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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 4, 1990
The Santa Clarita City Council has scaled back a developer's plans to build 1,452 condominiums in Canyon Country, saying the 135-acre site might be better suited for 600 to 800 residential units. After a 4 1/2-hour public hearing Wednesday night, the council set aside the original proposal by G.H. Palmer Associates, plus seven alternatives drafted last week by city planners and company representatives to address concerns of nearby homeowners who complained that the project was too big.
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July 19, 2006 | Roger Vincent, Times Staff Writer
Geoff Palmer, the urban trailblazer who helped inspire an upscale housing boom in downtown Los Angeles' long-neglected core, has acquired a 9.5-acre parcel downtown from Orthopaedic Hospital for $70.5 million, hospital officials said Tuesday. Palmer is expected to build more than 800 luxury apartments on the former hospital property on Flower Street between Staples Center and USC.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 19, 2003 | From a Times Staff Writer
The Los Angeles Board of Building and Safety Commissioners voted Tuesday to support a sanction imposed on a builder who demolished the last 19th century home on Bunker Hill without a permit. In response to the April leveling of the Giese house by G.H. Palmer Associates, city officials invoked the so-called scorched-earth ordinance to halt for five years construction on the site at West Cesar Chavez Avenue and Figueroa Street.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 19, 2003 | From a Times Staff Writer
The Los Angeles Board of Building and Safety Commissioners voted Tuesday to support a sanction imposed on a builder who demolished the last 19th century home on Bunker Hill without a permit. In response to the April leveling of the Giese house by G.H. Palmer Associates, city officials invoked the so-called scorched-earth ordinance to halt for five years construction on the site at West Cesar Chavez Avenue and Figueroa Street.
BUSINESS
June 26, 2001 | DIANE WEDNER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Los Angeles City Council has voted unanimously to uphold a city requirement that 15% of units in new residential developments near downtown be set aside for low-income residents, effectively ending a months-long effort by a luxury apartment builder to gain an exemption to the rule.
BUSINESS
June 20, 2001 | DIANE WEDNER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Los Angeles developer was dealt a major setback Tuesday when a City Council subcommittee decided to uphold a city requirement that sets aside 15% of units in new residential developments near downtown for low-income residents. Luxury apartment builder Geoff Palmer has sought an exemption from the rule.
BUSINESS
July 19, 2006 | Roger Vincent, Times Staff Writer
Geoff Palmer, the urban trailblazer who helped inspire an upscale housing boom in downtown Los Angeles' long-neglected core, has acquired a 9.5-acre parcel downtown from Orthopaedic Hospital for $70.5 million, hospital officials said Tuesday. Palmer is expected to build more than 800 luxury apartments on the former hospital property on Flower Street between Staples Center and USC.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 26, 1991 | RICHARD LEE COLVIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
State officials Friday charged a real estate developer, who has been involved in controversial housing projects in Santa Clarita and Woodland Hills, with 15 counts of illegally laundering campaign contributions. The state Fair Political Practices Commission said that Geoff Palmer and his Los Angeles development firm, G.H. Palmer Associates, had violated rules that require that the true source of campaign donations be identified on state-required reports.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 7, 1992 | JACK CHEEVERS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Brentwood-based development firm has agreed to pay $30,000 in fines for illegally laundering campaign contributions in 1987 to Los Angeles City Councilwoman Joy Picus and a group that opposed cityhood for Santa Clarita, state investigators said Monday. G. H. Palmer Associates agreed to the fines after an investigation by the state Fair Political Practices Commission found that the company had committed 15 violations of the California Political Reform Act, the commission reported.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 29, 2003 | Julie Tamaki, Times Staff Writer
A Brentwood-based developer who demolished the last 19th century home on Bunker Hill without a permit will be barred from building on the site for five years, according to Los Angeles city officials. David Keim, the chief code enforcement officer at the city's Department of Building and Safety, said he believed that it was the first time his agency had invoked the so-called scorched-earth ordinance to halt construction on the site of an illegally demolished structure.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 29, 2003 | Julie Tamaki, Times Staff Writer
A Brentwood-based developer who demolished the last 19th century home on Bunker Hill without a permit will be barred from building on the site for five years, according to Los Angeles city officials. David Keim, the chief code enforcement officer at the city's Department of Building and Safety, said he believed that it was the first time his agency had invoked the so-called scorched-earth ordinance to halt construction on the site of an illegally demolished structure.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 7, 2003 | Julie Tamaki, Times Staff Writer
To many in downtown L.A.'s business and real estate circles, Geoff Palmer is the urban trailblazer who helped inspire an upscale housing boom in the city's long-neglected core. To advocates for low-income housing, however, Palmer, president of the Brentwood-based firm G.H. Palmer Associates, is the developer who fights tooth and nail to keep the poor from settling in his elegant, suburban-style developments. "Why should one developer be responsible for all of society's ills?" he once asked.
BUSINESS
June 26, 2001 | DIANE WEDNER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Los Angeles City Council has voted unanimously to uphold a city requirement that 15% of units in new residential developments near downtown be set aside for low-income residents, effectively ending a months-long effort by a luxury apartment builder to gain an exemption to the rule.
BUSINESS
June 20, 2001 | DIANE WEDNER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Los Angeles developer was dealt a major setback Tuesday when a City Council subcommittee decided to uphold a city requirement that sets aside 15% of units in new residential developments near downtown for low-income residents. Luxury apartment builder Geoff Palmer has sought an exemption from the rule.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 16, 2001 | DALONDO MOULTRIE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Five protesters were arrested on charges of trespassing Thursday afternoon as community activists stepped up their protests against the developers of a luxury apartment complex by disrupting work at the downtown construction site. More than 100 protesters and supporters of the Assn. of Community Organizations for Reform Now gathered in front of the Medici apartments at Bixel and 7th streets at noon. Association members insist that the developers, G.H.
BUSINESS
August 4, 1998 | BRAD BERTON, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Now that the local economy is turning around and downtown L.A. is seeing substantial new investment, a local real estate development firm specializing in large apartment projects intends to build a 636-unit apartment complex just west of the Harbor Freeway. G.H. Palmer Associates of Brentwood is purchasing the long-vacant former Thomas Bros.
BUSINESS
August 4, 1998 | BRAD BERTON, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Now that the local economy is turning around and downtown L.A. is seeing substantial new investment, a local real estate development firm specializing in large apartment projects intends to build a 636-unit apartment complex just west of the Harbor Freeway. G.H. Palmer Associates of Brentwood is purchasing the long-vacant former Thomas Bros.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 16, 2001 | DALONDO MOULTRIE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Five protesters were arrested on charges of trespassing Thursday afternoon as community activists stepped up their protests against the developers of a luxury apartment complex by disrupting work at the downtown construction site. More than 100 protesters and supporters of the Assn. of Community Organizations for Reform Now gathered in front of the Medici apartments at Bixel and 7th streets at noon. Association members insist that the developers, G.H.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 14, 1992 | JEFF PRUGH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A long-raging battle between a Brentwood developer and the city of Santa Clarita has reached new highs, or lows. In unusually blunt letters, developer Dan Palmer of G.H. Palmer Associates and Santa Clarita Assistant City Manager Kenneth Pulskamp have demonstrated that the often dry, technical world of development can sometimes get hot, awfully hot.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 7, 1992 | JACK CHEEVERS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Brentwood-based development firm has agreed to pay $30,000 in fines for illegally laundering campaign contributions in 1987 to Los Angeles City Councilwoman Joy Picus and a group that opposed cityhood for Santa Clarita, state investigators said Monday. G. H. Palmer Associates agreed to the fines after an investigation by the state Fair Political Practices Commission found that the company had committed 15 violations of the California Political Reform Act, the commission reported.
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