Executive Summary

NAI Black is a proven leader in commercial brokerage and property management services, serving the Inland Northwest region for over 50 years. With the dedication and expertise of our agents, we are committed to realizing the maximum potential of our clients’ real estate investments while providing unparalleled service that delivers superior results across the full spectrum of sectors for owners, investors, developers, and occupiers.

Market Area

Our primary service area encompasses Spokane County in Washington and Kootenai and Bonner Counties in North Idaho; however, our overall market penetration is comprised of Eastern Washington, Northern Idaho, and Montana.


NAI Black’s selection of commercial brokerage and property management services for owners, investors, developers, and occupiers demonstrates our broad range of expertise and market knowledge. Let us design a scope of real estate services that is specifically tailored to meet your needs.

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Apartment Spotlight: Fort Wright Apartments

Thu, 25 Jun 2015 21:41:07 Z
For those who find themselves driving up TJ Menoch, it’s hard not to notice the apartment complex nestled in the trees and donning a bright orange roof. Built in 1972, the Fort Wright Apartments are one of the most conveniently located apartments in the city. Whether you’re a college student attending Spokane Falls Community College

NAI Black Employees Help Rebuilding Together Spokane

Tue, 23 Jun 2015 22:26:33 Z
NAI Black recently participated in an important community project put on by the Washington Multi-Family Housing Association (WMFAH) and the nonprofit organization Rebuilding Together Spokane. The project involved making extensive repairs to the home of a low-income homeowner in North Spokane. NAI Black employees joined members of Prodigy Property Management, FPI Management, and Greystar to donate

Five Apartment Security and Safety Tips for Landlords

Thu, 18 Jun 2015 20:13:29 Z
Landlords in most states have some degree of legal responsibility to protect their tenants from crime. Rental properties typically need security for a variety of reasons including transient removal and trespassing, vandalism and theft, illegal dumping, and other criminal issues (drug dealing, drug use, domestic violence, etc.). The best way that property owners and managers can

Shopping Center Industry Applauds Introduction of Remote Transactions Parity Act of 2015

Tue, 16 Jun 2015 19:59:27 Z
WASHINGTON, June 15, 2015 – Today the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) applauded the introduction of the Remote Transactions Parity Act of 2015 in the 114th Congress by Representatives Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) and Steve Womack (R-AR). This legislation would finally create parity between online-only sellers and brick-and-mortar retailers on the collection of state and local sales taxes. “The shopping

Agent Spotlight: Brian Anderson

Thu, 11 Jun 2015 19:09:57 Z
At NAI Black, we are committed to retaining the top specialists in the real estate industry, and agent Brian Anderson is an example of just that. Since joining NAI Black, Brian has consistently completed challenging assignments, using his relationships in the community and the industry to find favorable solutions for the individuals, groups, and companies

Inland Northwest Market Highlights: The Office Market

Tue, 09 Jun 2015 22:09:40 Z
In 2014, office vacancy rates in the Spokane area ranged from as low as 10% in Class A space downtown to 25% on Spokane’s South Hill. Vacancy rates continued to trend upward in the Central Business District and in the Spokane Valley. The following tables reflect the rental and vacancy rates for office properties in 2014

Inland Northwest Market Highlights: The Apartment Market

Thu, 04 Jun 2015 16:12:09 Z
A couple weeks back, we reported that apartment rents are expected to rise again. Nationally, vacancy rates for properties in the multifamily market are at record lows. The same is true for Spokane County. The apartment rental market continues to improve consistently and has recently seen slight growth due to an increase in multifamily construction

Inland Northwest Market Highlights: The Retail Market

Tue, 02 Jun 2015 21:41:56 Z
Retail vacancy rates ranged from as low as 4.2% in South Spokane to as high as 13.8% on the North Side. The downtown periphery and the Spokane Valley showed the largest improvement in retail vacancy rates from a year earlier. Spokane County retail rents and vacancies in 2014 are provided in the table below. Spokane County

U.S. Shopping Center Occupancy Rates Hit 6-Year High in 2014, According to ICSC and NCREIF Data

Tue, 26 May 2015 16:20:08 Z
* NAI Black is not responsible for the content in this press release. NEW YORK, March 30, 2015 – The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and the National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries (NCREIF) reported on property data results for Q4 2014 and year-end 2014, and found strong growth in the U.S. shopping

Tenant Spotlight: Ezell’s Famous Chicken of Spokane

Fri, 22 May 2015 15:56:57 Z
For this month’s tenant spotlight, we are featuring Ezell’s Famous Chicken, which opened just over a month ago in Regal Plaza at Palouse, located at 4919 South Regal on Spokane’s South Hill. With fantastic food and great staff, we couldn’t be happier to welcome Ezell’s to our Regal Plaza community…and to Spokane for that matter. Family-owned