Jonathan Boriack – Land Entitlement: The Risk & Reward Challenge

Real Estate Private Equity Forum on Land & Homebuilding West

September 24, 2018

5:00 PM PT

Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas
3753 Las Vegas Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89198

Jonathan Boriack, Director of Architecture, KTGY Architecture + Planning
Fernando Villa, Partner, Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
Charles McKeag, President, MLC Holdings
Brian Rupp, Senior Vice President, Shopoff Realty Investments L.P.
Gabe Weinert, SVP, Capital Markets, Walker & Dunlop
Andrew Murphy, Chief Investment Officer Woodbridge Pacific Group

Panel Topics:

  • What is the current risk appetite of land developers, homebuilders and investors regarding the entitlement of projects in the Western states?
  • What are the most common obstacles in the entitlement process and how are processes being adapted to improve the likelihood of success?
  • Which major potential legal issues should be taken into consideration?
  • How best to work with councils and governing bodies to fast-track approvals and ensure that projects are right for the community and the investor?
  • Similarly, what is the best approach with groups who oppose a development project?
  • Greenfields vs urban developments – how does the entitlement process differ?