Allen Matkins/UCLA Anderson Forecast Summer/Fall 2014: Coastal Boom Leads California’s Real Estate Recovery
Accepting a Permit “Under Protest” Does Not Work in the Coastal Zone - (Lynch v. California Coastal Commission (2014) 229 Cal. App. 4th 658):
Why it matters: Lynch v. California Coastal Commission firmly dispels the...more
Barbara Lynch et al. v. California Coastal Commission (9/9/14, D064120) -
The Court of Appeals for the Fourth Appellate District (Division One) has held that homeowners who accepted the benefit of a coastal development...more
SB 1096 (Jackson), which sought to foreclose the possibility of oil drilling in state waters from wells that could be drilled at Vandenberg Air Force Base, was defeated in the Assembly on Tuesday...more
The Allen Matkins/UCLA Anderson Commercial Real Estate Forecast Survey for Summer/Fall 2014 shows that optimism continues:
Entire state of California is growing dramatically, but specifically on the coast.
Damage to coastal property and infrastructure from rising sea levels and increased storm surge is a threat that South Florida knows too well. According to a major new report released on June 24, 2014 by a coalition of senior...more
The South Carolina Senate and House have concluded pre-filing for the 2014 Legislative Session.
S.890 deals with beachfront management, so we called on Mary Shahid from our Charleston office for review. Mary...more
In 2008, former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed an executive order calling for the development of a statewide strategy and ordered state agencies to plan for sea level rise impacts. And Oct. 14, following Gov. Jerry Brown's...more
Earlier today, I posted about the political difficulties inherent in reforming flood insurance programs to avoid subsidizing those who choose to live in coastal areas subject to flooding. When even Democratic legislators...more
Ground zero for climate change and rising sea levels in the United States is not a status to which any state aspires. Florida distastefully remembers 2005 when four hurricanes — Charley, Frances, Ivan and Jeanne — roared...more
Ground zero for climate change and rising sea levels in the United States is not a status to which any state aspires. ...more
I found this column by Paul Mulshine in The Star Ledger interesting.
"It’s no day at the beach for the enviro-puritans" -
Putting politics aside, what does Sandy foretell for New Jersey’s coastal regions? Does it...more
The New York Times reported today that Governor Cuomo is proposing to spend $400 million to buy out owners of property to avoid a recurrence of the damage caused by Hurricane Sandy. I have to say that I have been persuaded...more
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