Kenneth S. Antell

Key Expertise

Real Estate



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Kenneth S. Antell

Fernando Adame, Assistant

Ken Antell is a partner in Dunn Carney’s Real Estate Team who focuses on commercial real estate purchase, sale, financing and leasing transactions. He has extensive experience in development, construction and entity structuring in real property transactions. During his more than 30 years of practice, Ken has represented buyers, sellers, borrowers, lenders, landlords, tenants and other stakeholders in numerous transactions involving high-profile shopping centers, office buildings, and industrial and multi-family properties.

Ken has a pragmatic, practical approach that serves his clients well. He recognizes that clients generally expect their transactions to move quickly, and they expect responsiveness, timeliness and efficiency from their legal counsel. Ken’s consistent and long-standing industry recognition shows that he brings these elements to every transaction he handles.

When he’s not in the office, Ken enjoys spending time with his family and their dogs outdoors in the Pacific Northwest.


Oregon, 1986

Washington, 1993

U.S. District Court District of Oregon, 1988


University of Oregon School of Law, J.D., 1986

University of Michigan, B.A., 1981

Representative Matters

Lead counsel for Retail Opportunity Investments Corp., a publicly traded real estate investment trust, in its acquisition of more than 60 shopping center properties in Oregon, Washington and California during the past 5 years with a total acquisition price of approximately $1.5 billion.

Represented the seller in the sale of an industrial/flex property located in Durham, Oregon in 2016 with a sale price of $6.7 million

Represented the seller of a multi-family property in Camas, Washington for a sale price of $16 million in 2016

Represented the seller of a multi-family low-income housing tax credit project in Vancouver, Washington in a supplemental financing in the amount of $2.9 million in 2017

Represented the purchaser of a downtown Portland, Oregon office building with purchase price of $12.6 million in 2016

Represented the seller of two Portland, Oregon area office buildings with a total sale price of $26.4 million in 2016

Presentation Topics

Numerous presentations to attorneys and real estate professionals regarding commercial leasing, financing and real estate purchase and sale transactions


Representative Clients

Retail Opportunity Investments Corp.

Melvin Mark Companies

Transpacific dK Investments, LLC

Providence Health & Services

Powell Development Co.

Spring Capital Group

Kimco Realty Corporation

Regency Centers


Real Estate

Professional Affiliations

Building Owners and Managers Association of Oregon (BOMA), Board Member, 2003-present; BOMA Lease Forms Committee, Chair, 2000-present

Pro Bono Activities

Oregon State Bar Fee Arbitration Program Arbitrator, 2005-present

Honors & Recognitions

Best Lawyers in America, Real Estate, 2004-present

Chambers USA, Real Estate, 2003-present

IFLR1000, Real Estate Finance, Real Estate Acquisitions (International Financial Law Review)

Oregon Super Lawyers, Real Estate, 2006-present






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