Join us on the third floor of the Bank of America Building in downtown Vancouver on August 27 for the Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce’s No Business After Hours – Up on the Roof. The event will feature live music, a photo booth and a chance to win some great prizes, and tropical attire is encouraged. Get more information and register for the event here. More >
Michael was most recently an Executive Vice President at Edison Properties, a diversified commercial real estate firm with holdings in Maryland, New Jersey and New York, where he led the operating, sales, and strategic matters for Edison’s primary business unit. Johnson has also served as Director of Operations and Marketing for Waterfront NY Realty Corp., a commercial development and management firm with more than 2 million sf of properties in three states.
Michael holds a bachelor’s degree from Bowdoin College and an MBA from Columbia University. He sits on the Columbia Business School Alumni Association of Oregon Executive Board and the Rachel V. Tess Productions (modern dance company) Advisory Board.
Adventist Health Exercises Purchase Option, Pays $2.38M for Vancouver’s Fisher’s Landing Medical Building
Adventist Health has purchased the 10,550 sf Fisher’s Landing Medical Building, 417 SE 164th Avenue, for $2.38 million. NAI Norris, Beggs & Simpson Vice President Tamara Fuller, CCIM, and Associate Vice President Pam Lindloff represented the seller, Allergy, Asthma and Dermatology Associates (AADA). Ted Gilbert and Molly Mink-Liston of Gilbert Brothers represented the buyer, Adventist Health. More >
REACH Community Development’s $3.9M Purchase of the Bronaugh Apartments Preserves 51 Units of Downtown Affordable Housing
REACH Community Development has paid $3.9 million for the 51-unit Bronaugh Apartments, a Section 8 affordable housing property at 1434 SW Morrison Street in downtown Portland. NAI Norris, Beggs & Simpson Vice President Robert Black represented REACH and the seller, Bronaugh Investors Oregon. More >
The $2.01 million sale of the former Vancouver City Hall in downtown Vancouver to Northwest Property Resources, LLC closed on April 15. NAI Norris, Beggs & Simpson Principal, Director of Vancouver Production Charlie Kleier and Associate Vice President Doug Bartocci represented the seller, Vancouver Public Schools. Northwest Property Resources plans to renovate the property for use as a multi-tenant office building. More >
When the Shoe Fits, Comfort Shoe Retailer with Three Vancouver Locations, Opening First Oregon Store at Beaverton’s Progress Ridge TownSquare
When the Shoe Fits, a locally-owned comfort shoe retailer with three locations in Vancouver, is opening its first store outside of Vancouver at Progress Ridge TownSquare in Beaverton.
The 1,628 sf store is expected to open in early June. NAI Norris, Beggs & Simpson Associate Vice President Pam Lindloff represented When the Shoe Fits in the lease with owner Gramor Development. Progress Ridge opened in 2011 at SW Barrows Road and SW Horizon Boulevard and is anchored by New Seasons Market and Cinetopia. More >
NAI Norris, Beggs & Simpson’s First Quarter reports on the Portland commercial real estate market are out, and all property types showed gradual improvement. See below for summaries, or view the full reports here. More >
It’s awards season for Portland’s commercial real estate brokers!
Last week CoStar released the winners of its 2012 Power Broker Awards. NAI NBS is pleased to report that we were named a top leasing and sales firm in Portland for the eighth consecutive year. We also had brokers individually recognized in every category: Sean Turley (office), Pam Lindloff (retail), Michael Merino (industrial) and Chris Johnson and MaryKay West (sales). Click here for a complete list of the Portland Power Broker winners. More >
Schnitzer Steel Industries has leased 42,000 sf of office space at the KOIN Center in downtown Portland for its headquarters. NAI Norris, Beggs & Simpson President Chris Johnson and Vice President MaryKay West represented the tenant. More >
NAI NBS has welcomed Real Estate Broker Brooke Burgner, who specializes in retail leasing and sales in Southwest Washington, to its Vancouver office.
Burgner’s background is in university admissions. Most recently, she was a Senior Colorado Regional Recruiter for the University of Arizona, based out of Boulder, where she coordinated and executed state-wide recruitment and marketing plans.
Burgner earned a degree in communication from the University of Colorado at Boulder. She is a licensed real estate broker in Washington and Oregon.