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W. Brian Hulse

W. Brian Hulse

Partner| Salt Lake City


Brian Hulse's practice is concentrated in Real Estate Law, focusing on Condominium, Hotel and Resort Development; Retail, Commercial and Office Development; and Commercial/Retail Leasing.

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Recent Real Estate Transactions
  • Trump International Hotel & Tower - Las Vegas, Nevada serving as local counsel for high-rise hotel condominium tower with 1,284 units, assisted with all aspects of development including HUD registration and condominium documents, construction financing and development of rental program
  • City Center Project - Las Vegas, Nevada serving as local counsel for a master-planned urban complex located at the heart of the Las Vegas Strip on a 76-acre site including a resort hotel/casino, 800 hotel rooms, 1,800 resort condominium units, 1,500 hotel condominium units within a number of high-rise towers, and a 600,000 square foot shopping center, assisted with all aspects of development including HUD registration and condominium documents and reciprocal easement agreements
  • The Residences at MGM Grand -- Las Vegas, Nevada serving as local counsel for 3 high-rise hotel condominium towers with 576 units each, assisted in various aspects of development including development of rental program
  • The Cosmopolitan - Las Vegas, Nevada serving as local counsel for 500,000 square foot mixed-use project including 2 condominium hotel towers, a casino and significant retail space, assisted with all aspects of development including HUD registration and condominium documents, reciprocal easement agreements, construction financing and development of rental program
  • Cottonwood Capital acquisition of 398-unit complex and related amenities in Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Cottonwood Capital acquisition and development of commercial/retail center in Provo, Utah
  • Castlewood Investments, LLC acquisition and sale of 52-acre residential and 13-acre commercial projects in Lehi, Utah
  • Evans & Sutherland Computer Corporation various leasing, purchases and sales of real property throughout U.S.
  • Pacific Monarch Resorts acquisition and liquor licensing for Summer/Winter Resort in Cedar Breaks, Utah
  • Sale and negotiation of Seller-financed transaction for 56-acre Distribution/Office Facilities in Buena Park, California
  • University of Utah (M.B.A., 1994)
  • University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law (J.D., 1994)
    • Note and Comment Editor, Utah Law Review (1993-1994)
  • University of Utah (B.A., Finance, Spanish Minor, 1991)
    • President, Financial Management Association, David S. Eccles School of Business (1989-1991)
  • American Bar Association
  • National Association of Industrial and Office Properties, Member
  • Bar Examiners Committee, Real Property
  • Urban Land Institute
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Real Estate Law (2011-2018)
  • Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business®, Real Estate (2009, 2017)
  • Utah Legal Elite: Real Estate, Utah Business Magazine (2009-2011, 2013-2016, 2018)
  • SaharaCares Foundation, Board of Directors
  • Oakridge Country Club, Farmington, Utah, Board of Directors, President and Executive Committee
  • Utah Golf Association, Board of Directors
  • Centerville City Planning Commission, Centerville, Utah (1998-2005); Chairman (2003-2005)
  • Revolving Loan Fund Committee, Utah Heritage Foundation, Chairman (1998-1999)
  • Centerville Business Partnership for Davis County School District
  • Boy Scouts of America, Unit Commissioner
  • Spanish
  • Utah
  • Nevada
  • Supreme Court of Utah
  • Supreme Court of Nevada
  • United States District Court, District of Utah
  • United States District Court, District of Nevada