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Economy on Pause Rumbles slowly to Life

By |2020-06-16T23:18:55+00:00May 31st, 2020|Clark County, Commercial Property, Downtown Vancouver, Ownership|

With construction resuming Tinnakorn Lofts inches closer to opening 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 [...]

Tenant Acquisition to Property Disposition

By |2019-09-05T23:55:27+00:00September 5th, 2019|Clients, Commercial Property, Downtown Vancouver, Leasing, Ownership, The Economy, Wealth|

In the spring of 2016 the ownership group of the Historical Columbian Building at 102 East Evergreen, on the corner of Broadway and Evergreen, contacted me asking if I was interested in being their Leasing Broker. They had acquired this property in 2004 and had, over a period of 13 [...]

LIFE AFTER THE WATERFRONT?

By |2019-11-22T20:08:47+00:00May 6th, 2019|Clark County, Commercial Property, Downtown Vancouver, Investments, Leasing, Ownership, Portfolios, The Economy|

The Commercial Real Estate scene in Vancouver has clearly been dominated by the celebration and opening of the Waterfront Project in August of 2018.  First was the dedication of the Park, with it’s iconic mast and pier. Then came the opening of two fantastic restaurants, WildFin and Twigs. This was [...]

Podiatrists gain foothold at Pacific Crest

By |2014-11-21T17:27:30+00:00November 21st, 2014|Clark County, Clients, Commercial Property, Commercial Property Success Series, Ownership, The Economy|

In 2008 Drs. Ellen Wenzel and Zarko   Kajgana  made a decision to locate their Podiatric practice here in Clark County.  Both had completed their training and residency, having matriculated from Scholl College of Podiatry at Rosalind Franklin University in 2007  and been Board certified by the American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary [...]

Stop Leasing Own Your Business Property Workshop – October 1

By |2014-09-08T21:42:43+00:00September 8th, 2014|Clark County, Commercial Property, Commercial Property Success Series, Leasing, Ownership|

Summer is definitely on the down hill slide. Kids are back to school, and it is time for us to present another session of Commercial Property 101 so that you can make 2014 the year you transitioned to owning your commercial property. This is a 90 minute workshop. You'll get [...]

Transition on interest rates?

By |2014-08-30T13:26:33+00:00August 30th, 2014|Commercial Property, Commercial Property Success Series, Inflation, Ownership, Politics, The Economy|

When will the Fed decide it is time to let interest rates rise? Members of the Federal Reserve Board have a very active end of summer, with a conference in Jackson Hole and then their upcoming Quarterly policy meeting   September 16 and 17. The majority on the Fed thinks the [...]

Top Projects tops off a great year

By |2014-07-31T07:35:51+00:00July 31st, 2014|Clark County, Commercial Property, Leasing, Ownership, The Economy|

Wednesday July 23rd the Vancouver Business Journal held their 20th annual Top Projects recognition ceremony.  This years ceremony was well attended and you could feel the enthusiasm and optimism in the crowd for the improved business activity levels from the past several years. Held at the former Vancouver City Hall [...]

Craft Brew Community Hops to a Steady Beat

By |2014-06-24T22:38:51+00:00June 24th, 2014|Clark County, Clients, Commercial Property, Leasing, Ownership, The Economy|

While attending the Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours tonight at Cellars 55 - which is a very cool venue ( especially where they store the wine) I met Mike Difabio.  Mike is the owner of Fortside Brewing Company a start up local craft brewer and he is in the [...]

Watumull finds a new home in Clark County

By |2014-05-30T07:31:26+00:00May 30th, 2014|Clark County, Commercial Property, Leasing, Ownership|

A firm based in Hawaii,  Watumull Properties Corp is the purchaser of the Orchards Center at 10401 NE Fourth Plain Blvd.  One very clear trend in commercial real estate within Clark County, and across the country during the past year  is that investors and management firms like Watumull are actively [...]

The Gateway is percolating and buzzing

By |2014-05-10T21:48:38+00:00May 10th, 2014|Clark County, Commercial Property, Leasing, Ownership, The Economy|

On going roadwork along 15th street and upper Main immediately after you enter Vancouver from I-5  is causing regular traffic slowdowns, but doesn’t seem to be hurting business. I went and had some a morning beverage at Compass Coffee last week. Spoke with owner Bryan Wray as there have been [...]

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