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

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Mass Timber: The Innovative Future of our Built Environment

New building code changes in Washington to permit mid and high-rise mass timber buildings, allowing the state to take a huge step forward for the sustainable future of our built environment and will revolutionize the way we design, build and grow.

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Putting Down Roots

Almost 1,900 volunteers converged to celebrate Green City Days at parks and green spaces across Puget Sound this fall. They planted more than 11,500 native plants. There are now twelve cities in the Green City Partnerships—Everett, Kent, Kirkland, Puyallup, Redmond, Seattle, Snoqualmie, Tacoma, Tukwila, SeaTac, Burien and Des Moines—and these annual events give volunteers a wonderful opportunity to help restore their local natural areas while building community through stewardship.

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Saving Lake Serene

Forterra officially closed on the last-remaining privately owned section of the popular Lake Serene Trail in October 2018. Thanks to massive community support, the purchase of this 190-acre property preserved the trees along the trail and guaranteed permanent public access to Lake Serene Trail’s breathtaking views, waterfalls, and reflective alpine lake—forever.

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Forterra awarded Olmsted Medal

Forterra was recently awarded the prestigious Olmsted Medal of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA). Conferred annually at ASLA’s national conference, the Olmsted Medal is one of the Society’s premier honors.

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1.25 Miles of Wallace River Salmon Habitat Protected

Forterra and the Tulalip Tribes have acquired five parcels along the Wallace River in Snohomish County to protect critical salmon…

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Squint and you can see more than Seaport Landing

You might look across the Chehalis River to south Aberdeen and see only the old docks and what’s left of…

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Keeping Dead Man’s Pond habitat alive

Thanks to support from The Russell Family Foundation, Forterra was recently able to acquire five urban wetland acres in southwest…

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Over 1,000 acres of land in restoration in Seattle

The Seattle City Council recognized the Green Seattle Partnership (GSP) and 10 years of successful collaboration between Forterra and the…

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