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Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Real Estate

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What the team is known for

Strong offering in the commercial real estate arena, attracting a notable client base of blue-chip corporates headquartered in Minnesota and throughout the USA. Recognized as a go-to practice for real estate transactions originating in the healthcare sector and noted for its expert handling of multistate financings and PPP. Also sought after for its land use expertise and additionally recognized for its strength in tax credit transactions. Highly experienced in all aspects of high-value, multi-use development projects.

Strengths

One client states: "They are extremely accessible, responsive and smart. They have a high level of competence for the work we do and an understanding of deal dynamics."

Work highlights

Represented the City of Edina in a 42-acre redevelopment project involving hospitality, office, medical and retail elements.

Notable practitioners

Alyson Van Dyk has a wide-reaching transactional practice that includes representing clients in the financing, leasing and acquisition of retail, mixed-use and residential projects.
"She really digs in and is a good problem solver."

David Meyer has a focus on commercial lending. His practice also includes representing a range of actors in retail, residential and office projects.
"He is a local expert in real estate finance."

Jay Lindgren 's practice focuses on the zoning and other regulatory and financial aspects of development projects.
"He is one of the most prominent zoning and land use lawyers in our state."

Marcus Mollison has a nationwide practice that covers all areas of real property matters. He focuses in particular on construction contract negotiations and other transactions.
"He is outstanding. He is incredibly experienced, instinctive and practical, and has a tireless work ethic."

Mark Hamel advises clients on all elements of real estate law. He regularly handles challenging transactions.
"He is a fantastic real estate attorney who was able to keep us organized and push us across the finish line."

Robert Olson is an esteemed real estate attorney with a wide-reaching practice that covers the financing, development and acquisition of commercial property. He is noted for his handling of lease transactions. 
"Robert Olson is a very strong practitioner."

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Overview

  • Deep expertise in corporate real estate (corporate campuses, manufacturing facilities, Tier III data centers, distribution centers) and the health care industry (hospitals, medical office buildings, clinics, ambulatory surgery centers, assisted living facilities, skilled nursing facilities).​
  • Counsel to some of the most significant companies in the United States and this region, including United Health Group, U.S. Bank, Wells Fargo, Honeywell International Inc., Travelers, United Properties, Trammell Crow, Investors Real Estate Trust, Fairview Health Services and Ryan Companies.
  • Deep expertise in public private partnerships, sale-leasebacks, tax credit deals and multi-state financings.
  • We are known for handling large and complex deals, often involving multiple properties.

Clients

Fairview Health Services

U.S. Bank National Association

United Properties Development LLC

Real Estate

Dorsey & Whitney LLP

firm
Location

50 South Sixth Street

Suite 1500

Minneapolis

Minnesota

USA

MN 55402-1498

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Minnesota

Real Estate


Alyson Van Dyk
Up and Coming
David Meyer
Band 4
Marcus A. Mollison
Band 4
Robert J Olson
Band 2

Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use


Jay Lindgren
Band 1