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According to the 2020 Census, Clark County’s population has now gone over the 500,000 mark for the first time ever! We have seen steady growth since the early 1980’s, spurred on by our great location on the North bank of the Columbia River. Cooperative visionary efforts by our cities, ports, county and private sector business […]

What Can 13 Interesting Transactions Tell Us About Q1 2021 Trends?

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Q1 Commercial Transactions may be a bit of a small sample size, but they do show our market remains solid. It has been clear, for the past several years, that Clark County has had a HOT real estate market! This is true for both Residential and Commercial. The pace of new residents moving in, first […]

Top Ten Retail Transactions in Clark County 2020

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This headline is a bit misleading, as you’ll notice there are actually thirteen transactions on this list. I’ve included a couple extra; three transactions had the same owner and  illustrate the ongoing maturing of the Clark County market as a very attractive environment for investment dollars. We all know COVID has had a huge impact […]

Restaurants | Game soon to be over!!! | They need our help!!

Restaurants Need Help!

We have just crossed over the six-month mark since the Covid-19 shutdowns.  The first few weeks were brutal as the vast majority of  all restaurants closed , although there were a small group of local operators who made heroic efforts to pivot and attempt to remain open with just pick-up and delivery sales. Many fast-food […]

STAT OF THE WEEK: Clark County Commercial Office Market

We get many FAQs about the state of the CRE market here in Clark County. The Pandemic has obviously had a negative impact on the entire economy and many wonder how those impacts will manifest themselves here locally. The two impacts that have seemed to create the most curiosity are the challenges of brick-and-mortar retailers, […]

Economy on Pause Rumbles slowly to Life

Tinnakorn Lofts is a classic situation that small business faces.   With a successful business  in Downtown Vancouver , and housing prices steadily increasing for their staff,  our clients decided to purchase a small parcel of surplus land owned by the City of  Vancouver and create a mixed  use, multifamily property .  That was back in […]

Hints of a Future Recovery come in to view- Article From Co Star


Is this what good news feels like? We seem to be in the strange stage of the crisis where we are starting to look across the abyss to the other side, or at least starting to think about what the other side of the abyss could look like, all while the current situation on the […]

Additional Resources for Small Business

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Here are websites that have put together resources and links to help you navigate through these challenging days . Hornstein Law Group    Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce  CREDC  South West Washington Contractors Most of your local Banks an Credit Unions have been gearing up their teams to be resources for the Federal and State […]