BB&K's Charity Schiller Discusses CEQA Baseline
FCC Proposes New Rules On Local Wireless Siting
Ethics Laws and the Importance of Transparency for Public Officials
Monitor Thy Drink: Alcohol Import Regulations Under the TTB (Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau)
Who pays for road damage in Pennsylvania after ACT 13?
Marcellus gas fuels Natural Gas Vehicles
Natural gas encourages industrial and large commercial end-users to revisit their operational plans
Allen Matkins partner Ray Buddie - San Francisco Construction & Development Summit
DPR Construction EVP Eric Lamb - San Francisco Construction & Development Summit
Shorenstein SVP Todd Sklar - San Francisco Construction & Development Summit
Sares Regis chief development officer Todd Regonini - SF Construction & Development Summit
Hathaway Dinwiddie CEO Greg Cosko - San Francisco Construction & Development Summit
Forest City SVP Alexa Arena - San Francisco Construction & Development Summit
Sackett v EPA - Supreme Court Authorizes Pre-Enforcement Review of Clean Water Act Compliance Orders - David Cooke
Google real estate director John Igoe - San Francisco Construction & Development Summit
Is Fracking Safe?
Don Donadio on Economic Development Incentives in North Carolina
John Hunter on Economic Development Incentives in North Carolina
Neill Edwards on Economic Development Incentives in North Carolina
California Redevelopment Agency Update: The Implications of the Matosantos Decision
In Barker v Midstyle Nominees Pty Ltd  WASCA 75, the West Australian Court of Appeal has considered the legal consequences of a developer entering into off the plan contracts in breach of Section 13 of the Sale of Land...more
Commercial property buyers, landlords and tenants should be aware that a little known City of Pittsburgh ordinance requires building owners to conduct periodic inspections of building façade exteriors in the City. Many...more
In the latest decision addressing challenges to "big box" projects under the California Environmental Quality Act ("CEQA"), on February 28, 2014, the California Court of Appeal invalidated the approval of a retail project in...more
In late 2013, the U.S. Green Building Council released its latest version of LEED, Version 4. Most of you have certainly heard of LEED but you may not know what LEED really means. LEED stands for Leadership in Energy and...more
Sometimes in the land use world, municipal planners and other regulators need to be reminded of the simple things. For example, a fundamental precept of due process is that the rules cannot be changed in the middle of the...more
Please see full newsletter below for more information.
- Lorton Landfill Dispute Nearing Board of Supervisors’ Review
- I Know My (Vested) Rights! Developing a Project in a Changing Climate
- Excerpt from...more
Ten years ago, attorney Michael Kreitzer represented a developer who was faced with an injunction on its development of a high-rise apartment building on the south side of the Miami River after it was discovered that the...more
The Wynwood district north of downtown is becoming a hot spot for mixed-use development activities. Recent articles in the South Florida Business Journal and Curbed report that construction is under way on Wynwood House, a...more
More than one landowner has been disappointed to find out they cannot develop their property how they would like. This disappointment can be compounded if the landowner bought a property based on its zoning potential, but the...more
The latest round of amendments to the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) Regulations 2010 have come into force.
Key changes are:
- Phased payment of CIL for hybrid and other multi-phase consents - CIL can be...more
On July 1, 2014, 2013 CALGreen, Part 11, Title 24, of the California Code of Regulations will go into effect. As a result, certain nonresidential additions and alterations will trigger compliance with more stringent...more
The City of Benicia recently secured funding to build the Benicia Industrial Park Bus Hub, a project that has been on the City's drawing board for years. But there are still some hurdles to construction. The City will need...more
Recently, Phillips Lytle attorneys successfully appealed an award of punitive damages against a developer found liable for flooding neighboring property. Unanimously reversing the Appellate Division, the New York Court of...more
Good development requires good public infrastructure. In selecting sites for U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certification, developers earn points for nearby public transit, walking...more
The State Water Control Board recently issued a Public Notice concerning proposed amendments to the Virginia Stormwater Management Regulations, 9 VAC 25-870, et seq. (the “Regulations”), and indicated it will consider those...more
A permit and development order extension opportunity is available until January 6, 2014, for 18 Panhandle counties as a result of the threat posed to Florida by recent tropical storm activity. The extension offers an...more
The one-year anniversary of 2012’s Hurricane Sandy has just passed, which is a fitting occasion to think about how or if your business could be rebuilt after suffering complete or near destruction.
Deze uitspraak gaat over verbeurde dwangsommen wegens niet tijdig beslissen en terugwerkende kracht. De ABRvS overweegt dat door de vernietiging van de uitspraak van de rechtbank en van het besluit van 26 juli 2011 is...more
On October 15, 2013, the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (the Board) will begin accepting applications for solar projects under Subsection (q) of the New Jersey Solar Act (the Act). See N.J.S.A. 48:3-87(q).
Legislation that will significantly expand economic development incentive programs will soon become law. The legislation merges five existing economic development incentive programs into two economic development incentive...more
The term “built environment” is used by advocates who see a connection between architecture and the health, vibrancy and sustainability of our communities. Groups seeking to restore historic and architecturally interesting...more
EARTHQUAKE-RESISTANCE REGULATIONS: WHAT ARE THE DUTIES REGARDING EXISTING BUILDINGS?
The development of regulations requiring earthquake resistance in buildings in Italy has been a complicated process, often resulting...more
The Maryland Department of the Environment (“MDE”) recently released a draft version of the General Permit for Stormwater Associated with Construction Activity that, if adopted, will replace the existing 2009 General Permit...more
A version of this article was originally published in April 2013 and has now been updated.
Effective April 1, 2013, project owners in North Carolina are now required to designate a Mechanic’s Lien Agent (MLA) for the...more
In This Issue:
- Simplifying the Mechanic's Lien Agent Process: NC's New Online Clearinghouse
- The Complexities of Mechanic's Liens in West Virginia
- I Did The Work -- Where Is My Check?
- So, You're Having...more
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