EXPERIENCE

William (Bill) Low, Broker

Gull Industries, Inc. - Senior VP Real Estate 2006-2016

  • Responsible for Gull’s commercial real estate portfolio in the Pacific Northwest
  • Acquisitions/dispositions of retail, industrial, and special use properties 
  • Lease preparation and negotiation
  • Investment Analysis
  • Development of retail and industrial properties
  • Project management including construction and entitlements
  • Responsible for oversight of property managers, vendors, and contractors
  • Oversight of remediation for environmentally impacted sites

Harsch Investment Properties - Director  2005-2006 

  • Retail site acquisitions in Washington, Oregon, California, and Nevada

Quality Food Centers, Inc. - Director of Real Estate  2000-2005

  • Oversight of QFC’s existing real estate portfolio (90+ grocery stores)
  • Site selection for new store locations
  • Disposition of  non-performing assets
  • Analysis of store projections and profitability
  • Site acquisition including fee interests, long-term leasehold, as well as condominium interests in mixed-use projects
  • Development of new QFC locations within urban, mixed-use projects (retail, multi-family with structured parking) in and immediately adjacent to central Seattle
  • Negotiations for acquisitions of independent grocery locations / operators including the real estate as well as the business operations and inventories. 

Chad V. Ward Real Estate - Commercial Broker 1997-2000

  • Commercial brokerage services

Port of Portland Airside Leasing Manager 1991-1996

  • Leasing and management of real estate on and adjacent to Portland International Airport and three general aviation airports owned by the Port
  • Acquisition of real estate adjacent to the airport for expansion and noise mitigation
  • Project management of capital improvements

Palmer, Groth & Pietka Commercial RE - Appraiser 1987-1991

  • Valuation of commercial, industrial and special use properties throughout Oregon, Washington, and California

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