The Northwest Real Estate Investor’s Association has a Multifamily Focus Group that meets the third Tuesday of each month.  I’ll be co-moderating this month’s meeting with Doug Foley of the Pro Real Estate Team.  Check out the video for details!  See you there! Many thanks- Rick Bean, Rose City Commercial Real Estate.  503.577.1034 or,  Read More »

SolarWorld Group not only reaffirmed their commitment to the Portland area, they’re increasing their investment in a major way.  So reports Brian K. Miller in today’s Globe Street:  HILLSBORO, OR-SolarWorld Group said Friday it plans to expand its five-month-old, 480,000-square-foot operation here with a new 210,000-square-foot building. The existing building serves as a production facility... Read More »

2009 Multifamily Market Projections Available Hats off to Mr. Mark Barry, MAI…he’s closing in on 5,000 completed Apartment Appraisals.  Mr. Barry’s practice is based in Portland, OR, but his projections are followed nationwide. Mark was the featured presenter at Wednesday’s January meeting of the Portland CCIM Chapter.  Some quotes from his report: “The apartment market... Read More »

FOCUS ON MULTIFAMILY: Mr. Mark Barry will be the featured speaker at the Portland CCIM’s monthly luncheon on January 7, 2009 at the MAC Club. His focus will be current local apartment trends and 2009 projections. With over 4,000 appraisals completed, he is widely held as the leading apartment appraisal specialist in the area; Mark’s opinions carry great weight in the commercial real... Read More »