WE ARE MOTIVESPACE

Uniting People and Places with Purpose

Mission & Vision

MotiveSpace is the only nonprofit real estate developer in the nation dedicated to creating affordable and vibrant commercial spaces. Based in Portland, Oregon, MotiveSpace provides nonprofits and community-based organizations with design, construction, and facilities support services. MotiveSpace believes that real estate can be a powerful tool to support mission-driven causes, and to unite people, place, and purpose.

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The BARN NONPROFIT CENTER, MotiveSpace’s sponsored project

Projects

Portland Community Media

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13,500 square foot Facility Renovation Planning and Architectural Design, RFP management

College Housing Northwest

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Portfolio Consultation, Expansion Planning, Pro forma Modeling, Pre-Development Planning

Muslim Educational Trust

Muslim Educational Trust

Pre-development planning, Owners Representative Services including sourcing project debt and equity

Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East

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4,200 square foot Office Remodel, Architectural Services, RFP Management

Pixel Arts Game Education

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Pre-development Planning for 6,000 square foot co-working space focusing on game education

Barn Nonprofit Center Development

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45,000 square foot nonprofit collocation project being led by MotiveSpace. Conversion of entire building to nonprofit occupancy by late 2018. MotiveSpace’s “flagship” project.

Adelante Mujeres

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Space Planning Services for relocation/consolidation of three sites into one

Springboard Innovation’s Hatch Innovation Lab

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4,200 square foot Office Remodel, Architectural Services, RFP Management

Mother Earth Environmental School

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Development Opportunity Analysis, Relocation Planning and Pro-forma modeling

about

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Board Chair Alan Brickley

Alan has over 40 years of experience as a real estate attorney in the Portland Metropolitan area. He received his JD from Northeastern College of Law…

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Executive Director Sara Garrett

Sara is an architect and developer with a background in a variety of diverse projects. Sara received her undergraduate degree in Environmental Physics…

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Director CB Wright

CB’s nonprofit interests grew from a career in hospitality and contract furnishings’ marketing and sales. CB was co-founder of the nonprofit Philanthropy by Design…

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Project Admin Bill Crawford

Bill supports MotiveSpace programs and clients, helping to connect the many people and partners fueling the organization’s diverse project teams…

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Director Vega Tom

Vega has worked in small business and non-profit finance, accounting and human resources for twelve years. Making her start as a construction…

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Director Stephen Brooks

Stephen Brooks, JD, LL.M.  Mr. Brooks has over 25 years’ experience providing structured finance, operations, management and strategic consulting…

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Director Jim Newcomer

Dr. Newcomer holds a Doctorate in Political Science from Stanford University, as well as Masters’ degrees in Organizational Development…

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Director Michael Menzies

Michael Menzies is a certified financial and investment advisor with Waddell & Reed, Inc. Michael specializes in risk mitigation and long term financial…

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