Walt's Biography :
Walt Brookshire Your Northeast Oregon Real Estate Solution
Walt is a longtime Northeast Oregon resident, whether residing in Northeast Oregon or living elsewhere, he has always felt close to the people and communities. He spent most of his school years in Union and graduated from Union High School. After High School Walt attended Eastern Oregon University and Oregon State University receiving a degree in Pharmacy in 1982.
Walt spent several years in the Willamette Valley working as a pharmacist and eventually managing pharmacies. 1987 saw Walt move his family to Baker City, Oregon to manage the pharmacy there for a major chain. In 1994 He purchased the Union Drug Co and operated it until it closed in 2019.
Walt was a principal author for Union’s National Commercial Historic District nomination which is recorded in the National Register of Historic places. To accomplish this, he wrote and received several grants including one to provide a streetscape for east and west sides of Main Street along with historic preservation plans for the significant historic buildings within the Historic District.
Walt has served on the Baker Industrial Development Commission, Union County Economic Development Commission and community economic development activities, always trying to improve the economic base within his communities.
It is probably obvious that Walt enjoys historic architecture and history in general. He also enjoys his children and their families which are returning to Northeast Oregon to share in his love of the outdoor activities Northeast Oregon has to offer: such as hunting, fishing, boating, backpacking, huckleberry picking and Northeast Oregon’s wide open spaces.
Walt enjoys searching for that Diamond-in-the-Rough property, bringing it to market, and seeing communities benefit with the improvements new owners make. Walt is always willing to assist buyers or sellers with the purchase or marketing of that special Historic, Residential, Commercial or Small Acreage property.
Walt is ready to be your Northeast Oregon Real Estate Solution