With the outstanding academic achievement, exemplary teamwork, and leadership in student activities, Jeff McCann, a University of Washington graduate of 2021 Master of Science in Real Estate, receives this year’s George Rolfe Award.
No skeletons in the closet
The power of the pen! (Or, “The pen is mightier than the sword”.) We’ve heard these clichés before—there is power in the pen and there are benefits of good note taking! Jotting down key points during meetings keeps us alert, engages our minds, emphasizes and organizes information for us…Read More
The Owner’s Advocate
The opposition against Jeff McCann and McKinley LLC’s (“McCann”) endeavor to short plat a property near Ravensdale WA, King County Department of Permitting and Environmental Review, (“County“), denied their short plat application. The King County Superior Court stated McCann met the burden to establish that the county’s land use decision…Read More
A Precedent in Okanogan County
In March 2008, I helped a client complete the first Development Agreement in Okanogan County. The development agreement was a voluntary contract between Okanogan County and Okanogan View Estates LLC, detailing the obligations of both parties and specifying the standards and conditions that would govern development of the property. The development agreement provided assurances…Read More
Public Private Partnership: Adopt a Park
In a unique joint endeavor, the Maple Valley Rotary Club worked collaboratively with King County to transform a largely overgrown area near the Cedar River. Together, this private and public partnership resulted in the creation of a park that the entire community enjoys. After years of planning, the…Read More
UW’s Gregg Colburn discusses “from congregate shelters to hotel rooms” during the COVID crisis.
Beginning in March 2020, King County took the unprecedented step of moving over 800 people out of congregate shelters and placing them in hotel and motel rooms. Early anecdotal evidence suggests that this “unplanned experiment” has produced very positive results that offers hope, not only for public health, but…Read More
Feasibility study nightmare
During the final days of my client’s feasibility period to purchase a property, they requested that I go to Seller’s office to review some additional documents. It seems that the Seller had located some additional material that had not previously been disclosed. I was asked to run down…Read More
What our clients have to say
“Very happy with the job Jeff performed. Jeff did an excellent job both selling our home and finding us a new one. Very knowledgeable about the community and values. Jeff managed to get our deal done at 4:59pm on Christmas Eve since we were leaving town.”
Tom & Jennifer V.
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