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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Resident Retention Strategies: Four Ways for Landlords to Encourage Lease Renewals

Fri, 13 Nov 2015 20:29:14 Z
It’s no secret that the costs associated with tenant turnover can be very expensive for landlords. When a tenant moves out of your rental property, not only do you miss out on monthly rental income from the unoccupied unit, but the costs continue to add up when you factor in the additional expenses necessary to

Black Realty Management Meets Congresswoman Cathy McMorris-Rodgers

Fri, 13 Nov 2015 03:17:28 Z
As part of the Washington Multi-Family Housing Association (WMFHA) Eastern Washington Chapter, Tom Hix, President of Black Realty Management, Inc., and Kim Sample, Vice President of Multifamily Division, met with Congresswoman Cathy McMorris-Rodgers in Spokane, Washington during her recent district visit. Congresswoman McMorris-Rodgers offered her time to the local Eastern Washington Chapter to listen to concerns

Black Realty Management Obtains Four New Multifamily Property Management Contracts

Thu, 05 Nov 2015 21:30:53 Z
The multifamily division of Black Realty Management, Inc., has recently gained four new property management contracts apartments – WillowWood Village, an 88-unit community in Cheney, WA near Eastern Washington University; Alpine Square Apartments, a 40-unit community in Spokane, WA near Spokane Community College; East Mission Apartments, a 20-unit community in Spokane, WA near Gonzaga University;

Darren Slackman Achieves SIOR Designation

Wed, 04 Nov 2015 21:33:33 Z
Darren Slackman, SIOR of Black Commercial, Inc., an NAI Black company, has achieved the SIOR industrial designation awarded by the Society of Industrial and Office REALTORS®. SIOR is a Washington, DC-based international professional organization of more than 3,000 commercial real estate professionals, 2,800 of whom have earned the coveted SIOR designation. Individuals who hold the SIOR

Agent Spotlight: Grant Person

Thu, 29 Oct 2015 19:23:21 Z
For this month’s agent spotlight, we’d like to recognize Grant Person, Commercial Sales & Leasing Broker, for over 20 years with NAI Black. Grant is a licensed REALTOR® who specializes in commercial sales and leasing and has been in the commercial real estate business for over 42 years. Grant graduated from Montana State University with Bachelor

Apartment Spotlight: Greenview Manor Apartments

Mon, 26 Oct 2015 20:35:19 Z
Looking for affordable apartment living near downtown Spokane? The Greenview Manor Apartments are located at 612 S. Lincoln Street in the heart of the Medical District, just two blocks from Deaconess Medical Center and Shriner’s Hospital for Children and a few minutes from downtown. This is the perfect community for medical professionals, students, or business

River Bend Business Park Planned for Spokane’s University District

Fri, 23 Oct 2015 19:00:43 Z
There’s a lot of big change going on at Spokane’s University District as leadership and businesses rally together to make the area a hub of innovation for the Inland Northwest. This vision requires new infrastructure to cater to the growing number of businesses looking to join the movement of the U-District. The River Bend Business

The Linneman Letter Fall 2015 Preview

Thu, 15 Oct 2015 01:09:33 Z
We are pleased to present The Linneman Letter Fall 2015 Preview. In this excerpt, Dr. Linneman addresses the biggest challenge faced by the economy over the next few years: the uncertainty of rising interest rates. View and download the excerpt here. The Linneman Letter is a quarterly publication highly regarded by commercial real estate investors worldwide. It is also relevant

Eight Things You Should Know About Landlord Liability

Fri, 09 Oct 2015 17:56:43 Z
As a landlord, you have a responsibility to keep your property well-maintained and safe to prevent injuries to tenants and visitors. While landlord liability insurance helps you to protect your rental property investment in the event of a liability claim, you are still not off the hook. Here are some important things you should know

What’s in Store for 2016: Retail Property Investment

Wed, 07 Oct 2015 16:52:46 Z
The retail sector is showing renewed interest as an investment class, according to Donald MacLellan, senior managing partner at Faris Lee Investments in Irvine, CA. In an interview from GlobeSt.com, MacLellan provided the following observations about retail investment in 2016. STRENGTHS Demand. He explained that demand will come from domestic and international investors alike and while