Case Studies

Case Studies

Russell Ranch – Folsom South Plan Area

Brewer Lofgren served as lead land use counsel for the first development project approved in the 3,500-acre Folsom South Plan Area, annexed to the City of Folsom in 2012. Learn More

Glenborough at Easton and Easton Place

Brewer Lofgren secured approvals for two mixed-use master-planned communities submitted under a single application to Sacramento County. Learn More

Rio del Oro

Brewer Lofgren secured approval for the largest mixed-use development project in Rancho Cordova. Learn More

Florin Vineyard

Brewer Lofgren served as project manager for a group of 28 property owners, lessees and option holders with a combined total of 35 applications before Sacramento County, all within a 3,770-acre community plan area. Learn More

Granite Construction Mining Permits

The firm assisted with public agency negotiations on permit conditions for mining permits for Granite Construction, one of the nation’s largest heavy civil contractors and construction materials producers. Learn More

Entitlement Audits

Brewer Lofgren negotiated modifications to Conditions of Approval post-project approval to decrease the financial burden on development. Learn More

White Rock Springs Ranch; Carr Trust Project – Folsom South Plan Area

The firm negotiated and drafted Development Agreement Amendments and Conditions of Approval for two separate projects (under common ownership) within the Folsom South Plan Area. Learn More

Village at Squaw Valley

The firm represented Intrawest, the largest developer of ski resort properties in North America at the time, during the development of this master planned ski resort community. Learn More

Downtown Sacramento Railyards

Brewer Lofgren secured eight consecutive unanimous approvals in the 1990s, including the first ever approval of a Specific Plan for ground known to contain contaminated soil and groundwater, and approvals obtained in advance of Remedial Action Plans having been approved or implemented for all of the property. Learn More

Charitable Land Donation to Public Agencies

Brewer Lofgren negotiated the donation of two separate parcels, owned by private entities, to the City of Folsom via Charitable Donation agreements in exchange for relief from assessment district payments and concurrence by public agency in tax deduction status. Learn More

Highway 50 Corridor Mobility Partnership

Brewer Lofgren coordinated a public-private partnership consisting of four public agencies (Sacramento County, El Dorado County, Folsom, Rancho Cordova) and four private landowners for the development of a coordinated transportation plan and funding recommendations to alleviate traffic on the Highway 50 Corridor in the eastern Sacramento region. Learn More

Folsom American River Crossing

As City Manager, Martha Lofgren negotiated an agreement between local and federal agencies for a $117M construction project to build Folsom’s American River Crossing. Learn More