Jared Eigerman

Of Counsel

LAND USE, PLANNING AND ENVIRONMENTAL LAW

Jared Eigerman is a land use specialist, with graduate degrees in law and city planning, and over 20 years of practical experience.  Before joining Reuben, Junius & Rose LLP, Mr. Eigerman served as a Deputy City Attorney (Land Use Team) for the City & County of San Francisco.  Admitted in both California and Massachusetts, most of his projects are in Boston, where he is based.

Mr. Eigerman represents residential, commercial, and institutional real estate developers to secure all necessary government approvals at the federal, state and local levels. His expertise includes conducting zoning and permitting due diligence, devising and implementing permitting strategies, community outreach, presenting to legislative and administrative bodies, and writing zoning and permitting opinions for financing.

His project experience in California includes:  CEQA litigation; eminent domain and inverse condemnation actions; small- and large-scale urban infill development, ranging from rehabilitation of historic structures to development of the 1,900-unit Trinity Plaza project in San Francisco’s Mid-Market neighborhood; mixed-use proposals on tidelands subject to the public trust; and the LEED-ND Station Park Green project in the City of San Mateo.

Recent projects in Massachusetts include:

  • Dual-branded, 411-room hotel development on the South Boston waterfront, under a 99-year lease from quasi-public Economic Development & Industrial Corporation
  • Redevelopment of former university properties with new 32-story, 406,000 sf mixed-use building, including 426 dwelling units, 7,500 sf commercial space, and 14,000 sf cultural space leased to adjacent Huntington Avenue Theatre
  • High-rise redevelopment of derelict waterfront site in East Boston, MA, including 259 dwelling units, 5,000 sf commercial space, and one-acre public open space
  • Redevelopment of historic warehouses, and new high-rise construction, in the Fort Point Channel district of South Boston, MA, with 263 dwelling units and over 300,000 sf commercial space
  • Mid-rise development of vacant land in the Columbia Point section of Boston, MA, adjacent to subway station, including 278 dwelling units, structured parking, and open space

PUBLIC INTEREST

Mr. Eigerman serves on the Newburyport (Mass.) City Council, as well as on the board of directors for Street Lab (www.bostonstreetlab.org), a nonprofit organization that creates programs for public space.

EDUCATION

  • J.D., University of California, Hastings College of the Law, J.D. (1998)
  • M.C.P., University of California, Berkeley (1998)
  • A.B., Harvard College (1992)

SELECTED ARTICLES AND PRESENTATIONS

  • Trends in Sustainability Regulation, Hotel Sustainable Development: Principles and Best Practices, American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute, eds. A. J. Singh, Ph.D., and Herve Houdre (2011).
  • Trends in Property Regulation to Mitigate Climate Change, Invesco Real Estate Conference 2009, Green Zone: The Sense and Significance of Sustainability, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (2009)
  • California Counties: Second-Rate Localities or Ready-Made Regional Governments, 26 Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly 3 (1999)

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Member, State Bar of California (1998)
  • Member, Massachusetts State Bar (2008)
  • American Planning Association, Planning & Law Division (1995)
  • Urban Land Institute (2001)