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Beat Steiner


1800 Broadway, Suite 300, Boulder, CO 80302

With nearly 40 years of experience, Beat effectively advises his clients on the acquisition, disposition, development, leasing, and financing of all types of real estate.

Trusted Advisor: Beat’s experience in counseling clients through highly complex real estate and corporate transactions gives him the ability to see a project holistically. This experience aids his clients as he considers every angle of a project, especially the business perspective, while providing sound advice on legal issues.

Resort Industry Focus: Beat Steiner deals extensively with clients in the resort industry, and has worked on ski, golf, hunting, fishing, and mountain resorts throughout North America.

Experience: Beat’s extensive experience in a wide range of projects gives him a reservoir of knowledge to tap for each new engagement. He has represented developers, lenders, investors, owners, nonprofits, and governmental and quasi-governmental agencies, domestic and foreign. His work has included all facets of real estate law, and, in addition, he has significant experience with limited liability companies and other joint venture entities, public-private partnerships, and a number of more obscure but important matters, including letters of credit, conservation easements, trade and entity names, and entity conversions.


Development, financing, acquisition, and disposition of more than 20 ski resorts in, among other places, Colorado, Utah, California, Idaho, Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Canada, and New Zealand.

Public-Private – project development work involving the rehabilitation of Denver’s historic Union Station, development of the Winter Park Resort base area, and creation of a multi-city high speed internet network.

Leasing throughout the U.S., including leases for a data center operator and a major oil company.

Representation of promoters and investors in syndicated investments for hotels, restaurants, multifamily, office, and other real estate assets.

Representation of lenders, letter-of-credit issuers, trustees, and bondholders in issuance and work-outs of municipal bond transactions for real estate infrastructure.

Representation of lenders in acquisition, development, construction, and permanent loans.

Representation of numerous ranch owners in purchase, sale, financing, and management matters.



Speaking Engagements


Bar Admissions


  • The Best Lawyers in America© Lawyer of the Year, Real Estate – Denver, 2011, Boulder, 2016 and 2021
  • The Best Lawyers in America© Real Estate Law, 2006-2023; Litigation - Real Estate, 2011-2023; Land Use and Zoning Law, 2017-2023; Mergers and Acquisitions Law, 2018-2023
  • Colorado Super Lawyers®, Real Estate, 2006-2022
  • Chambers USA, Real Estate: Hotels & Leisure (Band 1)
  • American Bar Association, Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law, Probate & Property, 2017, 2018 Excellence in Writing Awards
  • Who's Who in International Real Estate

Professional and Civic Affiliations

  • Colorado Bar Association, Member
    • Real Estate Law Section, Past Chair
    • Business Law Section, Executive Council Former Member
    • Title Standards Committee, Former Member
  • American College of Real Estate Lawyers, Fellow
    • Leasing Committee, Former Chair
  • American College of Mortgage Attorneys, Fellow
  • Colorado Secretary of State Business Division Advisory Committee, Former Member
  • American Bar Association, Real Property, Probate & Trust Division Committee on Partnerships and Limited Liability Companies, Past Chair
  • American Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Colorado Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • U.S. Green Building Council, Colorado Chapter, Member

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