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Special Report | Pacific Northwest: COVID-19 Coronavirus

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Measuring the Impact of the Coronavirus on Commercial Real Estate in the Pacific Northwest

COVID-19 has hit the Puget Sound harder than any other metro in the United States. In Portland, the number of cases continues to grow. Long-term impacts on commercial real estate will likely include increased janitorial expenses as landlords realize the importance of proactive hygiene. Additionally, companies may begin to focus more energy on implementing remote-work policies. As supply chains are disrupted, there will be ripple effects felt throughout the U.S. and global economy for months to come. Check out this special report written by Jacob Pavlik, our new Research Manager, for more details on our thoughts about the virus and its effect on commercial real estate in the Pacific Northwest.


Special Report | Pacific Northwest: COVID-19 Coronavirus

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Jacob Pavlik

Research Manager


Jacob Pavlik joins the Colliers team after working in the Economic Development and Planning departments for the cities of Hillsboro, Oregon and Alexandria, Virginia, respectively.  At Colliers, he leads a team of researchers to  collect, analyze, and synthesize market data for Puget Sound and Portland. He loves the challenge of taking complex data and making it easily digestible for a wide audience. He assists brokers with research specific to their client's needs, including geovisualizatoin and micromarket analysis.

His authentic passion for commercial real estate is seen most clearly when Jacob explores his local urban ecosystem and travels to new cities around the world to see how they function and relate to each other. He likes to see the built environment adapt to the changing needs, desires, and behaviors of the people who populate it. These functions fit perfectly into Jacob's role as Research Manager, telling the story of how commercial real estate in the Pacific Northwest evolves over time.

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