Land Use Consulting
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Exceptional Real Estate Counsel

Navigating land use regulations, city politics, and community relationships is complex and fraught with pitfalls. As a former Vice Chair of the San Jose Planning Commission, Ms. Griswold understands what it takes to get through the process and achieve your land use goals.

Hestia Real Estate Inc.

Our Services

Unlike other real estate brokers, property managers or contractors, Griswold is also a licensed attorney with more than 15 years of litigation and transactional experience. Her clients have included Fortune 100 companies as well as small companies and individuals.


Land Use Regulations and Laws

Landlord - Tenant

Development Partnerships

Affordable Housing Incentives​

Fair Housing

ADA Compliance

Meet the Co-founder

Melanie Griswold

Whether you are facing a major issue or you simply need some guidance, Ms. Griswold is here to advise, to help you minimize your risk and to navigate the law to achieve the best outcome. 

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