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NAI Black is a proven leader in commercial real estate brokerage and property management services serving the Inland Northwest market and beyond directly and through its NAI Global affiliation. Originally founded in 1958 as James S. Black & Company, NAI Black has nearly a five-decade track record of superior transactional performance and favorable outcomes for assets entrusted to our management. Under the direction of Chief Executive Officer David R. Black since 1984, NAI Black has been engineered to deliver cutting-edge services of the highest quality to its customers and serve a wide spectrum of real estate needs.

Millennial’s vs. Gen Z: 4 Things Agents Need to Know

Millennials are currently the age group most heavily impacting many industries, including commercial real estate, but Generation Z is hot on their tails. Gen Y, more commonly known as Millennials, are currently between the ages of 23 and 38 and were born between 1981 and 1996. Generation Z is the newest named generation, and are [...]

By | March 4th, 2019|Commercial Real Estate|0 Comments

New Year, New Goals

It is that time of year again where people begin making all sorts of new years resolutions. Whether it be to lose weight, to spend less money, to travel more…most everybody has one. For brokers, this can be a wonderful time of year to revisit your business plan and make new goals for yourself and [...]

By | December 27th, 2018|Commercial Real Estate|1 Comment

Our Journey to the GSI Building

After 46 years at the James S. Black building, we moved offices mid-November of this year. As one can imagine after that much time this move was a huge deal for our company. Moving can be a large task for anybody, whether you're moving houses, a retail location, or a small or big office. There [...]

By | November 30th, 2018|Spokane Business News|0 Comments

Black Realty Management Hired to Manage Old City Hall Building

There are many reasons why hiring a property management company can be a huge benefit. A good property management company can save you a lot of time and work. We offer premier property management services here at NAI Black and not only can we save you time, but we can also save you money. When [...]

By | October 1st, 2018|Property Management|0 Comments

Food Court Reflections

A Warrior Rejoices By: Stephen Pohl Circa 2006 The warriors arrived, one by one, glancing up only to get their bearings. In the neon lit canyon, characterized by the sweet smells of its daily fare, hawking counter personnel roar to life, making their case for cuisine "du jour". The warriors carefully navigate the cacophonous carnival [...]

By | September 19th, 2018|Commercial Real Estate|0 Comments

Virtual Reality and Commercial Real Estate

Technology has been impacting commercial real estate since the beginning of time from websites, to emails, to CRM’s, to drones, and now it seems there is a new technology buzz in the industry. Of course, in such a competitive business, brokerage companies are always looking for the best way to get a leg up on [...]

By | September 7th, 2018|Commercial Real Estate|0 Comments

Spokane Puts Forth Effort to Help Firefighters

The past few weeks in the Pacific Northwest have been hazey ones. With our air quality raising to almost 395 on the Air Quality Index, it’s no secret that the wildfire’s have been outrageous this summer. And with fire’s, there are firefighters working hard to contain and put them out. These firefighters work day in [...]

By | August 28th, 2018|NAI Black Community Work|0 Comments

Amazon Announces Fulfillment Center in West Plains

The rumors that we've been hearing since the beginning of the year are true...Amazon is coming to Spokane. Amazon recently announced their plan to build a 600,000 square foot fulfillment center southwest of Spokane International Airport on the north side of Geiger Boulevard. This 80-acre site will bring over 1,500 jobs to Spokane (around 3,000 [...]

By | August 14th, 2018|Spokane Business News|0 Comments

Food for Thought: Investing in Marijuana Tenants

The marijuana industry is a quickly growing industry throughout the U.S. Currently, there are 30 states that have legalized marijuana. There are many investors that have already decided to invest in properties with marijuana tenants and many are thinking about doing so. While sitting in on a webinar hosted by SIOR we learned about the [...]

By | July 25th, 2018|Commercial Real Estate|0 Comments

Griffin Hare – NAI Black Intern Spotlight

Griffin Hare is a graduate from Whitworth University and interned at NAI Black from June 2017 through June 2018. Griffin was a huge help to our administrative staff as well as our brokers. He got hands-on experience in the world of commercial real estate and we loved having him throughout the whole school year. Here [...]

By | July 9th, 2018|People Spotlight|0 Comments