Our Real Estate and Construction Practice Group is one of the largest and most sophisticated in the Intermountain West.

Real Estate Development and Finance
Our real estate lawyers are known for connecting buyers, sellers, developers, builders, lenders, investors, landlords, and tenants with legal support to finance, acquire, divest, manage, develop, and lease real property assets nationwide. Whether it is the acquisition and development or financing of one of the largest mixed-use projects in the United States, the lease of a retail site in a shopping center, or anything in between, our real estate team provides efficient and practical representation for our industry clients.

Our construction lawyers assists clients in complex construction matters from inception to completion. From financing, permitting, and regulatory support to claims, trials, and alternative dispute resolution, our lawyers have the knowledge, experience, and resources to assist clients through each phase of their projects.

Other Professionals

Senior Planner & Development Project Manager

Real Estate Development and Finance Publications

Real Estate Development and Finance Speaking Engagements and Events

  • "Condemnation and Right-of-Way issues," International Right of Way Association Region 9, Speaker, October 2016
  • "Public Transit in Idaho," Idaho Business Review Breakfast Series Panel Discussion, Moderator, April 2016
  • "Negotiations Before and During the Condemnation Process," Speaker, Right-of-way and Crossing Agreements for Electric Transmission and Renewables: A Legal Guide, Kinetic, March 17, 2016
  • "Defining and Delimiting the Attorney-Client Privilege," Right-of-way and Crossing Agreements for Electric Transmission and Renewables: A Legal Guide, Kinetic, Speaker, March 17, 2016
  • "Rents, Refi's and Reefer Madness: More on the Dissonance Between Legalized Marijuana at the State Level, Real Estate and Finance at the Federal Level," American College of Mortgage Attorneys, October 2015; Re-presented at keynote program at National Consumer Bankers' Association Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida, 2018
  • "Triangulating the Space Leasehold Deed of Trust," Colorado Real Estate Symposium, 2015
  • "What Real Estate Lawyers Need to Know About Divorce," Westminster, CO, June 2015
  • "Colorado Real Estate Journal Retail Owners and Managers Summit," Emcee, June 2015, May 2013, June 2012, June 2011
  • "Construction and Construction Defects Issues in Commercial Real Estate Contracting," Spring 2015
  • "Going the Distance: Building Easement Agreements for Long-Term Success," Speaker, Right-of-Way and Crossing Agreements for Pipelines: A Legal Guide, Kinetic, March 2015
  • "Negotiations Before and During the Condemnation Process," Speaker, Right-of-Way and Crossing Agreements: A Legal Guide, Kinetic, March 2015
  • "Understanding the Web of Legal Issues in Leasing, Fitting Out, and Operating Medical Related Properties," Colorado Hospital and Medical Facilities Conference, Speaker, February 2015
  • "Creating a Bicycle City," Downtown Denver Partnership Event, October 28, 2014
Chambers USA: Real Estate & Construction

Recognized by Chambers USA 2019 in 33 practices including: Real Estate, Real Estate: Construction, and Real Estate: Hotels & Leisure

30 Real Estate & Construction Best Lawyers® 2020

30 real estate and construction attorneys recognized in Best Lawyers® in: Real Estate Law; Litigation - Real Estate; Land Use and Zoning Law; Construction Law; Litigation - Construction

2016 Woman of the Year Award: Idaho

Mary York: Real Estate and Construction Partner named Women of the Year Award by Idaho Business Review, 2016

BTI's Law Firms with the Best Collaboration

One of nine firms nationwide named in 2017 by leading legal decision makers for “standout collaboration”


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