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Be Here Now

By Hans Tonjes, August 9, 2018

I bumped into this installation in the Pearl 17 years ago, very early on Christmas morning. It wasn’t there late the night before. The image has stuck with me on many levels over these years. As Portland continues its evolution I have the luxury of watching from land’s end. Even though I grew up in that fair City I’ve made my home at the sea. As the temperatures climb, the traffic slows and the crowds thicken I know it wall eventually happen here too. A moment in time…

Hans Tonjes

Broker

Hans Tonjes is an Oregon native, raised in Northwest Portland. For over 20 years Hans and his family have called Manzanita their home. He has a varied real estate background ranging from small timberland management to mixed use development, including condominiums, commercial retail and vacation lodging. For the last 15 years, Hans has been working diligently with others to build a year round economy in Manzanita, his favorite Oregon coastal town. Hans served on the board of directors of the Rinehart Clinic for nine years, a local non-profit. He has also spent over four years working on the Manzanita Planning Commission and was elected to the Manzanita City Council in November of 2012, re-elected November 2016. Hans has a solid understanding of the challenges and opportunities present in relocating to the coast and decisions involved in investing in vacation property and maintaining a second home. 
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Hans Tonjes

Broker


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