News & Press

REI claims Rowley’s new boutique office building in Issaquah


REI takes down a new satellite office in Issaquah! Heartland is excited to continue representing REI in all their corporate real estate requirements, and the implementation of their progressive locational strategy; most recently serving as their tenant rep to broker the lease of a full office building in Issaquah. In the midst of pandemic pressure, shifting paradigms around corporate culture and office use has been a challenge for many. REI continues to lead with compassion for the wellbeing and lifestyle of their employees.

Congratulations to Heartland’s Mark Goodman! Newly Appointed Board Member of Bainbridge Island Land Trust


In January 2021, Mark Goodman was appointed a Board Member with the Bainbridge Island Land Trust. Mark has served as a member of the Land Trust’s Projects Committee since 2019 and is thrilled to be joining as a Board Member. The Bainbridge Island Land Trust is an accredited member of the national Land Trust Alliance (“LTA”) and has worked to protect more than 1,400 acres of land on Bainbridge Island since its inception in 1989. The organization’s most recent campaign, Stand for the Land, will result in the protection of more than 100 acres of forest, wetland, creeks and tidelands across Bainbridge Island.


Microsoft’s commitment to affordable housing


Heartland is proud to be a collaborative advisor partner in Microsoft’s continued corporate leadership in addressing regional housing challenges. Since announcing their $750M commitment to affordable and workforce housing, Microsoft has maintained a focus on holistic impact and system-level intervention to influence change that will outlive their initial investments.

Explore Microsoft’s Power BI visualization of the work to date here: Microsoft Affordable Housing Initiative Website
Read more about Heartland’s efforts in Jane Broom’s op-ed piece: Opinion: Take steps now to address the affordable housing crisis –Puget Sound Business Journal
Additionally, you can find more detailed information on specific commitments within the initiative here: Microsoft’s commitment to addressing affordable housing in the Puget Sound region


Employment Opportunity: Heartland Is Hiring an Asset Management Analyst -POSITION FILLED


Position filled, please check back for additional opportunities to join the Heartland team.

Heartland is seeking candidates for a full time Asset Management Analyst position (FLSA Status: Exempt).





St. Luke’s Ballard Campus Redevelopment: Mixed-Use Development Opportunity


Heartland is excited to be representing The Diocese of Olympia and St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Ballard in their search for a partner to create a new church facility within a mixed-use multifamily community. St. Luke’s is seeking a development partner who is interested in creating a financially, socially and environmentally sustainable community that serves as a model for other faith-based organizations. Heartland is requesting qualifications (the “RFQ”) from market rate developers with experience working on large, complex development projects, ideally with experience working with non-profits or faith-based groups. The property in this offering consists of four parcels with a total land area of 40,000 square feet and is zoned for a wide range of uses including multifamily residential and neighborhood business.

A subsequent RFQ will be issued for affordable housing developers for a 15,000 square foot development opportunity adjacent to this offering.

To access the RFQ and learn more about the opportunity, please click on “LEARN MORE” below.

If you have questions, please submit them to Chris Fiori and Evan Schneider, by February 5th at 5:00PM.
Final responses are due on Wednesday, February 24th at 5:00PM.

For a DJC article about the proposed development, click the link below.
On the Block: A different kind of church redevelopment in Ballard –Daily Journal of Commerce