Massive Orange County Coastal Development Goes Before California Supreme Court

The California Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments Wednesday in San Francisco on a preservation group’s lawsuit challenging the Newport Beach City Council’s approval of a proposed development at Banning Ranch.

The Banning Ranch Conservancy, which seeks to preserve the sprawling coastal property in West Newport as open space, is accusing the city of violating its own general plan when, in 2012, the council approved a large residential and commercial development for the area.

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Over the course of his 30-year career, Michael Anderson has worked in the residential development industry in the Pacific Northwest, Northern California and Southern California. He has acquired residential land in excess of $300M for both land development and homebuilding entities and has overseen the construction of approximately 2500 homes. Currently, in semi-retirement, and based out of Newport Beach, CA, Michael continues to invest in and stay abreast of the land markets.

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