Jon M. Laria, a partner in the Real Estate Department of the law firm of Ballard Spahr LLP, has been elected Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Healthy Neighborhoods, Inc.
Healthy Neighborhoods helps strong but undervalued Baltimore neighborhoods increase home values, market their communities, create high standards for property improvements and forge strong connections among neighbors. As part of its many services, Healthy Neighborhoods provides below market financing and grants to homeowners and rehabbers, develops community projects that promote positive images for neighborhoods, and supports partnerships between communities and philanthropies.
Laria is a member of Ballard Spahr’s Construction, Eminent Domain, Government Relations and Regulatory Affairs, Housing, P3/Infrastructure, Transactional Finance, and Zoning and Land Use Groups and the Real Estate Development, Finance, and Leasing Groups. He represents owners, developers and lenders in all types of commercial real estate transactions, including development, finance, acquisition and leasing. He also has an active land use and zoning practice and has provided counsel for some of Baltimore’s most prominent development projects.
About Ballard Spahr
Ballard Spahr LLP, an Am Law 100 firm with more than 475 lawyers in 12 offices in the United States, provides a range of services in litigation, business and finance, real estate, intellectual property, and public finance. Our clients include Fortune 500 companies, financial institutions, life sciences and technology companies, health systems, investors and developers, government agencies and sponsored enterprises, educational institutions, and nonprofit organizations. The firm combines a national scope of practice with strong regional market knowledge.