Real Estate

Ball Janik LLP’s Real Estate practice group has built a strong record of success for clients in commercial and residential development, real estate finance, property acquisition and sale, and restructuring and workouts. We have specialized knowledge in navigating public and private development projects and have represented clients in some of the largest and most challenging real estate projects in the Pacific Northwest.

Beaverton School District - Acquisition of High School Site Ball Janik LLP represented the Beaverton School District, providing condemnation guidance and litigation counsel and trial support, in connection with the District’s efforts to acquire approximately 45 acres for development of a future public high school. The property consisted of two parcels, one owned by the…
Ball Janik LLP represented a privately held company that is the financial partner in numerous large commercial real estate projects in the Northwest and assisted the client in the restructuring of approximately $1.2 billion in real estate loans on commercial and residential projects at various stages of development and leasing and sales. The work involved multiple…
On behalf of the City of Oregon City, the Real Estate practice negotiated, documented and closed a public-private partnership for the development of Clackamette Cove, a mixed-use project in Oregon City situated on a former landfill and gravel extraction cite. The project will incorporate 250 apartments, 120 condominium units, and associated retail and office space.…
The Real Estate practice negotiated, documented and closed a public-private partnership on behalf of the City of Vancouver for the redevelopment of a former industrial site on the Columbia River into a new four million square foot mixed-use project, which will include mid-rise offices, residential, retail, parking and public amenities. Stephen T. Janik acted as lead…
The firm represented the City of Vancouver and its Downtown Redevelopment Authority in a new $73 million Conference Center and Hilton Hotel project.
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…
The City of Beaverton, Oregon involuntarily annexed a client's land, resulting in changed regulatory and taxation standards, to the client's detriment. Jack Orchard briefed and argued, in a case of first impressions, that this "forced annexation" was illegal under Oregon statutes. Both the Oregon Court of Appeals and the Oregon Supreme Court agreed, totally reversing…