Resources for Business

Federal Resources SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program SBA is providing low interest working capital loans of up to $2 million to small businesses and nonprofits affected by the coronavirus.... View Article

Oregon and Washington: Tax Relief Due to Covid-19

Historic steps have been taken at the federal, state and local levels to address the challenges the Covid-19 pandemic has presented to individuals and businesses of all sizes as well... View Article

Regulations Greatly Increase Cost of New Home Construction

Sources: & NAHB The high cost of building is one of the main reasons builders say they are not keeping up with demand for affordable new housing. There’s land,... View Article

Last-Mile Industrial Investment Opportunities Expanding to Smaller Markets

Source: Patricia Kirk, National Real Estate Investor (NREI) Investors are expanding their search for last-mile industrial product to secondary and tertiary markets from their previous focus on established locations near... View Article

A Tenant’s “Survival Guide” to COVID-19

As Covid-19 continues to spread and impact every aspect of American’s lives, nothing is more important than our health and safety of that of our loved ones. But some aspects... View Article

Covid-19: Information & Resources to Stay Informed and Prepared

Dear Clients, Colleagues and Friends, We are very lucky to have an abundance of small businesses throughout our community. To ensure each of our owners, tenants and entrepreneurs have access... View Article

White House, Senate Reach Historic $2-trillion Stimulus Deal

Source: CNN The White House and Senate leaders struck a major deal early Wednesday morning over a $2-trillion package to provide a jolt to an economy struggling amid the coronovirus... View Article

Covid-19 Impact on CRE Market

Dear Clients, Colleagues and Friends, First, our thoughts are with you as we all navigate through these very challenging times! Given the rapidly evolving government, community and business actions in... View Article

How to Handle the Coming Surge in Retail Tenant Defaults

Source: Kelsi Maree Borland with Retail landlords facing tenant defaults as a result of the coronavirus pandemic will likely work with tenants toward a solution While no one knows... View Article

Working from home? We have Quarantine Content!

Russell White, Director of Residential Property Management with Bluestone & Hockley Real Estate Services, recently sat down with David Moore with Equity Advantage to discuss the Portland “FAIR” Ordinances. Key... View Article

Bank Branches Go Newer and Smaller

Sources: Brannon Broswell, ICSC Branch Banking 2020, JLL Research Report Big banks are closing antiquated branches at a record pace, but they are also opening smaller and more digitally focused... View Article

Investors See Value in Parking Lots…As Future Multifamily Buildings

Source: Sebastian Obando, National Real Estate Investor (NREI) Investors are increasingly targeting parking lots for potential multifamily redevelopment, especially in urban areas, according to industry sources. “Given the multifamily market... View Article

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Fair Access in Renting Ordinances, City of Portland  

Exclusive Research: Keep on Trucking

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CAT got your bottom line? Corporate Activity Tax has pounced!

Source: Jordan Manley, DJC Oregon Since Governor Kate Brown signed Oregon’s new Corporate Activity Tax (CAT) into law on May 16, 2019, business owners have many burning questions. What is... View Article

Hot Water Heaters: Is proactive replacement the way to save operational costs?

By: Clifford A. Hockley, President Bluestone and Hockley Real Estate Services, Executive Director, SVN | Bluestone and Hockley It is expensive to install a hot water heater. Often the cost... View Article