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Kirk Schueler Concludes Successful 10-Year Tenure as Oregon State University Trustee

Kirk Schueler Concludes Successful 10-Year Tenure as Oregon State University Trustee

Outgoing Chair of the Oregon State University Board of Trustees Kirk Schueler, receives a framed resolution in appreciation from OSU president Jayathi Murthy (left) and incoming Chair Román Hernandez (right). After 10 years of dedicated service, Kirk Schueler, President and CEO of Brooks Resources, bids farewell to his role as a trustee of the Board of Trustees at Oregon State University (OSU), where he has reached the imposed term limit. During his tenure he served as… more >

Shevlin Crossing Expands: Building 2 Breaks Ground, Adding Stunning Commercial Space

Shevlin Crossing Expands: Building 2 Breaks Ground, Adding Stunning Commercial Space

Taylor Brooks’ Shevlin Crossing continues to evolve and provide much-needed new class-A commercial office space in northwest Bend. Ideally located at the Shevlin Park Road/NW Crossing Drive roundabout, the two-building campus features sustainable construction incorporating cross-laminated timber panels and was designed by TVA Architects. The first 19,000 s.f. building’s current tenants include RBC Wealth Management and Rosewood Family Advisors LLP, with Shift Functional Medicine and facial plastic surgeon, Dr. Nadia Mostovych, moving in soon!… more >

Unveiling the Legacy: Shevlin Center Illuminates Early Brooks Resources History

Unveiling the Legacy: Shevlin Center Illuminates Early Brooks Resources History

The rich history of Brooks Resources Corporation and its transformative influence on Central Oregon continues to unfold today. From pioneering walkable mixed-use neighborhoods to spearheading zoning innovations tackling transportation hurdles to building some of the area’s most beloved legacy resort developments, Brooks Resources has consistently redefined the landscape with innovative solutions.    Shevlin Center—A Symbol of Brooks Resources’ Commitment to Town Progress Brooks’ Shevlin Center development stands as a testament to the company’s visionary… more >

Hannah Bouska Joins Taylor Brooks as Development Coordinator

Hannah Bouska Joins Taylor Brooks as Development Coordinator

Taylor Brooks welcomes Hannah Bouska as its new Development Coordinator. Bouska brings several years of experience in the real estate development industry. Her most recent role was with AKS Engineering and Forestry in Bend, where she was a Project Coordinator. Prior roles included Project Manager at Vivax Pros, Operator/Foreman at Hudspeth & Associates and at Fulcrum, Inc. Taylor Brooks General Manager, Jeremy McPherson, said, “This new role will draw on… more >

Jingle Christmas Extravaganza at The Giving Plate

Jingle Christmas Extravaganza at The Giving Plate

At The Giving Plate, a crucial Bend service organization, the spirit of Christmas is set to jingle with an array of heartwarming events that promise to spread joy and create lasting memories for families in need.  Through the Jingle Store, Jingle Christmas Makeovers, and Santa’s Plate, we invite you to join The Giving Plate in making this Christmas truly special for everyone. Jingle Store Event: December 15th & 16th, 2023 Location:… more >

Hard Hat Happy Hour at Shevlin Crossing

Hard Hat Happy Hour at Shevlin Crossing

We recently hosted a few of our colleagues and community partners at the new Shevlin Crossing building for a special “Hard Hat Happy Hour” to show progress on the building and talk a little bit about the unique approach we’re taking to construct the building. Also in attendance was a representative from our very first tenant, RBC Wealth Management – U.S., one of the country’s leading financial services companies and part of the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC). This Class-A… more >

Nonprofit spotlight: The Museum at Warm Springs

Nonprofit spotlight: The Museum at Warm Springs

If you are looking for an interesting and educational day trip in Central Oregon, look no further than The Museum at Warm Springs. Just an hour from Bend, this fascinating attraction is located on Shi-tike Creek which feeds into the beautiful Deschutes River on the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs Reservation of Oregon. A shaded parking lot, picnic tables and river access make it a perfect place for a summer day, but it is what’s inside the… more >

We wish a happy retirement to our principal broker Linda Schmitz

We wish a happy retirement to our principal broker Linda Schmitz

We gathered recently to celebrate the retirement of Linda Schmitz, our principal broker, who has been with the company for 16 years. A couple of years ago, we interviewed Linda for our employee spotlight and she gave us a little peek into her daily life and her job. Over the course of her career with us, she served as the homeowner concierge and developer broker for North Rim, as well as serving as the broker for the sales… more >

Brooks Resources 2022 Wall Calendar Now Available!

Brooks Resources 2022 Wall Calendar Now Available!

It’s an annual tradition! The Brooks Resources wall calendar has graced the walls of Central Oregon homes and businesses for decades, and its back. We issued a contest earlier this fall to collect photographs from which we selected a winner to feature on the calendar. The winning entry from photographer Christian Murillo features a unique view of our beloved Cascade Mountains, taken from atop Mt Bachelor.  The theme of… more >

Our newest project, Shevlin Crossing, set to make its debut in NorthWest Crossing

Our newest project, Shevlin Crossing, set to make its debut in NorthWest Crossing

We are pleased to announce that our newest project, a beautiful office development, is poised to make its debut in Bend, Oregon’s NorthWest Crossing! We are thrilled to present Shevlin Crossing where “history and progress meet.”  Our plans consist of two future buildings, versatilely created to meet a wide number of office space needs – currently available for pre-lease. At Brooks Resources, our history is firmly planted in the… more >

Bend Oregon Real Estate: Q&A with Brooks Resources’ Linda Schmitz

Bend Oregon Real Estate: Q&A with Brooks Resources’ Linda Schmitz

The Bend, Oregon residential real estate market has been fast and furious over the past few months, as our population continues to grow rapidly. It’s no surprise. Central Oregon has it all – from beautiful scenery to virtually unlimited recreational opportunities and from cultural amenities to professional resources. Coupled with rapid growth, outside pressures and issues have created some unique challenges in the space over the past few… more >

Top 10 Things to Do In Central Oregon in the Springtime

Top 10 Things to Do In Central Oregon in the Springtime

Spring can be a tricky season here in Central Oregon as just when the flowers start to bloom and the weather warms, we can easily get hit with another snowstorm. However, the promise of longer days and sunnier skies is in the air. That gets us thinking about the very best Bend, Oregon springtime activities that you don’t want to miss out on.  Trails, trails, trails: It’s no secret that we have a multitude of… more >

Employee Spotlight: Mike Hollern

Employee Spotlight: Mike Hollern

If you live in Bend, then you probably know the name Mike Hollern. Our Chairman of the Board has been with Brooks Resources since its inception as a subsidiary of Brooks-Scanlon, Inc. in 1969. Over the years, he says he’s seen highs, lows and a lot of fun! He and his wife Sue are well-known for their work in the community, and are big supporters of the arts and other philanthropic causes in the region. We asked him… more >

Supporting Those Who Support Our Community: Deschutes Children’s Foundation

Supporting Those Who Support Our Community: Deschutes Children’s Foundation

There are so many different organizations working hard to support our community during these difficult times, and nearly all have been forced to cancel their planned fund-raising events. Deschutes Children’s Foundation is one of them, and they’ve come up with a creative alternative to their planned “Ripples” event. Instead, you can join them virtually for a new event, dubbed “Riddles.”  Riddles: Creative Community Problem Solving will be held on Wednesday, October 14th. This… more >

Central Oregon Builders Association Tour of Homes does it again

Central Oregon Builders Association Tour of Homes does it again

The annual Central Oregon Builders Association (COBA) Tour of Homes is the premier showcase of all the beautiful homes being created in our region. Despite many in-person events being canceled around the area – and the globe – COBA carried forward with its two-weekend long event on July 10-12 and this past weekend, July 17-19. There were a total of 39 homes on the tour for 2020.    While things may… more >

The Bend Foundation Grants $100,000 to Area Nonprofits

The Bend Foundation Grants $100,000 to Area Nonprofits

News Release  The Bend Foundation Donates $100,000 to Local Organizations Impacted by COVID-19 Central Oregon philanthropic organization, established by Brooks-Scanlon, Inc. and shareholders of Brooks-Scanlon and Brooks Resources, approves donations to allow nonprofit organizations to continue serving the community during crisis Bend, Oregon – 20 April 2020 – The Bend Foundation is donating immediate grants totaling $100,000 to key safety net and social service nonprofit organizations in Central Oregon. Last week, the Bend Foundation… more >

District 2 Update

District 2 Update

District 2 East is a 5-building campus development in NorthWest Crossing, offering approximately 52,000 square feet of flexible office/production space. The development is a joint venture between Brooks Resources and Taylor Development LLC. The Bend office market remains strong and this campus will build off the success enjoyed by its sister campus located across the street, which provides a home to Hydro Flask, Kollective, Thump and other tenants. Construction on the first building started last fall and will be… more >

Romy Mortensen Joins Board for Art in Public Places

Brooks Resources vice president to advise nonprofit arts organization in marketing and outreach Bend, Oregon – Art in Public Places, which has been placing art in the Bend, Oregon community since 1973, recently announced the addition of Romy Mortensen as a member of its board of directors. Mortensen will be working with the rest of the board to fulfill the organization’s mission of enhancing the cultural environment and quality of life for the citizens of Bend and… more >

Awbrey Glen Hosts Fundraiser For Junior Golf Association

Bend, Oregon – Awbrey Glen Golf Club hosted its second annual pro-member fundraiser on Monday that raised nearly $4,000 for the Central Oregon Junior Golf Association (COJGA). During the event, 11 local PGA golf professionals played their own ball while 44 members of Awbrey Glen Golf Club played a scramble format. The tournament was followed by a reception at The Restaurant at Awbrey Glen. “I grew up playing in golf programs, and am pleased to support the future generation of… more >