Alfred Fraijo Jr

Founder and Partner, Land Use Attorney and Urbanist
Somos Group

Alfred Fraijo secures and negotiates land use entitlements for complex housing, infrastructure and mixed use development projects throughout California. He provides legal advice to clients pursuing innovative, urban renewal projects in the inner-city and other sectors with emerging markets. Alfred's real estate and land use expertise and problem solving extends to structuring and overseeing public-private partnerships and permitting multi-family housing, commercial, mixed use, green energy facilities and college/university master plan developments.

With extensive experience in the public and private sectors, Alfred advises clients on state and federal land use and environmental laws, including the Subdivision Map Act, California Community Redevelopment Law, California Environmental Quality Act, National Environmental Policy Act, Clean Water Act, Endangered Species Act, CERCLA, RCRA, California Superfund Law and the Polanco Redevelopment Act.

Alfred works closely with clients and consultants on due diligence review of land use issues, which includes local zoning ordinances, general plans, redevelopment plans and related land use restrictions.