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

NAI Black Broker Negotiates Multi-Tenant Deal for Former Albertsons

When the Albertsons on the corner of Northwest Blvd and Ash in North Spokane went vacant many residents expressed concern. Soon after the property became a haven for transients and received multiple complaints about drug use, lewd behavior and other illegal activity. Abandoned Albertsons was once a source for community problems   NAI [...]

By | September 19th, 2017|Commercial Real Estate|Comments Off on NAI Black Broker Negotiates Multi-Tenant Deal for Former Albertsons

Finding Real Estate Bargains

They say that one man's trash is another man's treasure. This old saying applies to real estate as well as personal property. I have found over the years that if you study the real estate market and know where to look there are always some real estate investment gems to be found. This reminds me of [...]

By | July 10th, 2017|Commercial Real Estate|Comments Off on Finding Real Estate Bargains

There Is No Bad Real Estate

Investors regularly ask me the question, "Will this property be a good real estate investment?" Let’s examine the theory of good and bad real estate investments.   I purchased some parcels of industrial land 35 years ago in an area my partners and I thought would experience steady growth. The growth we anticipated did not [...]

By | July 6th, 2017|Commercial Real Estate|Comments Off on There Is No Bad Real Estate

The Battle of the Online Marketplace: How It’s Impacting Traditional Retail

The success of the online marketplace is changing how we do our shopping. In the past, online shopping was dominated by two types of consumers: those who didn’t crave instant gratification and people who were shopping for birthday and Christmas presents. These days, the online marketplace has become much more efficient. With same-day and overnight [...]

By | June 21st, 2017|Commercial Real Estate|Comments Off on The Battle of the Online Marketplace: How It’s Impacting Traditional Retail