Thacker noted that Portland has consistently ranked in the top 20 real estate appreciation and population growth centers in each of the past several years, and that Zillow currently ranks Portland as one of the hottest real estate markets in the nation. Overlake is headquartered in Bellevue, WA, and the majority of its current holdings and investments are in real estate and private equity in the Seattle area.
More information about Overlake can be found at their website: http://www.overlakecapital.com
Current statistics on the Portland real estate market (courtesy of Zillow): http://www.zillow.com/
Official website for the city of Portland, OR: http://www.portlandoregon.gov