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.

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

Brent Johnson joins NAI Black’s Commercial Brokerage team!

NAI Black Spokane's leading commercial real estate company is proud to announce that Brent Johnson is now a licensed commercial real estate broker on the NAI Black brokerage team.  Brent’s background in commercial construction with McCloskey Construction provides him with a valuable foundation for a career in commercial real estate. Brent will apply his commercial [...]

By | April 13th, 2018|Commercial Real Estate|Comments Off on Brent Johnson joins NAI Black’s Commercial Brokerage team!

Meet Ryan Yetter – New Site Manager

NAI Black is pleased to introduce our new site manager of the Salnave Glen Apartments in Cheney, WA, Ryan Yetter. Ryan will be handling all of the leasing information for the apartments and will be a great new addition to our team. Here are some fun facts about him. Where did you grow up? Stockton, [...]

By | April 4th, 2018|People Spotlight|Comments Off on Meet Ryan Yetter – New Site Manager

Jeff K. Johnson – Elected to Serve as CBA Board Chair

Jeff K. Johnson, SIOR, CCIM, President of Black Commercial Inc. has been elected to serve as the Board Chair of the Commercial Brokers Association of Washington (CBA).  CBA is a 4,000 member owned cooperative that provides commercial multiple listing services, education, arbitration and networking to its members. The Commercial Brokers Association (CBA) is a member [...]

By | April 2nd, 2018|Commercial Real Estate|Comments Off on Jeff K. Johnson – Elected to Serve as CBA Board Chair

10 Things to Consider Before Hiring a Property Manager

Property Managers can be incredibly helpful, but are also a luxury that many landlords simply cannot afford. It’s true, thousands of Landlords manage their properties with very little effort – and have set up their rental businesses to run on autopilot. The trick to being an independent landlord is to first establish the proper processes, leverage available tools and resources, and [...]

By | March 19th, 2018|Property Management|Comments Off on 10 Things to Consider Before Hiring a Property Manager

NAI Black to Market and Lease the Renovated Wonder Building

NAI Black is set to market and lease the newly renovated Wonder Building. Built in 1909 the Wonder Building made Wonder bread and Hostess products up until the year 2000. A group of investors purchased the building and have invested $12 million in the renovation. The re-development of Kendall Yards to the west was an [...]

By | March 16th, 2018|Commercial Real Estate|Comments Off on NAI Black to Market and Lease the Renovated Wonder Building