Don Whittles joined First Western Properties Tacoma in 2004. Prior to that, Don was the NW Region Director of Sales and Marketing at Pyramid Breweries in Seattle. Mr. Whittles works almost exclusively in retail, where he has significant experience with both tenant representation and landlord representation. A short list of his satisfied customers include: Donahue Schriber Realty Group, WWR Properties, Rock Wood Fired Pizza and Spirits, Hop Jacks, Original Pancake House, Expedia Cruise Ship Centers, Emerald City Smoothies and Snipits Kids Cuts. Don has valued his time at First Western Properties because of its close family atmosphere and the company’s reputation for integrity in the industry.
In his free time, Don enjoys spending quiet days at his beach house with his wife, family and dogs. He is an avid racquetball player, enjoys travel and jazz. He lives life by the quote “Best Day Ever”. Don’s favorite place that he has traveled was a bike trip to the wine region in Tuscany, Italy with his wife Janet.
LICENSED Washington Real Estate Broker
MEMBER, International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
MEMBER, Washington Association of Realtors
MEMBER, Commercial Broker’s Association (CBA)
MEMBER, Realty Resources
MEMBER, Tacoma Chamber of Commerce
AWARD, Earned First Western Properties Diamond Club Status of $250,000+ (2016 – 2021)
AWARD, Earned Presidents Club Status of $115,000+ First Western Properties – Tacoma, Inc (2006 – 2021)
LEASE of UCC College at 72nd Street Square – Tacoma, WA
SALE Farrelli’s Pizza – Yelm, WA
LEASE representative for the Donahue Schriber WA Portfolio (6 Retail Shopping Centers)
LEASE Ross & Ulta at Olympic Village – Gig Harbor, WA
LEASE Olympic Towne Center to 100% Leased – Gig Harbor, WA