WELCOME TO AVENUE 55
We are a private real estate company focused on investment, development and value added opportunities.
Avenue 55 manages all aspects of development from start to finish. Services include market analysis, site acquisition, entitlement, design, planning, financing, construction management, property management and asset management. Core areas of expertise include the following: industrial, industrial build-to-suit, office, retail properties, apartment communities and mixed-use development.
WHO WE ARE
Joe Blattner Founder | President
Joseph has been investing in and developing commercial and multi-family real estate for over two decades. His development resume includes more than 20 million square feet of industrial, multifamily, retail, and office projects. His creativity, experience and determination have been critical to many successful and diverse projects over the past 20 years throughout the Puget Sound.
Drew Zaborowski Development Manager
Drew joined Avenue 55 in 2013 where he oversees and manages new and existing industrial and office projects. Drew has been responsible for various aspects of development including design, construction, leasing and property management. He works closely with architects, construction managers and local municipalities to ensure all projects meet Avenue 55’s standards.
Nick Yawman Development Associate
Nick joined Avenue 55 in 2020 as a Development Associate where he handles industrial and mixed-use projects. Prior to joining Avenue 55, Nick spent two years working for a CMBS underwriting and due diligence firm.
Sam Blattner Investment Manager
Sam joined Avenue 55 in 2021 where he handles the procurement and management of Debt and Equity partnerships, as well as lifecycle underwriting responsibilities for new and existing projects. Prior to joining Avenue 55, Sam spent four years as an Associate on the Real Estate Investment & Development Team at Columbia Pacific Advisors, a Seattle based alternative asset manager with over $2 billion in AUM, where he assisted in both Acquisitions and Asset Management. Sam graduated with a B.A. in Finance from Santa Clara University.
Spencer Holcomb Development Associate
Spencer joined Avenue 55 in 2018 as a Development Associate where he handles industrial and mixed-use projects. Prior to joining Avenue 55 full-time, Spencer worked as an intern for the Avenue 55 development team.
With 25 years in the industry our reputation has been built on our
success in adding value to the investment: EVERYTIME.