Dec. 11, 2003

A Special Section of
DJC.COM

Real Estate Surveys


Stories


"Insights Program looks at commercial real estate"
By TRICIA DEERING
CBA


"Portland's economic Rx: a biotech future"
By SAM BENNETT
Journal Staff Reporter


"The recovery train has left the station: Are we on it?"
By JIM DeLISLE
University of Washington

"Are hotels overbuilt or just overproposed?"
By CHRIS BURDETT
Colliers International Hotels


"Tax credit program boosts low-income communities"
By DANIEL C. VAUGHN
Cairncross & Hempelmann


"Interest rate hike could mean time to sell"
By JIM CLAEYS
CB Richard Ellis


"Northwest taps into waterfront properties"
By ARLAN COLLINS
CollinsWoerman


"Town centers rediscovered after years of neglect"
By ALAN GRAINGER
GGLO


"Grocery stores cooking up more innovations"
By TERRY STEPHENS
Special to the Journal


"Retail chic: Shopping centers with meeting places"
By MARIA ROYER
Blatteis Realty Co.


"Development is changing; training should be, too"
By SCOTT LIEN
Special to the Journal


"When the government takes your property"
By G. RICHARD HILL
McCullough Hill Fikso Kretschmer Smith


"Don't get fenced in: Use a land title survey"
By GREG JUNEAU
Triad Associates


"Are you paying too much property tax?"
By KAY SLONIM
Lane Powell Spears Lubersky


"A new corridor may be coming down the Pike"
By GREG SMITH
Gregory Broderick Smith Real Estate


"Columbia City the next hot spot?"
By PETE LAMB and ROB MOHN
Special to the Journal


"Yakima Valley real estate heats up"
By DAVID MCFADDEN
Yakima County Development Association


"Debt can be good for nonprofits' projects"
By REIDUN CROWLEY
Washington State Housing Finance Commission




Commercial Real Estate
Insights Speaker Profile

Sabey David A. Sabey
Firm: Sabey Corporation
Position: President and CEO
Ask David Sabey to recount how he built his $400 million company, and you might be surprised by his answer.
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Carbone James N. Carbone
Firm: RREEF
Position: Partner and acquisitions office specialist
Just as James Carbone is a long-time player in commercial real estate, so he says RREEF is a long-term player in the Seattle market.
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Solberg John Solberg
Firm: Opus Northwest LLC
Position: President and CEO
John Solberg learned early in life that good and bad are relative terms.
Click here to read more.

Dinsmore Mic Dinsmore
Agency: Port of Seattle
Position: Chief executive officer
Mic Dinsmore, chief executive officer of the Port of Seattle since 1992, has spent his career in international trade and transportation.
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Weed Mark A. Weed
Firm: Fisher Properties Inc.
Position: President
To say that Mark Weed had a hand in laying the foundation for the phenomenal success of Dell Computers would be literally accurate.
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