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Los Angeles Sustainable City pLAn (PDF)
Lance Honea, TEEMWorks Energy
March 2017

Not In Their Backyard (PDF), Los Angeles Magazine, February 2017

The Trump Effect (PDF), Alliance News, Winter 2016

Protect Your Company From Email Scams (PDF)

Rick Webster

September 2016

New Cause to Beware of Proposition 65 Bounty Hunters (PDF)

Donald C. Nanney

September 2016

Litigation Lessons Learned: Be Always Reasonable, And Tough When Necessary (PDF)

Frank Gooch III

September 2016

"Broker's Dos and Don'ts" (PDF)

Diane Hvolka

September 2016

Prime Land: "Dirt Cheap" (PDF)

Richard H. Close

March 2016

Real Estate

Real Estate - General

"Broker's Dos and Don'ts" (PDF)

Diane Hvolka

September 2016

Prime Land: "Dirt Cheap" (PDF)

Richard H. Close

March 2016

Brokers Must Make Agency Disclosures in Commercial “Real Property Transactions” (PDF)
David B. Lambert
February 2015

Colony Cove: Property Owners No Longer Have State Constitutional Protection (PDF) CMPA, Spring 2014

Mobile Home Parks: A Hidden Gem for Redevelopers (PDF)
Richard Close
Western Real Estate Business, June 2014

More Investors Taking a Shine to Manufactured Housing (PDF)
Real Estate Financie Intelligence, January 6, 2014

New Age “F” Word…Fracking (PDF)
April 2014

Manufactured Homes - Interest Increases in this Niche (PDF)
Richard Close
CIRE, March/April 2014

Developers Seen Eyeing Manufactured housing for Land Source (PDF)
Richard Close
REIF, March 31, 2014

Mobile Moves (PDF)
Richard Close
Los Angeles Business Journal, March 2014 (PDF)

What's the Hottest New Asset Class? (PDF)
Richard Close
Real Estate Bisnow, March 18, 2014

SB 510: Loss of Property Rights Approved (PDF)
Richard Close
Daily Journal, January 22, 2014

U.S. Bank Tower: Then and Now (PDF), July 2013

Get Ready (Again?) (PDF)
(energy + infrastructure) spring 2013

Expiring Entitlements: Should You Prepare for Contention of Opportunity?
Richard Close & Susy Forbath
Alliance News, Spring 2013

Practice Due Decency - Playing nice can have a big pay-off (PDF)
Commercial Investment Real Estate March|April 2013

The Changing Face of Office Space: Leasing and Land Use Issues and Implications in the Gen Y Era (PDF)
February 2013

The Great California Shake Up (PDF)
Richard H. Close
Western Real Estate Business July 2012

The Dis-Mantle of Power (PDF)
Richard H. Close
Real Estate Bisnow, July 26, 2012

Silicon Beach--A Thriving Real Estate Market on Our Coast (PDF)
June 2012

State Breaths Life Into CRA Project (PDF)
Richard H. Close
June 2012

Gensler Moves Downtown (PDF)
David B. Lambert
November 2011

Electric Car Charging Stations: Opportunities, Challenges for Property Owners (PDF)
Real Estate Finance & Investment, April 2011

Los Angeles Rent Freeze Rejected! (PDF)
Richard Close & Susy Forbath
June 2010

Property Development Trend: Automated Parking (PDF)
June 2010

Coffee, Tea or Seller Financing (PDF)
Duane Montgomery
June 2010

Signing Strategies - How to Handle Precarious Agreements So Deals Get Done (PDF)
Commercial Investment Real Estate, February 2009

Real Estate - Leasing

The Rise of Creative Office Space: Exclusive Use Rights at the Office (PDF)
Western Real Estate Business, August 2014

Pursuing the Ideal Retail Tenant (PDF)
Shopping Center Business July 2013

The Issue of Insurance in Real Estate Negotiations (PDF)
ProgramBusiness.com, June 2013

The Changing Face of Office Space: Leasing and Land Use Issues and Implications in the Gen Y Era (PDF)
February 2013

The Changing Face of Office Space - Leasing and Land Use Issues and Implications
(PDF)
January 2013

Agreeing to Agree: Why Letters of Intent May be Construed as Legally Binding (PDF)
Diane J. Hvolka
Daily Journal, December 3, 2012

Letters Of Intent: They May Not Always Be Interpreted As Intended (PDF)
Diane J. Hvolka
Real Estate Finance & Investment, August 2012

Jumpstart Your Cashflow: Proactive Steps To Get Leases Done Quickly (PDF)
Commercial Investment Real Estate, July/August 2010

Beyond The LOI: Proactive Steps to Get Leases Done Quickly (PDF)
Commercial Investment Real Estate, July/August 2010

'Caving’ Carefully: Some Lease Concessions Shouldn’t be made (PDF)
California Real Estate Journal, December 14, 2009

Don't Let Tenant's Rent Abatement Apply to Additional TIA (PDF)
Susan Fowler McNally
Commercial Lease Law Insider, February, 2009.

Negotiating and Managing Retailers Exclusive Use Rights (PDF)
California Real Estate Journal, September 8, 2008

Securing Lease Obligations - Lease Guaranties, Letters of Credit and Other Credit Enhancements (PDF)
Susan Fowler McNally
Published : ICSS 2008, October 2008

Get Guaranty When Renting Space to Limiting Liability Entity (PDF)
Susan Fowler McNally
Commercial Lease Law Insider, July 2008

Leasing to Federal Agencies: Is the Red Tape Worth the Greenbacks? (PDF)
Susan Fowler McNally
Commercial Lease Law Insider, June 2008

Limit Tenants' Special Rights (PDF)
Susan Fowler McNally
Commercial Lease Law Insider, September 2007

Protect Yourself When Temporarily Filling Retail Space with Nonprofits (PDF)
Susan Fowler McNally
Commercial Lease Law Insider, September 2007

Set Reasonable Charge for After-Hours HVAC Service (PDF)
Susan Fowler McNally
Commercial Lease Law Insider, February 2007

Use of Work Letter Agreements to Ensure Renovations Run Smoothly (PDF)
Susan Fowler McNally
Commercial Lease Law Insider, November 2007

Pass Through Your Building’s Insurance Deductibles-But Set Limits (PDF)
Susan Fowler McNally
Commercial Lease Law Insider, November 2007

Land Use

Watch What You Say... Lead Agency/Applicant Communications Ruled Part of Administrative Record for EIRs (PDF)
A. Catherine Norian and Elisa Paster, July 2013

The Changing Face of Office Space: Leasing and Land Use Issues and Implications in the Gen Y Era (PDF)
February 2013

Is Infill Development Always So Good and Greenfield Development Always So Bad? Or Is Good Planning the Key? (PDF)
A. Catherine Norian and Elisa Paster, February 2013

The Changing Face of Office Space - Leasing and Land Use Issues and Implications (PDF)
January 2013

U.S. Supreme Court Rules That Temporary Flooding May Give Rise To A Compensable Taking (PDF)
December 4, 2012

The U.S. Supreme Court Considers Takings in Koontz (PDF)
Land Use Law Report, November 2012

California Court Upholds San Diego On Discretion on Greenhouse Gas Issues (PDF)
August 22, 2011

Corporate

Protect Your Company From Email Scams (PDF)

Rick Webster

September 2016

Save Your Client From Social Media Destruction (PDF)
Frank Gooch
June 2015

Restoring Your Good Reputation Through Expungement
Christine A. Page
Registered Rep, May 8, 2012

Litigation

Litigation Lessons Learned: Be Always Reasonable, And Tough When Necessary (PDF)

Frank Gooch III

September 2016

Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority Wins Key Decision (PDF)
Thomas W. Casparian and Yen Hope
September 2015

How To Win Lawsuits Without Going to Trial, Part 2 (PDF)
Frank Gooch and Yen Hope
September 2015

How To Win Lawsuits Without Going To Trial (PDF)
Carolyn Alifragis
September 2014

Post Judgment Execution on Attorneys' Fees (PDF)
October 2009

Environment

Los Angeles Sustainable City pLAn (PDF)
Lance Honea, TEEMWorks Energy
March 2017

New Cause to Beware of Proposition 65 Bounty Hunters (PDF)

Donald C. Nanney

September 2016

New Age “F” Word…Fracking (PDF)
April 2014

Other Lender Protections Besides Waiver of Security Interest in Contaminated Real Property (PDF)
Donald Nanney & Duane Montgomery, June 2011

Lender’s Right to Waive Its Real Property Security
Interest in Environmentally Impaired Property
(PDF)
Donald Nanney & Paul S. Rutter, April 2011

Saving a Deal When Environmental Consultants Don't Agree (PDF)
Donald Nanney, January 2011

Anthropogenic Global Warming: Believe it or Not, it's Here (PDF)
Donald Nanney
California Real Estate Journal, March 2008

Negotiation of Environmental Insurance: Policy Clarifications that Insurers May Give (PDF)
Donald Nanney
California Real Estate Journal, 2008

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