Oct 31, 2023

Marc D. Jonas, Esq. Secures Land Development Approval for Penn State Abington

Eastburn and Gray attorney, Marc D. Jonas, secured land development approval on behalf of Penn State Abington, the Montgomery County campus of Penn State University.

The project includes a new academic building on campus following the township’s enactment of zoning ordinance text and map amendments submitted by Mr. Jonas. The three-story, LEED-certified building, will provide academic space with state-of-the-art classrooms and technology. With over 74,000 ft2, this is the first new building on the campus since the 1970’s.

Among his notable accomplishments, Mr. Jonas was named by Best Lawyers in America® the 2023 and 2018 Lawyer of the Year for Litigation in Land Use and Zoning Law in the Philadelphia Area. This follows his selection as 2017 Lawyer of the Year for Land Use and Zoning Law in the Philadelphia Area, by Best Lawyers in America®.

Mr. Jonas is a shareholder and co-chair of the land use and zoning practice group at Eastburn and Gray, PC. He has extensive experience in real estate, land use, municipal law, and zoning matters, representing individuals, businesses, institutions, non-profit organizations, and municipal boards. He has appeared as counsel in Pennsylvania state and federal courts in matters involving land use and real estate law. His diverse practice has included the representation of developers of residential, commercial, institutional, and religious land uses.

In addition to his recognition by Best Lawyers, he has been named a leader in Real Estate/Land Use Law by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, and he has been selected by peers for inclusion in Pennsylvania Super Lawyers magazine since 2004.

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