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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Intern Spotlight: Ian O’Shaughnessey

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 22:15:17 Z
We’d like to introduce Ian O’Shaughnessey, one of our interns here at NAI Black. Ian is 21 years old and has been interning with our company since June of 2015. We feel fortunate to have him on our team for the summer and enjoy teaching him the ropes of commercial real estate. Ian grew up in

Apartment Spotlight: Woodlake Village Apartments

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 22:00:08 Z
Looking for a lakefront home without all the cost and maintenance? Look no further – for this month’s apartment spotlight we’re featuring the Woodlake Village Apartments located at 23310 E. Inlet Drive in Liberty Lake, Washington. Woodlake Village offers two bedroom, one bathroom apartment homes on the waterfront with private dock and lake access. Located along

How Depreciation Changes Impact 2014 Tax Returns

Thu, 23 Jul 2015 19:56:09 Z
The IRS has recently made significant changes to tax regulations with an explicit focus on the capitalization of tangible assets, which are effective for 2014 tax filings (i.e. all tax years beginning in 2014). These regulations will apply to virtually all business entities and landlord that acquire, produce, or improve tangible property and they include

NAI Black Hosts 2015 Company Golf Day

Tue, 21 Jul 2015 22:18:07 Z
Every summer, NAI Black hosts a company golf day to show our appreciation to the corporate employees and agents for all their hard work the past year. The event was held last Thursday, July 16th at the Eagle Ridge Short Course. It was catered by Tacos El Sol, which was a huge hit as it

Agent Spotlight: Jeff McGougan

Fri, 17 Jul 2015 16:24:34 Z
For this month’s agent spotlight, we’d like to take a moment to recognize Jeff McGougan, Senior Sales & Leasing Broker, for over 26 years with NAI Black. Jeff is a licensed REALTOR® who specializes in office leasing and sales as well as investment properties. Jeff graduated from Eastern Washington University in 1981 with a Bachelor’s degree

Tenant Spotlight: Slick Rock Tanning & Spa

Wed, 15 Jul 2015 21:04:20 Z
This month we are featuring Slick Rock Tanning & Spa as our Tenant Spotlight of the Month. Since opening earlier this year in the three-tenant building on the northwest corner of Regal Plaza at Palouse (located at 2912 E. Palouse Highway in Spokane), Slick Rock has quickly gained popularity among residents of the South Hill. According

Four Tips for a Successful Lighting Upgrade for Commercial Property Owners

Fri, 10 Jul 2015 17:42:57 Z
We all know that lighting efficiency is one of the best ways to lower the utility bill at your commercial property. We also know that better lighting can increase safety, improve productivity, and lower maintenance costs. The long-term benefit of quality lighting greatly outweighs the short-term costs to make improvements to your current system. Here

CEO David Black Named in Inland Business Catalyst’s Power 50 Most Influential Leaders

Tue, 07 Jul 2015 19:26:03 Z
On June 25th, with the launch of their summer 2015 issue, the Inland Business Catalyst Magazine announced its “Power 50,” a list of the 50 most powerful and influential professionals in the Inland Northwest. David Black, CEO and Managing Partner of NAI Black, made the list as number 19. And this isn’t his first rodeo.

Announcing the Retirement of Agent Earl Engle

Thu, 02 Jul 2015 00:02:01 Z
With great pleasure we would like to officially announce the retirement of Earl L. Engle, CCIM effective July 1, 2015. Words can’t describe how much we appreciate what Earl has done for NAI Black since joining the firm 15 years ago. Earl has been an inspiration to everyone in our company with his cheerful attitude

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