JEREMY I. FARKAS
Commercial Real Estate, Commercial Transactions, Land Use Permitting and Development, Financing, Leasing, Telecommunications
- Boston College Law School, J.D. 1997, magna cum laude
- University of Pennsylvania, B.A. 1994, magna cum laude
Jeremy’s practice focuses on commercial real estate law, in which he represents developers, property owners and municipalities in the acquisition, financing, permitting, development, management, leasing and sale of a wide variety of commercial, residential, hotel, resort and office properties. Jeremy’s practice additionally includes general commercial transactional law, including entity formation and management, secured financings, and mergers and acquisitions. He also works with individuals and businesses to obtain state and municipal land use permits, and represents property owners in the establishment and management of condominiums and common interest communities. Jeremy concentrates an aspect of his practice on representing telecommunications companies in their network development operations, including negotiating leases for the use of land, towers and building rooftops for the purpose of siting telecommunications facilities.
Jeremy was an associate with Ropes & Gray in Boston, and was associated with another Burlington law firm, prior to joining MSK.
- Represented a developer in the development of a $34,000,000 hotel project in downtown Burlington that utilized multiple financing sources, including New Market Tax Credits and State and Federal Historic Tax Credits.
- Represented a ski resort in connection with its business operations, and subsequently in connection with the sale of its assets.
- Represented a telecommunications carrier in connection with its acquisition and permitting of hundreds of telecommunications facilities throughout Vermont.
- Represented an equipment dealer in connection with its business operations, and subsequently in connection with the sale of its assets.
- Represented a municipality in connection with its support of a developer’s redevelopment of a city block with a $200,000,000 mixed-use retail, residential and office complex, including the negotiation of a development agreement.
- Represented a municipality in connection with a multi-block downtown redevelopment effort through a series of public-private development agreements, leases and land sales.
- Represented a developer in connection with its acquisition, development, financing and leasing of numerous multi-family housing projects.
- Named by Super Lawyers as one of the top real estate attorneys in New England in 2009 and 2016-2020.
- Selected by peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers® in the practice of Real Estate Law and Land Use and Zoning Law every year since 2008.
- Selected by Best Lawyers® as Lawyer of Year for Land Use and Zoning Law in 2014, 2017, 2019, and 2022 and for Real Estate Law in 2021.