilla recently won unanimous approval from the Cutler Bay Town Council for the development of a four-building mixed-use project that will be called “Cutler Bay Transit Village.” The Miami Herald published an article detailing the project.
Valued at $250 million, Cutler Bay Transit Village will consist of a 760-unit mixed-use development with senior housing, market rate housing and workforce housing. It is one of several projects that is aimed at revitalizing the South Dade suburb of Cutler Bay.
Miguel Diaz de la Portilla focuses his practice on local government law, particularly land use and zoning and government procurement. With decades of experience as a land use and zoning attorney in Miami-Dade County, Miguel represents major developers in securing government approvals for large scale residential, commercial, mixed use, and/or retail projects before various municipal and county governments. He is also a skilled civil litigator who has represented clients in matters before state and federal courts and an array of administrative bodies.
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.