How to Succeed in the California Land Use Wars – Sixteen Years and 1,600 Acres
William Falik, Westpark Associates
What does it take to transform 1,600 acres of barren land into the largest and most lucrative masterplanned community in Northern California? Bill Falik, CEO of Westpark Community Builders, recounted the sixteen year saga of the creation, entitlement and sale of the Westpark Project. The event focused on the business, legal and land use risks and rewards of land development in one of the most volatile markets in California and about a new real estate development crossover course taught by Mr. Falik.