Amy Kiefer Hansen focuses her career on assisting clients who are developing raw land or underutilized properties and transforming them into thriving locations. Amy draws upon her experience to provide practical, business-minded approaches to sophisticated legal issues. Her knowledge and experience in working on the front lines of development projects translates into valuable insight for both developer and lender clients. 

Amy works with developers on the creation of governance structures for resorts, transit-oriented and other mixed-use projects, as well as master-planned communities and condominiums. She has a strong background in document and form development for use by developers in the sale of individual residential condominiums and homes to consumers.   Amy has also represented clients regarding license agreements for branded residential projects including both urban and suburban markets. 

Amy routinely represents clients with purchase and sale transactions, including representation of both buyers and sellers of real estate in multiple states in a variety of sectors including office, industrial, healthcare, and retail. Her experience includes representing investors and developers in investment structuring and all matters related to acquisition, financing, and development. 
  • Advised real estate investment trusts on acquisition and disposition of office and industrial properties across the United States
  • Advised private equity client on acquisitions of short-line rail roads in the United States and Canada
  • Represented the master developer of a 40-acre mixed-use transit oriented development in Denver, Colorado, with respect to all development and transactional matters, including drafting covenants and use restrictions, formation of a parking authority, sales of development sites for multiple office buildings, residential projects and a hotel, and condominiumization of an apartment building to bifurcate ownership of the first-floor retail
  • Represented a resort owner with respect to its real estate development projects in the Western United States, which have included a golf course community, two hotel/condominium projects, a luxury branded residence project, a condominiumized parking structure, six residential condominium projects, three base village redevelopment projects and multiple employee housing projects
  • Advised a client in connection with the development of a downtown Denver city block with two office towers with penthouse condominiums
  • Represented client with respect to acquisition two and a half city blocks in RiNo Neighborhood of Denver, including both fee parcels and ground lease parcels, and development of the same to include a mix of condominiums, townhomes, affordable housing, restaurants, retail and an urban farm 
  • Represented the master developer of a 5,000 acre Douglas County, Colorado master planned community, including work related to homeowners association documents, sales of finished lots to homebuilders and sales of larger development parcels for commercial and health care developments
  • Advised master developers with respect to special district bond offerings to fund infrastructure, totaling nearly $1 billion 
  • Represented purchaser of multiple ground-leased pad sites in multiple states, which were part of 1031 exchange 
  • Represented purchaser of portfolio of 21 medical office buildings in nine states 
  • Advised national owner of medical office building portfolio with regard to leasing activities 
  • Represented purchaser of an 11 multifamily property portfolio 
  • Represented developer of private non-equity recreation club, including preparation of club bylaws, rules and regulations and amenities lease
  • Represented multiple banks with respect to ongoing CCIOA and development related issues for REO portfolios 
  • Represented owners of office and industrial buildings in connection with condominium conversions 
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Quoted, Denver Business Journal
October 29, 2020
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Work in Progress: A Virtual Newsroom Event on the State of Denver's Construction Industry
 Panelist, Denver Business Journal
October 27, 2020
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Quoted, Colorado Real Estate Journal
May 2020
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Condo Development Finance Panel
Moderator, 2019 Condominium Development Summit & Expo, Aurora, CO
October 7, 2019
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Featured in Colorado Real Estate Journal
July 2017
eAlerts Updates
June 5, 2017
eAlerts Updates
May 24, 2017
eAlerts Updates
July 8, 2016
eAlerts Updates
June 22, 2016
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Appeals Court Takes One Step Forward and One Step Back on Construction Defects
Colorado Real Estate Journal; Multifamily Properties Quarterly
May 2016
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