Landmark real estate and construction projects are represented by Schwabe.

Real Estate & Construction

industry relationships

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC)

Associated General Contractors, Oregon-Columbia Chapter (AGC)

Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW)



National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC)

Southwest Contractors Association (SWCA)

Urban Land Institute (ULI)

What our clients say

“The Schwabe team excels at managing large-scale issues and delving into issues right alongside the client.”


“Schwabe has experts in all fields.”


“The group is efficient and quick to respond.”

Chambers & Partners USA, client highlights

“Reliable, efficient and value driven best describes the service we receive from Schwabe. Our office leasing ‎negotiations are the one thing I never have to worry about ‎as an office building manager and developer.‎”

Vanessa Sturgeon, President and CEO, TMT Development

highly ranked

Band One

OR Real Estate

Band Two

OR Real Estate – Zoning & Land Use

Assisting your business
every step of the way.

Our lawyers are well-versed in helping our Real Estate & Construction clients navigate each step of their companies’ lifecycle — from the initial business idea to transitioning leadership.

Litigation Powerhouse

“The litigation team is very, very good. I would say that they are competent, confident, and ‎good at judging and helping figure out ‘when to hold ’em and when to fold ’em’.”

Marcus Breuer, CEO, Touchmark Senior Living


  • Represented a developer of a new shopping center in Newcastle, WA which included providing advice regarding entity formation and the purchase of the land, the preparation and negotiation of all of the leases, and all legal work relating to the eventual sale of the shopping center.
  • Drafted complex multi-party easement agreements for an outdoor-oriented shopping mall with multiple ownership components.
  • Represented one of the largest banks in the world in its leasing and real estate transactions in the Pacific Northwest.
  • Represented the purchase of a six-building portfolio in downtown Portland. We then assisted in the management and leasing of these buildings, and then handled the resale of the portfolio to two separate institutional purchasers.
  • Obtained dismissal of OSHA citations related to the use of fall protection and negotiated resolution of citations related to lockout/tagout procedures.

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