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

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!

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

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

NAI Global Ranked Among Top Five Commercial Real Estate Brands in the 17th Annual Lipsey Survey

Spokane, WA - February 22, 2018: NAI Global, a leading, global commercial real estate firm, earned the top four spot in the 2018 Lipsey Survey of Top 25 Commercial Real Estate Brands. The survey was conducted among 100,000 commercial real estate professionals using a combination of ballot voting, phone interviews and focus groups to identify [...]

By | February 23rd, 2018|Commercial Real Estate|Comments Off on NAI Global Ranked Among Top Five Commercial Real Estate Brands in the 17th Annual Lipsey Survey

Are Your Properties Properly Insured?

Written by Black Commercial Inc. President, Jeff K. Johnson, SIOR, CCIM Fire and casualty insurance for commercial real estate for some property owners is an out of sight out of mind expense. Many real estate investors I know focus on getting the best premium each year at renewal and spend little time reviewing the terms [...]

By | January 24th, 2018|Commercial Real Estate|Comments Off on Are Your Properties Properly Insured?

The Positive and Negative of Commercial Real Estate Investment

NAI Black in Spokane is a firm believer in the value of commercial real estate investment. Our brokers are experienced in helping clients navigate the many pros and cons of investing or property management. Contact us to understand any of the terms or concepts outlined below. Spokane is experiencing a growth in commercial development and [...]

By | January 18th, 2018|Commercial Real Estate|Comments Off on The Positive and Negative of Commercial Real Estate Investment

Fujiyama Japanese Steakhouse to anchor new strip mall in Liberty Lake

Article originally appeared on Inland Northwest Business Watch In case you missed the news a small chain of Hibachi style grill restaurants is opening a new location in Liberty Lake. The restaurant , which is called Fujiyama Japanese Steakhouse has already been under construction for a little while now. But, while many are aware of [...]

By | December 19th, 2017|Commercial Real Estate|Comments Off on Fujiyama Japanese Steakhouse to anchor new strip mall in Liberty Lake

Have You Set Your Real Estate Investment Goals for 2018?

I was recently talking with a young real estate investor about his long term investing goals.  He shared with me that his long term goal was to acquire residential rental properties that would generate him $4,000 per month in cash flow.  He said that he was not concerned about long term appreciation or what his [...]

By | October 17th, 2017|Commercial Real Estate, Property Management|Comments Off on Have You Set Your Real Estate Investment Goals for 2018?

NAI Black Brokers Opportunity Shopping Center Deal

NAI Black recently brokered the sale of the Opportunity Shopping Center at 12109 E Sprague in the Spokane Valley. The 69,400 square foot retail building is home to Grocery Outlet and Dollar Tree and has lease opportunities available.   The building sold for $5.3 million with agent Kaitlin Caudle representing the buyer, M3K LLC of [...]

By | October 13th, 2017|Commercial Real Estate|Comments Off on NAI Black Brokers Opportunity Shopping Center Deal