Fighting Cancer is Difficult

“Thank you for your help and support in giving back to people fighting cancer!” Mike Vitti and Scott Fabrizio – Owners, ServiceMaster Superior Cleaning & Restoration. We’re sharing our pride here! Our team, ServiceMaster Superior Cleaning & Restoration, is with us all the way. As a new member of “Cleaning for a Reason” we’ll give…

Need Meets Inspiration

I’m sharing the ThomasNet.com article, “The Accidental Invention of the Safety Pin” because it really got me thinking. It’s not a typical feel good tale where happy protagonists are triumphant in the end. Instead, the story chronicles a true-life example of what happens when inspirational brilliance meets real need. Spoiler alert, I’m sharing a few details of…

Mission Critical: Directory Listings for Franchise Owners

Franchisees share a brand with their franchisor, but these savvy small business owners know that they are not in charge. The brand marketing of the franchisor, in the best of worlds, can be fantastic support for local owners. It can actually build customer awareness by providing ‘air cover’ and repeated touches through well-done broadcast and digital media.…

Portland art.

Art for All

OK, I’m playing catchup but happy, happy news is good news to share. Don’t miss the recent Portland Business Journal article detailing Jordan Schnitzer’s sizable donation to PSU, he’s making a major contribution to the building of a new art museum at Neuberger Hall. And not just any museum, this one is free. Free for students, free to the…

Why Portland?

Why Portland

If you missed the RMA Portland Metro Chapter luncheon on the future of commercial real estate and capital markets, you missed a lot. This peek at why the Rose City is growing leaps and bounds fascinates. Massive job growth and record numbers of college grads headed our way. Rapid increases in industrial construction are pushing growth…