Palmer’s company, G.H. Palmer and Associates, owns thousands of apartments throughout Downtown LA.
The apartment complex erupted in flames in 2014. The city later accused the developer of not preparing "an appropriate fire protection plan."
Geoff Palmer’s Broadway Palace apartments—where amenities include a teak wood steam room and indoor basketball and volleyball courts—fit into the Downtown LA historic district.
Palmer bought the home in 2015 for $6.9 million and sold it for $8.5 million after making some "exquisite, over-the-top" renovations.
Dozens of supporters of a pro-development affordable housing ballot measure gathered in front of Geoff Palmer's Medici apartments Tuesday morning to appeal to voters and decry the developer's opposition to including affordable units in his buildings.
The Faux-talian fortress developer has donated $2 million to a Super PAC supporting Donald Trump. Palmer is probably LA’s most Trump-like developer. Both men are known for building ostentatious luxury projects.
A pretrial hearing for the man accused of burning down the Fauxtalian fortress was held Tuesday. Witnesses suggested Dawud Abdulwali might have set the fires in anger over police killings. Meanwhile, a questionable cameraman shared his fire video.