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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
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
Property Owner Prevails On Appeal In Eminent Domain Case After Trial Court Erroneously Excludes Expert's Appraisal Opinion
Evidence of just compensation to be awarded in an eminent domain action is all but invariably put on through expert opinion.
United States
14 Jan 2013
Turn Out The Lights: New Court Of Appeal Opinion Invalidates Settlement Agreement Allowing For Digital Conversion Of Billboards
For those of us involved or merely interested in the seemingly endless spate of sign-related litigation, the Court of Appeal's opinion in Summit Media LLC v. City of Los Angeles has been long anticipated.
United States
21 Dec 2012
New Eminent Domain Opinion From California Court Of Appeal Holds That Business Owner Is Not Entitled To Jury Determination Of Lost Goodwill Until Trial Judge Makes Preliminary Determination Of Existence Of Business Goodwill
In a question of first impression, the California Court of Appeal has held in, "People ex rel. Department of Transportation v. Dry Canyon Enters., LLC", that "a business owner is entitled to a jury trial on the amount of goodwill lost by a taking only if he or she first establishes, as a threshold matter, that the business had goodwill to lose."
United States
14 Dec 2012
New Court Of Appeal Opinion Concerning Sign Rights Highlights Need For Diligence On The Part Of Billboard Companies
The billboard wars rage on. In the latest battle, the court in West Washington Properties, LLC v. California Department of Transportation narrowly interpreted a provision of the Outdoor Advertising Act ("OAA".
United States
26 Nov 2012
New Ninth Circuit Opinion Finds Regulatory Takings Claim Fails Where Economic Impact Of Manufactured Home Park Zoning Ordinances Was Minimal
Citing increasing closures of manufactured home parks, the City of Tumwater in the State of Washington enacted two ordinances and amended its Comprehensive Plan and Zoning Map in an effort to preserve the parks.
United States
9 Nov 2012
Attracting Development Capital: Anaheim Enterprise Zone Offers Important New Incentives For Catalytic Economic Development And Sustained Job Growth
While some California cities and counties continue to mourn the demise of redevelopment agencies, others are looking to the future and aggressively implementing new tools to incentivize economic development.
United States
18 Sep 2012
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
Eminent Domain And Inverse Condemnation: Court Of Federal Claims Opinions Recognize Limits To Right Of Compensation For Less Than Permanent Takings
The Takings Clause of the Fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution provides that "private property [shall not] be taken for public use, without just compensation."
United States
3 Sep 2012
Guest Juice: Ag Elbows Renewables
California’s rural landscapes are some of the most productive farmlands in the world. However, some of the qualities that make these lands suitable for farming--sunshine and wide open spaces--also make them attractive for another kind of "farming": solar and wind farms.
United States
18 Apr 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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