Greg Vallin represents national, regional and local clients in real estate development, aiding them in the legal development process from the ground up with in-depth industry experience. His practice also includes acquisitions and dispositions, leasing and financing.
Greg’s work encompasses an impressive swath of residential master planned communities, including representation of Sterling Ranch in the selling of 800 homes to five national homebuilders in a complicated simultaneously closed transaction.
He also plays an integral role in representing McWhinney’s Centerra development, one of the largest retail and commercial economic hubs in northern Colorado, setting the pace and tone for future development throughout the surrounding municipalities.
Greg has also represented Lennar, the country’s largest homebuilder, and Arvada Residential Partners, LCC’s Candelas development, a community lauded for its potential to embody in the Colorado way of life through outdoor recreation accessibility and environmental responsibility.
Greg’s major ticket development work has also spanned from the creation of the 294-home mixed use development project at the former Green Gables Country Club location to the development of Starwood’s mixed generation housing project High Pointe, located between Denver and Aurora.
His work demonstrates a strong track record of working not only with large homebuilders and developers, but on innovate and inspired projects throughout Denver and the state, including representation of Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting Network in mixed use redevelopment project in downtown Denver.
He has represented Corporate Express, one of the largest office supply distribution companies in the United States, with the acquisition and leasing of thousands of square feet of warehouse and flexible office/warehouse space. Greg has represented the largest Apartment Real Estate Investment Trust in the country with the acquisition and disposition of large apartment projects located throughout the United States.
Greg's experience includes representing many national retail restaurant chains with the acquisition, development, leasing and financing of restaurant sites throughout the country, including Boston Market, Einstein Brothers' Bagels, Qdoba, Noodles & Company, the Keg, and Houlihans Restaurant Company. He has also represented various shopping center developers with all aspects of financing, developing and leasing retail centers.
Greg's interest in preserving Colorado's most beautiful places has led him to be active in the land conservation community. He has represented land trusts and landowners in transactions involving the preservation of unique and scenic property through the use of conservation easements and other land preservation techniques. Greg negotiated and prepared the largest donated conservation easement in Colorado history. He is also actively involved in the conservation community as a director of the Colorado Coalition of Land Trusts, a statewide umbrella organization for land trusts and government open space programs.
As a member of the firm's Renewable Energy Practice Group, Greg is an active speaker on wind energy. In the last year, he has given CLE presentations on wind farms to the Colorado Bar Association, NAIOP, the South Metro Chamber of Commerce and Colorado Corporate Counsel. He has also twice taught the Wind Law class at University of Denver, and has represented a wind developer in North Dakota.