Tom Dechenne

Commercial Broker

T om Dechenne has more than 40 years in the commercial and industrial real estate business and has been involved in brokerage, real estate finance and development. For the past several years, he has specialized as a broker in the marketing of industrial projects, commercial properties, vacant land parcels, as well as the sale of various investment properties. In addition, he’s represented buyers and tenants seeking commercial properties.

Business and educational background

Prior to joining KJK Properties, Tom was a broker with Colliers International for 5 years, and prior to that, with NAI Norris, Beggs and Simpson for over 35 years. He also worked at CENEX, a regional farm supply cooperative. His responsibilities included the analysis and overseeing primary lending of approximately 125 agriculture cooperatives. Shortly thereafter, he spent 2 years helping manage the family farm in Eastern Washington. He graduated from Washington State University with a BS degree in Agricultural Economics.

Community involvement

  • Portland Freight Committee Advisory Board (15 years)
  • Metro Freight and Goods Movement Advisory Board
  • Portland Community Action Committee (2040 Freight Plan Formulation, which began in 2020)

Representative clients
Arnprior Aerospace (Division of AIAC – American Industrial Acquisition Corp.) – Representation in the expansion and extension of 80,000 SF manufacturing facility
Northwest Pump – Lease of off-site offices following lease (and ultimate purchase) of corporate headquarters
Dahl Properties – Investment Sales: Rockwood Business Park and Wilsonville Crown Bldg.
NW Education Service District – Lease of 22,000 SF and 16,000 SF offices, Sale of 40,000 SF, 5 acre Grade School, and sale of 30,000sf Service Center
Representation North Clackamas School Dist. – 16 land & building acquisitions & assemblages
Interstate Brands (Hostess Bakeries) – $4.8 million sale and warehouse depot relocation
Boeing Property – Land sale of 22 acres
David Douglas School District – 8-acre land purchase & 16 acre land sale
501 Hood – Leasing agent and sale of 24,000 sf office property
3rd & Oak – Lease of 15,000 SF commercial/office building and investment sale of the asset
Morse Brothers (Knife River Corp.) Properties - sale of multiple properties including 30,000 sf office, two adjacent industrial properties, and sale of 10-acre industrial site
Representation of Restaurant Depot - $8.8 million, long-term land lease and build-to-suit 62,000 SF service sales warehouse
Peter Pan Seafoods: Sale of 124,000 SF and 80,000 SF Industrial Warehouse
Complex: Astoria, OR
Sale and Acquisition for Hoffman Group: Sale of 7000sf commercial building, Tigard, OR
AND purchase of 80,000sf warehouse complex in Knappa, OR
Partial client list
NW Regional Education Services District (ESD)
Hertz Corporation
Astoria Warehousing (Peter Pan Seafoods)
ProLogis REIT
Harsch Investment (Schnitzer)
North Clackamas School District
David Douglas School District (Portland)
Knife River Corp.
Arnprior Aerospace
Catholic Charities
Consolidated Container Corp.
Portland Public Schools
American Property Management/ Weston Investment
Fred Meyer
Tuality Healthcare Hospital
YoCream (A Div. of Dannon Int’l)
Network Behavioral HealthCare
Salvation Army
Multnomah Education Service District
Resolutions NW Training
Tuality Hospital
Community Development Partners (Low Income Housing)

Tom's Contact Info

Tom Dechenne

Tom Dechenne

Commercial Broker

Business Hours: Monday thru Saturday, 8am to 6pm

Office: 503-772-8825

Cell: 503-349-5998


Fax: 888.248.1121
Efax: 888.248.1121

Talk with Tom Dechenne about buying, selling, or leasing commercial property