Real Estate Advisory Services

We have a track record of success in solving large and complex regional challenges while protecting critical lands across the region. We match stakeholder objectives with funding realities.

Kayaking Devils Head in the South Puget Sound
Photo by Gregg Erickson
  • Kitsap Forest & Bay Project

    Forterra is partnering with Kitsap County, Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe, Suquamish Tribe and Great Peninsula Conservancy to conserve up to 6,700 acres of forest, wetlands and shoreline surrounding Port Gamble Bay in north Kitsap County.

    Read about KFBP

  • Dead Man's Pond

    Forterra provided temporary funding for the City of Puyallup to purchase five acres of urban wildlife habitat in Puyallup, known locally as Dead Man’s Pond. Creative partnerships like these allow our conservation partners the time they need to raise funding for permanent conservation.

    Read about Dead Man’s Pond

Related Perspectives and News

Hiking to Lake Serene

We arrived at the parking lot of the trailhead in the early morning hours. The air was crisp and the sky a bit overcast. It was my first time to Lake Serene and I was incredibly excited to make the 4.1 mile trek into the woods to see it with my own eyes.

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Talking and Walking in Kittitas County

Two days of conversation with leaders across Kittitas County and one day of hiking. For the last few months and particularly over two concentrated days, we met with business leaders, advocates, planners, developers, farmers, elected officials and tribal leaders; to name some. The conversations only barely scratched the surface of course—of the richness of the place and the challenges it faces.

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A Conservation Conversation

Green Everett Partnership volunteer and UW Bothell student, Candice Magbag, set to find out in her class on restoration ecology. In her final project, Candice covers the history of Forterra and her perspectives on conservation. Read her guest post and watch her video below.

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Development = Conservation

When you walk through South Lake Union, words you might think of include Amazon, Paul Allen, tech, REI, Vulcan, Pink Elephant, growth, MOHAI, development and… conservation? How our innovative program is transforming our region’s landscape.

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Farm land saved from from development in Arlington

ARLINGTON, Wash. — A 140-acre Arlington farm is off the auction block and in the hands of a young farmer.…

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Historic agreement gives community chance to preserve Wayne Golf Course back nine

Forterra is interested in financing the purchase of the 89-acre Wayne Golf Course to provide the Bothell community an opportunity to creatively structure a permanent preservation strategy to support a variety of publicly-accessible uses and habitat restoration actions which will put the Wayne land at the very heart of the community.

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535 acres of Port Gamble Bay protected with community benefit

Kitsap County has purchased 535 acres of forestland and 1.5 miles of shoreline on Port Gamble Bay for permanent conservation.…

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Auburn purchases 9 acres for park with help of local conservation and community building organization

The City of Auburn, assisted by Forterra (formerly Cascade Land Conservancy), acquired 9.2 acres including a 2-acre lake of undeveloped…

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