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Alameda to Settle With SunCal for $4.25 million

The City of Alameda is settling lawsuits with SunCal for $4.25 million.

Late today, the City of Alameda announced that the city and SunCal have agreed to a $4.25 million settlement to resolve lawsuits that SunCal filed over Alameda Point.


City Wins Partial Judgment Against SunCal

On September 14th, US Northern District Court Judge Charles Bryer handed down a judgment dismissing SunCal’s claims of $17 million in a suit against the City of Alameda, filed after the city terminated a master developer negotiation agreement with the developer.

The City of Alameda announced today that United States District Court Judge Charles Breyer [...]

SunCal Defeats City of Alameda? Not so Fast…

Earlier today, SunCal, the former master developer-in-waiting for Alameda Point, now suing the City of Alameda for over $100 million after being kicked-off the project, issued a press release headlined “SunCal Defeats City of Alameda in Federal Court.” Unsurprisingly, the City Attorney’s office characterized recent federal court developments differently.


Court Dismisses SunCal’s Fraud Claims Against Ann Marie Gallant

Yesterday, a federal court judge dismissed fraud claims against former Interim City Manager Ann Marie Gallant, in a lawsuit against the City of Alameda over the city’s termination of SunCal as the master developer for Alameda Point. The case is 10-cv-05178-CRB in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California.


SunCal Amended Federal Complaint Now Available

Late last month, SunCal refiled their federal lawsuit against the City of Alameda in the Northern District of California. Court documents show that the court in southern California ordered the case transferred to the Bay area pursuant to a City of Alameda motion to dismiss or transfer the case.


SunCal’s Amended Refiling of Lawsuit Against City of Alameda Deficient On Procedural Point

Court documents show that SunCal’s amended refiling of their lawsuit against the City of Alameda in the proper venue, the U.S. Northern District of California Court, was filed manually, on paper, and should have been filed electronically. The error by SunCal’s attorneys, Miller Barondess, explains why records of the amended lawsuit are not yet available [...]

SunCal Re-Files Lawsuit Against the City of Alameda in Proper Venue

Earlier this week, SunCal made an announcement that they have filed an amended lawsuit against the City of Alameda in federal court. It appears that the move by SunCal is an attempt to get the case filed in the proper venue.


City of Alameda Moves to Dismiss or Transfer SunCal Federal Lawsuit

In a filing last month in United States District Court for the Central District of California, Southern Division, attorneys for the City of Alameda asked the court to dismiss SunCal’s breach of contract lawsuit against the City of Alameda, or transfer it to a local venue, on the basis that SunCal’s attorneys improperly filed the [...]

Bingham McCutchen to Represent City of Alameda in SunCal Lawsuit

At next week’s Alameda City Council meeting, City staff will ask Council to approve the retention of Geoff Robinson of the San Francisco law firm Bingham McCutchen as additional counsel to defend the City against SunCal’s lawsuit.


SunCal Amends Federal Complaint Against City of Alameda

Late last month, SunCal amended their complaint against the City of Alameda in federal court, alleging that on August 10th, City of Alameda officials gave a presentation related to transportation on Alameda Point that relied on unique concepts found in SunCal’s transportation strategy for the redevelopment of the former Navy base. As reported previously, SunCal [...]


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