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Stoel Rives LLP

Real Estate

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What the team is known for

Esteemed real estate group noted for its expertise in renewable energy projects, including solar, geothermal and wind energy initiatives. Continues to advise clients pursuing residential, hospitality and office development projects. Also regularly advises on issues relating to the mining industry. Leverages its significant corporate practice on major real estate transactional work. The Idaho practice is supported by the firm's significant bench strength across the western United States.

Strengths

An impressed client says: "The work they do is excellent; across the board they have a real savvy for understanding the balance of legal versus business issues. They have a great sense of what really is the lawyer's role versus the business role and help everyone at the table do their respective jobs better."

Another comments: "All of their attorneys are very professional and have a strong knowledge of the area. They have a great network within their firm for ancillary questions and issues, and make an effort to understand our business."

Work highlights

Continues to represent Hormaechea Development in the acquisition and development of a mixed-use condominium and commercial development project in downtown Boise, Idaho known as The Afton.

Notable practitioners

Quentin Knipe is a well-respected real estate attorney who advises clients on major development projects, as well as leasing and land acquisitions.
"He is incredibly methodical in how to document and structure to avoid pitfalls and is a phenomenal real estate attorney." "He is very experienced and knowledgeable, concise, efficient and direct."

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Overview

We represent developers, investors, lenders, and business users in the acquisition, development, financing, sale, and leasing of real estate. Our work includes condominium and time-sharing forms of ownership, real estate syndication, taxation of real estate, zoning, and the regulation of land use. We assist in planning the structure of and negotiating complex real estate transactions, as well as handling the legal analysis and documentation.

Our lawyers assist clients in all types of real estate development, and we have extensive experience in the creation and operation of residential, commercial and mixed-use condominiums and planned unit developments. We are approved by the Federal National Mortgage Association for opinions on condominiums and planned unit developments.

We have broad experience in land use regulation and in project permitting before local government entities, state agencies, and appeals boards. Our practice includes the preparation and processing of all local, state, and federal permit applications relating to land use and environmental regulation of development projects, as well as advice on financing options for public and private infrastructure required as a condition of permit approval.

We advise on:

  • Affordable Housing
  • Condominium & Common Interest Community Development Law
  • Construction and Design
  • Insurance & Risk Management
  • Land Use
  • Permitting
  • Property Tax Litigation
  • Real Estate Finance

Members

Boeck, Tamara (Head of Department)

Knipe, Quentin M (Head of Department)

Nielson, Jeffrey

Clients

620 S. 9th LLC (Michael Hormaechea)

Alternative Power Development, NW, Inc.

Basic American Foods

Clearwater Paper Corporation

Coleman Homes LLC

Intermountain Healthcare

JELD-WEN, Inc.

St. Luke’s Regional Medical Center, Ltd.

Terna Energy USA Holding Corporation

Woodgrain Millwork Inc.

Industries

Agribusiness

Construction

Consumer Products

Energy

Food & Beverage

Healthcare

Life Sciences & Technology

Manufacturing

Natural Resources

Real Estate

Real Estate

Stoel Rives LLP

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Location

101 South Capitol Boulevard

Suite 1900

Boise

Idaho

USA

ID 83702-7705

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Idaho

Real Estate


Quentin M Knipe
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