St. Francis Park Apartments
1177 S.E. Stark St.
General partner: Catholic Charities
Developer: Home Forward
Design: MWA Architects
Contractor: O'Neill Walsh Community Builders
Leasing: Cascade Management
This new development is almost done, and is pre-leasing now in anticipation of spring move-ins. It includes 106 affordable apartments, 86 for people earning 60 percent of the median family income or lower and 19 deeply subsidized for people earning 30 percent or lower.
Formerly, the location was a private urban park owned by the adjacent St. Francis church.
2350 S.E. 37th Ave.
Developer: Urban Development Group
Contractor: SK Hoff Construction
This four-story development has plans to include 30 residential units with a 2,000 square foot retail space on the ground floor.
Orchard Supply Hardware
When: Friday, May 19, noon
Where: 1020 S.E. 10th Ave.
Now that the Goat Blocks along Belmont are complete, the Orchard Hardware grand opening is a great chance to check out the retail alley with a view of the city. Throughout the weekend, the store is hosting family-friendly activities and entertainment for shoppers including a live DJ, t-shirt press and gift card giveaways.