Multi-Unit Transfers

CVS acquisition of Savon and Longs Drugs – We coordinated the simultaneous transfer of over 300 off-sale alcoholic beverage licenses as CVS acquired Savon Drugs and then another 350+ licenses when CVS acquired Longs Drugs.  Project included recording the posting in counties throughout California, arranging for temporary permits for all locations, and troubleshooting problem sites to ensure that every license was issued in a timely manner.

Similar projects have included:

  • Apollo Global Management acquisition of Smart and Final- 180 units
  • Sprout’s Farmers Market acquisition of Henry’s Markets- 40 units
  • Arco takeover of Thrifty Oil, Inc.- 97 units
  • Unocal Oil Company stock transfer to Tosco- 53 units
  • Circle K Stores, Inc. transfer to Kayo Oil- 99 units
  • Station Operators, Inc. transfer to Exxon Mobile- 30 units
  • Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse Corp
  • BP Westcoast I, LLC takeover of Prestige Stations- 275 units
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Notable Premises

The J. Paul Getty Trust-The Getty Center-The Getty Villa – Consulted on technical issues related to the appropriate licenses and required documentation. Coordinated the official ABC application, arranged the purchase of the license and escrow, and served as intermediary with the ABC investigator during the application process.

Similar projects have included:

  • Long Beach Museum of Art
  • Dodger Stadium
  • Legoland California
  • Home Depot Center
  • Hollywood Park
  • Sears Point Raceway
  • Industry Equestrian Center
  • San Diego Sports Arena
  • Oakland Coliseum/Arena

Multi-Tenant Developments

LA Live

Coordinated the acquisition of licenses for the following tenants in
LA’s premier entertainment hub- LA Live:

Nokia Theater
Club Nokia
Yard House
Flemming’s Prime Steakhouse
Wolfgang Puck Bar and Grill
Lucky Strike Lanes
Ritz-Carlton JW Marriott

Similar multi-tenant projects have included:

  • Hollywood and Highland redevelopment project
  • Metreon-A Sony Entertainment Center
  • Downtown Disney

Hotel & Resorts:

Pala Resort and Casino – Identified and implemented the proper licensing combination for casino, restaurants, and hotel. Handled all aspects of the transaction including purchasing the license, overseeing the escrow, preparing and filing the application, and license issued.

Other hotel projects have included:

  • “W” San Diego
  • Omni San Francisco
  • Westin St. Francis
  • Marriott-various locations
  • Rincon Resort and Casino
  • San Ysidro Ranch

Everything Else:

We have licensed everything from mom and pop country stores to multiple units for big name chains. We have also had the privilege to work with importers, exporters, wine auctioneers, breweries and wholesalers. Truly no project is too big or too small!