Mr. Allen has over 24 years of experience as a real estate developer, consultant, and broker, which includes the development of thousands of acres of commercial, industrial, and residential land, the construction of office buildings, warehouses, and multi-family housing, as well as hundreds of acquisitions, dispositions and consulting assignments.

Mr. Allen was a founding member of Century Pacific LP, the real estate affiliate of the law firm Davis Wright Tremaine (DWT). Century Pacific was formed in 1988 to provide real estate advisory services to DWT clients as well as other corporate clients and real estate owners. Mr. Allen was Century Pacific's Designated Broker and Vice President in charge of real estate development activities. In addition, his many consulting engagements included acquisitions, dispositions, construction management and tenant representation. Mr. Allen also provided strategic planning and implementation to enhance values of REO properties for Seafirst Bank and its successor, Bank of America.

In 2000, Mr. Allen left Century Pacific to form the real estate development and consulting firm of Allen & Company, LLC. Significant projects completed by Allen & Company include, but are not limited to:

  • The successful acquisition, development, and disposal of over 1000-acres of high-end residential projects;
  • The liquidation of over 4000 acres of industrial and forest land;
  • The successful permitting and sale of a 1,600-acre sand and gravel site in Thurston County, Washington;
  • The acquisition of land and building sites for Washington's largest pharmaceutical manufacturing facility;
  • The successful completion of dozens of land acquisitions and dispositions; and
  • Providing a myriad of real estate consulting and advisory services to a large and diverse group of clientele.