Our real estate lawyers represent real estate developers, investors, and financial institutions in a wide variety of real estate transactions and other matters. We assist clients in the negotiation and documentation of the purchase and sale of real estate, construction and permanent financing, commercial leasing and development.
With specific education and experience in tax matters, we advise our clients on structuring their real estate transactions to minimize tax liability and maximize investment returns. In addition, our real estate lawyers have legal expertise in such areas as joint venture arrangements, tax-deferred property exchanges, affordable housing developments, historic rehabs, new markets tax credits, condominiums, homeowners associations, disposition and development agreements with local municipalities, and the syndication of commercial real estate acquisitions in private placements and by private equity funds.
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Ben Leedy represented the developer of a four-story apartment building from the construction and development of the project through the sale of the property to an institutional investor shortly after completion.
Stoll Berne attorney Andy Davis served as lead counsel for a privately owned real estate holding company in its master planning, sale, and leasing of a five-building industrial complex, including negotiating and documenting the lease of an entire building to a window and door manufacturer in connection with an affiliate business asset sale.
Andy Davis served as lead counsel for Daimler Truck North America LLC in its acquisition of land for a build-to-suit vehicle research and development facility, including durability track and related buildings. Andy prepared and negotiated a long-term ground lease agreement, economic development incentives (including Enterprise Zone tax abatement), and other related transaction documents.
The firm represented a leading Pacific Northwest real estate management, development, and investment firm in an action to enforce its contract rights against a co-owner/operator who had breached its operations and management obligations.
Rob Shlachter successfully represented a major Portland-based real estate management, development, and investment firm in complex multi-party negotiations and litigation related to the client’s rights with respect to a portfolio of medical office buildings located across the country.
In an action for breach of contract and specific performance for right to purchase property on Mt. Hood, Keith Ketterling obtained complete relief and damages for the client, a property development company, following arbitration.