Environmental Law Group LLP attorneys have represented Brown Field International Business Park, LLC (“BFIBP”) as both land use and general counsel. BFIBP reached a crucial milestone on October 7, 2013 with approval by the San Diego City Council of the master plan to develop 331 acres of the airport. Since 2007, Environmental Law Group LLP attorneys worked with BFIBP to create a plan that will include significant expansion of general aviation with ancillary maintenance support and hangers for small to large executive jet aircraft, an 8-10 MW solar field, commercial and industrial space and two business hotels with retail and restaurant opportunities. The project will turn Brown Field from an underutilized airport to a significantly integral part of the region’s systems of airports that will provide approximately 8,000 long-term construction jobs throughout its multi-phased construction, and 4,000 permanent jobs. It is uniquely situated to take advantage of the availability of industrial land in South County and its location near the international border with Mexico. Proponents, who include the San Diego Regional Chamber, South County Economic Development Council, the Otay Chamber of Commerce and others tout the positive ripple effect that redevelopment of Brown Field will have not only in Otay Mesa, but throughout the binational region.