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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.

Why Sustainable Design is More than Just a Fad

In the last few years, there's been a lot of attention going towards sustainability. Eco-efficiency is now a leading element of commercial real estate's development, and it's changing the way the industry works. Sustainability is providing CRE with creative solutions that benefit both our society and the planet. Don't make the mistake of thinking that [...]

By | August 28th, 2019|Commercial Real Estate|Comments Off on Why Sustainable Design is More than Just a Fad

Investors are Flocking to These CRE Sectors – Here’s Why

From the moment this new year began, commercial real estate has seen a massive wave of interest coming from investors. Eager parties from all around the globe have been honing in on the US's collection of commercial assets, viewing them as safeguards against any possible external fluctuations. The latest investment trends can be observed through [...]

By | July 31st, 2019|Commercial Real Estate|Comments Off on Investors are Flocking to These CRE Sectors – Here’s Why

3 Ways Landlords are Leveraging Tech as the New Amenity

It's no secret that the commercial real estate market is more competitive than ever. All across the United States, companies are moving to downtown areas, in an attempt to attract and retain the top talent. As a landlord, you are always trying to find new ways to add to your bottom line - and a [...]

By | June 20th, 2019|Property Management|Comments Off on 3 Ways Landlords are Leveraging Tech as the New Amenity

5 of the Most Asked For Office Amenities

It comes as no surprise to hear that in today's workplace, competition for the top talent is fierce. It's simply not enough to offer a great salary and a competitive benefits package - employees are looking for more. And, as it becomes more and more of a challenge to recruit and then retain these talented [...]

By | May 6th, 2019|Property Management|Comments Off on 5 of the Most Asked For Office Amenities

NAI Black – Black Realty Management – Launches New Texas Property Management Division

Black Realty Management (a NAI Black Company) based in Spokane, WA recently established a new Texas property management division that specializes in multifamily management.   Their new Texas base of operations is located in downtown Dallas with an anticipated office to be opened in Austin within the next 12 months.  This new Texas division of Black [...]

By | April 15th, 2019|Property Management|Comments Off on NAI Black – Black Realty Management – Launches New Texas Property Management Division

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|Comments Off on Millennial’s vs. Gen Z: 4 Things Agents Need to Know

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|Comments Off on Our Journey to the GSI Building

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|Comments Off on Black Realty Management Hired to Manage Old City Hall Building

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|Comments Off on Food Court Reflections