Scott Campbell | Denver | Hogan Lovells

Scott Campbell

Partner Corporate & Finance

Campbell Scott

Scott Campbell
Campbell Scott
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Scott Campbell works side-by-side with his clients on all aspects of real estate transactions to provide creative solutions to complex real estate issues. His practice involves real estate finance, acquisitions and dispositions.

Scott focuses on sophisticated real estate transactions throughout the country and uses his experience to advise clients on innovative structuring and drafting solutions to help them achieve their business goals. Scott's practice regularly involves assets in the hospitality, sports and entertainment, industrial, office, and senior housing sectors.  Scott routinely represents lenders and borrowers on construction loans, mortgage loans, mezzanine loans, preferred equity transactions, and syndication agreements (such as intercreditor agreements and co-lender agreements).

Working on market leading transactions, Scott's experience includes the financing of the largest single asset deal in New York City at the time, representing lenders on the development of experiential assets throughout the country, the acquisition of various ski resorts for Alterra Mountain Company, the acquisition of the Denver Broncos, and the sale of the Barclays Center (the latter two transactions also being part of the highest valuation for an NFL and NBA team, respectively, at the time).

In addition to his transactional work, Scott regularly writes legal articles, teaches CLEs and provides commentary on current real estate issues. Scott is a former member of the Law360 Real Estate Editorial Board, a member of the Smart Leasing Advisory Board for the City and County of Denver, has been recognized nationally as an "MVP - Real Estate" and a "Rising Star - Real Estate" by Law360, as well as a "Trailblazer" in the real estate industry by The National Law Journal. 

Representative experience

Represented the Walton-Penner family on all real estate matters relating to the acquisition of the Denver Broncos for reportedly the highest valuation ever paid for a sports franchise.

Represented a real estate investment management firm on a mixed membership and asset acquisition of a US$1.26bn industrial portfolio located in core markets throughout eleven states in the U.S. 

Represented Partners Group on the sale of a large-scale portfolio of U.S. industrial properties at a price of more than US$1bn.

Represented VICI Properties Inc. on the US$350m mezzanine construction financing for the construction of the Fontainebleau on the Las Vegas Strip, which was named 2023 Financing Deal of the Year.  

Represented a real estate investment management firm on a US$633m loan secured by industrial assets in ten states throughout the United States.  

Represented Onexim Sports and Entertainment Holding USA, Inc. in connection with the sale of the Barclays Center and the controlling interest in the Brooklyn Nets to Joe Tsai.

Represented Alterra Mountain Company on numerous deals involving the acquisition of ski resorts and related commercial properties located in Utah, California, Washington, and Vermont.

Represented a subsidiary of VICI Properties Inc. on various construction financing loans in excess of US$2bn for experiential assets located throughout the United States.   

Represented a life insurance company as the lender on a US$134m construction loan for a mixed-use development in San Diego, California.

Represented Welltower on its US$350m loan from Key Bank and Fannie Mae as part of a refinancing on a portfolio of 32 senior living properties across Missouri, New York, Ohio, and Pennsylvania.

Represented Welltower Inc. on the portfolio acquisition of various senior housing projects in excess of US$500m.

Represented an international real estate developer as the borrower on a master credit facility in excess of US$900m secured by student housing complexes.  

Represented a bank on the redevelopment financing for the landmarked TWA Terminal and construction financing for the adjacent hotels at JFK Airport.    *

Represented a real estate investment management firm as the borrower on a mortgage loan in excess of US$367m secured by industrial assets located throuhghout the East Coast of the United States. 

Represented Wells Fargo Bank on the origination of construction and permanent financing loans for various mixed-use developments in Denver.

*Matter handled prior to joining Hogan Lovells.


  • J.D., Columbia Law School, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, 2010
  • B.A., Cornell University, 2007
Bar admissions and qualifications
  • Colorado
  • New York


MVP, Real Estate


Real Estate Practice Group of the Year


Sports & Betting Practice Group of the Year


Real Estate/Construction Law Trailblazer

National Law Journal

Editorial Board, Real Estate


Rising Stars, Real Estate