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Wells Fargo sells downtown Portland tower, the tallest…

The banking company also has plans to open 900-employee call center in Hillsboro

Investing in women: The new economy

Local real estate investor Karlin Conklin of IMG Northwest reflects on 2017 as the Year of Financial Feminism

Social Security: What you need to know now and down the road

Social security won't go bust, but it may start to shrink as it ages around the year 2034.

H is for Hyperloop

Architect's master plan for the Northwest Portland's Broadway Corridor/Old Post Office site includes two towers connected by a tropical botanical…

Design & Development

This week features the RFQ for the Broadway Corridor Development, Derby NW and 19th and Quimby

Silicon Valley business leader offers advice on housing

Westside Economic Alliance audience told that a unified effort is needed over the long term; 'our housing challenges are not going to be addressed in…

Venture Portland invests $43,500 in neighborhood business…

Venture Portland awarded $43,517 in funding to 19 fall and winter projects in Portland's neighborhood business districts across the city

Breaking down barriers

For contracting, minorities need help in applying for certified status, especially in betworking and navigating the paperwork.

Booming business: for the sale of businesses

Portland small businesses sold for 75 percent higher than last year and transactions have more than doubled since 2010

Your voice in regional transportation planning

Opinion: Here in the Portland metropolitan region, we have a Regional Transportation Plan, and it's a big deal in the transportation world.

Memorial Coliseum upgrades revealed

Two year, $5 million project improves concession stands, lighting, exterior and more of historic city-owned facility

Blackburn Building officially named, breaks ground

Development that combines affordable housing and healthcare named after former Central City Concern president and CEO

The league of honorable gentlemen and women

Portland yuppies get a new hi-touch dating app to weed out slobs and slackers.

Field Office announces first two tenants

Digital agency and child care center will be first businesses into the Frontside project in Northwest Portland in early 2018.

Design&Development

This week features the Multnomah County Courthouse, Block 28 and the Woodlark Hotel

President's tax plan promises sweeping changes to federal…

The tax plan would enact sweeping changes to both individual and business taxation.

Luscious carpentry

Skilled carpenters used environmentally conscious wood to remodel Lush natural makeup shop uptown

Growing roots in the Jade District

Jade/APANO Multicultural Space breaks ground along Southeast 82nd and Division

Reynolds High architects leave project

DOWA-IBI designer starts own firm in middle of construction of new high school in Troutdale.

Keep it in the family

Oregon State University's Austin Family Business Program's Excellence in Family Business Awards 2017

Flir names new executive vice president and CFO

The local thermal imaging company also landed a $75 million U.S. Army contract

Design & Development

This week featuring 5350 S.E. 18th Ave., 2027 S.E. Harold St. and 5624 S.E. 22nd Ave.

No demo: Small-business developers renovate 1890s Victorian…

All said and done at the Dekum Charles Condos, it's 'largely a very philanthropic venture'

Narrow parking blamed for accidents at FedEx

Troutdale FedEx Ground shipping hub site of two deaths in seven-year history in Troutdale.

Minorities report for work

Getting Port, Prosper Portland and PPS work starts with paperwork and ends with who you know.

Bonamici: Education key to more women in technology

U.S. representative also tells PDX Women in Tech group she supports boosting pay equity, creating paid family leave

Kennedy Wilson buys Heatherwood Apartments

The Beverly Hills-based property company has been investing in the PNW since 2006.

Metro hears the construction industry cry: single-project…

Studying new policies, Metro's Construction Career Pathways project is at its halfway point

Biz Influencer: Graciela Gomez Cowger

Law firm appoints its first CEO - and a Latina to boot. The former HP engineer vows to deliver and be direct when it comes to leadership.

'Plywood on steroids' holds great potential for Oregon…

Oregon BEST study finds the state could gain thousands of jobs by nurturing the cross-laminated timber industry.

Governor announces two manufacturing partners for OMIC

Gov. Kate Brown, while on a trade mission to Japan, says OSG Tools in Tokyo and Mitsubishi Material and Tools sign on to OMIC, one exploring site…

The art of architecture

With its wildly colorful artist-painted exterior, the Fair-Haired Dumbbell gives Portland a reason to smile

Jubitz CEO named to Kennedy Center advisory committee

President Trump announced the nomination Thursday morning, Oct. 26. Frederick Jubitz joins seven other people as members of the advisory committee.

State treasurer announces Straub fellowships

New program at Portland State University will enable graduate students to gain experience with business finance and public service at Oregon Treasury.

Rockwell Collins acquired by United Tech for $30 billion

The aerospace firm, which has a large office in Wilsonville, also recently secured a $30.7 million defense contract in early October

Design&Development

This week features 7510 S.E. Milwaukie Ave., 1331 N.W. 17th Ave. and 905 N.W. 17th Ave.

Ex-port CEO Wyatt hired to run Salt Lake City airport

In his new position, Bill Wyatt will oversee a renovation project that has seen its construction costs increase

Oregon's boom time still needs work

At the Kruse Way Economic Forum, experts point to the good and bad of the Oregon economy.

The Morrison Bridge's new deck

Final concrete pours bring the Morrison Bridge work to near completion slated for the end of the month

2017 PAA Jury Critique Night

In preparation for the 2017 Portland Architecture Awards, our jury from the Bay Area will be discussing their impressions of Portland design and of…

Oregon launches retirement savings plan

Pilot projects result in 75 percent participation rate as state-sponsored program, akin to individual retirement accounts, begins reaching 1 million…

Outlets still 'in'

Long-running Troutdale complex takes on online retail with upgrades, fresh offerings.

Gun control: Is now the time for the conversation?

Opinion: Jim Mark is CEO of Melvin Mark Companies and is chair of the Portland Business Alliance board of directors.

North Elementary grad designs new school

Architect who attended North Gresham Elementary School reimagines $30.3 million facility.

Fight back against robo-calls

Opinion: Julia Anderson writes for women about money at sixtyandsingle.com. Her Smart Money show with Joe Smith appears on Beaverton-based TVCTV…

Lead law: City's jurisdiction increases over…

Before, neighbors had no way of knowing if a nearby demolition was releasing toxins

House of Blues for Lloyd Center?

Rock and roll venue might take the Nordstrom space as part of the ongoing effort to make Lloyd Center and entertainment-based mall

Streetcar named desirable residence maker

New market and affordable housing follows along Streetcar route, which has 15,000 riders per day.

Portland pitches four-plus-one for amazon HQ2

Etailing giant will have to sort through four Portland area cities plus one 'distributed campus' to decided if the shoe fits.

Design & Development

This week features 17th and Pettygrove, the Towne Storage Building and Multnomah Village Apartments

TriMet General Manager announces retirement

Neil McFarlane will leave in early 2018 after 26 years, including the last seven as general manager

Smart move: car share ditches two-seaters

Turns out even the carless didn't really want the two seaters, when a Benz was available.

B+: Vacasa's big round

Vacation rentals firm Vacasa raises Oregon's biggest round of Series B funding.

State loses more jobs in September as unemployment…

Oregon employment officials said Tuesday, Oct. 17, that September's job losses followed rapid gains during February through July, when a total of…

West Linn Paper Company will close after 128 years

'Unforeseeable events' led to reduction in pulp, forcing city's only industrial business to close

Mayor Clark: Tear down this hall

Housing and retail would add $29 million value at old Wood Village municipal site.

The life of a permit

City of Portland's real estate development permit set-up is 'awesome, unique and weird'

Museum of games, puzzles moves to King City Plaza

Often referred to by its acronym IMOGAP, it formerly called a Cirrus Drive suite in Beaverton home.

To tip or not to tip ...

The owners of Gigi's Cafe banned tipping and added a 20 percent surcharge, but it was adding profit sharing that clinched the success of their bold…

National Association of Women in Construction…

Come and enjoy Beer and Food Pairings at (5) different stations including a beer float, Brewery Tours lead by the Rock Bottom Brewery Brewers and the…

October Focus: Healthcare in the trades

Healthy employees, healthy business: General contractors reap benefits from holistic health, wellness programs

The Springs breaks ground on new community in Lake…

After years of planning, construction is underway on the future senior living community in Lake Grove

MFG: 'An insatiable demand for people'

National Manufacturing Day aims to entice teens to consider working in a plant, be it a cleanroom or a traditional blue collar setting.

Portland: Weird not weird

Video streaming company Vevo's engineers keep things humming from Portland while the pop stars get their live act on in big cities

Coming up: GoGreen Conference

This event is taking the environmental friendliness of Oregon businesses up a notch

FLIR Systems will make mini drones for Aussie Army.

$6.8 Million Contract is for Black Hornet Personal Reconnaissance Systems.

Design&Development

This week features The Geode, Seven Corners Community Collaborative and AmberGlen on the Park

Columbia Gorge Outlets still 'in'

Long-running Troutdale complex takes on online retail with upgrades and fresh offerings.

Mass Timber rising

The Portland area is setting itself up as a center for mass timber construction. But what is it, and where can we see it?

CLT offers variety of approaches to strucural…

Hacker Architects design two CLT buildings under construction in the metro area: First Tech Federal Credit Union, Eastside Office

Rolling along with WEA

Opinion: Westside Economic Alliance's Economic Development Bike Tour cycles through Wilsonville

Blue Star fills hole in center of Westside's eating…

The doughnut franchise is set to open an outpost at Progress Ridge TownSquare this month.

Building boon: Millions collected in SDCs

Construction boom system development charges collected by city worth about $390 million

Securing a new national headquarters

Cook Security Group breaks ground on its new headquarters in Cascade Station

12th Annual Reverse Vendor Trade Show - RVTS

The Oregon Public Purchasing Association (OPPA) and the Columbia Chapter of the National Institute of Governmental Purchasing (NIGP) present to you…

Design & Development

This week features Flatiron, 3403 N. Mississippi Ave. and the Fair-haired Dumbbell

Oregon drivers tops in West when it comes to deer…

According to State Farm's study, the likelihood of colliding with a deer more than doubles during October, November and December - deer mating season.

7 Dees on Powell to become self-storage facility

Neighbors and fans of beloved garden center balk, want owners to provide community benefits

Pizza, ice cream and sushi!

Salt & Straw, Bamboo Sushi, Chuckie Pies among first five companies to reserve space in The Windward, Lake Oswego's new downtown mixed-use development

Let's drink to Burnside

Eastside Distilling launches new oaked bourbons to bottle what's cool about Portland's arterial.

Portland to offer Amazon former post office site

Offer will be included among other potential locations in the region to be submitted by Greater Portland, Inc.

Listen: Andrew Colas of Colas Construction wins the…

Vance Tong and Jules Rogers interview the BizTribCast's first live guest, Andrew Colas, CEO and president of Portland-based Colas Construction.

Paul Otellini, former Intel CEO, passes away

Paul Otellini, 1950 - 2017, became Intel's fifth chief executive officer in 2005

All round greatness

360 Labs is betting on 360-degree video being more useful than computer generated virtual reality.

Vigor's Army of One (billion bucks)

Vigor to build U.S. Army's Maneuver Support Vessel (Light) in a 10-year deal.

Under construction: East County Youth Opportunity…

New Avenues for Youth to open new opportunity lab for at-risk youth in Rockwood

21 and over for smokes

New laws affect Oregon tobacco retailers as state increases smoking age from 18 to 21.

Seismic rehab grant applications open today

Business Oregon offers $10 million toward emergency services, $25 million for schools

XXcelerate program applications now open

The program is by and for women entrepreneurs and is all about mentorship and community support

Handsome prints

Kinstitch fits right in in inner Southeast, as it offers colorfast printing on natural fabrics, including photos, original designs and other scanned…

72Foster breaks ground

REACH Community Development digs into Lents to build an intergenerational mixed-use building

Pearl gets its hotel at last

A new hotel in the Pearl District is aiming at tourists and business travelers alike.

Nonresidential construction plunges even as hiring…

Associated Builders and Contractors economist breaks down what that means for the nation's infrastructure

Design & Development

This week features the Grove Hotel in Chinatown, Aura Burnside and 1611 S.E. Bybee Blvd.

Portland General Electric: building out its largest…

The Marquam Substation will be high-tech and provide electricity to downtown

Alliance director throws hat in ring for county…

Pamela Treece, who has run the Westside Economic Alliance since 2012, seeks to unseat Greg Malinowski

Recognizing two important leaders

Opinion: both commissioners Dan Saltzman and Nick Fish have served the community well

Amazon sets trend for other warehousers

Construction finished for three speculative warehouses off 223rd Avenue in Gresham.

Higher minimum wage could have negative impacts

Study of Seattle's minimum wage requirement has some startling revelations which may apply to Portland.

Creative ways

The Portland Creative Conference turns the focus on innovation in the minds of artists.

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