San Francisco, CA (June 6, 2008) Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP, a leading international law firm, announced today that the firms client, Lennar Corporation, received decisive voter approval for Proposition G, a San Francisco initiative which outlines Lennars plan to redevelop 770 acres of waterfront property in the southeast corner of the City. The city's largest redevelopment project since World War II, the project will bring new homes and economic vitality to the abandoned Hunters Point Shipyard and Candlestick Park, the current home of the San Francisco 49ers. Paul Hastings advised Lennar on the transactional and environmental issues associated with the development of this property and assisted in the drafting and passage of Proposition G. It also represents Lennar in the ongoing entitlement process for the project.
Proposition G allows for the construction of up to 10,000 homes, 700,000 square feet of regional retail space, two million square feet of green technology office space, more than 300 acres of parks and open space, and a waterfront site for a new stadium for the San Francisco 49ers.
San Francisco partner Charles Thornton led the Paul Hastings team, which included partner Gordon Hart and associate David Hamsher.
About Lennar Corporation: Headquartered in Miami, Florida, Lennar is one of the nations leading builders of quality homes.
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