Burns & Bouchard is a boutique development, planning and government affairs firm specializing in creative solutions to today's complex urban planning and municipal issues. B&B was founded in 2009, and is a State of California recognized S- Corporation lead by founder Jonathan Lonner and principal Kristen Montet Lonner.
Burns & Bouchard assists local retailers, charter and private schools, small builders, national development entities, REITS, municipalities, and non-profits with all aspects of the development process including government affairs, community relations, entitlement and approval, permit processing, and project/construction management. Our knowledge of commercial and residential development spans from tenant improvements and permitting to midsize remodels to ground-up construction of all sizes including full-scale master planning efforts.
Since opening B&B has represented and still represents a broad range of clients from office build outs including Vintage Capital Group's tenant improvements to retail entitlements for BevMo!, Freebirds, Umami, Jersey Mikes, CIM Group, and others. We have represented school build outs including City School (charter), Valor Academy (charter) and Wildwood School (private). Additional former and current clients include Preservation Partners, Hollywood Center Studios, Triangle Center, Fifteen Group, New Urban West, TriCal and many others. These clients have utilized Burns & Bouchard for services including permitting, entitlements, community outreach, government affairs, and project management. All have successfully garnered appropriate permits and approvals or are on their way. This multi- faceted practice combines a core of urban planning and development best practices with real world construction and operational experience.