News & Press

Beyond LEED: Exploring the Front Edge of Sustainable and Profitable Developments in Washington State

12.04.2020

Wonderful interview by NAIOP WA Sustainable Development Committee and Heartland’s Lanzi Li, with teams from two Night of the Stars award-winning projects, Watershed and Inspire at the Russell W. Young Building here in Seattle. These projects exemplify how multifamily and office development can be highly sustainable and profitable. Click learn more below to read the blog, now featured on NAIOP Corporate’s website, to learn how they overcame perception to create these very special properties, and are already meeting their projected ROI numbers in less than one year of operation.

Seattle’s Laird Norton, Filament merge wealth management practices

12.03.2020

Congratulations to Laird Norton Wealth Management (LNWM), on their merger with Filament! The two companies, who will retain LNWM’s name, are two of the largest in the Northwest and will manage a combined $6B in client assets. Clink on the link below to learn more about the companies and their decision making process.

Seattle’s Laird Norton, Filament merge wealth management practices –Puget Sound Business Journal

Microsoft – Innovating in housing finance to create and preserve more middle-income housing for greater Seattle

11.19.2020

Heartland is proud to be working with Microsoft on the strategy and implementation of their $750 million Affordable Housing Initiative. The issue is urgent and requires innovation, partnership and perseverance and we applaud Microsoft for their role as a catalyst, facilitator and investor.

Innovating in housing finance to create and preserve more middle-income housing for greater Seattle –Microsoft Blog
Microsoft pitches in an additional $65 million for affordable housing –Seattle Times
Microsoft-led housing effort cuts rents in Seattle suburbs –AP News
Microsoft invests another $65M in affordable housing, including fund to reduce rents near its HQ –GeekWire

Real Estate in Uncertain Times: Q&A with Heartland LLC

10.29.2020

Earlier this month two of Heartland’s partners, Deva Hasson and Matt Anderson, took a moment to talk with Laird Norton Wealth Management (“LNWM”) about the current state of the Commercial Real Estate Industry, offering insight into what’s happening now and what people may be able to expect to see coming in the future.

For more than 35 years, Heartland has advised developers, investors, family offices, corporations and nonprofits on a wide variety of real estate strategies and transactions in the Seattle area and across the US. In 2019, Heartland merged with LNWM’s sister company, Laird Norton Properties, (“LNP”) to create a unique, multi-faceted and fully integrated business and real estate enterprise.

Click here to read an analysis of the major sectors of the industry as well as to get some key questions you can be asking yourself about your real estate investments.

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Facebook buys REI’s newly completed Spring District HQ campus 

09.14.2020

Congratulations to REI on selling their Spring District HQ to Facebook! Heartland is proud to have represented REI in this transaction. We continue to work with the company to help them locate satellite office space on the Eastside and South Lake Washington. Learn more about the transaction in the articles linked below.

Facebook buys REI’s newly completed Spring District HQ campus –Puget Sound Business Journal
Facebook buys REI’s empty new Spring District HQ for $368M –Daily Journal of Commerce
Facebook will buy REI’s unused Bellevue headquarters complex, signaling offices are still relevant –Seattle Times
Facebook Buys REI’s New Headquarters Campus in Suburban Seattle –CoStar
Facebook Buys REI’s Elaborate New Headquarters as Covid-19 Pandemic Prompts a Sale –Wall Street Journal