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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NAI Black Welcomes New Managing Broker, Terry McAleer

Tue, 24 Feb 2015 22:22:29 Z
We’d like to welcome Managing Broker Terry McAleer to the NAI Black team! Raised in Spokane and a graduate of Mead High School, Terry earned his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Western Washington University. Terry has been a licensed Washington Real Estate Broker since 1981. He is the former Washington State Chapter President of the

Painting with Heart: Sip’n Paint Studio Opens on Spokane’s Northside

Thu, 19 Feb 2015 00:01:06 Z
We’re especially excited about the recent opening of the Northside’s latest attraction – Sip’n Paint Studio – a place where you can come together with friends and learn how to paint from a skilled and entertaining instructor. You’ve probably heard of similar studios popping up around town, but this one is a little different. Sip’n

Selling Challenging Properties: How to Get Your Property Sold

Wed, 11 Feb 2015 00:23:42 Z
It’s frustrating when you have a property that sits on the market and does not attract any prospective buyers. During my career as a real estate broker, I have only come across a few properties that were really unsaleable. For most properties, there is a buyer out there somewhere.  Like they say, there is a

Agent Spotlight: Stephen Pohl

Tue, 03 Feb 2015 17:53:26 Z
We’d like to start the week off right with a feature on Stephen Pohl, an NAI Black agent with over 33 years of experience in the field. Stephen has found success in all aspects of commercial retail including community/regional mall, mid-rise office, land development, and land sales. Stephen attended Xavier University and graduated with a BA.

Black Realty Management’s Multifamily Division Closes 2014 with a Bang

Tue, 27 Jan 2015 18:58:48 Z
Kicking off a record-setting year, Black Realty Management’s multifamily division celebrated the close of 2014. The apartment rental market was on fire in 2014 with occupancy consistently averaging above 96% occupied and many months with an average of 98% occupied across the entire apartment management portfolio. Along with high occupancy percentages, we saw a nice accumulation

Kevin Guthrie Installed as New Chair of Downtown Spokane Partnership

Tue, 20 Jan 2015 19:34:03 Z
Kevin Guthrie, an Associate Vice President of Black Realty Management, will be installed as the new Chair of the Downtown Spokane Partnership (DSP) at their upcoming annual meeting taking place on February 18th. The annual meeting also marks the DSP’s 20th anniversary! The Downtown Spokane Partnership is dedicated to creating a dynamic, safe, vital, livable and

NAI Black Wins Catalyst B2B Gold Award

Tue, 13 Jan 2015 21:18:22 Z
NAI Black has been voted by readers of Inland Business Catalyst Magazine as the Best Commercial Real Estate Company in their 2014 Best of Business-to-Business Awards. The Catalyst asked their readers to tell them who they appreciate doing business with and who they turn to when they need the support, resources, and expertise of another business. We

Smaller Cities Saw Biggest Rent Increases in 2014

Fri, 09 Jan 2015 23:44:53 Z
Rents have been on the rise across the nation for the past five years, however, last year a new trend emerged – some of the biggest leaps in rental costs occurred in small to midsize cities. Average apartment rents increased across the country by 3.6 percent in 2014, according to new data from the real

Announcing New Websites for Managed Properties

Wed, 31 Dec 2014 23:56:40 Z
Being that it’s New Year’s Eve, it seems the perfect time to announce the newly redesigned websites for our residential managed properties. Earlier this year, we told you about the NAI Black website rebrand where we updated our site to a bright, bold, and responsive design, which provides a common look-and-feel across computers and mobile

Apartment Spotlight: Riverfalls Tower Apartments

Wed, 17 Dec 2014 02:27:55 Z
Have you ever found yourself curious about the unique building on Riverside Avenue overlooking the Maple Street Bridge and the Spokane River? Wonder no more – this Apartment Spotlight will tell you all about this building known as Riverfalls Tower Apartments. The community was designed and built as rental apartments in 1973 and originally housed some of