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Thomas S. Hillier

HillierThomas
Partner
T503.778.5317
F503.778.5299
Tom Hillier focuses his practice on transactional real estate and has extensive experience representing parties in the acquisition or disposition of real property. His clients include both landlords and tenants in commercial leases; lenders and borrowers in real estate financing; and investors involved in tax deferred exchanges, including tenant-in-common transactions and other forms of real estate securities offerings. Tom also regularly advises clients on construction lien matters.

Practice Highlights
  • Represents the purchaser of senior living facilities throughout the country involving acquisition, financing and sale of tenant-in-common shares to investors
  • Has substantial local counsel experience on behalf of lenders and borrowers reviewing real estate documents for compliance with Oregon law, and rendering local counsel enforceability opinions

Representative Experience

Real estate finance for Citibank

Drafting financing documents for borrowers acquiring mobile home parks, apartments and small office buildings. (Ongoing)

Real estate leasing for Pacific Crest Securities LLC

Representing technology investment bank in all leasing activity, both locally and in other states. (Ongoing)

Office project - purchase of KOIN Center for American Pacific International Capital, Inc.

Represented American Pacific International Capital, Inc. in the purchase of KOIN Center, a 34-story Energy-Star Rated mixed-use facility, with 19 stories of office and retail space and 15 stories of luxury condominiums in downtown Portland, Ore. (2009)

Real estate finance for PPR Washington Square LLC/Pacific Premier Retail Trust

Represented borrower and guarantor in reviewing loan documents and rendering enforceability opinion on the refinance of the Washington Square Mall. (2008)

In re Thomson & Walters Nursery, Inc.

Acquisition of Thompson & Walters Nursery. (2006) Read more

Sale of business for Pacific Bells Inc.

Represented seller in sale and leaseback of 37 Taco Bell sites in the Midwest and Northwest. (2005)

Professional & Community Activities

  • Board Member, Dougy Center, 2007-present
  • American Bar Association
  • Multnomah County Bar Association
  • Real Estate and Land Use Section, Oregon State Bar
  • Construction Section, Oregon State Bar
  • Pro Bono Counsel, K T Foundation of Oregon, 2004-present