About NAIBlack-Blog

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.

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|Comments Off on Virtual Reality and Commercial Real Estate

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|Comments Off on Spokane Puts Forth Effort to Help Firefighters

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|Comments Off on Amazon Announces Fulfillment Center in West Plains

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|Comments Off on Food for Thought: Investing in Marijuana Tenants

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|Comments Off on Griffin Hare – NAI Black Intern Spotlight

Summer Fun in the PNW

There are many reasons to live in and love the Pacific Northwest. One of the top reasons people choose to live here are the spectacular outdoor activities we have available to us right in our backyard. From boating, to swimming, to hiking, to outdoor markets, there are so many options for activities for you and [...]

By | June 13th, 2018|NAI Black Community Work|Comments Off on Summer Fun in the PNW

Why Digitally Native Brands Realize Brick-and-Mortar is Essential for Success

The argument of whether or not online retailers are affecting the retail commercial real estate industry negatively or positively has been a popular topic over the recent years. It is very likely that you’ve read an article or blog post somewhere discussing that brick-and-mortar is dying and that e-commerce is the future of retail. Is [...]

By | June 1st, 2018|Commercial Real Estate|Comments Off on Why Digitally Native Brands Realize Brick-and-Mortar is Essential for Success

Erik Steibel – NAI Black Intern Spotlight

Erik Steibel graduated from Gonzage University in May of 2018. He chose to intern with NAI Black over his last year of college. He assisted us in the office with various administrative tasks and got to experience some of what it takes to work in the commercial real estate world hands-on. Erik was great to [...]

By | May 23rd, 2018|People Spotlight|Comments Off on Erik Steibel – NAI Black Intern Spotlight

NAI Global Offices Uniting to Pay it Forward

In March, NAI Global announced a new philanthropic initiative, Paying it Forward, aimed at giving back to many causes throughout the year.  Each month NAI Global will be releasing a new cause to contribute to giving the opportunity to all NAI Offices to participate. Some will be simple acts of kindness and some will be opportunities [...]

By | May 3rd, 2018|NAI Black Community Work|Comments Off on NAI Global Offices Uniting to Pay it Forward

Spokane Sports Commission & Spokane Public Facilities District Propose a Regional Sportsplex

Spokane continues to be the recipient of many positive new development projects adding to its vibrancy as a growing community. For all of you sports fans out there, this one’s for you. Spokane has been fortunate to host NCAA tournaments, hockey games and figure skating competitions.  In the future Spokane may be able to host [...]

By | April 26th, 2018|Spokane Business News|Comments Off on Spokane Sports Commission & Spokane Public Facilities District Propose a Regional Sportsplex