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Lang Successfully Represents Client in SkyWheel Case


On April 9, Pender & Coward attorney Jim Lang appeared before the Virginia Beach Planning Commission to present the case against the development of a 190-foot ferris wheel at the oceanfront, which the applicant wanted to build next door to the law firm's client, a large ocean front hotel. The client's main concern was the privacy of its guests, which would be comprised if plans were approved for the SkyWheel to be constructed less than 50 feet away.

The Planning Commission agreed with Lang's client and voted 7-2 against the development. Click here to view the full story on