RareBird Construction was created by the founders of RareBird Inc. an investment firm with 8 million of assets in the Portland market. RareBird brings their unique investment experience to the construction industry in a number of ways.

We excel in managing projects with the bottom line in mind.  We work with tight timelines, accurate budgets and accountability throughout the process.  Many of our clients are investors who appreciate a like-minded dedication to helping them meet their profitability goals.   Our experience is specific to the Portland metro areas, and it includes remodels of all shapes and sizes, land development, PUDs, new construction, commercial, multifamily and much more. RareBird’s overarching mission is about alignment.  We are in the business of listening and solving, believing in the power of the reciprocal exchange – where everyone wins. Rarebird is construction unboxed.


Core Values:


Leaders – We bravely seize opportunity and dare to do things differently.

Listeners – We practice agenda-free listening.

Creators –  We solve instead of sell.

Educators – We teach and empower openly and honestly.

Givers – We exceed expectations and deliver with generosity.



Tyler Combs brings experience both as an active investor and a principal broker. With an analytical approach to real estate steeped in a philosophical goal to improve the quality of housing throughout the Metropolitan Portland area, he has succeeded in mastering the puzzle of redevelopment through an approach of integrity and honesty.

Originally from Portland, Tyler’s involvement in the community extends beyond his role with RareBird and as a licensed real estate broker. He has works with young entrepreneurs in Rwanda and also serves on the Union Gospel Mission Board of Directors.

Tyler is a Principal broker in Oregon with Premiere Property Group, LLC


MIKE NUSS, Co-Founder

Having a background as a licensed appraiser for the last 19 years, Mike Nuss is a recognized expert in finding and predicting future value in properties of all types.

He studied both real estate and economic trends throughout his career. Now, his familiarity with the Portland market has allowed him to create an ideal platform for providing valuable insight into our clients’ projects.

Originally from Salem, he enjoys golf, basketball, and spending time with his family.

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