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Allison Nelson


Akerman LLP

Represented a university system in a $500-million joint development venture

Represented a nonprofit healthcare system in its $1.2-billion hospital system acquisition

As Co-Deputy Chair, Real Estate Practice Group with Akerman’s Denver office, Allison Nelson focuses her efforts on representing healthcare systems in complex real estate transactions and mergers and acquisitions. She negotiates compliant sales and acquisitions, joint venture developments, and leases, ground leases, and subleases. She is also experienced in navigating clients through real estate compliance investigations by the U.S. Office of Inspector General (OIG).

Nelson also guides clients in retail, industrial, office, mixed-use, and home builder sectors through all aspects of commercial real estate transactions, including acquisition, entitlement, development, financing, and disposition. She represents landlords and tenants in negotiation of master leases, ground leases, leases, and subleases for office parks, industrial centers, retail centers, anchor locations, and distribution and warehouse space. She has served as lender’s counsel in commercial real estate transactions for national lenders and as receiver’s counsel for court-appointed receivers of retail, office, multifamily and other commercial properties.

Notable work includes representation of a university system in a joint development venture for a $500 million rehabilitation hospital and representation of a national nonprofit healthcare system in its $1.2 billion acquisition of a hospital system.

Nelson is listed in The Legal 500—Recommended for Real Estate and Construction—Real Estate, The Best Lawyers in America—Colorado, Real Estate Law And Super Lawyer—Colorado, Rising Star. She has also been recognized as a “Top Lawyer in Real Estate by 5820 Magazine.

These are some of the reasons why we are honoring Allison Nelson with Connect CRE’s 2022 Phoenix & Southwest Lawyers in Real Estate Award. The award celebrates real estate attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their practice and the larger community.


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