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Walter H. Neilsen

Walter H. Neilsen



  • Commercial Finance
  • Commercial Leasing
  • Corporate
  • Finance & Restructuring

WSG Practice Industries


Tennessee, U.S.A.

Hospital systems, healthcare REITs, and other healthcare providers have long considered Walter Neilsen a trusted advisor for real estate transactions. From the C-Suites of publicly traded companies, to local property managers and leasing officers, his professionalism and personal approach are appreciated across all levels of the organizations with which he works. Clients benefit from Walter's extensive experience and his ability to close deals despite the current upheaval in the financial and real estate markets.

Walter also provides effective insight into the intersection between healthcare real estate transactions and the federal Stark law, anti-kickback statutes, and other regulatory hurdles. He serves as national leasing counsel for a publicly traded healthcare REIT, and assists healthcare providers with the development of Medical Office Buildings (MOBs), including the:

Negotiation of long-term leases with third party developers
Preparation of agreements governing the future use and operation of these properties

Walter chairs the regulatory compliance section for the annual BOMA Medical Office Building and Healthcare Facilities Conference. Walter has spoken for the past five years at this conference. Walter has also been a speaker at other healthcare conferences.

Most recently, he addressed the impact on healthcare reform with respect to Stark compliance. Walter has been published in Medical Office Today on the impact of use restrictions in MOB leases.

Bar Admissions



J.D., Vanderbilt University, 1991
B.S., The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Economics, 1986
Areas of Practice

Commercial Finance | Commercial Leasing | Corporate | Finance & Restructuring | Healthcare | Healthcare Commercial Finance | Healthcare Compliance & Operations | Healthcare Mergers & Acquisitions | Healthcare Real Estate | Mergers & Acquisitions | Project Development and Finance | Real Estate

Professional Career

Professional Associations

Member, Building Owners and Managers Association International (BOMA)
Member, Planning Committee for the BOMA Medical Office Building & Healthcare Facilities Conference
Member, American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA)
Chair, AHLA Real Estate Affinity Group
Member, National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP)
Member, National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT)
Member, Nashville, Tennessee and American Bar Associations

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