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Tyler L. Buswell

Kirton McConkie Building
50 East South Temple
Suite 400
Salt Lake City, UT 84111

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Mr. Buswell is a member of the firm’s Real Estate section. His nationwide practice specializes in real estate transactions and land use planning, including all aspects of real estate acquisition, leasing and development. His typical clients include funds, institutional investors, developers, and corporations. He has special expertise working in the self-storage, agricultural, healthcare, industrial, office, retail, condominium and hospitality sectors.

Mr. Buswell currently serves on the Board of Directors for the American Agricultural Law Association (AALA), the nation’s premier organization for agricultural law and policy professionals. He has been active in a number of other community and industry organizations, including serving on the Board of Trustees for the S.J. Quinney College of Law and as a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and the American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA).


Representative Commercial Real Estate Transactions

  • Counsel for publicly traded real estate investment trust (REIT) in its nationwide acquisitions and dispositions
  • Developer’s counsel in all aspects of City Creek Center, a 20-acre mixed use development in downtown Salt Lake City
  • Buyer’s counsel in $550 million portfolio real estate transaction
  • Seller’s counsel in $500 million real estate and asset transaction for portfolio of properties across a number of states
  • Developer’s counsel for resort property in Utah
  • Landlord’s counsel in ground lease of Marriott Hotel, McDonald’s, Natural Grocer’s, and gas station projects
  • Tenant’s counsel in ground leases for self-storage facilities
  • Developer’s counsel for 24-floor office building
  • Buyer’s counsel in $70 million apartment building transaction
  • Counsel for Landlords and Tenants in millions of dollars of office, industrial and retail leases nationwide
  • Developer’s counsel in municipal development agreement for over 1,500 residential units in master planned community

Representative Agricultural Transactions

  • Counsel in ranch, row crop (including, potatoes, onions, wheat, corn, carrots and soybeans, among others), permanent planting (including, grapes, almonds, walnuts, pistachios, apples and citrus, among others), and timber acquisitions and dispositions nationwide
  • Counsel for agricultural production companies
  • Landlord’s counsel in leasing ranch and farm land nationwide
  • Counsel for cattle company in cross-border cattle supply agreement
  • Landlord’s counsel in sand and gravel lease transactions on agricultural property

Representative Healthcare Transactions

  • Counsel for health system in acquisitions, dispositions and development of real estate
  • Developer’s counsel in development of medical office building
  • Tenant’s counsel in medical and dental office leases
  • Landlord’s counsel in ground lease of senior living healthcare facility



S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah, J.D., with honors

  • Founder/President, Jackie Chiles Law Society
  • Note and Comment Editor, Journal of Land, Resources and Environmental Law
  • Environmental Moot Court National Team
  • S.J. Quinney Foundation Scholarship
  • Leadership Scholarship

Utah State University, B.S., American Studies, magna cum laude

  • Man of the Year, 2004-2005
  • American Studies Scholar of the Year, 2004-2005
  • Four-Year Presidential Leadership Scholarship

Bar Admissions

  • Utah, 2008

Honors & Awards

  • Utah Legal Elite: Real Estate (2017, 2018, 2019)


Board of Trustees, S.J. Quinney College of Law

Utah State Bar, Real Property Section

International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)

American Agricultural Law Association (AALA)