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Employment Opportunity: Heartland Is Hiring an Associate Project Manager


Heartland is seeking candidates for a full time Associate Project Manager.





Microsoft’s Affordable Housing Initiative


Heartland is proud to support Microsoft’s Affordable Housing Initiative, which is now in its fifth year.

Click learn more below to read the progress report and learn more about the initiative.

Heartland is welcoming a new member to the team!


Quennie Eslava will be joining Heartland as an Administrative Assistant, where she will provide support to the internal team as well as external clients, drawing from her experience working in a wide array of settings within the public and private sectors.

Prior to joining Heartland, Quennie was enlisted as an Administrative Specialist in the United States Marine Corps and was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal for her service.

To learn more about the Heartland team click learn more below.


SRM secures construction loan for Microsoft-backed Bellevue workforce housing project


Heartland is proud to support Microsoft on this exciting project! Nuovo is a 135-unit apartment development that will be affordable to households with income of 80-100% of area median, and which will be developed by SRM. It is part of Microsoft’s $750M Affordable Housing Initiative, a multipronged effort to create innovative and replicable models to address housing affordability in the Puget Sound region.

Since 2020, Heartland has provided advice and implementation support to Microsoft on this initiative, including developer outreach, capital structuring, and opportunity underwriting and negotiation to facilitate the development and preservation of housing for people experiencing homelessness, low-income households (up to 60% of area median income), and middle-income households (60% to 120% of area median income).

South Seattle development named one of world’s best affordable projects – Orenda at Othello Square


Along with Spectrum and Laird Norton Properties, Heartland is proud to have been a part of the planning and development for Orenda. Congratulations to Spectrum, Laird Norton Properties and the entire team behind this project.

Following the 2019 merger, Heartland advised LNP throughout the development process on Orenda, providing predevelopment and development budget review, partnership document review, financial analysis, and representation at construction progress meetings. Heartland now provides Asset Management services along with the rest of the Laird Norton Properties’ real estate portfolio.