As land developers and investors know all too well, so-called “fully-entitled” projects in California can command massive premiums. Their high prices reflect both their scarcity and the value placed on avoiding a costly re-entitlement process. But what if the buyer of such a project was ...
The California Supreme Court reexamined the rules for determining the valuation of property taken by eminent domain but subject to potential future dedication exactions.
Municipalities can do much to lay the groundwork for successful public-private partnerships in their communities.
The California Court of Appeal reiterated the holding in California Clean Energy Committee v. City of Woodland (2014) 225 Cal.App.4th 173 (CCEC) regarding energy impacts analysis under CEQA for a large commercial development and addressed the attempted use of an addendum to repair a certified ...
Britain's historic vote to exit the European Union has sent shock waves throughout the global economy and will certainly have economic and political repercussions for years.
With commercial property owners and tenants still seeking sustainable building designs that incorporate energy efficiency or green building features, Property Accessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing will continue to rightfully receive more attention.
The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously concluded that property owners who are required to obtain Clean Water Act (CWA) Section 404 permits are entitled to challenge the government’s Jurisdictional Determinations (JD) of the extent of “waters of the United States” on their land when ...
The divestiture of property owned by non-real estate companies has long been a trend in the U.S.
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a decision in favor of the City of Yuma, Arizona, and concluded instead that there was sufficient evidence to present to a jury that the City had rejected the developer's application for an increase in zoning density for reasons of barely disguised ...
Under the redevelopment dissolution law, the State directed former redevelopment agencies to distribute agency funds to the county auditor-controller for allocation to local taxing entities except to the extent required to meet agency enforceable obligations.