635 NW 21st Ave
Despite the volume of construction in Portland, citywide apartment rents continued to rise as the vacancy rate decreased. Rents did however fall slightly in Northwest and Southwest Portland.
Under Armour announced plans this week to move their Portland operations into the former YMCA building at 2815 SW Barbur Blvd. According to the Portland Business Journal a major renovation of the building will be undertaken by Siteworks Design Build.
Cup & Bar, a partnership between Trailhead Coffee Roasters and Ranger Chocolate, has opened in the former Stark Vacuum warehouse at 107 NE Grand.
The Oregonian published images of the 4-story mixed use building set to replace the Gypsy Lounge at 635 NW 21st Ave.
Portland Architecture visited the completed Ankeny Row co-housing project.
Eater PDX published images of the completed Plaza del Toro event space in the Plow Works Building.
Milwaukie Way retail
The Oregonian continued their series on the rapidly changing Central Eastside. One article looked at Ancient Heritage Dairy, which will soon open in the 626 SE Main building. Another focused on The Redd, the planned food and agriculture incubator project by the Ecotrust.
Construction has started on Milwaukie Way, a retail project designed by Ben Waechter, adjacent to a former funeral home in Westmoreland.
The DJC published construction photos of the Hotel Eastlund, which is set to open in May.
Cup and Bar, a joint cafe and roastery by Trailhead Coffee and Ranger Chocolate, was set to open this week in the newly renovated 107 NE Grand building.
The Portland Business Journal published photos of the under construction Lyon Court retail building at NE Fremont and 24th.
In ‘Simplifying the Curve’ the DJC wrote about the technical challenges in realizing the curved facades at One North.
A Central Eastside warehouse at 107 NE Grand is currently being redeveloped into new retail/creative office space. The project includes a seismic upgrade of the building, and new landscaping / storm water facilities at the existing car park. The 1922 warehouse is owned by the adjacent Stark’s Vacuums, and was previously vacant. Their retail store will remain. The project design is by Hennebery Eddy.