Joseph Bernard Investment Real Estate was founded on the basis of providing superior brokerage services by focusing on professionalism, integrity, and a dedication to serving clients. By providing excellent service, Joseph Bernard, Inc. has earned a preferred reputation as a leader in the commercial apartment brokerage field in Oregon and SW Washington.

We encourage you to experience the difference in apartment brokerage with the service you deserve. We look forward to serving you, and have confidence that you will be fully satisfied with our firm.

- Joseph Chaplik, President

New Report Shows More Benefits to Greening Apartments

The multifamily sector could save almost $3.4 billion annually, nationwide, on energy costs with a full expansion of efficiency upgrades, according to a new report from the Washington, D.C.–based American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) and Chicago-based think tank CNT Energy.

Maximize Income & Minimize Expenses

Our next edition of the Apartment Investor Series will illustrate methods used by experienced investors to maximize income and minimize expenses for apartments.

NMHC Survey Shows Two Continuous Years of Growth for Multifamily

The latest Quarterly Survey of Apartment Market Conditions from National Multi Housing Council indicates that improving market conditions continue to be an advantage for the multifamily industry.

Apartment Industry Continues Recovery, Survey Says

Investors continue to view apartments as a preferred asset class in today’s environment and long-term demographic changes favor rental housing.

Buyers Chase Apartments as Construction Dwindles

With new construction of apartment units down about 90 percent from past averages, the demand is strong and will be for years.

U.S. Apartment Vacancy Drops to Five-Year Low as Rents Increase

U.S. apartment vacancies fell to a five-year low in the third quarter, enabling landlords to increase rents even as tepid job growth slowed leasing in what is usually a strong season for demand.

CFO Strategies Survey Benchmarks Multifamily Industry's Optimism

Multifamily finance professionals are growing increasingly optimistic, budgeting for continued growth in 2012 as the industry plots its course through the early stages of a strong recovery.

Multifamily Energy Efficiency Pilot Program Launched

HUD announced that $25 million is available through its new Multifamily Energy Efficiency Pilot program. Once awarded, these grants will help develop new innovative approaches for multifamily residential properties to reduce their energy consumption, lower greenhouse gas emissions, while saving money for the residents, property owners and taxpayers.

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