ScanlanKemperBard Companies, also known as SKB, is a fully integrated real estate private equity firm. It invests in a variety of properties that includes retail stores, health care facilities, research laboratories, warehouses, factories, industrial buildings and information technology parks. The firm offers a range of property management services that includes tenant screening and selection, vacant unit development, rent collection, inventory control, building maintenance, and balance sheet and ledger preparation. SKB also provides site acquisition, asset management, space planning, value engineering, budgeting and permit approval services. The firm was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Portland, Ore.