Robert L. Brown
Robert L. Brown

Member

Phone: 303.299.8350

Fax: 303.298.0940

rbrown@shermanhoward.com

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Areas of Emphasis

Real Estate

Corporate & Transactional

Franchising

Education

  • Juris Doctor, cum laude, Cornell Law School, 1976
    • Order of the Coif
    • Cornell Law Review, Research Editor
  • Master of Arts in Mathematics, Hofstra University, 1970
  • Bachelor of Arts in Economics, Wesleyan University, 1967
Representative Matters
  • $366 million loan for acquisition of undivided interest in electric generating facility.
  • $20 million utility company refinance – approximately 200 properties in five states.
  • Multiple acquisition and development loans from $6 million to $35 million for acquisition and development of residential communities and related house construction financing.
  • Foreclosures of rural condominium project, two residential subdivisions, multi-family projects, hotel, subdivided land and other projects, and high-tech instrument manufacturing facility.
  • Receiverships for business and medical partnerships, multi-family projects (several dozen units to several hundred), assisted-living facility, cold storage warehouse, trout club, casino, photography lab, and five hydroponic greenhouses.
  • Acquisition, covenants, general contract for $300 million hospital campus.
  • Development of $150 million multiple ownership office tower and structured parking.
  • Sale of ski area hotel, conference center, golf course, lodge, and single-family lots – $100 million.
  • Sale of site for 220,000 square foot healthcare facility.
  • Acquisition of $15 million assemblage for medical office building campus.
  • Acquisition of land for new regional hospital.
  • Acquisition of $3.3 million restaurant ground lease site.
  • Five ground leases for medical office buildings from 45,000 to 250,000 square feet.
  • Leasing for landlords of downtown high-rise, suburban high-rise, and suburban low-rise office buildings.
  • Retail leasing for mixed use Platte Valley project.
  • Multiple leases of 80,000 to 200,000 square foot warehouse facilities.
Professional Activities
  • Chairman, Interlaw’s North American Real Estate business team (NARE), 2010-present
  • Member, Real Estate Section Council of Colorado Bar Association, 1987 – 1993
  • Chair, Real Estate Section Council of Colorado Bar Association, 1992 – 1993
Honors and Awards
  • Chambers USA, Senior Statespeople, Real Estate, Colorado
  • Best Lawyers in America, Real Estate Law (1993-2020)
  • Super Lawyers, Real Estate, Colorado (2005-2019)
  • 5280 Magazine, “Top Lawyer”, Real Estate (2015)
  • Denver Athletic Club, “Master (over 50) Athlete of the Year” (2015)
  • American College of Real Estate Lawyers, Fellow (1993)
Publications and Presentations
  • Regular Speaker, CLE Colorado