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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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

940 North Student Housing Construction Update

Fri, 02 Oct 2015 17:53:12 Z
It’s time to raise the roof at 940 North! The fifth floor has been completed on the new upscale student housing project at 940 N. Ruby, located along the west edge of the Gonzaga University campus. Construction crews, led by contractor Baker Construction and working under the design of architect Jay S. Crawford, AIA, are

Six Steps to Prepare Your Property for Winter

Thu, 01 Oct 2015 21:12:59 Z
October is a great time to winterize and prepare your property for the colder temperatures as there are fewer vacancies and less prospective tenants looking to move. Doing a few maintenance items now can save you a lot of hassle and money later. Here are some important items you should address: 1. Roofs, gutters, and downspouts Remove

Agent Spotlight: John Powers

Fri, 25 Sep 2015 23:24:59 Z
We’d like to end the week with an agent spotlight on John Powers, a successful business and commercial broker at NAI Black who specializes in restaurant and hotel sales. John is a valued member of our team contributing his expertise in business and commercial sales, online marketing, and customer service. John grew up in Spokane and

Apartment Spotlight: Parkview Apartments

Wed, 23 Sep 2015 19:57:58 Z
For this month’s apartment spotlight, we’re featuring the Parkview Apartments in Cheney, Washington. Parkview is located at 313 Erie Street, just two blocks from the Eastern Washington University campus and close to parks, public schools, and city bus routes. This community is HUD subsidized and rent is based on 30% of the qualifying applicant’s income. Located

MOD Pizza Opens in Downtown Spokane

Sat, 19 Sep 2015 00:28:49 Z
Yesterday (September 17, 2015), MOD Pizza held the grand opening of its newest location in the heart of Downtown Spokane. Located in the historic Crescent Building at 707 W. Main Avenue (formerly Madeleine’s Café and Patisserie), this is the second Spokane restaurant for the Seattle-based company (the other MOD is at Regal Plaza at Palouse

Expert Provides Analysis of the Effect of Bankruptcy Filings on Commercial Real Estate

Wed, 16 Sep 2015 22:11:05 Z
The last few years have not been kind to major store chains. Several large, nationally-recognized companies filed for bankruptcy protection in 2014 and 2015 (Most notably, Quizno’s, RadioShack, Deb Stores, and Wet Seal). The closing of these stores is greatly impacting malls and shopping centers across the nation. Victor Sahn, a partner at SulmeyerKupetz –

Energy-Saving Tips to Save Your Business Money

Thu, 10 Sep 2015 20:14:58 Z
Whether you own or lease your building, you typically need lighting, heating, air conditioning, power for office equipment, and other services to stay in business. Energy can be a major component of your company’s operating expense. It is also one of the last areas business owners consider when it comes to reducing expenses – but it

NAI Black Supports Inland Northwest Wildfire Victims

Tue, 08 Sep 2015 23:11:39 Z
As wildfires continue to burn across the Inland Northwest, many of our neighbors need support to get back on their feet and rebuild their homes, businesses, and communities. At NAI Black, community vitality is at the core of our mission and that is why we feel a deep sense of obligation to support those who

Five Things to Know About Section 1031 Exchanges

Tue, 01 Sep 2015 17:30:13 Z
Section 1031 of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code allows investors to defer capital gains taxes on the exchange of like-kind properties. 1031, or tax-deferred, exchanges hold great advantages for both investors and REALTORS®. We have outlined five must-known facts about 1031 exchanges below. Section 1031 is a very well-established provision of the U.S. tax code. It