• 10.26.16

    Negotiating a Solar Deal

    Point Energy Innovations recently published a white paper titled “Profiting from the Sun: How Building Developers Can Unlock the Country’s Largest Potential for Renewable Energy—Quickly and Profitably,” which discusses the nation’s need for sustainable energy and ...

  • 09.28.16

    Incumbency Bodes Well for the Real Estate Market

    The presidential election season can be a difficult time for the commercial real estate market. Uncertainty about the future financial and regulatory climate often leaves investors, developers and owners waiting on the sidelines for the outcome of the election.

  • 09.21.16

    California Supreme Court Rejects “New Project” Argument

    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 ...

  • 08.25.16

    Proactive Predevelopment for Successful P3s

    Municipalities can do much to lay the groundwork for successful public-private partnerships in their communities.

  • 08.16.16

    Court of Appeal Holds EIR Inadequately Analyzed Energy Impacts

    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 ...

  • 07.18.16

    Brexit Will Cause Deal Flow Reduction

    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.

  • 06.08.16

    Why You Should Continue to Pay Attention to PACE

    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.

  • 05.11.16

    Own or Lease? New Accounting Rules Necessitate Review

    The divestiture of property owned by non-real estate companies has long been a trend in the U.S.

  • 04.28.16

    Landmark Discrimination Case: Fair Housing Act Thwarts NIMBYs

    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 ...

  • 03.31.16

    A Rare Win for Former Redevelopment Agencies—State Collection Procedures Ruled Unconstitutional

    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.

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