City of Bend Chooses Compass as Real Estate Representative

Brokers Ron Ross and Bruce Kemp To Be City's Real Estate Brokers of Record

(Bend, OR) - Compass Commercial Real Estate Services has been retained by the City of Bend in the capacity of Real Estate Broker of record. Compass brokers Ron Ross, CCIM and Bruce Kemp, CCIM were awarded the contract through a competitive RFP process with other local real estate firms. The scope of work includes representing and assisting the City of Bend with all of their real estate needs including marketing, negotiations of purchase and sales, Right of Way acquisitions and dispositions, leasing, consulting, and property management. Broker Ron Ross commented "This is a tremendous honor and opportunity for us to work with the City. We are looking forward to the relationship and to validating the City" decision in selecting Compass Commercial. Partner, Bruce Kemp added "We are excited about serving the City and providing our expertise in helping meet the City's needs and that of the community." Both Kemp and Ross hold the CCIM designation that is earned at the highest level of commercial real estate education, testing, and performance. City Manager, Eric King stated "Contracting out this type of work makes sense for the City, and Compass Commercial has the type of experience and expertise we were looking for."