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Real estate developer to take on old NorthWestern Energy building

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

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

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

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

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

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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