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Zach Francis, Karla Hansen & Chris Dowhaniuk

Portland Industrial Commercial Real Estate Brokerage Team
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Zach Francis

Executive Vice President | Shareholder T 503.221.2290 zach.francis@kidder.com vCard View Profile

Karla Hansen

Vice President T 503.721.2727 karla.hansen@kidder.com vCard View Profile

The team of Zach Francis, Karla Hansen, and Chris Dowhaniuk have a combined 15 years’ experience in industrial and flex property leasing and sales in the Portland metro area servicing local and national tenants, landlords, and owner-users. The group has closed over $100 million in transactions over the past 12 months, and in excess of $1 billion in the past 11+ years.

Kidder Mathews is the largest, independent commercial real estate firm on the West Coast, with 800 real estate professionals and staff in 22 offices in Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada and Arizona.

Meet the Team

Zach Francis team photo

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.
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Karla Hansen team photo

Karla joined Kidder Mathews in 2013 and specializes in commercial sales and leasing with a focus on industrial and flex properties. Through her partnership with Executive Vice President Zach Francis, Karla and her team have closed over $100 million in transactions over the past 12 months alone and they continue to outperform the market year after year.
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Chris Dowhaniuk team photo

Chris joined Kidder Mathews in 2020 specializing in sales and leasing with a focus on industrial and flex properties. He joined the team of Zach Francis and Karla Hansen who have a combined 15 years’ experience in industrial brokerage in the greater Portland area. Prior to joining Kidder Mathews, Chris was a research analyst at JLL, analyzing the office and industrial market. This role allowed Chris to gain a competitive advantage by becoming well-versed in the dynamics of Portland’s industrial marketplace.
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Available Properties

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40 Acres
BRIDGE DEVELOPMENT

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

200,000 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

100,000 SF
HARSCH/JAVELIN LOGISTICS

Lease (represented landlord)

47,504 SF
REWORKS

$3.75 million sale (represented buyer & seller)

29,000 SF
LOVETT HOLDINGS

$6.5 million sale (represented buyer)

24,937 SF
MEYERS MEMORIAL TRUST/ PROJECT

$4.6 million sale (represented seller)

20,697 SF
LOVETT HOLDINGS

$1.7 million sale (represented buyer & seller)

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Market Research

The Portland industrial market remained active through this quarter, with a strong development pipeline and demand stemming from a variety of tenants.

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