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Highly respected boutique firm that covers numerous facets of real estate, from land use and litigation to transactions and tax. Represents a wide range of clients, including developers, owners and investors. Frequently engaged on complex zoning and subdivisions, significant construction financing and mixed-use developments. Additionally accomplished assisting with major public infrastructure projects, and multifamily residential developments.
One source describes it as "a stellar firm" and the "most credible land use group in the market."
Another highlights the firm's "large real estate department and client base," and adds that it's "very influential in Colorado."
Represented CIBC Bank in connection with the acquisition, construction and financing of a large community center in Castle Rock.
Sources laud Michael Westover as an "exceptionally smart and practical" lawyer who is "pleasant and detail-oriented." He is particularly recognized for his handling of real estate finance transactions and developments, including on behalf of institutional investors.
Steven Cohen is an experienced real estate lawyer with broad capabilities covering acquisitions and dispositions, as well as joint ventures and construction. One source describes him as a "tremendous lawyer and a true expert."
Thomas Ragonetti is described as the "dean of land use" in the Denver market by market sources, while others commend him as "preeminent" and "premier." He frequently acts on large-scale residential, commercial and mixed-use development projects.
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Our Approach: Sophisticated from Vision to Close
Commercial real estate matters involve complex issues. Drawing on the firm’s additional expertise in real estate finance, land use, tax and litigation, Otten Johnson’s Real Estate practice group brings formidable resources to bear on each and every matter it handles. The firm has unrivaled depth of experience and talent in real estate matters, having dealt with nearly every type of issue or transaction relating to real estate.
Our Real Estate practice group represents clients in many contexts, including:
Gano, J. Alex
Macdonald, J. Thomas
Energy-Alternative Energy, Oil and Gas
Healthcare/Medical Office Buildings
Hospitality and Resorts
Lending and Finance/Investment Banking
Local Government and Special Districts
Manufactured Housing Communities
Office and Industrial Buildings
Railroads and Transportation