Representative Experience

St. Edwards Seminary

14445 Juanita Drive NE, Seattle, WA 98121

Project Description

Conversion of historic Seminary into a guest lodge with restaurant and spa facilities.


Our Role

Ryan Swanson attorneys provided legal counsel to the ground lessee/developer in connection with negotiation of a sixty-two year ground lease with the State of Washington Parks and Recreation Commission. The firm also represented the client in negotiation for the purchase of a neighboring nine acre waterfront parcel to be contributed to St. Edward State Park under and Exchange Agreement with the State of Washington.





Ryan Swanson Real Estate, Development & Finance Group

Ryan Swanson has been helping shape Seattle and the Pacific Northwest since the firm was founded in 1897. We’ve helped develop—and re‐develop—multiple historic properties ranging from iconic Union Station to Starbucks Center, the largest multi‐tenant building in Seattle.

Contact Brian Lewis, Chair of the Real Estate, Development & Finance Group for more information.

Brian Lewis
Direct Phone: 206.654.2206
Email: [email protected]


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