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Happy Holidays from the Black Diamond Realty Team!

The Holidays are here! This joyous time brings busy schedules, frantic shopping, but most importantly, it brings the blessing of sharing time with family...

November Newsletter: Three Closed Sales in Past Three Weeks, Click to Learn More

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Rebuilding Artworks at 601 S. Virginia Avenue

The BDR team continues to be inspired and encouraged by its clients and the ways in which they grow, support, and thrive in our...

October Newsletter: Q3 Closed Transactions are Here! Click to View…

View our October Newsletter: Q3 Closed Transactions are Here! Click to View… Click Here!

Investing Your Way to Financial Freedom

Quarter 4 marks a fun and exciting time for many. We are experiencing changing seasons, ratcheting up anticipation for forthcoming holidays and enjoying the...

It’s a wash: Don Stenger selling longtime car wash businesses

Two longtime Morgantown car washes are for sale after their owner decided it was time to retire and enjoy the next chapter of his...

City, Agency Moving Forward with Acquisition of 430 Spruce Street

Looking to accommodate the relocation of personnel during ongoing renovations of the Morgantown Public Safety Building, address substantial space constraints in city hall and...

City Agency Looking to Acquire 430 Spruce Street

Working through its newly formed Land Reuse and Preservation Agency, the city of Morgantown plans to acquire the 8,000 square-foot building at 430 Spruce...

August Newsletter: Do You Know About Opportunity Zones? We Can Help!

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Opportunity Zones – What You Need to Know…

New federal government tax program benefits investors who place their money into Qualified Opportunity Zones. But what is a Qualified Opportunity Zone (aka QOZs,...

Demolition of Towne House Motel Ahead of Schedule as Long-Standing Building Soon to be Part of Past

It stood in Bridgeport for decades. As of Thursday, there wasn’t much left standing of the once thriving Towne House East Motel off of...

June Newsletter: Must See Offerings Inside – Industrial, Office, Land 

View our June Newsletter: Must See Offerings Inside – Industrial, Office, Land Click Here!

Congratulations, Mark J. Nesselroad – Generation Next 40 Under 40

The State Journal has been recognizing and honoring young professionals throughout West Virginia as part of Generation Next: 40 under 40 for the past...

May Newsletter: Our Quarter 1 Closed Transactions are Finally Here!

View our May Newsletter: Our Quarter 1 Closed Transactions are Finally Here! Click Here!

April Newsletter: This is an Investment Opportunity You Don’t Want to Miss…

View our April Newsletter: This is an Investment Opportunity You Don’t Want to Miss… Click Here!

March Newsletter: BDR Enjoys Jamaican Fun In The Sun!

View our March Newsletter: BDR Enjoys Jamaican Fun In The Sun! Click Here!

BDR Reward Trip 2019

The Black Diamond Team Heads To Jamaica, Mon! Reward Trip 2019 – Montego Bay, Jamaica.    Black Diamond Realty has created a family-like, teamwork-oriented...

WVU Medicine holds grand opening for Center for Hope and Healing

Douglas M. Leech establishes fund to support addiction recovery MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – WVU Medicine and the WVU Department of Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry held a grand opening today...

Black Diamond Attends The 16th Annual WVU Medicine Children’s Gala

This past weekend, The Black Diamond Realty team dressed in their finest attire and followed the yellow brick road to the Land of Oz...

Bridgeport, WV Economic Development 2019 – VIDEO

Bridgeport has become a leader in economic development in West Virginia. Bridgeport is featured in this video by the West Virginia Municipal League as...

8,000 Jobs Added Within Past Decade in North Central WV

North Central West Virginia continues to lead the state in economic progress, according to local experts. Although many other areas of the Mountain State...

White Oaks Development Continues Expansion

The White Oaks development in Bridgeport, located just off the Jerry Drove Exit on Interstate 79, continues to grow and expand as more offices,...

2018 Takeaways

This monthly newsletter serves to reflect on the past year’s successes and challenges. Two thousand eighteen was a record-breaking year for Black Diamond and many other companies in north...

December Newsletter: Introducing Our NEW Online Auction Service…

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WV Executive Young Gun – Mark J. Nesselroad

Young Gun 2018 Award Recipient Black Diamond Realty would like to formally congratulate Mark J. Nesselroad on his selection as a WV Executive Young...

November Newsletter: Downtown Morgantown Building SOLD — See Where.

View our November Newsletter: Downtown Morgantown Building SOLD — See Where. Click Here!

Marcellus & Utica Shale – Activity On The Rise

Do you know Marcellus & Utica?  Let us introduce you to Mid-Atlantic’s most popular household names. Throughout the latter part of the past decade,...

October Newsletter: Few Opportunities Remaining at I-79’s Hottest Exit…

View our October Newsletter: Few Opportunities Remaining at I-79’s Hottest Exit… Click Here!

Mon Health EMS gets new Gateway facility

Mon Health EMS officials were at The Gateway on Sept. 20 to show off their new digs — a two-story, 15,780 square-foot facility that...

September Newsletter: Award Winning Investment Opportunity Revealed

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Wedgewood Drive building prepares for $1 million in renovations

A former medical office at 300 Wedgewood Drive will be undergoing renovations to upgrade its space and will also provide “aesthetic love,” according to...

August Newsletter: Big Things Happening for Black Diamond Realty

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Area Hotel Occupancy on the Rise

Monongalia, Preston enjoy hotel occupancy spike that beats even state’s solid year As West Virginia tourism officials celebrate increases in hotel occupancy, the numbers...

Summer Fun with Black Diamond Realty

The warmer months are filled with heavy commercial real estate activity. Prospects are looking for market opportunities and deals are getting done at a rapid...

Development at Fairmont’s old Owens-Illinois site underway

After 30 years of inactivity, the site of the old Owens-Illinois glass factory is finally seeing new development, as a Morgantown developer has committed...

July Newsletter: Closed Transactions Reach Record High

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What To Know About 1031 Tax Exchange

At Black Diamond Realty, one of our goals is to educate our clients and help them build wealth over time via real estate investments...

June Newsletter: There’s A New Business In Town…

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What to Expect When Selling Commercial Real Estate

Have you been thinking about selling your commercial real estate asset? To some, it can be an overwhelming process. At Black Diamond Realty, we...

May Newsletter: Black Diamond Gives Back

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White Oaks continues development in 3-phase build-out

White Oaks continues development in 3-phase build-out. The White Oaks planned business community comprises 470 acres that are home to offices, FBI support services,...

FBI’s headquarters project to bring hundreds of positions to Clarksburg facility

Hundreds of jobs are expected to be shifted to the FBI’s Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) facility in Clarksburg as part of the FBI...

March Newsletter: Black Diamond Reveals Its Top 5 Assets

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An Increase In Leads Generates Closed Deals

Historically, the commercial real estate market tends to slow during the winter season. At Black Diamond, we can confidently report the trend is quite the...

Distillery, tourist attraction up for sale – Heston Farm

Heston Farm is being sold in two lots for a total of $2,383,000 and comes with three buildings, a storage bunker and access to...

February Newsletter: Local Business For Sale Creates Big Opportunity

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January Newsletter

View our January Newsletter: 2017 Deals Closed – New Year, New Offerings Click Here!

Happy 2018! Another Year Is In The Record Books

We hope you and your family had an enjoyable holiday season. The new year is a time to reflect and project. This monthly Black...

December Newsletter

View our December Newsletter: The “Retail Apocalypse” Is Not Among Us All Click Here!

Defense In Depth to cater to new and experienced shooters

MORGANTOWN — Defense In Depth, a new firearms education/training center and retailer in Morgantown, aims to cater to the needs of new and experienced...

November Newsletter

View our November Newsletter: Must See Investment Opportunity Inside!! Click Here!

Crossings Construction Continues – The Dominion Post

Luxury Living Construction continues on a new senior living community on Point Marion Road. Scheduled to open in fall 2018 near The Pines Country...

Black Diamond Prepares Dinner for the Rosenbaum Family House – 9/11

On September 11th Black Diamond Realty prepared dinner for the guests of Rosenbaum Family House, a place for adult patients and their families to stay while...

September Newsletter

View our September Newsletter: Black Diamond Trophy Reenergizes a Rivalry While Industrial Demand Ramps Up Click Here!

Infrastructure paves way for Morgantown’s retail growth – The State Journal

When David Lorenze was growing up in Morgantown, there were roughly a dozen restaurants to choose from in the whole town. “Now, you have a dozen...

Opening Day – WV Box & Ship – The Dominion Post

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Friday for WV Box & Ship, a new business at 1405 Earl. L Core Road. WV Box & Ship...

Business Beginnings – Family Dollar

Construction is underway for a new 8,300 square foot Family Dollar store on Lucky Lane, near Mountain View Elementary.

2017 Sectors In Demand

Our team is often asked, “How is the market?” Some brokers may respond with a generic, “good”. If you are interested in a general...

August Newsletter

View our August Newsletter: NEW Par Mar Store + Restaurant Opening Soon In Morgantown Click Here!

First Look: The Crossings at Morgantown

We shared the breaking news with you in our April newsletter; now you can watch the The Crossings at Morgantown come to life! CLICK...

July Newsletter

View our July Newsletter: See What’s OPENING SOON In The Sabraton Plaza! Click Here!

Valley Worlds of Fun Searches for New Owner – WBOY12

PLEASANT VALLEY – Valley Worlds of Fun has been part of Marion County’s history for decades. Now, the property is for sale and it has...

Fun For Sale – The Dominion Post

Valley Worlds of Fun center up for sale Click Here to View the Marketing Flyer for Valley Worlds of Fun.

June Newsletter

View our June Newsletter: Summer Fun Awaits! See Where… Click Here!

White Oaks Continues to Expand, Attract Variety of Industries – The State Journal WV

Nearly a decade after construction first began to develop White Oaks off Jerry Dove Drive, the Bridgeport business park continues to live up to...

May Newsletter

View our May Newsletter: 100+ Acre Interstate Development Located In… Click Here!

April Newsletter

View our April Newsletter: See What’s Coming To Morgantown In 2018… Click Here!

BDR’s March Newsletter

View our March Newsletter: Our Latest Offering Could Be Your Next Investment Asset! Click Here!

Real Estate Investing 101

Are you putting all of your eggs in one basket? What is the first rule of thumb your financial advisor will work hard to...

Black Diamond Volunteers to Support Empty Bowls Monongalia

Are you feeling hungry? Is your stomach growling? No problem. There are, most likely, plenty of food options in your refrigerator and kitchen cabinets....

Black Diamond Realty Attends the 2017 WVU Children’s Gala

On Saturday, February 11, 2017, the Black Diamond Realty team attended WVU Medicine Children’s 14th Annual Gala. The night consisted of live music, silent...

BDR’s February Newsletter

View our February Newsletter: The Possibilities Are Endless With Our Latest Offering! Click Here!

A Strong Outlook for Industrial Demand

As real estate professionals, the BDR team is often asked these two questions:  How are things going in our market and what are you...

BDR’s January Newsletter

View our January Newsletter: 2016 Was A Great Year, See Why 2017 Will Be Even Better! Click Here!

Reflecting & Projecting

REFLECTING ON 2016 There were some economic positives in 2016. Interest rates remained low while capital slowly became more attainable, resulting in a demand...

Black Diamond Prepares Dinner For The Rosenbaum Family House – 2016

One of Black Diamond’s annual traditions is to cook dinner for the guests of Rosenbaum Family House, a place for adult patients and their...

BDR’s December Newsletter

View our December Newsletter: You’re Invited! We Have Exactly What You Have Been Searching For! Click Here!

BDR’s November Newsletter

View our November Newsletter: You’re Invited! Who doesn’t love free food and drinks? Click Here!

Defense In Depth, D.I.D. You Shoot Today?

Range.  Simulators.  Training.  Firearms. Two years ago, Marstiller’s Gun Shop and Range sold their property on Collins Ferry Road to Monongalia County’s Board of...

BDR’s October Newsletter

View our October Newsletter: Black Diamond Realty Celebrates its 3rd Birthday! Click Here!

A Positive Outlook for the Oil and Gas Industry

For generations, West Virginia’s economic lifeblood has been dependent upon the energy sector. The coal industry is declining primarily due to challenging environmental policies...

Anytime Fitness Opens at University Park

Black Diamond Realty and Glenmark Holding LLC are proud to announce the newest tenant of University Park on the Evansdale campus has opened its...

Smoothie King Coming to University Park

Black Diamond Realty is proud to share that it has brokered a transaction for another great addition to to WVU’s University Park development in...

UNIVERSITY PARK IHOP® RESTAURANT HOSTS GRAND OPENING BENEFITING WVU MEDICINE CHILDREN’S

University Park – IHOP Grand Opening Celebration Pancake Eating Competition to Follow Formal Ribbon Cutting Ceremony WHAT:   IHOP® Restaurants will celebrate the Grand Opening...

Morgantown Board of Realtors Holiday Luncheon

The Black Diamond Realty team had a great time celebrating the holiday season at the Morgantown Board of Realtors Holiday Luncheon on December 10,...

Black Diamond Cheers on the Mountaineers

It was a great day to be a Mountaineer, wherever you may be!  The Black Diamond Realty team took in West Virginia University’s upset...

Rosenbaum Family House

Black Diamond Team Serves Dinner to the Guests of Rosenbaum Family House On October 15, 2015, the Black Diamond Realty team was honored to...

Black Diamond Participates in The Mountain Mama 8K

Black Diamond team members David Lorenze and Ryan Smyth were proud to take part in the inaugural Mountain Mama 8K race that was held...

Habitat for Humanity Work Day for Black Diamond

Members of the Black Diamond Team, David Lorenze, Murphy Holloway, and Ryan Smyth, didn’t let a little rain stop them from enjoying a great...

IHOP Coming to University Park at Evansdale

Black Diamond Realty is proud to announce that it has brokered a transaction with Country Road Restaurants, Inc. to bring an IHOP restaurant to...

Team Enjoys Attending Pittsburgh Penguins Game

On March 12, members of the Black Diamond Realty team enjoyed a great evening together in Pittsburgh attending a Pittsburgh Penguins game.  This afforded...

Black Diamond Serves Dinner At Rosenbaum Family House

Black Diamond Realty was pleased to once again be able to visit the local Rosenbaum Family House on February 17th to prepare and serve dinner...

Black Diamond Realty Joins Morgantown Area Chamber of Commerce

Black Diamond Realty LLC is proud to be a new member of the Morgantown Area Chamber of Commerce.  Members of the team, Mark J....

Dunkin’ Donuts Coming to Suncrest Area of Morgantown

Do you remember the Hardee’s on Chestnut Ridge Road in Morgantown?  Black Diamond is proud to announce that it brokered a transaction to bring...

Black Diamond Welcomes Ryan Smyth To The Team

Black Diamond proudly welcomes Ryan Smyth as the newest member of their team.  A Morgantown native, Ryan began his career in the residential real...

Black Diamond Team Helps Support the Rosenbaum Family House

Black Diamond Realty believes that support by businesses in the local community plays a vital role in the success of nonprofit organizations, which operate...

Black Diamond Welcomes Murphy Holloway to Their Team

Black Diamond proudly welcomes Murphy Holloway as the newest member of their team.  Originally from Wheeling, West Virginia, Holloway has a clear understanding of...

China King Takeout Opening Soon in Sabraton Plaza

Black Diamond Realty LLC proudly served as broker for Glenmark Holding LLC and welcomes their newest tenant, China King Takeout, to the Sabraton Plaza....

Black Diamond Realty Execs Featured As Top 30

WV Living Morgantown magazine named Mark J. Nesselroad and David Lorenze among the top “Thirty Under 30” brightest young talent in the Morgantown area. ...

Closed Transaction – 2345 White Hall Blvd., South Fairmont

The Black Diamond Realty team recently procured a 5 year lease for 4,200 square feet at the former Middletown Tractor location in South Fairmont,...

New Website Launched

Black Diamond Realty recently launched its new website, as part of a continual marketing blitz to establish and build the company’s brand as it...

Black Diamond Realty celebrates WVU’s upset of Oklahoma State

After a somewhat rocky start to the season, the Mountaineers edged out a solid win against an incredibly talented and #11 ranked Oklahoma State...