March 12, 2018

There were a lot of interesting developments throughout the fourth quarter of 2017. Below, we've provided a link to our Quarterly Industrial Newsletter where you can find detailed information on what's happening in the industrial sector of our great city. 

Q4 2017 Newsl...

Congress has approved sweeping tax cuts and tax reform that have not been tackled by the federal government in over 30 years (since the Tax Reform Act of 1986.). The tax law, formally referred to as "The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act," will go into effect January 1, 2018. This...

We continue to see positive net absorption for Industrial warehouse space across the Greater Portland Marketplace.  3rd Quarter experienced almost 900k sf of absorption, for more than 2.5M sf of absorption through the first three quarters.  This already surpasses my es...

The historic concept of “caveat emptor” (let the buyer beware) permitted a seller to shift the obligation to the buyer in a real estate transaction.  Many states have altered that rule over the years to place a greater obligation on the seller, while still largely leav...

When will interest rates go back up?

In the back of the minds of most commercial real estate investors is the never ending question, “When will interest rates go back up?”  We have collectively fretted over rising interest rates for the past 35 years.  And yet the truth...

SB 277 Increases notice period for termination of rental agreement and removal of manufactured dwelling or floating home.

SB 311 Authorizes city or county to adopt ordinance or resolution providing property tax exemption to commercial, industrial and multifamily buildin...

November 1, 2017

As the fast-paced real estate business becomes more mobile, your smartphone and other devices can be your best friends—but they can also fill your day with interruptions. You can be bombarded with emails, text messages, phone calls, and social media notifications. Digi...

August 8, 2017

I will start by saying that I’m probably in trouble. After a couple years with over 3M sf of net positive absorption, I figured it would cool off to something in the low 2M sf absorption in 2017. However, after a first quarter with 600k sf absorption (I was feeling pre...

August 2, 2017

To see the digital copy of the report Steve Hunker is presenting CLICK HERE

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