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.

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  • 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

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Paddling to a Future Forest

For three years, Forterra staff and WCC crew members have waded across the Cedar River to control invasive knotweed in a remote part of Ron Regis Park—but in winter when rains swell the river, a new approach to tackling the knotweed was needed.

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15,000!

Across the Puget Sound this fall, more than 2,200 volunteers converged at area parks and green spaces to celebrate Green City Days. Now boasting nine cities in the Green City Partnerships, these annual event connects community members across all age, ethnic and economic backgrounds for a common goal: helping to keep our forested parks and green spaces environmentally healthy.

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Can a Golf Course Save Orca Whales?

It’s no coincidence that as Puget Sound grows (and continues to grow), the amount of green space, salmon, and orcas have been in decline. In the intricate, messy web of life that connects locals and transplants, salmon and orcas, and all the other creatures to this place we call home, every decision we make reverberates across seen and unseen threads, making an impact that is as large as it is lasting.

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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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Forterra signs purchase agreement for Port Gamble shoreline block

Forterra and Pope Resources signed a purchase and sale agreement Wednesday for 535 acres of forestland and 1.5 miles of…

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Mukilteo Saves Historic Japanese Gulch for Community

The City of Mukilteo has purchased 98 acres within Japanese Gulch for $5.4 million dollars from the court-ordered Metropolitan Mortgage…

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Working with Pearl Jam to combat climate change

It’s a bold idea – and what better place to start than in one of the greenest cities in the…

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Community benefits from land acquisition in Tukwila

The City of Tukwila and Forterra has closed on a land transaction with a private owner to expand the Duwamish…

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