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Avoiding Speed Bumps at the Intersection of Land Use and Real Estate Law

April 21, 2018

37th Annual Real Property Law Section Retreat

Hyatt Regency Embarcadero

Learn to identify and hone your skills to address key legal and strategic business issues that arise when real estate transactional law and land use development law mix. Topics will include:

  • How to draft transactional closing conditions tied to obtaining development project entitlements
  • Public agency real estate agreements before completion of environmental review under the California Environmental Quality Act
  • Effect of entitlement-related and other title restrictions on future use, development and sale of property, such as CC&Rs, easements, entitlement conditions of approval and transportation demand management and other mitigation measures
  • Interplay of business and land use terms in statutory Development Agreements (DAs) used to vest project approvals
  • Considerations when drafting Disposition and Development Agreements (DDAs) for public/private land deals
  • Interaction of conditions of approval, DAs, DDAs, and other improvement agreements on end user operational objectives and sale of property
  • Allocation of development obligations and conditions of approval among multiple owners and transferees

Workshop leaders will draw on their experience in both areas of the law with projects spanning mixed-use commercial/residential, resorts, office complexes, shopping centers, hospitals, and multi-phase public/private partnerships.