James B. Borgel - Holland & Hart LLP

James B. Borgel

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2013
Phone: 303-295-8245

Mr. Borgel has over 25 years of experience representing developers in the acquisition, development, and sale of real estate.

He assists clients with virtually all facets of real estate development, including purchase and sale contracts, annexation, zoning, subdivision, construction contracts, and infrastructure and development agreements. Mr. Borgel also works with developers of both conventional and alternative energy projects, such as pipelines, transmission lines, wind farms, and solar farms.

Prior to joining Holland & Hart, Mr. Borgel was of counsel with a small, sophisticated real estate firm in Denver and was general counsel for the developer of two mixed use projects totaling more than 5,500 acres. He also spent 10 years as Colorado counsel for the original developer of the 22,000 acre Highlands Ranch project in Douglas County, Colorado. In these roles, he served as a developer representative on numerous metropolitan district and homeowners association boards.

Mr. Borgel is a frequent speaker at industry and continuing legal education conferences.

Macalester CollegeBA University of Denver College of LawJ.D.
Castle Rock Economic Development Council Urban Land Institute Resort, Entertainment, Travel, and Leisure Product CouncilNAIOP Legislative Affairs CommitteeDenver, Colorado, and American Bar Associations

Office Location

555 Seventeenth Street, Suite 3200
Denver, CO 80202-3979
United States

Practice Areas

Construction Law
Land Use and Zoning Law