Land Use

Environmental, Land Use, Litigation and Natural Resources & Mining

For Troesh Materials LLC: Second Appellate District Court ruled in favor of JMBM client

In a decision published on February 8, 2013, the Second Appellate District Court ruled in favor of JMBM client Troesh Materials, LLC in a challenge brought pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) against the County of Santa Barbara’s approval of Troesh’s Diamond Rock Sand and Gravel Mine and Processing Facility (the “Diamond Rock […]

Land Use

For Forest City Development and Westfield: Obtained approvals for the construction of a 1.5 million square foot retail and entertainment complex

For Forest City Development and Westfield: Obtained approvals for the construction of a 1.5 million square foot retail and entertainment complex in San Francisco, part of the Westfield San Francisco Centre. The project included the preservation of the dome and façade of the former Emporium building, expansion of a Redevelopment Project Area and extensive negotiations […]

Government and Land Use

For Universal Paragon: Obtained approvals for the $500 million mixed-use project on 20 acres of brownfield in the Bay Area

For Universal Paragon Corp: Obtained approvals clearing the way for the development of a $500 million project on 20 acres of brownfield in the Bay Area, near the San Francisco/Brisbane border. The complex deal involved settling a lawsuit, indemnifying parties from claims of future environmental liability, obtaining fixed cost contracts for remediation and securing environmental […]

Government and Land Use

For Candy & Candy (CPC Ltd.): JMBM provided land use due diligence and pursued project approvals for a 252-unit luxury high rise condominium and retail project in Beverly Hills

For Candy and Candy; CPC Group (based in London, England), JMBM represented the client in land use due diligence and pursuit of project approvals for the redevelopment of the Robinsons-May Department Store in Beverly Hills for the development of a high profile 252-unit luxury condo and retail project; property purchased for $500 million.

Government and Land Use

Selected Development Projects and Clients

JMBM’s Government, Land Use, Environment & Energy (GLUEE) lawyers represent a wide range of industries, businesses, trade groups and individuals at every level of government, particularly throughout the state of California. Our particular strength is handling all permitting and compliance issues for clients seeking to locate and develop new sites, relocate or expand operations. Projects […]

Government and Land Use

Selected Land Use Litigation Cases

JMBM’s Government, Land Use, Environment & Energy (GLUEE) lawyers represent a wide range of industries, businesses, trade groups and individuals at every level of government, particularly throughout the state of California. Our particular strength is handling all permitting and compliance issues for clients seeking to locate and develop new sites, relocate or expand operations. When […]