Commercial Real Estate

Seattle Commercial Real Estate Lawyer, Lee Brettin has over 30 years of experience as a commercial property manager, leasing agent, lease negotiator, and broker. In addition, Lee has over 20 years experience as a commercial real estate attorney in both in private practice and as general counsel for a fast paced real estate orientated franchiser and commercial real estate developer specializing in build-to-suit transactions for national credit tenants. We represent clients with:

  • Commercial Leasing – Representation of private and institutional landlords; and local, regional and national retail tenants in all aspects of deal making and documentation.
  • Commercial Property Sales – dirt to shopping centers.
  • Shopping Center Site Location – location, location, location.
  • Site Due Diligence – proforma development through coordination of entitlements.
  • Purchase Options – for both build to suit, and pre-sales of pads to shopping centers.
  • Land Assemblages – options to purchase subject to client approval and assembling all the parcels needed to develop the dirt to its highest and best use.
  • Build-To-Suit – restaurants to drug stores.
  • CC&R – covenants, conditions and restrictions – drafting, negotiating and amending.
  • Easements – cross access, parking, private to common areas.
  • Commercial Receivership – assigned counsel working with appointed receivers on commercial real estate.
  • Subdivision and lot line elimination – subdivisions to carve-out pads, lot line eliminations to allow for development over former parcel boundaries.
  • Retail Development – bringing together the diverse pieces to allow facilitate retail leasing.
  • Franchise Leasing, representing both landlords and tenants – understanding and negotiating the special provisions in a franchise lease.
  • Commercial property management – representation of both property owners and property managers.
  • Broker relationships – helping brokers solve problems.
  • Landlord-Tenant (Unlawful Detainer Actions) – focused on results.

Real results for commercial real property landlords, tenants, investors, developers, brokers and property managers.