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Heather L. Kendrick


Heather is a transactional attorney focused on commercial real estate transactions.

Heather’s practice covers a broad range of commercial real estate transactions, including conduit lending, agency loans, commercial mortgage and mezzanine financing, collateral substitutions, the acquisition, development, financing and sale of office, hotel, industrial, retail, mixed use, senior living and apartment properties and the negotiation of commercial office leases. From acquiring and leasing office buildings, to selling and financing multifamily projects, Heather provides her clients with creative and cost-effective solutions for achieving their business goals.

Heather is a trusted advisor to public and private clients, including publicly traded real estate investment trusts, private equity funds, national and regional real estate developers, owners and operators, and financial institutions.

Multifamily Housing Financing

  • Counsel to a public REIT in connection with the financing of senior and supplemental loans in excess of $10 billion secured by multifamily housing projects located across the country.

Healthcare Real Estate; Senior Housing

  • Counsel to a public REIT in connection with the leasing of Outpatient Medical office buildings and Lab space located throughout the country totaling approximately 25,000,000 square feet of space.
  • Represents a public REIT in the acquisition of medical office buildings located throughout the United States.
  • Represents an independent investment firm in connection with the acquisition of senior living housing projects and the financing of loans secured by such projects located nationwide, with an average annual deal volume of $1.2 billion.
  • Real estate counsel to several regional health care systems providing legal guidance in acquisitions, dispositions, leasing, and development matters.

Commercial Office Leasing

  • Counsel to landlords in the leasing of more than 4,000,000 rentable square feet of commercial office space.
  • Represents tenants, including a Fortune 500 company, in the negotiation of leases for retail, restaurant and commercial office space nationwide.


  • Counsel to developers, including a preferred developer for 7-Eleven, in the acquisition, financing, development, disposition and leasing of C-Stores, commercial office, restaurant, and retail space throughout Texas and Pennsylvania.

Lender Financing; Military Housing

  • Represented a lender and servicer for permanent and construction loans, securitizations and loan restructurings in excess of $5 billion in military housing privatization transactions.

Nonprofit Experience; Pro bono work

  • Served on the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee for the Rocky Mountain MicroFinance Institute, a non-profit helping low-income individuals transform into serious entrepreneurs through a unique blend of skill-building, mentorship, and micro-lending.
  • Represented the Rocky Mountain MicroFinance Institute in connection with a lease for incubator space.
  • Served as guardian ad litem through the Rocky Mountain Children’s Law Center representing minor children in dependency and neglect proceedings.
  • Counsel to Holocaust survivors in applying for reparation pension from the German government through Bet Tzedek.

  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Real Estate Law, 2023-2024