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John Condas
Legislative Affairs Committee

Allen Matkins

  • Legislative Affairs

NAIOP is on the cutting edge of development issues which affect the business of our clients.   All members can benefit through the sharing of information and insights received from other members, due to the sophistication level and extensive experiences of our members.


John Condas, a partner in our Orange County office, has broad experience obtaining and defending all types of land use and environmental permits.  He has assisted numerous homebuilders, land developers and multi-family, industrial, retail and office developers in obtaining entitlements from federal, state, regional and local agencies. He has particular experience working with Multiple Species Habitat Plans, affordable housing regulations and redevelopment law, and advises clients on the developing climate change and green building requirements they face. John has led legal due diligence and entitlement teams for industrial, commercial, retail, multi-family and single-family residential projects in more than 170 jurisdictions. He has represented national, publicly traded and private home-building clients in acquiring more than 25,000 residential lots. John has taught real estate law at the University of Southern California Gould School of Law and taught real estate law for 15 years in its MBA and Master of Real Estate Development programs. He has been recognized by his peers with a Martindale-Hubbell A-V Rating and in Southern California Super Lawyers for Land Use/ Zoning from 2007 through 2011. John received his J.D. from the University of Southern California Gould School of Law in 1988, his M.A. in Urban Planning from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1985 and his A.B., with general honors, from the University of Chicago in 1983. He also advanced to candidacy to a Ph.D. in the Urban and Regional Planning Program at USC.