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Sean Heaton

Principal

Bio

Sean is a principal and a leader of the Cresa Portland office. His solution-driven approach is always client-first and collaborative, supported with over 25 years of industry expertise including transaction advisory, capital markets, and build-to- suits. Sean’s goal is delivering results to his clients that align with their operational needs.


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Portland
1355 NW Everett St
Suite 100

Portland, OR 97209
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Contact

Mobile
503.320.1961
Landline
503.886.8695
Email
sheaton@cresa.com


Sean currently serves as an Executive Board member at United Cerebral Palsy of Oregon and has recently volunteered for Habitat for Humanity in addition to sponsoring other charitable events in the Portland area.
Sean graduated with a BA from the University of Puget Sound in Business Administration with a minor in Economics. He graduated with honors as part of the Business Leadership Program.  After graduation, Sean participated in the Wells Fargo Loan Officer Training Program and later received Argus certification.
Hawthorne Bridge
Blog
February 28, 2019

Portland Light Industrial Market Update

After the close of 2018, the metro Portland industrial market remains tight on available space. We continue to experience increasing rents market-wide. Some vacancy relief is on the horizon with new speculative construction set to be delivered in 2019 and 2020. Rent relief on the other hand, is nowhere in sight.
Sean Heaton
Blog
July 12, 2019

Get to Know Sean Heaton

Sean Heaton opened Cresa's Portland office in 2015. Throughout the Portland area, Sean specializes in tenant representation for industrial and technology clients. His solution-driven approach is always client-first and collaborative.

 

Sean Heaton opened Cresa's Portland office in 2015. Throughout the Portland area, Sean specializes in tenant representation for industrial and technology clients. His solution-driven approach is always client-first and collaborative, supported with over 25 years of industry expertise including transaction advisory, capital markets, and build-to-suits. Sean’s goal is delivering results to his clients that align with their operational needs.
 
To get to know Sean on a more personal level, we asked him the following questions. 

 

 
What is your favorite restaurant in Portland?
It really depends, I have several favorites.  For fabulous Italian food and great service, I go to Il Solito, and for a burger and a beer I like Reverend’s BBQ.

What activities do you enjoy doing outside of work? 
I enjoy spending time with my family and friends. Being outside, sometimes hiking or biking, exploring new places and experiencing new things are what I enjoy the most.  Last weekend we even went ziplining for the first time in Oregon!  We have been travelling to many new places lately and it is a lot of fun.

Why did you decide to become a commercial real estate broker? 
I’m third generation of my family in the real estate business, but the prior two generations were residential. I prefer working with businesses and their real estate needs rather than the homeowner side. The strategic and analytical nature of corporate real estate and matching client’s needs is much more interesting to me.

What is the best advice you’ve ever received? 
The “no jerk policy” comes to mind. To me, this means striving to do business and work with people that you trust and enjoy being around, and that there is a mutual acknowledgement of the opinions and expertise on both sides of the table. 
 
What do you like best about working for Cresa?  
I like that we are a unique company in the world, whereby we can act for the betterment of businesses and companies, while also having service lines and resources worldwide.  It is the best of entrepreneurial culture and high level of service with international resources and worldwide colleagues.

What is your favorite thing to do? 
Travel to new places with my family.  We have recently made a couple of trips to New York and Europe. The experiences and memories are absolutely worth the efforts. We plan to visit the East Coast again and Canada in the near future.
 
 

Sean Heaton

 

Sean Heaton


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