A Company Making a
Difference Beyond Real Estate
Prudential NW Properties is now Berkshire Hathaway NW Real Estate, Since its founding in 1948, Prudential Northwest Properties has become one of the most progressive real estate brokerages in the nation and is the region’s largest locally owned real estate services company. We operate with a commitment to making a difference and giving something back to the communities in which we live and work.
One of the ways we maintain that commitment is through Transitional Youth.
Founded by Bert Waugh Jr., chairman of Prudential Northwest Properties, Transitional Youth provides outreach, support and housing to positively transform the hearts and lives of homeless youth. Through compassion, hard work and the support of many, Transitional Youth offers youth warm meals at the downtown Portland Outreach Center, a way off the streets through Home on the Range, and a new start at a residential house in Vancouver WA.
In recognition of our charitable giving and community support, we received a 2010 Corporate Philanthropy Award from The Portland Business Journal, ranking us in the Top Five on their list of the most generous medium-sized companies in Oregon.
Our unparalleled team of real estate professionals does business with a committed dedication to service, true respect for our clients, and the highest standard of ethics.
We’re proud of our team and proud of the difference we make in the lives of others.
Bert Waugh Jr., Broker/owner of Prudential Northwest Properties and Board of Medical Teams International (2007-2010) with Ugandan refugees.
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Rock Solid in the Community:
Berkshire Hathaway NW Real Estate truly believes in giving back to the community, and Bert Waugh, Jr., our chairman, exemplifies the spirit of giving back.• 2010 Portland Business Journal’s Corporate Philanthropy Award Recipient –Prudential Northwest Properties ranks in the Top 5 most generous medium-sized companies in Oregon• 2009 Distinguished Linfield College Alumnus of the Year – In recognition of his humanitarian work with homeless youth and volunteer efforts worldwide• 2007–2010 Board Chair of Medical Teams International, a global health organization – Under Waugh’s leadership, MTI responded to 16 disasters, sent out 447 volunteer teams, raised almost $500 million, and reached more than 14 million people• 2007 Good Neighbor Award Winner – Awarded by REALTOR®Magazine,NAR’sofficialpublication – WaughwontheawardforhisworkwithTransitionalYouth • 2006 Good Neighbor Award Finalist – In the top 10 finalists for REALTOR® Magazine’s Good Neighbor Award• 2005 PMAR REALTOR® Good Neighbor Award Winner – Awarded by the Portland Metropolitan Association of REALTORS® (PMAR) – Recognizes the ongoing efforts of REALTORS® who make exceptional contributions to improving the quality of life in their communities• 2004 Broker of the Year Award Recipient – Awarded by Prudential Real Estate Affiliates Inc. – Selected out of 1,500 Brokers Nationwide – Highest honor given to anyone in the Prudential Real Estate Network"I’ve had a heart for helping kids as far back as I can remember," says Bert Waugh, Jr., who along with his wife Susy, began taking street youth into their home in the 1970s.He founded Transitional Youth in 1991. Initially, the organization raised funds to support other local agencies helping homeless youth. Today, Transitional Youth helps youth directly through an Outreach Center in downtown Portland and two residential homes. "Formostofourresidents,it’sthefirsttimethey’veexperiencedanythingclosetowhatyou andImightcallhome,"says Waugh. "We find that after they spend some time at the ranch working outdoors and helping with the horses, it really changes their attitudes and helps them look past some of the things that have happened to them. Then we can bring them back to the houses in Portland or Vancouver, and they can start the rest of their lives. Our commitment to these kids is to get them off the street, job-train or educate them, and help them function as successful adults." To learn more about Transitional Youth, visit www.transitionalyouth.org.