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WHERE MASS TIMBER COMES TOGETHER

International conference showcases a growing industry, with the Europeans showing North America how it's done.

Keeping heart of Rose City healthy for all

Downtown Portland€„¢s Clean & Safe district encompasses started 30 years ago.

Back from the brink

A year ago, Geoff Thompson was living in his car. Now thanks to Worksystems Inc he has two jobs and a one-bedroom apartment at Union Yards next to…

Hilton breaks ground in Wilsonville

Garden Hilton next to I-5 slated for completion in late 2020, expected to bring higher class of lodging

Density in small packages

Accessory Dwelling Units not only complete our housing and planning puzzles, but look good doing it

City Hall staffer Berk Nelson now working for Umpqua Bank

Nelson was a senior policy advisor on homelessness and police for Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler.

Cheers! Portland area company rolls out sake in a can

Inspired by the canned wine trend, SakeOne hopes single-serving offerings will be a hit.

Grown local, and now staying local

Berry farms from Hubbard, Canby partner with east coast distributor to provide local stores with fresh produce year round

Governor's Marketplace offers small-business connections

The two-day event, to be held March 20-21 in Salem, will offer educational sessions, networking

healthy, happy workspaces

Companies looking to interior design options that foster healthy employees, higher productivity

Urgent care clinic planned in Oregon City

The location will be the fifth American Family Care franchise clinic in the Portland metro area

Jim Hatheway finds niche as new Chamber president

Longtime Gresham resident brings genial focus to business-based role in East Multnomah County

CLT for the masses

International Mass Timber conference comes to Stumptown, with a message from Europe.

A WOMAN WHO MAKES THINGS HAPPEN

Betty Atteberry, first executive director of the Westside Economic Alliance, has secured her place in the Westside's economic history.

CEO lights the way for new generation of tech workers

CEO of nLIGHT laser company explains his vision and how art critiscism steers his ego

REAL ESTATE RISING

Industry experts say although economic recovery has peaked, market is still strong in Washington County.

Portland's $5.5M project preps Gateway for street fairs

Bureau of Transportation says Halsey-Weidler Streetscape Project readies area for bikers, walkers.

Waterfront transportation concept plan approved

West Linn City Council also received update from PGE on its plans for waterfront property

Hugo 2.0 and the measles

Should we share our data up front or wait until it's a matter of life and death? Soon we will have to decide.

State adds 11,000 jobs in January

Unemployment rate holds at 4.3 percent, as major industries add hundreds of new jobs.

BBPDX: Investment in education is best bet for economic…

Cutting corners on graduation requirements and college admission standards results in losses for everyone.

Teriyaki Madness coming to Oregon

The Denver-based chain promises to bring 32 Seattle-style teriyaki shops to Oregon.

Marylhurst School wins approval of master plan

The K-8 school will relocate to the former site of New Life Church Robinwood in West Linn.

Vancouver takes next step toward full electronic plan review

The city's Development Review Division will require that all engineering applications be filed digitally beginning March 1

Report takes deep look at East County economy

Area sees disparities in jobs, housing, work-life balance when compared to the rest of the Portland-area's booming economy.

BIZINFLUENCER: YOU HAD US AT HELLO

Public opinion research company DHM Research (which doesn't do candidate work) has a new CEO: Michelle Neiss

Jobs across region must have equal value

Report: room for improvement when it comes to ensuring region's residents have access to stable, family-wage jobs

A 'brand' new day

Armed with an updated look and logo, Tillamook Creamery Association eyes the east for new markets

Economist predicts construction slowdown

ECONorthwest president John Tapogna spoke at the Feb. 20 Portland Business Alliance break forum.

Separate building proposed for Benson High campus

Space would be set aside for other unrelated programs in a freestanding building on site, if voters OK a construction bond in 2020.

Mover, shaker, leader

Moovel's Nat Parker wins TiE Oregon's Entrepreneur of the Year for his leadership skills.

Let's make Albina Vision a reality

The proposed master plan addresses a historic inequity the best way possible: with great place-making.

Area will get a different kind of beverage

Odin's Beard Meadery, a new business west of Dundee on Highway 99W, will open this summer

Rose Villa: Senior living meets net-zero

The Oaks, a 12-unit community, will likely spell a new future for projects at Rose Villa

Richardson: Wiser I-5 bridge replacement project needed

Oregon Secretary of State releases report on failed Columbia River Crossing that confirms Oregon and Washington must repay the federal government…

Food hub's other half set to open

In a town of natural foodies and supply chain fanatics, the Redd had to happen. The food hub opens completely on March 2.

Amazon drops NYC; Portland remains out

Monster e-tailer pulls out of plans for HQ2 in Long Island City, Queens, but Portland will not revive its bid.

FEBRUARY FOCUS: TRANSPORTATIONThe future of…

A growing number of developers, business owners are exploring TOD projects, with TriMet on the case.

Large industrial facility in Clackamas to close down

By 2020, several hundred expected to lose grocery-distribution jobs near Milwaukie

BridgePort beer fans face facts

Customers say esteemed Portland brewery and brewpub is a victim of its own success, but that doesn't make it any easier to bear.

New owners plan restaurant, offices at Beaverton…

Dan and Kat Magner will move sign business to Broadway location, renovate rest of complex for lease as restaurant and office space.

Portland beer industry loses 'oldest craft brewery'

BridgePort Brewing Co. will close pub on March 10, brewing operations already shut down

ToolBelt: Construction gets connected

The startup, a winner in the 2019 Beaverton Startup Challenge, aims to change the way contractors and tradespeople connect for projects.

National luxury homebuilder moves into Portland…

Toll Bros. is working on developments at communities in Bethany and Happy Valley.

Crowd atlas

Metro's new tool will make mapping economic data easier, helping city planners and economists understand each other's goals.

Now is the time for diversity

The Westside Economic Alliance has determined an area of focus for the organization needs to be diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Sparkingjoy

Sparkloft ran social media for the city of Atlanta during Super Bowl 53, and lived to tell the tale

FLEET VEHICLES GO ELECTRIC

Private companies, public agencies reaping benefits by replacing fleets with electric vehicles.

Large industrial facility in Clackamas to close down

By 2020, several hundred expected to lose grocery-distribution jobs near Milwaukie

More oil trains could be coming to Portland, loaded…

Zenith Energy is expanding its terminal in Northwest Portland, to accommodate train shipments that would be transfered to ocean-going ships.

The real steampunks

Black Rabbit, which services espresso machines, is branching out of Portland

Charging forward with EVs

Portland's Chargeway is trying to make charging your electric vehicle much, much easier

Renovation connects convention center with nature

Oregon Convention Center $39 million project focuses on updated looks inside and out

'A story behind every object'

City Home brings its eclectic collection of furnishings and accessories to a Lake Oswego pop-up shop in The Windward

Burnside Brewery latest in Portland to shut down

The landlord for the leased space at 701 E. Burnside changed the locks on the nine-year-old Burnside Brewing Company.

OLCC: Oregon produces enough unsold pot to last 6.5…

Oregon Liquor Control Commission releases new report on glut of pot in recreational marijuana market

Gunderson: Riding high at 100

From railcars to ocean barges, Gunderson is ready to take on another century in manufacturing.

Inclusive company culture is an imperative

If you hope to influence the trajectory of your organization, you need to question and challenge existing structures of power.

Shipbuilding: Couve wins big over PDX

Vigor chooses Vancouver over Portland to build army ships, moving jobs from Ballard and Clackamas.

OSU takes next steps on $1.667 billion in projects

Board of trustees gives OK to further examine feasibility of projects at Corvallis, Bend campuses

10 Branch partners with CENTRL Office on downtown…

30,000 square feet of co-working space will fill the second and third floors of the new mixed-use Beacon development

Pedestrians run PDX

Thanks to citizen power, the Barbara Walker Footbridge over West Burnside Street should be ready by September between two key parks

Design & Development: KEX PDX

A century-old building on Northeast MLK Boulevard is being renovated into a hostel and gastropub

Outdated Prineville school transformed into…

Housing Works turns circa-1940s Prineville building on six acres into community hub.

Intel hires former eBay, Webvan finance guy

It's Swan's way or the highway from now on, as finance guy takes over permanently from the engineer.

Greater Portland Tech Challenge 2019

Public-private speed dating event returns for a second year, now with equity goggles.

Pamplin Media Group to sponsor Women in Business…

University of Portland's Pamplin School of Business Education Series is pleased to announce the kick-off of its Women in Business Showcase.

Poll: Metro voters tie congestion to growth, want…

The elected regional government has a released a new poll it commissioned to help craft a transportation finding measure for the November 2020 ballot.

Lawmakers outline their priorities

Westside Economic Alliance forum features eight of 18 members whose districts take in parts of Washington County.

Spreading the credit union message

Lake Oswego resident Steven Stapp travels to countries around the world to develop new credit union systems

PORTLAND STATE UNIVERSITY: EARN AS YOU LEARN

New cooperative education program at Portland State University benefits students, local businesses.

Vacancy growing at Milwaukie Marketplace shopping…

Eagle Bargain Outlet's move to McLoughlin leaves nearly 40 percent of mall building empty

Klaxoon: Honk if you love working.

The Monday meeting is an American software industry institution, but Klaxoon wants to change that.

Pamplin Media to produce The Charbonneau Villager

The Charbonneau Villager is the newest newspaper to be produced by the Pamplin Media Group.

Portland hearts Ducati

The feeling is mutual, local dealer is chosen for launch of the superbike road show.

Old bricks, new hot spots

The Hoxton Hotel and Woodlark Hotel find authenticity and ambiance in historic architecture

Business group warns: public employee benefits…

Survey: Most Oregon public unions don't have to dig deep to pay for health insurance

Last call for the Widmer Bros. Pub

Russell Street remains a brewery and distribution center, with a gift shop, but the pub went the way of the eatery: flat.

University of Western States announces plan to…

School will move to a 150,000-square-foot Northeast Portland building that formerly served as Banfield Pet Hospital's corporate headquarters

ALBINA CO. CELEBRATES 80 YEARS OF STEEL BENDING

Tualatin-based Albina Co. has provided bent steel for some of the country's biggest construction projects.

City planning 5G wireless infrastructure

Council unswayed by concerns from wireless companies regarding potential design rules for installations

TriMet's plan: 19 fixed-up elevators at $22 million…

The newest elevator to close is located at the Hollywood/NE 42nd Avenue MAX platform in Portland.

Bridge Development Partners names first project in…

Northeast Columbia Boulevard looks pretty good for freight and manufacturing companies, compared to Seattle.

Russian speakers getting heard at last

Refugees from the former Soviet Union have flourished in business and are noticed by City Hall

D&D: B76

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

Warner Pacific launches sourceU tech school

Classes from Epicodus and Riperia will be sandwiched into a liberal arts degree

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

Diversity boosts Portland's economy

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

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.

Building on history

The Mt. Hood Cultural Center and Museum is moving forward with an expansion that will nearly double its existing space.

Eastside Distilling, Craft Canning merge in $5…

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.

Dirt dreams: The making of a suburb: Part one in a…

Supplanting farmland, Reed's Crossing in South Hillsboro aims to be a new kind of suburb, with more variety, less commuting and a targeted green…

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.

Convention Center hotel takes shape

Doors won't open for more than a year, but rooms at the Hyatt Regency Portland are already in demand.

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