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Medical Marijuana Collectives Sue City of Los Angeles Over Proposition D Enforcement for Compensation

Nov 19, 2014 / Posted in: Blog | 0 Comments

Los Angeles, California. Four Medical Marijuana Collectives filed lawsuits against the City of Los Angeles alleging that the City’s enforcement of Proposition D deprives them of their property without just compensation, and is a “taking” or “Inverse Condemnation” by the City. The four Collectives are: Victory Holistic Care, Inc., California Natural Patients Collective, Inc., Venezia […]

Clean Fund closes largest PACE Bond under CaliforniaFIRST Renewable Energy Program

Nov 18, 2014 / Posted in: Clean Tech-Energy-Utilities, Energy Efficiency-Renewables | 0 Comments

Congratulations to HB+D client, Clean Fund (www.cleanfund.com), for closing on the California Statewide Communities Development Authority CaliforniaFIRST Limited Obligation Improvement Bonds for the CaliPaso Winery (www.calipasowinery.com) in Paso Robles, California.  The transaction represents the largest PACE deal funded under the CSCDA CaliforniaFIRST program to date and leadership in energy efficiency financing by CaliPaso Winery and […]

HB+D attorneys assist Menlo Capital Group and Menlo Westridge Affordable Partners, LP in the acquisition of a 400-unit affordable housing development in Richmond, California.

Jun 21, 2014 / Posted in: Blog | 0 Comments

The purchase transaction of the 400-unit apartment development commonly known as the Hilltop at Richmond Apartments in Richmond, California represents a significant preservation of affordable units by Menlo Westridge Affordable Partners, LP. HB+D attorneys Jason A. Hobson and David Yarden represented the purchaser team.

Congratulations to HB+D client, Clean Fund, for closing a “Watershed” energy efficiency securitization and PACE commercial financing.

Jun 21, 2014 / Posted in: Blog, Clean Tech-Energy-Utilities, Energy Efficiency-Renewables, Real Estate | 0 Comments

Clean Fund’s purchase of bonds represents the first known securitization of commercial energy-efficiency loans, and it may be the event that finally unlocks institutional capital for efficiency finance. Now that the securitization concept is proven, it’s only a matter of time before big money throws its weight behind energy efficiency. Former U.S. Vice President Al […]

HB+D Represents Clean Fund in PACE Bond Financing – An Innovative Financing for Energy Efficiency Improvements for Commercial Buildings

Feb 8, 2013 / Posted in: Blog | 0 Comments

HB+D Represents Clean Fund in PACE Bond Financing – An Innovative Financing for Energy Efficiency Improvements for Commercial Buildings

Congratulations to Clean Fund in its innovation and utilization of PACE Bonds Clean Fund for the financing for energy improvements to Prologis’ headquarters building in San Francisco, California. in late 2012, Clean Fund joined Johnson Controls and Prologis in San Francisco City Hall to announce a groundbreaking transaction. The key details of the PACE financing: […]