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By |2019-11-22T20:09:09+00:00October 16th, 2018|Commercial Property, Investments, Leadership, Small Business Resource, Wealth|

It has been a very glorious couple of weeks celebrating the opening of the new Vancouver Waterfront development. Almost 15 years in the making. Years of planning and partnering by the City of Vancouver and the developers come to fruition with the three acre park, extension of the existing trail [...]

CREDC Aspirations to Cure Cancer

By |2019-11-22T20:09:43+00:00September 20th, 2016|Clark County, Clients, Commercial Property Success Series, Leadership, Politics, The Economy, Wealth|

CREDC Aspirations to Cure Cancer An inspiring presentation today from Dr. Gary Gilliland President and Director of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer research center in Seattle.  He brought us up todate on the mega strides that have been made in the war on cancer the past ten years. The "Hutch" is [...]

5 Notable Things about Economy in October

By |2015-11-02T21:10:51+00:00November 2nd, 2015|Commercial Property, Commercial Property Success Series, Inflation, Leadership, Politics, The Economy|

Running out of steam?  Our first note is the US economic expansion continued this past summer, but only at a 1.5% increase according to a report released by the BEA last week.  Down sharply from 3.9 % growth this past spring. Second note is Congress did extend the debt ceiling [...]

Vancouver Chamber Small Business Resource Committee

By |2015-01-15T06:45:20+00:00January 15th, 2015|Clark County, Commercial Property, Leadership, Small Business Resource, The Economy|

Tuesday the Vancouver Chamber kicked off their first public event aimed to bring more awareness, more access and more effective application of the numerous resources that are in place to support and nurture small business .  This effort actually began way back in 2013 when the GVCC and the City [...]

Hazel Dell the next Hot Bed for Restaurants ?

By |2014-12-27T21:40:32+00:00December 27th, 2014|Clark County, Commercial Property, Leadership, Politics, The Economy|

If there is one complaint common to almost all Hazel Dell or Salmon Creel residents or shoppers it is the question why aren't there more good restaurants in that part of town. For years the  myth was that the System Development Charges (SDC) by the Clark Regional Waste Water District were too [...]

Vision Translated to Reality

By |2014-12-15T21:17:17+00:00December 15th, 2014|Clark County, Commercial Property Success Series, Leadership, Politics, The Economy|

My big chance for a question to the panel The Columbia River Economic Development Council held their final  quarterly luncheon of 2014 at the Heathman Lodge Monday January 15th.   The topic was how strategic planning is vitally important to creating a vital economic future. This is topic is important because [...]

VDA- Property Owners Summit

By |2014-10-26T21:43:45+00:00October 26th, 2014|Clark County, Commercial Property, Commercial Property Success Series, Leadership|

Vancouver's Downtown Association is again stepping to the forefront to inspire another surge of activity to the ongoing momentum created over the past three years. Lee Rafferty welcomed VDA members and property owners to a "Downtown Property Owner Summit" this past Thursday at the Brickstone Ballroom. The focus of the [...]

End of a long wait with a short drive – 139th street overpass opens

By |2014-08-25T20:18:54+00:00August 25th, 2014|Clark County, Commercial Property, Leadership, The Economy|

Over fifteen years of hard work, 150 million dollars of investment , and a consistent vision for an improved community comes to life Wednesday with the ribbon cutting ceremony and the opening of the 139th Street overpass in Salmon Creek.  Not all the work will have been completed says WSDOT [...]

Journey embarks on new journey

By |2014-03-24T21:41:35+00:00March 24th, 2014|Clark County, Clients, Commercial Property, Leadership, Ownership|

The Columbian  in their weekly real estate roundup announced the purchase a downtown Camas property by Journey Church from the Fisher family.  The property sits just east of the church on NE 4th.    The Journey community  has decided to take on a new project and expand their services in downtown Camas, [...]

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