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The benefits of having a sea-view apartment

The benefits of having a sea-view apartment

April 7, 2014

When searching for apartments, the top choice among many young couples would be an apartment with a view, and nothing better than the sea-view. A friend once rented A BEAUTIFUL APARTMENT IN PORTLAND and there could be nothing more breathtaking than the view from her floor to…

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In a Reversal, Portland City Council Gives Preliminary Approval to a High-Rise in the Pearl District

May 12, 2018

In a Reversal, Portland City Council Gives Preliminary Approval to a High-Rise in the Pearl DistrictResidents of Pearl District condos fear a new development will block views of the Fremont Bridge from their windows and Fields Park. (Abby Gordon) In a reversal, City Council gave preliminary approval to a 17-story tower in the Pearl District […]

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Belay Investment Group to Receive Additional $100 million Capital Commitment from California State Teachers’ Retirement System Real Estate Division

May 1, 2018

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apr 26, 2018–Belay Investment Group announced today that the California State Teachers’ Retirement System’s Real Estate Division is moving forward with an additional $100 million commitment to expand investment activities with operating partners currently working with Belay. In 2016, Belay secured $200 million from CalSTRS and this follow-on $100 million capital commitment strengthens […]

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Real estate developer to take on old NorthWestern Energy building

April 20, 2018

The old NorthWestern Energy building is pictured at 40 E. Broadway St. Commissioners have tapped a real-estate development firm to repurpose the old, empty NorthWestern Energy complex in Uptown Butte and try to breathe new life into it. Without comment or debate, the council voted 10-0 Wednesday night in choosing Wishrock Housing Partners LLC over […]

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PDX Real Estate Insider: Three things I’ve heard about more Slabtown apartments, Urban Airship’s liftoff and Great Notion’s brewery in NW – Portland Business Journal

April 9, 2018

We’ve got some good ones this week for those who like new neighborhoods, office gossip and hazy IPAs. More sleeping in Slabtown Construction’s not yet wrapped up on the roughly 380 apartments that Cairn Pacific has underway on Blocks 294 and 295 in Slabtown, but already the Portland developer and its investor partner Prometheus are […]

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Construction work on State Street in Portland will resume in April

March 29, 2018

Work on State Street in Portland is expected to resume in April, beginning what will likely be a frustrating few months for commuters and area residents. In addition to periodic lane closures on the heavily traveled north-to-south arterial, drivers will also have to navigate a detour associated with the expansion of Maine Medical Center, which […]

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Portland’s ‘Granny Flats’ Get an Affordable Boost

March 18, 2018

PORTLAND, OREGON—A wind through the back alleys of the Alberta Arts District reveals an eye-catching assortment of little buildings behind homes: a low-slung converted garage, a wooden A-frame on a hitch, a “tiny house” with second-story sundeck. With about 70 percent of its metro area zoned for single-family housing, and some of the fastest-rising rents […]

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Portland children caught in the middle of housing crisis | The Telegraph

March 7, 2018

Snow covered an unprepared Portland the day 18 families learned they would soon be forced out of their homes. At the Normandy Apartments, the final day of 2016 came not with revelry but a rent hike so high it was essentially an eviction. City leaders were stunned to learn Rigler Elementary stood to watch 5 […]

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New renderings revealed for Portland’s 970-foot twin towers

February 24, 2018

Portland, Oregon–based William Kaven Architecture (WKA) has revealed the full vision behind the firm’s eye-catching proposal to add a pair of interlinked high rise towers to downtown Portland’s 32-acre mixed-use Broadway Corridor site. The updated plan comes in response to an RFQ put forth by economic redevelopment agency Prosper Portland meant to generate ideas for […]

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NIMBY vs. YIMBY: Housing battle brews in booming Seattle

February 22, 2018

SEATTLE – Seattle’s booming tech industry has brought a massive influx of new residents with big wallets to the city. But an ensuing housing crunch has led to skyrocketing rents and home prices that have strained middle- and working-class families and deepened the city’s crisis of homelessness. To keep construction humming and help people of […]

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City leaders pushing to move new homeless camp out of Portland natural area

February 2, 2018

Eviction notices are up now at a new homeless camp that sprang up over the weekend on Northeast 171st Avenue and Airport Way. The new tent city is not near any neighborhoods but rather in a natural area with fragile wetlands and streams. There are only about five residents so far, but they have already […]

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