Practice Overview

Ryan N. Boe represents clients in all aspects of real estate transactions and real estate development, including acquisitions, leasing, financing and related land-use and governmental approval issues. He has deep experience dealing with complex commercial development issues. Before joining Larkin Hoffman in 2005, Ryan had a successful real estate practice in South Dakota and Nebraska. His background and practice experience in neighboring states provides him with a unique perspective in dealing with a large variety of real estate issues.

Representative Experience

Acquisition and Development

  • Senior housing. Acquisition and finance counsel to senior housing client in $50 million redevelopment of an aging shopping center.

  • Home builders. Acquisition counsel for multiple national homebuilders in purchasing real property for residential development.

  • Outlet mall developer. Acquisition and finance counsel to national outlet mall developer in acquisition and development of a $105 million outlet mall in the Twin Cities.

  • Family-owned property. Lead counsel for development and sale of a large tract of family-owned property for commercial and residential development.

  • Residential. Acquisition counsel to residential developer in acquisition of real property and formation of common interest communities and homeowner associations.

  • College. Acquisition counsel for local college in purchasing and leasing transactions.


  • Liquor store franchisor. Leasing and acquisition counsel for local liquor store franchisor in all aspects of its real estate and leasing acquisitions.

  • Industrial chemical manufacturer. Leasing counsel for large industrial chemical manufacturer and distributor in the Twin Cities.


  • Regional mall. Finance and acquisition counsel to large regional mall complex with respect to the development of multiple hotel, office and retail expansions totaling over $200 million dollars.

  • National housing developer. Finance counsel to national multifamily housing developer in $24 million apartment construction loan.

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Bar Admissions
  • Minnesota, 2005
  • Nebraska, 2001
  • South Dakota, 1997 


  • Minnesota State Bar Association Board Certified Real Property Specialist


  • University of South Dakota School of Law, Vermillion, SD, 1997 J.D., Honors: Top 1/3
  • Augustana College, Sioux Falls, SD 1994 B.A., magna cum laude


  • Top Lawyers in Minnesota,® Minnesota Monthly, 2022
  • Rising Star®, Super Lawyers magazine, 2008-2012

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • Minnesota Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Nebraska State Bar Association, Real Estate Practice Guidelines Committee, 2003 to present
  • State Bar of South Dakota, Business Law Committee, 1999-2000
  • Lakeville Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee
  • Minnesota Department of Commerce Uniform Conveyance Blanks Forms Committee