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D&D: B76

The 20,000-square-foot, wedge-shaped building features a design by Portland-based Skylab.

Fourth and Montgomery project breaks ground

Building will house Portland Bureau of Planning and Sustainability and programs for PSU, PCC, OHSU.

Doors open at new CCEC building

Columbia County Education Campus students now in new facility; open house to be held Jan. 22

Ross Island Sand & Gravel closes concrete division

A long-term business decision for Ross Island Sand & Gravel was announced Jan. 15 at a meeting of the Teamsters Local 162.

Diversity boosts Portland's economy

Three leaders in the Portland business community discuss issues faced by minority businesses at January's PBA breakfast forum.

Eastside Distilling, Craft Canning merge in $5 million deal

The Jan. 14 merger will combine operations with Eastside's Mother Lode co-packing subsidiary.

U.S Census needs you -- for American Housing Survey

90 locals in tricounty Metro area to be hired to help develop key funding statistics

Smile, Lake Oswego, you're on camera!

Milestone's new home is wired for video management software, as more security cameras come online and need managing.

Feds: Freeway tolls 'very likely' to be approved

The Federal Highway Administration responds to the request to toll parts of I-5 and I-205 in the Portland area.

Feds: Freeway tolls 'very likely' to be approved

The Federal Highway Administration responds to the request to toll parts of I-5 and I-205 in the Portland area.

TechTonic: Technology for 2019

From 5G to e-ink, high tech is flying higher than ever, but some of it is to hard to track

Businesses still flock to trucks

The 2019 Portland International Auto Show at the Oregon Convention Center will feature trucks from leading manufacturers.

Auditors: State's smart shopping could save millions

Audit by secretary of state's office recommends that Department of Administrative Services buy a procurement system.

Find your ride at Portland auto show

The Portland International Auto Show returns to the Oregon Convention Center later this month.

Opportunity Zone activity ramps up

Developers, investors spurred by long-awaited release of proposed regulations.

Federal tariffs impacting local markets

Trade war threats are among the factors slowing some sectors of Oregon's economy.

Goin' Gaming expands space, features

Troutdale game-playing haven to celebrate 're-opening' to introduce deli, video arcade this weekend

Make 2019 a year of civic engagement

Portland offers a wider range of opportunities for community involvement during the coming year.

Metallica donates to Clackamas

Metal band spreads largesse to help fans get into the trades at Clackamas Community College

Initiative gets green light to steer toll money to highway…

Court clears ballot title language for measure giving Portland-area drivers a say in how funds are spent.

Feds add funds for streetcar expansion to Montgomery Park

The Portland Streetcar plans to add 2.3 miles of track in the northwest Slabtown neighborhood.

Gresham expands enterprise zone

Property tax abatement program now encompasses new properties in the Southshore Industrial area

A natural Portland presence

Nature Conservancy chapter practices what it preaches and turns local headquarters into Conservation Center.

Portland newspaper Mid-County Memo stops presses forever

The monthly Mid-County Memo served 15,500 residents in Gateway and Parkrose neighborhoods

Counting on the courthouse

One month after topping out, the new Multnomah County Courthouse is taking shape inside and out.

Re-imaginations and Reclamations

The year's best architecture brought new ideas to existing places and spaces

There's jobs to be had in clean energy

Business groups promoting cap and trade bill cites more than 50,000 jobs in the sector in Oregon

Apple pledges $8.7M for Prineville water system

Water will be collected in the aquifer to meet data centers' thirsty demand for agua.

Tigard company keeps kids rolling on Christmas

In keeping with an annual holiday tradition, Pioneer Waterproofing employees assembled 260 bicycles for a local toy drive.

Feds add funds for streetcar expansion to Montgomery Park

The Portland Streetcar plans to add 2.3 miles of track in the northwest Slabtown neighborhood.

Lawsuit slams city for quake warning signs on some buildings

Lawyer says signs required for unreinforced masonry buildings is unconstitutional for several reasons, including compelling unwanted government…

New Year, renewed commitment to community

It's time for the Portland Business Alliance to create a new strategic plan that embraces our core mission and values

Creating a Portland presence

The Oregon chapter of the Nature Conservancy is in the process of renovating its Portland headquarters into the Oregon Conservation Center.

Economist upbeat about continued growth

John Mitchell presented his annual Economic Forecast to the Portland Business Alliance on Thursday, Dec. 13.

More Intel in Oregon

Chipmaker to expand its fabrication plants in Oregon, Ireland and Israel as it expands beyond the PC.

Submitting to Google, one cell tower at a time

I ditched Verizon Wireless for Google Fi. You won't believe what happened next...

Lawmakers reopen I-5 Bridge talks

Economist urges Oregon and Washington legislators to 'refuse to make the same mistakes' that doomed earlier efforts.

Local firm launches video game based on 'Redwall' series

SOMA unveiled a game based on the 'Redwall' series of children's novels earlier this year

December focus: transportation partnerships for better…

Metro seeking applications for public-private projects that test new transportation services

Portland literary magazine Tin House to cease printing

The influential tastemaker published many national and local authors from its Slabtown HQ.

Ground broken for Clackamas County Bank's Gresham…

New 8,400-square foot, two-story office with multiple amenities set to open in 2019

Economist upbeat about continued growth

John Mitchell presented his annual Economic Forecast to the Portland Business Alliance on Thursday, Dec. 13.

141 affordable units slated for Sugar Shack site in…

The one-time Portland strip club will be demolished for affordable housing project by Hacienda CDC.

E-scooter supporters roll into City Hall rally…

Bird reminds city that it would like to bring its electric scooters back to Portland, but few riders bother to show up.

Combating climate change, comfortably

Tillamook Row is not just multifamily housing with free electricity - it's a way forward

EWind Solutions' latest FDA grant

Half mill could help electricity generating drone startup's lofty ambitions to take on Google.

Bamboo Sushi to open Jan. 9 in downtown Lake Oswego

Restaurant known for commitment to 'eating sustainably' will be located on First Street in The Windward

Businesses scramble to comply with new state pay…

Employers who know of pay gaps have to give raises and adjust their pay scale by Jan. 1, or face penalties.

141 affordable units slated for Sugar Shack site in…

The one-time Portland strip club will be demolished for affordable housing project by Hacienda CDC.

Four tales of Old Portland Holdouts

Building owners who refuse to sell out are making a statement about development rising around them, but every story is different.

Meeting future workforce needs through education

A strong, positive relationship between the business community and schools is needed to help build a skilled workforce.

Remaking Mother's

After nearly 20 years in the same location, a Portland favorite is finding a new place in the city's restaurant scene.

How to approach an RFP

Securing government contracts requires mastering the art of the Request For Proposals

Orange is in at Meier & Frank Building

Oregon State University's new Portland Center has found a home on the second floor of the historic downtown building.

Single-family builders sign on at Reed's Crossing

Local builder Stone Bridge Homes Northwest will join Lennar, a national company, to construct first homes in South Hillsboro division.

Big data tracks kids out of lower income…

Harvard econ shows how zip code is destiny, but how education can boost income.

Governor offers vision, but no details at business…

Brown fails to reveal how state will make up her budget's $2 billion deficit at the Monday gathering.

Free market geeks

Computer refurb nonprofit Free Geek pushes on with reboot at 1731 S.E. 10th Ave.

Better for bicycles

PSU study explores business, economic impacts of improvements for cyclists, pedestrians.

Nexstar to acquire Tribune Media

Definitive agreement calls for sale of Tribune Media assets, which will make Nexstar the largest broadcast television provider

Senior-living developer enters Portland metro market

Confluent Senior Living's Beaverton facility is open, a second is under way in Happy Valley.

Murphy's Furniture to receive Green Business Award

The family-owned Cornelius store joins about 40 businesses to receive the honor from Washington County.

Oil company's request draws new concerns over oil…

Citing concern from community and key stakeholders, Port of Columbia County says workshop needed

Brown, business leaders to talk taxes, spending…

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown is scheduled to speak before the 2018 Oregon Leadership Summit on Dec. 3.

Collaborative approach needed to solve homeless…

As we take on chronic homelessness, it's clear that commitment, collaboration and resources come together to produce results.

Portland Diamond Project picks Terminal 2 for…

Group signs agreement in principal with Port of Portland for 45-acre site along Northwest Front Avenue.

Portland Diamond Project picks Terminal 2 for…

Group signs agreement in principal with Port of Portland for 45-acre site along Northwest Front Avenue.

Unique partnership turns tribal housing dream into…

Nesika Illahee, an affordable housing development in Portland's Cully neighborhood, includes units reserved for members of federally recognized…

Letting In The Light

Portland's future is as a taller, denser city with buildings which makes little early-20th-century storefront architecture like this a dwindling…

Wonderland in downtown Portland

More than of 35 new retailers and restaurants opened this year, creating even more opportunities to feast, play and shop downtown.

Opening up opportunities

The Army Corps of Engineers' Industry Day offers chance for businesses in building industry to learn about projects, strengthen networks

HOUSING FUNDS ON THE HORIZON

Portland likely to get lion's share of Metro cash for affordable units because it will easily contribute the largest amount.

Lack of ferry means trouble in river city, backers…

Oregon Transportation Commissioners hear first report on Frog Ferry concept on Friday, Nov. 16.

Lake Oswego prepares to seek bids for Boones Ferry…

Council OKs alternative method for evaluating proposals from contractors for the complex job

When less is more

By moving into ground-floor space in the historic Meier & Frank Building, Japanese retailer Muji is adding a next chapter to the story of retail in…

More anhydrous ammonia, a 'colorless gas with…

A Midwest company will use the Rivergate Terminal to export the fertilizer component to Asian markets.

Roundhouse gets the kill

Local creative agency builds a streaming studio for Fortnite's star video gamer.

Mitch Hornecker: A philanthropic calling

The co-founder of New Avenues for Youth is this year's recipient of an Alliance outstanding service award.

A building for Beatrice

Portland Community Reinvestment Initiatives' new project offers affordable housing now, home ownership later.

Collaboration leads to water savings

WIFIA funding will save ratepayers about $383 million in borrowing costs for the new water system.

Portland economist predicted Amazon HQ2 split…

Joe Cortright of City Observatory published his forecast for Amazon's new headquarters in January.

Infrastructure: the backbone of this country

The construction industry will be at the forefront of efforts to capitalize on emerging consensus and get real legislation passed.

New owners plan major renovations at Oswego Village

North Carolina-based Asana Partners reportedly pays $34 million for shopping center where many spaces have sat empty for years

Architecture's rose golden age

From Slender House to the National Music Center of Canada in Calgary to the SINBIN on Quimby, Portland shows its class

Let's support our community colleges

With elections over, it's time to focus on giving the state's ommunity colleges the financial support they deserve.

Economists see economic slowdown in Oregon's future

Housing affordability, lack of skilled workers taking a toll on state's productivity.

Hornecker honored with outstanding service award

Alliance presents former head of Howard S. Wright with William S. Naito award

Vacasa goes multifamily

Vacation rental management company aims to diversify by getting into the new post-hotel traveler market

$48.5M buys large industrial facility in Clackamas

Nearly million-square-foot warehousing, office space used for grocery distribution near Milwaukie

Reveling in end times at the REVEAL

What happens in the last days before an apartment building's construction is completed?

Columbia Helicopters acquired by Houston company

Bristow Group Inc., a global industrial aviation services provider, pays $560 million for Aurora-based company.

WFH? Too nice for that!

Custom software firm AltSource moves into remodeled warehouse on inner east side.

Red Electric Trail bridge ready to roll

The structure for bicycles and pedestrians will connect Southwest Bertha Boulevard, Southwest Capitol Highway.

Determining look of French Prairie Bridge

Suspension and cable-stayed are the least obtrusive options for bike/pedestrian bridge across the Willamette River.

Polar bears, chimpanzees and rhinos: Your time has…

Ten years after voters approved a $125-million construction bond, the Oregon Zoo has entered a final round of projects.

TechTonic: A hardware hoarder comes clean

Scrapping ancient cables and useless gadgets feels good, they should have gone long ago.

Homes to grow old in

Architects see growing demand for residential design that allows people to age in place

Kellogg Middle School's $60M plan revealed

The new 108,000 square-foot school will tell students how much energy it is using and how much its solar panels are producing.

Baseball supporters withdraw offer for PPS…

Changes could still be coming to Rose Quarter area facility as school district explores its options for the desirable property.

Hail Mary for downtown food carts

Some displaced food carts may get their own culinary corridor along Southwest Ninth Avenue in a bid to keep tourist-friendly food culture intact and…

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