Construction and Design

Ball Janik LLP represents owners, developers, owners, public agencies, contractors, subcontractors, and material suppliers in all phases of the construction process. Our experience and representation covers a wide range of projects, including high-technology computer plants, office parks, hotels, high rises, residential subdivisions, loft conversions, and major league sports stadiums.

The Port of Portland owns the western half of Hayden Island, which is located in the Columbia River, between Oregon and the State of Washington. The 800+ acre site is currently undeveloped, and is needed as a regionally significant deep water marine terminal, and for wildlife habitat and recreational purposes. The Land Use practice represented…
Ball Janik LLP has long represented WaferTech LLC, one of Southwest Washington's largest employers, in a series of construction disputes related to its silicon-chip manufacturing plant in Camas, Washington. Ball Janik has been lead counsel to WaferTech in all aspects of this matter, from the trial court level to the Washington State Supreme Court and…
The Real Estate practice negotiated, documented and closed a Disposition and Development Agreement for the sale of a 52.6-acre parcel in the new Mill Creek Corporate Center to a Fortune 500 company, which will develop a 465,000 square-foot regional distribution facility. Stephen T. Janik acted as lead counsel and drafted and negotiated all documents for…
The firm represented the Washington State Public Stadium Authority in the $430 million financing, development, construction and leasing of  Qwest Field and Event Center, a multipurpose public stadium and concert facility that is home to the Seattle Seahawks.
Christopher Walters assisted Fujitsu Semiconductor America, Inc. with the original design and construction of its wafer fabrication facility in Gresham, Oregon, then one of the most substantial construction projects ever undertaken in Oregon. Mr. Walters also assisted with the eventual sale of the plant to Microchip Technology Inc.
Ball Janik LLP represented the City of Portland in all aspects of the $267 million Rose Garden Arena Project.
The Real Estate practice represented the City of Portland in all aspects of its project to renovate its aging Civic Stadium into a AAA baseball stadium with corporate skyboxes and other amenities.
Ball Janik LLP’s Real Estate practice represented the City of Portland (City) in the renovation of PGE Park, a then-existing AAA Baseball stadium, into a Major League Soccer (MLS) stadium that is now home to the MLS Portland Timbers. We worked with the City’s Chief Administrative Officer, the Mayor’s Economic Development Director and the City…