Sheri L. Bonstelle

Land Use

UPDATE: Hollywood Hotel Receives L.A. City Council Approval

UPDATE: Hollywood Hotel Receives L.A. City Council Approval As reported in our last edition of “Development Rights,” JMBM land use attorney Sheri Bonstelle represented client Jeffrey Records, chairman and CEO of Mid First Bank, in gaining approval from the Los Angeles City Planning Commission for a new luxury boutique hotel in the historic Security Pacific […]

Land Use

JMBM Secures Approval for New Luxury Hotel in Hollywood

On October 8, 2009, the Los Angeles City Planning Commission unanimously approved a luxury 80-room boutique hotel in the historic Security Pacific Bank Building at the corner of Hollywood and Cahuenga. Based on the work of JMBM and the project team, the hotel concept received vast community support ranging from historic preservation associations to neighborhood […]

Land Use

JMBM Development Rights: A Sign of the Times

Signs are on the minds of elected officials, government agencies and neighborhood groups in every community of Los Angeles as the City seeks to overhaul its Citywide and Hollywood sign codes this year in response to multiple lawsuits from sign companies and property owners, and outcry from residents. On May 26, 2009, the Los Angeles […]