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Vibrant! topping out!

Eye-popping affordable housing tower with 93 units reaches peak height in North Pearl, gets zany name.

'The lifeblood of the local economy'

Oregon Trucking Association hosts annual truck driving championships and reflects on Oregon's trucking industry

Retail development in Forest Grove nears opening

Stonewood Center will have a fro-yo shop, a cafe, a paint store and more. Additional buildings are planned.

Wyden, Bonamici announce new fight for net neutrality

Ron Wyden, Suzanne Bonamici support bill that would make open internet rules federal law.

We make stuff in East Metro

Manufacturing accounted for about 23 percent of gross output in 1997 (the first year for which such data are available) but just 18.5 percent last…

A Japanese bookstore will move into the historic Guild…

After being vacant for more than a decade, the Guild Theatre will become home to Kinokuniya Books

Portland-based apprenticeship scam hits Eugene

Pitcher asks for deposit to release a $20,000 bonus for becoming an apprentice, then vanish into the Internet.

Edlen committed to sustainability

Mark Edlen reflects on evolution of sustainable development, growing role of social equity.

Synthetic diamond factory set to move into Gresham this…

Element Six brings new $94 million facility to Gresham Vista Business Park to make diamonds that can pass for the real things.

Raising the roof

Ecoroofs evolve from stormwater management workhorse to gathering places for people

Moving the state forward through transportation improvements

The WEA supported Keep Oregon Moving because it took a multi-modal approach to a statewide transportation problem.

Owner won't allow paper mill to reopen

Owner won't allow paper mill to reopenUnion accuses WestRock of antitrust violation.

Political momentum building for family leave law

Lawmakers push to end a system in which 'vast majority of Oregonians . . . are forced to make impossible choices' when medical issues arise.

DIGGING THROUGH YOUR DIGITAL PAST

Law firms follow law enforcement in using cutting edge techniques for searching phones and computers in employee disputes

State eases rules on building officials

An emergency rule by the Oregon Building Codes Division would have effectively shut down the building programs of dozens of smalls cities that use…

Design & Development

Work continues on the Knight Cancer Research Building, going up in the South Waterfront north of Zidell Yards.

Mary's Woods set to expand with new financing

Ziegler announces closing of $41,000,000 financing for Mary's Woods expansion

If you lived here you'd virtually be home now

Virtual reality tours of new apartment buildings try to give leasing companies the edge and lure young people.

MOORE custom goodies

A small fashion designer packs a punch by bringing big city ideas to New Portland.

CC2035 Plan: City Council approves taller development in…

City Council amendments to CC2035 Plan could put Chinatown's historic designation at risk.

Tourism chief: Visitors are good for Oregon

'it's the front door to our economy,' Todd Davidson tells Washington County Public Affairs Forum; he rebuts criticism that tourists add to traffic…

Portland is No. 4 in per-capita spending on multi-family…

Portland's rent growth lags behind national average as new units come to market

KENNEDY WILSON SELLS $422 MILLION MULTIFAMILY PORTFOLIO

The total $422 million sale includes Heatherbrae Commons in Milwaukie, from a national portfolio.

Job growth slowing, but unemployment at 'record low'

Oregon employers report having a difficult time filling their job vacancies.

Gresham welcomes $94 million facility

Element Six, new manufacturing company, will produce synthetic diamonds at Vista Business Park

City Council funds underrepresented businesses

The unanimous vote fully funds Prosper Portland's programs this budget season

Design & Development: RiverPlace Parcel 3

This week features 4806 S.E. 16th Ave., 2615 S.W. Water Ave. and RiverPlace Parcel 3

Design & Development: 2615 S.W. Water Ave.

This week features 4806 S.E. 16th Ave., 2615 S.W. Water Ave. and RiverPlace Parcel 3

Design & Development: 4806 S.E. 16th Ave.

This week features 4806 S.E. 16th Ave., 2615 S.W. Water Ave. and RiverPlace Parcel 3

Magnificent Modern Seven

Seven modern homes show off what's hot in contemporary and midcentury modern Portland architectures.

ANOTHER BRICK IN THE WALL

Architects in Schools program stimulates students to think outside the box.

Construction at record high

Housing affordability also still high, new study from Downtown Clean & Safe finds

Iconic masonic restoration: Hawthorne Theatre gets new…

Versatile Wood Products' skilled artisans replicated the historical windows on the iconic Theatre

Hillsboro plans city-owned Internet service starting 2019

Hillsboro city officials have given the green light to building a citywide internet utility.

Legislature approves business tax break expansion

Gov. Kate Brown called a one-day special session Monday to expand a business tax break to sole proprietors.

Girl Power and Light

Schoolgirls get to try out skilled trades without men looking over their shoulders.

Ship in a bottle

Portland State University's Viking Pavilion is a modest wonder, reminiscent of a ship in a bottle.

Bend and Redmond have the highest number of startups per…

Oregon towns make WalletHub study list of best and worst cities to start a business

Renting homes better than buying under new U.S. tax plan,…

Portland is No. 7 in comparing deductible state taxes and homeownership expenses

George Heidgerken pays tax, utility bills at Willamette…

Falls Legacy LLC still owes $200,000 for delinquent account related to the 23-acre site in Oregon City

Carla Qualtrough comes to Oregon

Canadian Minister of Public Services and Procurement Carla Qualtrough keynotes on NAFTA in Portland

Design & Development: Downtown Beaverton

New design ideas for downtown Beaverton, 3539 S.E. Milwaukie Ave. and the Multnomah County Health HQ

Design & Development: 3539 S.E. Milwaukie Ave.

New design ideas for downtown Beaverton, 3539 S.E. Milwaukie Ave. and the Multnomah County Health HQ

Design & Development: Multnomah County Health HQ

New design ideas for downtown Beaverton, 3539 S.E. Milwaukie Ave. and the Multnomah County Health HQ

Shopping mall makeover: LLOYD GETS WOKE

NAACP's new office in Portland's Lloyd Center mall is a home for trainings, meetings and awaking consciousness.

Beam Development, Prosper Portland partner up

The three blocks in the Eastside Urban Renewal Area formerly owned by ODOT have been long vacant

Family builders challenge driveway policy

Portland Bureau of Transportation, small home building compamy at odds over single-driveway duplex policy.

City to change permit process at the Bureau of…

The changes are intended to reduce wait times for real estate development permits

Public service second nature for city's private…

We understand when smart investments - of both money and time - are made, our community as a whole thrives.

VIGOROUS CARNIVAL WORK

The Carnival cruise ship 'Legend' checks in with Vigor Industrial for some upgrades.

Design & Development: 80 N.W. 14th Ave.

This week features Heartline in the Pearl, Derby NW and 80 Northwest 14th Avenue

Design & Develpment: Derby NW

This week features Heartline in the Pearl, Derby NW and 80 Northwest 14th Avenue

Design & Development: Heartline

This week features Heartline in the Pearl, Derby NW and 80 Northwest 14th Avenue

FLIR System on the cutting edge of smart traffic…

Wilsonville company's traffic sensor aims to improve both safety and efficiency

Time to deliver

Amazon isn't the only one with interesting ideas about final mile delivery, and the Tech Association delivers too.

Housing: It's complicated

Opinion: How we solve the housing crisis might be more important than what we do

New views for Chinatown

Will Naito and Peter Englander, new Land Use co-chairs, speak on their priorities for the historical neighborhood

THE TWOFOLD SOLUTION

Need for privacy spurs creation of mobile meeting room, designed by ZGF for Twofold.

Unemployment steady in April as economy decelerates

During the past year, 29,600 jobs were added, a gain of 1.6 percent, which is a slowdown from the more rapid expansion during the prior few years.

Seismic upgrade funding moves forward for emergency…

Twelve schools, eight emergency facilities to receive $35 million in grants from Business Oregon

Wyden wants to maintain women's funding

SBA Women's Business Centers are looking at a $2 million budget cut in the federal administration's FY 2019 plan

Oregon needs to gear up for transportation

Colorado, Utah, New Mexico, Idaho, and Washington all passed transportation bills before we did

Trion Properties acquires three more multi-family…

Trion Properties has acquired Center Square Apartments, Maple Tree apartments and Menlo Square Apartments

Jobs on the red line

Portland International Airport holds a job fair for people who can make it to the end of the MAX line before dawn.

Oregon Tradeswomen's 2018 Career Fair

Seminars May 18-19 include how to recruit women into CTE and apprenticeships

CONCRETE: THE BEST

The Excellence in Concrete awards pay tribute to the designers, engneers and construction firms that work with the toughest materials.

Biz Influencer: Steve Marsh and the future of data…

Marsh named the winner of the Technology Association of Oregon's 2018 Sam Blackman Award

Worksystems: Helping young adults find work

At the last Board meeting for Westside Economic Alliance, they focused on closing the skills gap

Awards honor Lake Oswego-Tigard Water Partnership

Industry recognizes the $254 million project's innovative engineering and use of concrete; plant manager Kari Duncan also honored

Lincoln logs: not right for timber

New high rise high school probably won't be a showcase for mass timber. Code and cost are too much.

May focus: commercial real estate

E-commerce fuels metro area's hot demand for industrial space; need continues to rise in PDX.

PHK Development's TwentyTwenty

PHK Development says it's finally time to build condos in the Portland market again

Carnival Cruise ship Legend arrives in Portland

Massive cruise ship will be in dry dock at Vigor Industrial on Swan Island for two weeks for $45 million makeover.

Design & Development: 725 S.E. Tacoma St.

This week features 2220 N.W. Pettygrove St., the Sellwood Bridgehead and 725 S.E. Tacoma St.

Design & Development: Sellwood Bridgehead

This week features 2220 N.W. Pettygrove St., the Sellwood Bridgehead and 725 S.E. Tacoma St.

Design & Development: 2220 N.W. Pettygrove St.

This week features 2220 N.W. Pettygrove St., the Sellwood Bridgehead and 725 S.E. Tacoma St.

UrbanSitter sends its engineers to Portland

Childcare management company lets its workers open an office here so they can have work life balance, affordable housing and above average wages.

May Focus: commercial real estate

Prices are leveling out, but Portland's growing economy continues to make office space a hot commodity

New group looks to revitalize downtown Oak Grove

Historic Downtown Oak Grove members aim to create sense of community in unincorporated Clackamas County

County votes on old downtown courthouse, health…

Both properties were declared surplus, and will likely soon be up for sale through CBRE

Multnomah County creates new fund to diversify…

Starting in July, some construction funds on large projects will support disadvantaged workers

Company makes old polystyrene new again

A company in Tigard has created a way to recycle polystyrene into more polystyrene. A very small amount of polystyrene is currently recycled and…

Business Influencer: Sandra McDonough

McDonough to retire, leaves pearls of wisdom for Portland on transportation, homelessness, intolerance, metoo and inclusionary housing

Design & Development: Robert and Ann Sacks House

This week features 1430 N.W. Glisan St., 3336 S.E. Belmont St. and the Robert and Ann Sacks house

Design & Development: 1430 N.W. Glisan St.

This week features 1430 N.W. Glisan St., 3336 S.E. Belmont St. and the Robert and Ann Sacks house

Design & Development: 3336 S.E. Belmont

This week features 1430 N.W. Glisan St., 3336 S.E. Belmont St. and the Robert and Ann Sacks house

BROADWAY TO BE LIT

The Broadway Corridor site is a 32-acre site in the north part of downtown, and Colorado's Continuum Partners has previous experience developing such…

Pearl Post Office project: Big parcel needs many…

Prosper Portland chose Continuum, an experienced developer for the USPS site, but hopefully that's only the beginning

Burgerville union now official at one store

92nd and Powell location staff vote for BVWU to be nationally recognized, Gladstone next.

WorkStep: filling the skill gap

Portland tech startup matches empty positions to skilled laborers with a new algorithm

Adidas North America replaces Mark King

Top turnaround boss out after four years with little explanation, replaced by a Kiwi.

Making streets safer

PBOT to install sensors that will gather data on how the city's streets and sidewalks are used.

Amazon.com project developers help fund traffic…

Trammell Crow Company will help pay for third lane on Graham Road in Troutdale.

Vance Tong named to Oregon City, county advisory…

OC resident, managing editor for the Portland Tribune selected for Economic Development Commission, Transportation Advisory Committee

Small cities' building permit programs face…

Opinions by the Oregon Department of Justice and Legislative Counsel indicate may small cities may have to either shut down building programs or hire…

The success of Adpearance

Digital marketing software company revels in new digs inside trendy Field Office building in Northwest Portland

DoggyBag offers rest for the four-legged

Portland entrepreneur Rachel Bauman offers sleeping bag for 'adventure dogs' through Whyld River.

Mayor Wheeler on Portland's future: 'A city that…

Opinion: As we tackle these incredibly complex issues as a community, I am heartened by the progress we have made, the honest evaluation of our…

Target adds same-day delivery to Portland

The expansion of goods delivery with membership-based Shipt is available here now

Z is for...?

Designing for Gen Z is a challenge, keeping up with thei rmedia habits and their cultural tastes.

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