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Why Hollywood Video founder Mark Wattles is starting a new coffee empire far from Oregon – Portland Business Journal

May 23, 2018

Mark Wattles, the founder of the Oregon-based and now-defunct Hollywood Video, is back in Portland headlines this week with the news that he’s finally going to sell his riverfront property in West Linn. But just because Wattles never finished the 50,000-square-foot home on the property over the past nearly 20 years doesn’t mean he hasn’t […]

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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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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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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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