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.
A group of local investors paid $4.3 million for the ecoFlats Apartments, a mixed-use property with 18 apartment units and 3,700 sf of retail space in North Portland. NAI Norris, Beggs & Simpson Vice President Robert Black represented the seller, 3935 N. Williams LLC.
“This sale is significant because ecoFlats is one of the first newly constructed properties from this past building cycle to be sold,” Black said of the project, which delivered in March 2011. “This is an incredibly unique property, and its high level of sustainability and ideal location appealed to buyers.” More >
NAI Norris, Beggs & Simpson announced its top producers of 2012 at a great Olympics-themed awards banquet this past weekend in Portland.
Multifamily investment sales broker Robert Black was named #1 top producer in the brokerage division. Downtown office broker Sean Turley came in second, office broker Charlie Floberg third and Vancouver office broker Tamara Fuller placed fourth. Investment broker MaryKay West rounded out the top 5.
NAI Global Affiliates in Seattle and Vancouver, Wash., Broker Sale of 94,000 SF Kent Business Center
Killian Pacific, a commercial real estate development and investment company based in Vancouver, Wash., has purchased Kent Business Center, a 93,999 sf flex/industrial property in Kent, Wash., an area south of Seattle. More >
The Holt Distressed Property Fund has purchased Lot 1 at the Riverscape Development, a 1.5-acre parcel on the riverfront in the urban core. The lot is within the River District Urban Renewal Area at 2200 NW Front Avenue, and is designated for residential mixed-use development. More >
NAI Norris, Beggs & Simpson Senior Property Manager Christina DuCoté will serve as the 2013 President of the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) Oregon-Columbia River Chapter No. 29. More >