Management Services

Growing property investments into profits for over 50 years

Managing business properties in Whatcom and Skagit counties since 1962, Windermere Commercial Management specializes in maintaining top value for your portfolio.  Our professionally trained and accredited staff, led by owner Doug Wight, offers decades of management experience and excellence, along with the latest high-tech internet presence.  This means less stress for you and more time to do what you want, while relying on our skills to grow your asset.

Through our analysis of your buildings, market knowledge and investment goals, we strive to increase both property value and cash flow.  We work on a proactive, not reactive basis to anticipate future maintenance ensuring optimal property value while offering your business tenants the service and support they need to thrive.

With Windermere’s strategic partnership and by utilizing the entire Windermere family, you will have the competitive advantage that is necessary in today’s ever-changing real estate marketplace.

Below are the advantages of retaining our services:

Hands on Management

  • Regular visits by management and staff
  • Frequent contact with owners, keeping abreast of their needs
  • Evaluation and implementation of capital improvements
  • Firm commitment to excellent communication and responsiveness

Effective Leasing Services

  • Diligent collections and lease enforcement
  • Secure online tenant payments and collections
  • Effective lease negotiations and structuring
  • Maximize tenant occupancy for maximum investment profit
  • Extensive Windermere Real Estate network

Effective Tenant Screening

  • Two levels of screening, personal and corporate
  • Assess a potential tenant’s record
  • Use the entire Windermere network to identify ideal tenants

Annual Budgeting Analysis

  • Economic planning to meet your goals
  • Current and projected annual budgets
  • Capital improvement planning

Property Analysis

  • Annual rent comparison analysis to keep abreast of the market
  • Notification of laws that may affect your rental or tenants
  • Predict the potential and challenges of your new projects
  • Keep owners informed of changes in the marketplace

Professional Accounting Services

  • Online access to financial statements
  • Precise and comprehensive reports
  • Year-end statements for tax return preparation
  • Safe escrow accounts and capital expense budgeting
  • Accounts payable
  • Full accounting department

Advertising and Marketing

  • Maximize tenant occupancy for maximum investment profit
  • Extensive Windermere Real Estate Network –  widest range of national, regional, and local tenants that are actively looking to expand or re-locate their businesses
  • Multiple website listings, for optimal internet exposure
  • Print advertising in local publications as needed


  • Fast response, 24/7 in-house, professionally-trained maintenance team
  • Proactive inspections to identify and address potential issues