Retail

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 […]

JMBM helps retailer successfully defeat application for restraining order

JMBM successfully defeated an application for a temporary restraining order sought by the Tommy Bahama Group to stop JMBM’s client, The Walking Company, from using certain trade dress in its advertising. The Walking Company is a large chain of retail stores specializing in comfort shoes.

Getting Results – Obtaining approvals for development of urban retail center

JMBM land use and government lawyers 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 fa├žade of the former Emporium building, expansion of a Redevelopment Project Area and extensive negotiations […]