Laura Bachman

Real estate development and financing consulting

Reviewing plans is like reading the recipe for a building. Knowing which ingredients should be blended together in a specific sequence is easy. But it’s the baker’s special skill and experience which will make those ingredients result in the desired and delicious result.

WATERSIDE AT EASTLAKE

Owner’s Representative / Full Project Management Services

UNIQUE PROBLEM SOLVING: Challenging contractor, phased schedule management, overlapping with transitions to new homeowners.

BACHMAN GROUP ROLE: Owner’s Representative, provided full project management services for out of state owners.

OUTCOME: 27 luxury townhomes in the Eastlake neighborhood of Seattle, WA

DEVELOPER: Pacific Residential Partners

SURREY ON MAIN APARTMENTS

Owner’s Representative

UNIQUE PROBLEM SOLVING: Detailed oversight on behalf of out of country ownership with extremely detailed schedule management;

BACHMAN GROUP ROLE: Owner’s Representative

OUTCOME: 125 unit market-rate apartment project in Bellevue, WA

DEVELOPER: Pastakia + Associates LLC

EAST UNION APARTMENTS

Owner’s Representative / Full Project Management Services

UNIQUE PROBLEM SOLVING: The building was built within an underground water table, requiring a “bathtub” design.

BACHMAN GROUP ROLE: Owner’s Representative and full project management services from design, through permitting and construction

OUTCOME: 144 unit market rate apartment project in Seattle, WA, including street level grocery store and two levels of underground parking

DEVELOPER: Lake Union Partners LLC

FAMILY PORTFOLIO ADVISORY

The Bachman Group has provided portfolio advisory services for local families with a wide-ranging type of real estate holdings.

This has ranged from re-zoning properties, to site feasibility analyses, to assisting with negotiations with Sound Transit related to land condemnation, to property re positioning.

Mixed Use

110 FIRST AVENUE W
– Project management during construction

GRIDIRON (formerly known as Stadium Terrace)
100+ apartments, 9,000sf retail
– Development management for the re-permitting of the project following foreclosure proceedings; New permitting and re-design for new ownership group

RUBY CONDOMINIUMS
52 condos, 7,500sf of retail condos
– Project management, financing, marketing

WELCH PLAZA
162 unit apartment/condominium project + 18,000sf of retail/office
Financing: equity, construction loan, City of Seattle loan and tax exemption, Federal grant application, derivative contract
Marketing: branding, design, website creation, advertising, signage, interior design of model units, special events
– Project management of condominium conversion process: re-structuring of entire financial and legal structure, coordination of construction, sales and marketing programs

DEGRAFF APARTMENTS
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Other

THE STANDARD
office building
Consulting for renovation design
Permitting

CAPITOL HILL MANSION

Multiple site feasibilities for privately held land around Puget Sound

Connecting brands and ideas

Residential

Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.