Strategic development partner William Justen is the managing director of the Samis Land Company, one of the largest commercial landowners in the State of Washington. In that capacity, William was responsible for the $90 million rehabilitation of eight historic buildings in Seattle’s Pioneer Square, as well as for the development of a number of new projects in downtown core.

William is also the founder of The Justen Company, a real estate consulting and development firm. The Justen Company has been associated with a number of award-winning projects such as Market Place Tower, Zymogenetics at the Lake Union Steam Plant, and the Fred Hutchison Campus on South Lake Union.

More importantly, William Justen became a passionate advocate of downtown Seattle living in 1977, and he’s enamored still as a current resident of Fifteen Twenty-One Second Avenue. To learn more, please visit