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Portland, OR

Zach Francis

Executive Vice President | Shareholder
T 503.221.2290 zach.francis@kidder.com
101 SW Main Street, Suite 1200
Portland, OR 97204
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Zach is an executive vice president and shareholder at Kidder Mathews with extensive commercial real estate success in the Portland Metropolitan area, focusing on industrial properties and investment sales. Over the past 11+ years Zach has closed nearly 10 million square feet of transactions with a total value in excess of 1 billion dollars, distinguishing himself as an elite broker in Oregon and SW Washington year after year.

Zach is a Kidder Mathews West Coast Top Producer and has received numerous awards and recognition for his work. This transaction volume and intimate knowledge of Portland area industrial properties allows Zach to add tremendous value when representing local and national firms to fulfill their real estate requirements. Zach represents both institutional and local owners as well as buyers and tenants.

Zach and his team distinguish themselves by providing a full service real estate experience, going above and beyond to help clients find the right lending, legal, environmental and property management professionals to assist them with issues that often arise through the course of a real estate transaction. This approach is rare in the brokerage world and helps to provide their clients with unparalleled service from start to finish.

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2008 – PRESENT Kidder Mathews, Portland, Oregon
2006 Cresa Partners Commercial Real Estate, Portland, Oregon


BS US HISTORY from Whitman College


2019 Kidder Mathews Big Hitter/Top Producer
2018 Kidder Mathews #1 Producer in Portland Office
2018 Kidder Mathews Big Hitter/Top Producer
2016 Kidder Mathews Big Hitter/Top Producer
2010 Commercial Association of Realtors Rookie of the Year
2010 Kidder Mathews Rookie of the Year
COSTAR Power Broker for Leasing Transactions
COSTAR Power Broker for Sales Transactions


Commercial Association of Brokers
Commercial Brokers Association
Whitman College Alumni Association
Tau Kappa Epsilon Alumni Association
Habitat for Humanity – Annual Volunteer Coordinator

Specializing In

Seller/Landlord Representation
Buyer/Tenant Representation
Investment Sales
1031 Exchanges

Select Clients/Transactions

40 Acres
Bridge Development

Sale and Lease - Represented Buyer on land acquisition and resulting 652,250 SF Industrial Business Park Development in NE Portland

200,00 SF
Auto Chlor System (multiple deals)

Sale and Lease – Represented client on 5 separate industrial and investment acquisitions and multiple leasing assignments throughout the Portland area totaling over $23 million

196,000 SF
J&D Refrigerated Services/Wymore Transfer (multiple deals)

Build-to-Suit- Represented Buyer and Seller on acquisition and development of new cold storage industrial facility in Clackamas County

163,669 SF
King Capital Investments (multiple deals)

Sale – Represented buyer on 7 separate disposition/acquisition assignments of industrial and flex warehouses totaling over $15 million

150,000 SF
Morningside Capital (multiple deals)

Sale and Lease - Represented investor on 10 separate industrial sale acquisitions and multiple leasing assignments throughout the Portland area

105,000 SF
Lapin Holdings (multiple deals)

Sale – Represented buyer on 4 separate acquisition assignments of creative industrial and net leased warehouses in close-in Portland and Lake Oswego totaling over $8 million

80,000 SF
Ederer Investments

Sale – Represented Buyer and Seller on NNN Leased Industrial Investment Sale

69,442 SF
Howell Family Holdings (multiple deals)

Sale and Lease – Represented investor in 1031 exchange on acquisition of 3 creative industrial properties in the Portland area totaling over $12 million

18,150 SF
Multnomah County, Oregon

Lease - Represented Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office on new training and classroom facility

Portland Industrial Commercial Real Estate Brokerage Team

Zach Francis, Karla Hansen & Chris Dowhaniuk

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