While the intention of the parties in the deal may be straightforward, unfortunately the law is often not.
This morning, a unanimous California Supreme Court reaffirmed that environmental analysis under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) should be concerned with a project's impact on the environment, not the environment's impact on a project.
The Third District Court of Appeal upheld the use of a categorical exemption for a rodeo event held on fairgrounds owned by the 14th District Agricultural Association (Association).
Long before Airbnb, short-term home rental platforms, such as VRBO and Vacation Home Rentals, connected individuals looking for hotel alternatives.
The California Supreme Court released its long-awaited opinion in Center for Biological Diversity v. California Department of Fish and Wildlife on Monday, November 30.
A recent report estimates that foreign investors are expected to spend more than $70 billion on U.S. commercial real estate in 2015.
This case addresses an important issue under CEQA relating to the development of the existing conditions baseline against which project impacts are measured.
Now that the recession is beginning to become a memory of the past, the demand for housing is on the rise, and with it is the explosive interest in the multifamily market.
In a strict reading of a local agency’s responsibilities under the Mitigation Fee Act (Gov’t Code §§ 66000 et seq.), the Court of Appeal held that San Clemente’s failure to make the proper findings under the Act to retain almost $10 million in mitigation fees collected ...
Most real estate deals begin with a letter of intent defining the principal terms of the deal, the only enforceable paragraph of which is an agreement to keep the transaction strictly confidential.