Demolition and remediation activities began the week of April 6, 2009 on the long dormant brownfield in San Francisco known as the Schlage Lock industrial site. The San Francisco Business Times recently named the Schlage Lock site — part of Universal Paragon Corp.’s (UPC) 20-acre, $500 million Brisbane Baylands development project — the Best Land […]
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 […]
On December 8, 2008, JMBM attorneys successfully challenged an attempt by the City of Los Angeles to unlawfully impose conditions of approval on a proposed infill apartment project that was entitled to a height limit increase under SB 1818, the state density bonus law. Louise Apts. LLC v. City of Los Angeles is the first […]
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.
JMBM’s Government, Land Use, Environment & Energy (GLUEE) lawyers offer comprehensive strategies for clearing the many environmental hurdles that confront all proposed projects before, during, and after development. Environmental approvals are particularly complex for the many projects we represent in California where, as part of the development process, we prepare and review documentation to ensure […]
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 […]
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 […]
The Firm successfully represented an aggregate mining operator secure federal and local permits for the largest federally-contracted construction aggregate project in the United States.
JMBM’s Government, Land Use, Environmental and Energy Group represented the Clarett Group and Prudential Real Estate in obtaining development entitlement approvals for a major mixed-use development to exceed one million square feet on Hollywood Boulevard adjoining the Pantages Theatre. The project includes 1,042 apartment units and 175,000 square feet of retail.
JMBM attorneys secured the required permits and emission reduction credits (ERCs), including air quality permits and CEC approvals, for several power generating facilities.