Seattle, WA

C. Blair Howe, CCIM

T 206.205.0224 blair.howe@kidder.com
601 Union Street, Ste 4720
Seattle, WA 98101
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Blair Howe guides Kidder Mathews consulting services practice; a team-oriented practice that delivers advice, guidance, and assistance in real estate matters that is personalized, objective and solution-oriented. Services include project management, strategic planning, consensus building, project feasibility and planning, market and location analysis, risks and needs analysis, acquisition and disposition planning and execution, master planning, public/ private partnerships, and transit oriented development.

Between 1998 and 2001, Blair was a corporate services and valuation advisory provider for Kidder Mathews.

Between 1995 and 1997, Blair was the managing member of Goodbranch, L.L.C.; a residential real estate development company administering family-owned projects located in Pierce County, Washington.

In 1988, Blair was employed by Gateway Associates as an owner’s representative for the AT&T Gateway Tower (now Municipal Tower), located in Seattle. He was as a member of the team responsible for the construction and leasing of the one million square foot mixed-use real estate project.

Licenses and Professional Affiliations

  • National Association of Realtors, Member
  • Commercial Investment RE Institute, Member
  • Commercial Brokers Association, Member
  • Washington Association of Realtors, Member
  • Licensed WA Real Estate Managing Broker

Educational Background

  • BA, Management in the Public Interest, Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA 1988
  • Additional Education: CCIM – 250 hours, AI – 240 hours, Other RE Courses – 200 hours

Team Work

Blair has a record of successfully teaming with other service providers. The following page contains a partial list of firms he has formally partnered with to collaborate on projects.

Mithun, KPFF, Grealic Parking by Design, IBI, Heffron Transportation, Universal Field Services, First American Title, Ticor Title, Maul Foster, David Evans & Assoc., Westlake Associates, GeoDesign, Archaeological Investigations, Transpo, Terracon, VIA, Perteet, WSP USA, Parametrix, Williams & Assoc., Huitt Zollers, Rider Levett Bucknal, URS, Public/Private Development Solutions, Vandenberg Johnson Gandara, Keiser Phillips, David Khele, G3 & Assoc., GEODesign, FCS, Chinook Pacific, Callison, Austin Development Services, CKC Engineering, HNTB, McMillion Jacobs and Kimley-Horn.

Representative Project Experience

  • Cordata Master Planning, Bellingham, WA
  • Cathcart Master Planning, Snohomish County, WA
  • Terminal 91 Master Planning, Seattle, WA
  • On-Call Real Estate Services – Sound Transit, Seattle, WA
  • On-Call Real Estate Services – King County Metro, Seattle, WA
  • On-Call Real Estate Services – City of Hillsboro, Hillsboro, OR
  • On-Call Real Estate Services – City of Portland, Portland, OR
  • On-Call Real Estate Services – Pierce County, Tacoma, WA
  • On-Call Real Estate Services – Port of Seattle, Seattle, WA
  • On-Call Real Estate Services – Portland Community College, Portland, OR
  • On-Call Real Estate Consulting – CA High Speed Rail, Sacramento, CA
  • Colorado Springs Airport, Development Consulting, Co. Springs, CO
  • Northeast Redevelopment Area Consulting, Burien, WA
  • Snoqualmie Ridge Development Consulting, Snoqualmie, WA
  • Great Falls Airport Development Consulting, Great Falls, MT
  • Port of Pasco Development Consulting, Pasco, WA
  • City Hall Station Development Feasibility Study, Gresham, OR
  • Angle Lake Station Transit Garage Design Build, SeaTac, WA
  • Right Sized Parking Project, King County, Seattle, WA
  • Lynnwood Link Corridor TOD Study, Seattle/Lynnwood, WA
  • SDOT Mercer Mega Block Disposition Consulting, Seattle, WA
  • Broadway Retail Study, Seattle, WA
  • Vancouver City Center TOD Study, Vancouver, WA

Representative Property Acquisition & Disposition Assignments

Seattle Monorail Project Dispositions - 33 Properties

Seattle WA

WA State Liquor Control Board Distribution Center

Seattle WA

Downtown Development Site Disposition

Bothell, WA

Energy Northwest Office Building Disposition

Richland WA

DESC Development Site Acquisition

Seattle, WA

Pierce County Public Works Land Swap

Gig Harbor WA

Library Property Disposition

City of Hillsboro OR

Peninsula Light Headquarters Site Acquisition

Gig Harbor WA

Hillsboro Public Works Site Acquisition

Hillsboro OR

Red Apple Property Disposition

Sumner WA

Renton Library Site Acquisition

Renton WA

Select Client List

  • Corporate
  • Aiken St. Louis
  • Fairfield Residential
  • Grealic Parking by Design
  • Harris Trust
  • Jergins Painting
  • KPFF
  • Mithun
  • Nicholson Manufacturing
  • Perteet
  • Schenbachler Enterprises
  • Short Cressman & Burgess
  • Stevedoring Services of America
  • Tin Rock Development
  • US Bancorp
  • The Wolff Company
  • Wood Stone Credit Union
  • Government/ Institutional
  • Seattle, WA
  • Des Moines, WA
  • Burien, WA
  • Bothell, WA
  • Snoqualmie, WA
  • Bellevue, WA
  • Lakewood, WA
  • Shoreline, WA
  • Renton, WA
  • Hillsboro, OR
  • Portland, OR
  • Milwaukie, OR
  • Colorado Springs, CO
  • King County, WA
  • Kitsap County, WA
  • Pierce County, WA
  • Puget Sound Regional Council
  • Washington State Ferries
  • Washington State General Administration
  • Port of Seattle, WA
  • Port of Friday Harbor, WA
  • Port of Pasco, WA
  • Great Falls Airport Authority
  • Overlake Hospital
  • King County Hospital Dist. #4
  • Federal Way School Dist.
  • Seattle Dwtn. Emergency Service Center
  • Seattle Monorail Project
  • Sound Transit
  • Energy Northwest