Weekly Roundup: Custom Blocks, AC by Marriott, 4W and more

AC Hotel Portland

The AC by Marriott at SW 3rd & Taylor has opened.

The DJC broke the news* that the 4W tower at 419 SW Washington St is on hold as developer Greystar struggles to gain financing for the project.

The Portland Business Journal wrote about Portland’s latest creative office development: the Custom Blocks at 1340 SE 9th Ave and 925 SE Main St.

Portland Architecture sat down wtih Holst Architecture’s new owners to discuss the firm’s evolution.

The Rose City Park neighborhood association has weighed in on the proposed apartments at 5036 NE Sandy Blvd, reports the Hollywood Star News.

The Portland Chronicle reported that a demolition permit has been issued for the 1965 warehouse with the ‘Machine’ mural at 4018 N Williams Ave. The 5 warehouse will be replaced with a 5 story mixed use building with retail on first floor and 64 residential units above.

In Oregon Business economist Joe Cortright argued that the key to solving Portland’s affordability problems is a greater supply of new units.

KGW reported that the AC by Marriott in Downtown Portland has opened.

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Metro Reports: 4018 N Williams, Meier & Frank Building, 1110 SW Clay, and more

4018 N Williams Ave

4018 N Williams by William Kaven Architecture has been submitted for building permit review

Every week, the Bureau of Development Services publishes lists of Early Assistance applications, Land Use Reviews and Building Permits processed in the previous week. We publish the highlights.

A project at 820 SE Alder has been submitted for Design Advice and Type III Design Review by TVA Architects:

DAR to discuss a new multi-dwelling development with ground floor retail and structured parking. The seven story building is a combination of studios and one and two bedroom units. Thirty-seven parking spaces are proposed. The access to the garage is from SE Alder.DAR

Proposal is for 7 story use building with 163 studio and one bedroom units over ground floor retail. 75 feet tall. Construction type is 5 levels of Type 3B over 2 levels of Type 1A. One level of below grade parking with garage access from SE Alder St.

Early Assistance has been requested by DECA Architecture for a project at 8355 N Interstate Ave:

Conversion of motel to apartments. Minor changes include: New walls, doors, lighting, paint, signage, and new finishes.

A Pre-Application Conference has scheduled by Surround Architecture to discuss a project at 3032 SE Powell Blvd:

Proposal is for a 60 unit multi-dwelling structure in the CG zone. Additionally, in the R2.5 zone proposal is for 11 attached dwellings.

A Pre-Application Conference has scheduled by Bora Architects to discuss the conversion of the Meier & Frank Building at 621 SW 5th Ave:

Proposal is to demo floors 1-5 and basement and renovate space creative office space with ground level retail. Scope includes limited facade renovations to accommodate new retail entries on 5th and 6th and updates to alder st facade. New restrooms to be included. Historic elements to be preserved.

A Pre-Application Conference has scheduled by SERA Architects to discuss a project at 1110 SW Clay St:

Proposal is for new construction of a 260 unit, 16 story affordable multi-family student apartment building.

A project at 5615 SW Hood Ave has been submitted for Type III Design Review by Koble Creative Architecture:

Proposal is for new constructin of a four story office building with ground floor retail and below grade parking behind retail. Review also includes two modifications to building are and setbacks.

The SW Barbur and Hooker Apartments have been submitted for Type III Historic Resource Review by Stack Architecture:

Proposed 3 story apartment building with partial 4th floor, 62 units with common areas and circulation, 17 car parking spaces behind the building.

A project at 4620 N Maryland Ave has been submitted for building permit review by City Craft Development:

New 3 story apartment building with 32units, with site improvements, inerior trash rooms, and on site parking; 8 ft fence

A project at 7031 N Mohawk Ave has been submitted for building permit review by City Craft Development:

New 2 story apartment building with 7 dwelling units with attached trash enclosure and sprinkler riser room, detached barbeque area, and associated sitework (same as 17-101236-CO)

A project at 4018 N Williams Ave has been submitted for building permit review:

New 5 story mixed use building; retail on first floor; 4 stories of 64 residential apartments; tuck under parking; associated site work

A project at 1637 SE Nehalem St has been submitted for building permit review by Urban Development Group:

New 4-story apartment building with 61 units, underground parking (16 stalls) and associated site work, with interior trash area

Metro Reports: Leland James Center, NE Alberta & MLK retail, Market Hill Commons, and more

Conway Leland James Center

A building permit was issued for the remodel of the Con-way Leland James Center

Every week, the Bureau of Development Services publishes lists of Early Assistance applications, Land Use Reviews and Building Permits processed in the previous week. We publish the highlights.

Early Assistance has been requested by C2K Architecture for a project at 1335 SE Stark St:

Demolition of existing building and development of a new 4-story, 39-unit, mixed-use apartment building with 12 parking spaces.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 11365 SW Capitol Highway:

10-unit apartment complex with private drive.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 5031 NE 148th Ave:

Early Assistance to discuss construction of a two-story office building (9,900 SF), one-story warehouse (4,800 SF) and associated site improvements including paving, fencing and landscaping.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 15141 E Burnside St:

New 36-unit design within the East Corridor Plan District, with onsite stormwater disposal. Parking provided.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Koble Creative Architecture to discuss a project at 5615 SW Hood Ave:

Pre-application conference to discuss a new mixed-use building (office/retail at grade w/parking behind @ 4′ below grade w/2 floors office lease space above. Project includes rooftop penthouse, deck, and greenroof.

A project at 4018 N Williams Ave has been submitted for Type II Design Review by William Kaven Architecture:

New 5 stroy mixed use development, 66 apartments, 19 parking spaces. Modifications to Bike Rack Spacing & Loading Space.

Additions to a buiding at 2033 SE Clinton St have been submitted for building permit review by BAMA Architecture & Design:

Addition 4 story plus basement: two retail spaces on ground floor; two 3 level townhouse apartments above

Additions to St Joseph the Worker at 2400 SE 148th Ave have been submitted for building permit review by DiLoreto Architecture:

Additions on east and west elevations of existing church, remodel of existing building. Expansion of parking lot, new landscaping and stormwater facilities. New 120 sq ft trash enclosure.

Additions to a building at 0110 SW Porter St have been submitted for building permit review by Hennebery Eddy Architects:

Addition-renovation of existing building, addition of full second floor within the existing building shell. Change of occupancy from storage (S) to business (B), seismic improvements, site improvements, and MEP upgrades

A project at 8852 SE Ellis St has been submitted for building permit review by Mentrum Architecture:

Construct new 12 unit apratment buidling 3 story.

The Market Hill Commons have been submitted for building permit review:

New 4 story apartment building with (16) units, associated site improvements

A project at 323 N Emerson St has been submitted for building permit review:

Construction of new three story 6 unit apartment building with a 24 sq ft trash enclosre on site

A project at 4204 NE Halsey St has been submitted for building permit review by LRS Architects:

Construct new 6 story building with concrete podium and 5 level wood framed construction; ground floor level parking with building lobby and 3 future tenant spaces; top levels to include 100 apartment units; associated site work

A project at 2012 NW Vaughn St has been submitted for building permit review:

Construct new, 3 story plus basement, self storage facility, includes parking, landscaping and site utilities

A building permit was issued to SERA Architects for the remodel of the Con-way Leland James Center:

Re-skin exterior of building, new metal stud walls tto support brick veneer, and windows. create office core for future TIs, add 4th floor penthouse with decks and green space. add vehicle ramp to basement for new tenant parking. ***SEISMIC UPGRADE***NO OCCUPANCY UNDER THIS PERMIT*** (See Comments)

Building permits were issued to Tiland/Schmidt Architects for the NE Alberta & MLK retail development:

New single story 8,400 square foot masonry building, landscaping, parking, stormwater facility. Shell only, no occupancy this permit.

New single story 16,500 square foot masonry building, landscaping, parking, stormwater facility. Shell only, no occupancy this permit.