The Real Estate & Land Use Group has extensive experience in urban and rural land use and development matters. Lawyers in the group represent individuals and entities in a wide variety of real property matters. The group takes pride in its ability to address issues before they become true complications. They regularly collaborate with the other real estate and development professionals, as well as other practice groups within the firm, to ensure that issues involving real property are accurately and efficiently identified. With the understanding that time regularly has a direct impact on the success or failure of a project, the group commits to finding the most practical solution to all real property and land use matters.
The lawyers in the Real Estate & Land Use Group represent individuals and entities in a wide variety of real property transactions, including acquisitions, sales, and leases of land and buildings, as well as 1031 tax-deferred exchanges. The group also has extensive experience counseling institutional and individual clients with restructuring and work-out debt agreements. Lawyers in the group believe that the role of a real estate lawyer is not to kill the deal, but to identify issues and help their clients make informed decisions throughout the process.
As one of the first law firms in Oregon with a department specializing in land use law and policy making, the Real Estate & Land Use group has extensive experience in urban and rural land use and development matters. Members of the group have served as urban land use planners, worked in county planning departments, and chaired state and local land use committees and task forces. The lawyers in the group have the experience to give you practical advice to help you achieve efficient solutions for your project. They will serve as your advocate before regulatory agencies, and guide you through the maze of applications, hearings processes, and appeals.