With the surface parking lots currently home to downtown food carts being replaced by developments that include the Moxy Hotel and Block 216, advocates have called for a ‘culinary corridor’ along the midtown Park Blocks right of way.
The Southeast Examiner looked at the “phantom laundromat” at 2731 SE Belmont St. A building permit for a 5-story 46 unit apartment building on site is currently ‘approved to issue’, however a demolition permit for the existing structure has expired.
As the first buildings subject to the city’s inclusionary housing ordinance come online, the Daily Journal of Commerce looked at how different developers are complying with the mandate*.
Excess land from MAX construction could become affordable housing, writes the Oregonian.
Lonely Planet wrote about the KEX Portland, the “ultra-chic Icelandic hostel” planned at the Burnside Bridgehead.
Portland Monthly wrote about the Garlington Center, which brings health care and housing under one roof.
Fearing rent control, Portland developers are backing Loretta Smith, reports the Oregonian.
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