Entries by Ryan Ramey

Retail Reader Spring 2018

Oregon’s retail real estate market continues to experience an unprecedented level of activity. From urban areas to small towns, activity is beyond belief, and the numbers show us why. Nationally, retail sales are up 1.7%, year over year. In Oregon, the population increased 1.3% over the past year, topping 4.1 million, and unemployment is at […]

Retail Reader Fall 2017

Oregon’s retail real estate market is on fire with declining vacancies, limited new inventory, and properties changing hands with new owners reinvesting and re-tenanting to enhance returns. But first, the fundamentals. The US economy continues strong with average growth of 2.2% annually since the recession of 2009 (Bureau of Economic Analysis). In Oregon, employment, personal […]