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Practices

Real Estate

Abelev, Julia

Abelev, Julia

Attorney
Seattle
206.223.7111
abelevj@lanepowell.com
Bader, Jeremy R.

Bader, Jeremy R.

Shareholder
Portland
503.778.2131
baderj@lanepowell.com
Beck, Stanton P.

Beck, Stanton P.

Shareholder
Seattle
206.223.1344
becks@lanepowell.com
Campbell, Scott F.

Campbell, Scott F.

Shareholder
Seattle
206.223.7040
campbells@lanepowell.com
Crawshaw, Garrett W.

Crawshaw, Garrett W.

Attorney
Portland
503.778.2190
crawshawg@lanepowell.com
Dwyer, Michael D.

Dwyer, Michael D.

Counsel to the Firm
Seattle
206.223.7057
dwyerm@lanepowell.com
Ekberg, Charles R.

Ekberg, Charles R.

Shareholder
Seattle
206.223.7012
ekbergc@lanepowell.com
Grohman, Thomas F.

Grohman, Thomas F.

Shareholder
Seattle
206.223.7044
grohmant@lanepowell.com
Hudson, Charles F.

Hudson, Charles F.

Shareholder
Portland
503.778.2178
hudsonc@lanepowell.com
Hutchison, Bill P.

Hutchison, Bill P.

Counsel to the Firm
Portland
503.778.2150
hutchisonw@lanepowell.com
Kimmelfield, Neil

Kimmelfield, Neil

Shareholder
Portland
503.778.2196
kimmelfieldn@lanepowell.com
Leaverton, Bruce W.

Leaverton, Bruce W.

Shareholder
Seattle
206.223.7389
leavertonb@lanepowell.com
Long, Jill R.

Long, Jill R.

Director of Professional Development and Diversity
Portland
503.778.2147
longj@lanepowell.com
McMonies, Walter W.

McMonies, Walter W.

Of Counsel
Portland
503.778.2157
mcmoniesw@lanepowell.com
Morgan, Michael E.

Morgan, Michael E.

Shareholder
Seattle
206.223.7013
morganm@lanepowell.com
Nesteroff, Michael A.

Nesteroff, Michael A.

Shareholder
Seattle
206.223.6242
nesteroffm@lanepowell.com
Powell, Bryan E.

Powell, Bryan E.

Shareholder
Portland
503.778.2189
powellb@lanepowell.com
Robinson, Joan E.

Robinson, Joan E.

Shareholder
Seattle
206.223.6277
robinsonj@lanepowell.com
Seidenstein, Julie H.

Seidenstein, Julie H.

Counsel to the Firm
Seattle
206.223.7080
seidensteinj@lanepowell.com
Silvey, Michael R.

Silvey, Michael R.

Shareholder
Portland
503.778.2195
silveym@lanepowell.com
Spellman, David C.

Spellman, David C.

Shareholder
Seattle
206.223.7392
spellmand@lanepowell.com
Tanner, Skyler M.

Tanner, Skyler M.

Attorney
Portland
503.778.2106
tanners@lanepowell.com
Tran-Caffee, Cozette

Tran-Caffee, Cozette

Attorney
Portland
503.778.2108
trancaffeec@lanepowell.com

Lane Powell offers extensive experience throughout the Pacific Northwest — as well as nationally and internationally — in the development, management, and purchase and sale of real property. The Firm’s attorneys are experienced in many facets of commercial lending and transaction financing, bankruptcy, property valuation and taxation, as well as environmental and land-use matters.

Lane Powell has a proven record of successfully representing buyers and sellers in transactions involving commercial properties and businesses of all kinds, including office buildings, retail and apartment complexes, department stores and shopping centers, mixed-use facilities, hospitals, hotels, nursing homes, timberland, mines, storage and warehousing facilities, residential properties and raw land.

In addition to representing borrowers, Lane Powell skillfully counsels commercial lenders who finance all types of real estate transactions, including acquisitions, development and construction activities. The Firm also has substantial experience representing borrowers and lenders in troubled loan workout arrangements, as well as deed-of-trust and mortgage foreclosure proceedings.

Our Real Estate practice is recommended in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. Chambers’ sources say our attorneys are “very responsive and timely, and keep clients’ best interests in mind at all times” and are “unique problem solvers who are available around the clock.” In addition, we have been highly ranked in the U.S. News and Best Lawyers annual “Best Law Firms” survey for our work in real estate law.

Among the several other areas of real estate law Lane Powell regularly handles are:

  • Commercial Leasing: Representing landlords and tenants in all kinds of commercial real estate leasing transactions, as well as ground, timberland and aquatic leases.
  • Bankruptcy Proceedings and Property Liquidations: Representing debtors and creditors in bankruptcy proceedings, workouts and property liquidations.
  • Land-Use Planning and Development: Representing developers, businesses and lenders in connection with land-use and environmental issues arising from all kinds of development projects, from retail complexes to residential developments and natural resource extraction.
  • Like-Kind Exchanges: Representing buyers and sellers in structuring “tax-free” like-kind exchanges of timberland, shopping center property, waterfront pier property and vacant land, among others, under Section 1031 of the Internal Revenue Code.
  • Materialmen, Architectural and Engineering Liens: Recording and foreclosing upon all types of materialmen’s, architectural and engineering liens.

Real Estate Development and Finance

Lane Powell’s Real Estate Development and Finance Practice Group includes real estate, construction and litigation attorneys experienced in all phases of the real estate development process, from site selection through preparation of tenant leases, including:

  • Project finance
  • Environmental and land-use
  • Contract negotiations and drafting
  • Change orders, construction claims and liens
  • Litigation, arbitration and alternative dispute methods
  • Public/private partnerships
  • Affordable Housing and Community Development
  • Mixed-Use Development

Attorneys in this group represent developers, owners, contractors, design professionals and suppliers, and are skilled in negotiating and finalizing agreements, as well as in litigation, arbitration, mediation and claims work.

Through specialization and experience, Lane Powell’s Real Estate Development and Finance attorneys are able to identify the legal issues in each real estate or construction-related transaction or dispute and then recommend practical, cost-effective solutions.

To learn more about some of the Firm’s complementary practice areas, please visit:


Real Estate

Abelev, Julia

Abelev, Julia

Attorney
Seattle
206.223.7111
abelevj@lanepowell.com
Bader, Jeremy R.

Bader, Jeremy R.

Shareholder
Portland
503.778.2131
baderj@lanepowell.com
Beck, Stanton P.

Beck, Stanton P.

Shareholder
Seattle
206.223.1344
becks@lanepowell.com
Campbell, Scott F.

Campbell, Scott F.

Shareholder
Seattle
206.223.7040
campbells@lanepowell.com
Crawshaw, Garrett W.

Crawshaw, Garrett W.

Attorney
Portland
503.778.2190
crawshawg@lanepowell.com
Dwyer, Michael D.

Dwyer, Michael D.

Counsel to the Firm
Seattle
206.223.7057
dwyerm@lanepowell.com
Ekberg, Charles R.

Ekberg, Charles R.

Shareholder
Seattle
206.223.7012
ekbergc@lanepowell.com
Grohman, Thomas F.

Grohman, Thomas F.

Shareholder
Seattle
206.223.7044
grohmant@lanepowell.com
Hudson, Charles F.

Hudson, Charles F.

Shareholder
Portland
503.778.2178
hudsonc@lanepowell.com
Hutchison, Bill P.

Hutchison, Bill P.

Counsel to the Firm
Portland
503.778.2150
hutchisonw@lanepowell.com
Kimmelfield, Neil

Kimmelfield, Neil

Shareholder
Portland
503.778.2196
kimmelfieldn@lanepowell.com
Leaverton, Bruce W.

Leaverton, Bruce W.

Shareholder
Seattle
206.223.7389
leavertonb@lanepowell.com
Long, Jill R.

Long, Jill R.

Director of Professional Development and Diversity
Portland
503.778.2147
longj@lanepowell.com
McMonies, Walter W.

McMonies, Walter W.

Of Counsel
Portland
503.778.2157
mcmoniesw@lanepowell.com
Morgan, Michael E.

Morgan, Michael E.

Shareholder
Seattle
206.223.7013
morganm@lanepowell.com
Nesteroff, Michael A.

Nesteroff, Michael A.

Shareholder
Seattle
206.223.6242
nesteroffm@lanepowell.com
Powell, Bryan E.

Powell, Bryan E.

Shareholder
Portland
503.778.2189
powellb@lanepowell.com
Robinson, Joan E.

Robinson, Joan E.

Shareholder
Seattle
206.223.6277
robinsonj@lanepowell.com
Seidenstein, Julie H.

Seidenstein, Julie H.

Counsel to the Firm
Seattle
206.223.7080
seidensteinj@lanepowell.com
Silvey, Michael R.

Silvey, Michael R.

Shareholder
Portland
503.778.2195
silveym@lanepowell.com
Spellman, David C.

Spellman, David C.

Shareholder
Seattle
206.223.7392
spellmand@lanepowell.com
Tanner, Skyler M.

Tanner, Skyler M.

Attorney
Portland
503.778.2106
tanners@lanepowell.com
Tran-Caffee, Cozette

Tran-Caffee, Cozette

Attorney
Portland
503.778.2108
trancaffeec@lanepowell.com

Real Estate

Representative Transactions

  • Pension-fund acquisition of $70 million hotel and office building project in Atlanta, Ga.
  • Equity investment in and development of four suite hotels in western U.S., valued at $55 million
  • Sale of $78 million regional shopping mall
  • Synthetic lease financing of web-hosting facilities at $185 million
  • Synthetic lease financing of semiconductor manufacturing facility at $45 million
  • Acquisition of $900 million of timberland in four western states
  • Acquisition by national hotel chain of numerous hotels in western U.S., totaling $45 million
  • Acquisition and management of two hotels in Los Angeles, Calif., including negotiation with labor union and liquor control board for $55 million
  • Leasing of 1.8 million square foot industrial park
  • Sale of $23 million office building in Pleasanton, Calif.
  • Sale of a $45 million office building in Vienna, Va.
  • Acquisition of two office buildings in Ohio for $98 million
  • Leasing of a nine-building office park in Greenwich, Conn.
  • Acquisition of five industrial manufacturing sites across Oregon and Washington
  • Forty-acre master plan mixed-use development with hotel, gas station, restaurants and retail space
  • Equity investment in 1,500-unit multi-family development in Utah
  • Forty-four-acre master plan commercial redevelopment in all aspects of land-use, leasing and disposition
  • Office, industrial and retail leasing and reciprocal easement negotiations of six portfolio properties in three western states
  • Acquisition of two flex-use business parks in California from major life insurance company for $25 million

Real Estate

Date
09.27.2016
08.17.2016
07.11.2016
06.02.2016
05.27.2016
04.27.2016
02.02.2016
11.02.2015
10.27.2015
08.24.2015
08.17.2015
07.08.2015
05.21.2015
05.05.2015
02.11.2015
02.05.2015
11.04.2014
09.16.2014
08.18.2014
07.09.2014

Real Estate

Date
07.15.2016
05.09.2016
06.08.2015
02.05.2015
06.03.2014
04.08.2014
03.04.2014
06.19.2013
04.10.2013
04.03.2013
11.20.2012
09.13.2012
08.14.2012
07.20.2012
06.12.2012
04.12.2012
04.10.2012
11.16.2011
10.31.2011
06.13.2011
06.07.2011
05.05.2011
03.22.2011
02.07.2011
01.28.2011
01.21.2011
12.16.2010
11.15.2010
11.01.2010
09.01.2010
07.30.2010
04.23.2010
04.12.2010
03.09.2010
08.01.2009
07.14.2009
04.03.2009
11.28.2008
11.21.2008
10.02.2008
07.01.2008
05.02.2008
04.17.2008
03.12.2008
03.07.2008
01.09.2008
11.30.2007
10.22.2007
07.17.2007
11.16.2006
07.12.2006
07.01.2006
03.31.2006
01.01.2006
11.01.2005
10.14.2005
10.01.2005
08.01.2005
07.29.2005
06.29.2005
04.01.2005
02.16.2005
10.08.2002
07.16.2002
05.14.2002
05.14.2002
10.05.2001
02.22.2001
02.16.2001

Real Estate

Date
11.04.2016
06.09.2016
05.26.2016
05.03.2016
01.22.2016
05.06.2015
01.30.2015
11.14.2014
11.13.2014
10.30.2014
08.28.2014
06.06.2014
05.05.2014
12.04.2013
08.10.2013
07.17.2013
06.19.2013
06.14.2013
04.03.2013
11.08.2012