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JMBM Files Lawsuit On Behalf Of Coalition Challenging Ventura County Wildlife Corridor Ordinance Approved Without Environmental Review
LOS ANGELES — On behalf of the Ventura County Coalition of Labor, Agriculture and Business (CoLAB), Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP (JMBM) filed a lawsuit in Superior Court ...
United States
28 May 2019
Opportunity Zones And U.S. Hotel Development
Recent posts on the Investment Law Blog have focused on Opportunity Zone Funds, a new source of financing for real estate development projects, created by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017.
United States
25 Jan 2019
California Appeals Court Upholds Legislative Workaround That Mooted CEQA Suit Targeting Development Project In Los Angeles
In August 2018, the California Court of Appeal decided Citizens Coalition Los Angeles v. City of Los Angeles, 26 Cal.App.5th 561 (2018),
United States
8 Nov 2018
How Real Estate Developers Can Use Opportunity Zone Funds To Finance New Real Estate Projects
Real estate developers have a new source of investment for their development projects, created by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017
United States
11 Oct 2018
More Than $1.5 Billion Of EB-5 Construction Financing Closed For JMBM Clients
EB-5 financing is an important and viable source of construction financing for hotels, hotel enhanced mixed-use, and other development projects.
United States
3 Aug 2017
Good News For Developers And Affordable Housing Advocates: California Court Of Appeal Rejects Significant Challenge To State's Density Bonus Law
The California Legislature enacted the density bonus law -- Government Code § 65915 -- in 1979 to address the shortage of affordable housing in California.
United States
22 Jul 2013
Koontz Will Significantly Alter The Way In Which Private Property Rights, Government Regulation, And Exactions For Public Benefits Will Play Out In The Future, And Everyone Needs To Understand It Thoroughly
The United States Supreme Court has recently announced its decision in a major land use case concerning the government's leverage to exact concessions and money payments in exchange for permits for land use development.
United States
8 Jul 2013
Developers' Rights Alert: California Property Owner Prevails In Significant Regulatory Takings Case
Chief Justice John Roberts recently observed during oral argument on the Supreme Court's latest foray into the field of regulatory takings that the government does not lose a Penn Central case very often.
United States
17 Jun 2013
Saudi Prince Files A $25 Million Lawsuit Against The City Of Los Angeles For Illegally Blocking Construction Of His Family Residential Estate In Benedict Canyon
Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell has recently filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court against the City of Los Angeles on behalf of Tower Lane Properties LLP.
United States
18 Feb 2013
An Interview With The New Executive Director Of BCDC: Larry Goldzband
BCDC is a state regulatory agency created in the 1960s to ensure the environmental protection and responsible economic development of San Francisco Bay.
United States
14 Sep 2012
Los Angeles Superior Court Rules Saudi Prince's Benedict Canyon Project Was Illegally Subjected To L.A. Building Code Provisions
On August 23, 2012, a Los Angeles Superior Court judge ruled that the residential project proposed in the Benedict Canyon area by Saudi prince Abdul-Aziz ibn Abdul-Aziz al Saud, the Deputy Foreign Minister of Saudi Arabia, had been illegally subjected by the City of Los Angeles to rules that are not applicable to the project.
United States
31 Aug 2012
Subdivide and Conquer
As if things were not bad enough, the city of Los Angeles has just adopted a new policy that will cause many large home projects slated for construction this year to be delayed well into 2013.
United States
27 Feb 2012
Will Health Care Facilities Prove To Be the Antidote For Orange County's Ailing Commercial Real Estate Market?
The passage of the 2010 health reform legislation most likely represents a fundamental turning point in the recovery of the real estate market as it has created the demand for the development of new commercial space -- or the expansion or modification of existing commercial space -- to accommodate the needs of an aging population.
United States
8 Nov 2011
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