Weekly Roundup: 100 Multnomah, N Williams Center, Modish Building, and more

100 Multnomah
Prosper Portland is moving forward with design work on an office building to be built on top of the parking garage currently under construction across from the Convention Center.

Prosper Portland intends to move forward with an office building on top of the garage adjacent to the Convention Center Hotel, reports the Oregonian. The 100 Multnomah office building would add 118,000 square feet of rentable office space on top of the currently under construction parking garage.

The Daily Journal of Commerce wrote about the Pearl Neighbors for Integrity in Design,* who are fighting the proposed Hyatt Place at NW 12th and Flanders.

Bloomberg wrote about Portland’s opportunity zones, which include most of Downtown, the Pearl and the Central Eastside. A part of the 2017 federal tax overhaul, the zones allow investors to reduce taxes on capital gains—with investments held for 10 or more years exempt from capital gains tax.

The Portland City Council approved financing for the N Williams Center, reports the Portland Mercury. The 61-unit apartment building will include 40 units for renters who earn less than 30 percent of area median income (AMI) and 20 units for those earning less than 60 percent AMI.

The charter investors backing the Portland Diamond Project were revealed.

The Ecotrust has completed work on the Redd on Salmon Street, reports the Portland Business Journal. The food business incubator and last-mile distribution warehouse already serves more than 170 food businesses and five core tenants.

Multnomah County intends to purchase the Modish Building at 333 SW Park, for use as a mental health and addiction resource center. A previous proposal for the 4-story building would have seen it converted into creative office space.

The Portland Business Journal took a first peek at the Rood Family Pavilion, the “cool new guest house for OHSU Doernbecher families“.

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Weekly Roundup: Albina Vision, Lloyd Center Bowlero, Oregon Harbor of Hope, and more

The Albina Vision would include a new waterfront public space, at the concourse level of Veterans Memorial Coliseum. The park would span over N Interstate Avenue and the freight rail line.

The Daily Journal of Commerce wrote about the Albina Vision, an effort by civic leaders to heal the district with intentional development that reverses displacement, with new public spaces, mixed income housing and cultural buildings.

Proposed legislation could eliminate a potential funding source for the Portland Diamond Project, writes the Willamette Week.

A Bowlero-branded bowling alley is proposed for the Lloyd Center, according to the Oregonian.

The Hyatt Regency at the Oregon Convention Center is already attracting attention in Portland — and beyond, according to the Business Tribune.

The Design Commission has approved the Grand Avenue Mixed Use, a 170-unit building in the Central Eastside, writes the Oregonian.

Portland Architecture had a conversation with Holst Architecture principal Dave Otte about the firm’s transition to new leadership.

The Hyatt Place in the Pearl would likely be the city’s tallest building to have no on-site parking, according to Portlanders for Parking Reform.

The Oregonian reports that ground has been broken on the Fourth and Montgomery Building, the downtown classroom, clinic and office building that will house programs of three higher education institutions and Portland’s city government.

The Oregon Harbor of Hope could be open by this summer. Originally planned as private endeavor, the shelter and navigation center will receive $1 million in funding from the Joint Office of Homeless Services, reports the Oregonian.

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Metro Reports: 815 W Burnside, Parallax, SW 4th & Grant, and more

A building permit was issued for the Parallax apartments, designed by William Kaven Architecture

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. This post covers February 26th to March 4th, 2018. Note that this post previously included some projects that should have been included with the following week’s metro reports.

Design Advice has been requested by Ankrom Moisan Architects for a project at 815 W Burnside St:

Proposal is for a new seven story mixed use residential and commercial development which includes 144 mixed, 2-bed, 1-bed and studio apartments with ground floor amenity and rooftop outdoor deck, commercial space and one level of below-grade parking.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 6040 NE 42nd Ave:

Current code: Proposal is for a 9 unit, multi-dwelling residential apartment building consisting of (9) 3-story townhouses of Type VA-NFPA 13R construction. The ground floor of each unit includes an outdoor room, main entrance, bonus room, garage and trash/recycle area. Tandem spaces are provided in the driveway extension.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 2514 NE Flanders St:

Current code: Six-unit multi-family development in R1 zone. Site is adjacent to a frequent service bus line. 4 garages are proposed for units 1-4. Access to units proposed through private driveway. Applicant proposing to use density bonus options to increase maximum allowed density from 5 units to 6 units.

Early Assistance has been requested by CIDA Architects for a project at SE 174th St and Kendall Ct:

No changes to site/project due to comp plan & zone map changes: New one-story building for office and manufacturing.

Early Assistance has been requested by Deca, Inc for a project at 14507 E Burnside St:

Current code: Proposal is for new construction of a four story apartment building which will be approximately 69,500 SF with 76 dwelling units and a new 21 stall surface parking lot.

Early Assistance has been requested by Dowl for a project at 12044 SE Division St:

Current code info: Partial demolition of existing Burger King (3,929 sq ft reduced to 3,082 sq ft) and development of a new drive thru pad. Project will include new and reconfigured parking and associated landscaping improvements. Stormwater will be disposed on site via drywells New trash enclosure will be constructed to serve the two new restaurants. New pad is 2,507 sq ft.

A revised permit for a project at 1645 SE Nehalem St has been submitted for review by Urban Development Group

New 4 story 63 unit apartment building, associated site work.

Two building permits were issued to Holst Architecture for the Overlook apartments at 1314 N Skidmore St and 4284 N Maryland Ave:

Overlook – East Building – 68 units over parking and retail space for lease.

West Building – 90 units, over parking and retail space for lease

A building permit was issued for the Parallax apartments at 4030 N Williams Ave:

New 5 story mixed use building; retail on first floor; 4 stories of 66 residential apartments; tuck under parking; associated site work

A building permit was issued to Koz Development for the SW 4th & Grant Apartments at 2211 SW 4th Ave:

New, 6 story 108 unit studio apartment building with mezzanines on 5th and 6th floors.(send all revisions to Gail for review)

A building permit was issued for the parking garage being developed as part of the Convention Center Hotel project:

New 8 story parking garage with ground floor commercial space.

Metro Reports: 1638 W Burnside, OHSU Elk’s Children Eye Clinic, 2626 SE 122nd, and more

1638 W Burnside

A building permit is under review for Ankrom Moisan’s 1638 W Burnside St

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. (Note: this post covers August 28th to September 3rd, 2017.)

Design Advice has been requested for the OHSU Elk’s Children Eye Clinic:

New 5-story building (with rooftop mechanical penthouse) for the Elk’s Children Eye Clinic for OHSU. The project also includes an enclosed pedestrian bridge and a below-grade tunnel connection to the existing facility.

Design Advice has been requested by Osterman Design for a project West of 2247 NW Kearney St:

New apartment building, 18 units

Early Assistance has been requested by LRS Architects to discuss a project at 5800 NE Center Commons Way:

Current code – New exterior windows and exterior envelope (skin) over existing five story low income senior apartment 1999 building.

Early Assistance has been requested by EPR Design to discuss a project at 1610 N Willis Blvd:

Current code: Project is to construct a 12 unit apartment building on each site. Sites will not be consolidated and will be under same ownership soon. No parking will be provided; common bike parking and trash area is proposed within the buildings.

Early Assistance has been requested by William Wilson Architects to discuss a project at 1640 NW Irving St:

Current Code – seismic upgrade, 3,000 sf second floor penthouse addition for a contributing structure in Alphabet Historic District.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 6324 NE Glisan St:

Current code: Proposal is to build a 3-story residential building with a mix of 9 units (3-two bedroom units & 6-one bedroom units). Existing duplex to remain.

1638 W Burnside St has been submitted for building permit review by Ankrom Moisan Architects:

STR 01 – Concrete structure from foundations to top of level 4, utilities under level P2 level slab and below ground waterproofing

A project at 2626 SE 122nd Ave has been submitted for building permit review by Studio 3 Architecture:

Construct new 1 story building for new restaurant with associated site work

The parking garage adjacent to the Convention Center Hotel has been submitted for building permit review:

New 7 story parking garage with ground floor commercial space.

A building permit was issued to William Wilson Architects for a project at 1630 SE Rural St (formerly 7119 SE Milwaukie St):

New 4-story wood framed mixed use building including 232 unit apartment building with basement garage, and site improvement, interior trash room, shell commercial space(potential future restaurant)

A building permit was issued for a project at 685 SE Division Pl (previously 627 SE Division Pl):

New 4-story 126,820 sf self-storage facility, site improvements

Metro Reports: Division 33, Convention Center Hotel, New Omni, and more

The Theory 33 Flats will include 30 residential units over ground floor retail.

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. (Note: this post covers August 7th to 13th, 2017; last week’s intakes will be covered in a subsequent post.)

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 1602 SE Tacoma St:

Proposal is to construct a twelve unit apartment building with one and two bedroom units alongside a pedestrian passageway and a central stair to the upper units. Concept development from building at 686 SE Spokane St. The existing structure will be deconstructed by a certified deconstruction contractor. The applicant wishes to use Community Design Standards and wishes to confirm that a Type II Design Review will not be required. Applicant will use current zoning code for review.

Early Assistance has been requested by DiLoreto Architecture for a project at 6615 SE 52nd Ave:

Current code. 32 unit housing constructed within an existing office building. no additional square footage proposed. Existing parking and site to remain.

Early Assistance has been requested by MWA Architects for a project at 9747 NE Glisan St:

Project is intended as affordable workforce multi-family residential development. This project includes 3,500 square feet of resident service/community space and 164 apartment units.

Early Assistance has been requested by Winn Architecture for a project at 3336 SW 11th Ave:

Proposal is for a 18 unit, three story with basement apartment building with ground floor commercial space.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Ankrom Moisan Architects to the discuss the New Omni at 416 NW 5th Ave:

Current code. Request for a Pre-App for a Type IV and Type III land use review for one contributing structure (416 NW 5th) and non-contributing structure (430 NW 5th Ave) for a proposal of a new 14 story, 150,000 GSF mixed use residential development with parking. Stormwater disposal via landscaped planter.

The PCC Child Development Center at 11900 SW 49th Ave has been submitted for building permit review by GBD Architects:

Addition of new 2-story building for classroom and office space; mixed occupancy B and E; new covered walkway to connect 2 existing buildings with new; TI in ground floor of existing buildings change of occupancy from B to E, replace exterior windows and new walls to reconfigure classrooms; and all associated site work

A fourth building at the Sunshine Portland development, located at 3610 SE 29th Ave, has been submitted for building permit review by Siteworks Design Build:

New 15 unit four story apartment building. ( building 4 of complex) with associated site work

525 SE MLK Blvd has been submitted for building permit review by Hacker Architects:

New construction of six story (above ground) building consisting of 90,400 SF with one level of underground parking consisting of 15,490 SF; five levels of office over ground floor retail

A building permit was issued to Hacker Architects for the Theory 33 Flats at 3325 SE Division St:

Construct new 4 story, 30 unit apartment building, trash area at main floor of building, includes associated site work

A building permit was issued to Carleton Hart Architecture for New Meadows at 4353 N Hunt St (previously 8710 N Dana Ave):

New 15 unit 2 story housing facility for youth transitioning out of foster care

A building permit was issued to Deca, Inc for a project at 1728 NE 45th Ave:

New 3 story w/ basement, 12 unit apartment building , includes associated sitework – prelim mtg 16-289387 BD ***separate mechanical permit required***

A building permit was issued for a project at 85 N Going St (previously 25 N Going St):

New 3 story 6 plex and associated site work; approx 75 sq ft trash enclosure

The first building permit was issued for the Convention Center Hotel at 375 NE Holladay St:

Excavation and shoring, underground utilities, stuctural foundations, vertical structure only, vertical fire protection standpipe at stairs

Weekly Roundup: N Williams and Knott, Convention Center Hotel, Providence Park, and more

Hyatt Regency at the Oregon Convention Center

A ceremonial groundbreaking was held for the Hyatt Regency at the Oregon Convention Center

The DJC wrote about how after decades of broken promises, Prosper Portland and Emanuel Hospital announced plans to redevelop a site at N Williams and Knott. According to the paper the project is “likely to include some use by Legacy Health, along with a mix of affordable housing, retail and possibly office space.”

After almost 30 years of plans, ground finally broke on the Convention Center Hotel, writes the Portland Business Journal.

In a cover story about how Portland is changing, the Willamette Week looked at 7 places where this city could soon go big.

The Design Commission last week approved the Providence Park Expansionaccording to the Oregonian.

City Observatory looked at how luxury housing becomes affordable, with historic examples in Portland.

With very few new projects submitted to-date under the city’s new inclusionary zoning ordinance, BikePortland looked at Urban Development Group’s plans to swap parking for affordable housing at 2548 SE Ankeny St, 316 NE 28th Ave and 2789 NE Halsey St.

The Portland Tribune reported on slips in the schedule for two city initiatives designed to tackle housing affordability: adoption of the Residential Infill Project, which is now delayed until late 2018; and spending of the voter approved affordable housing bond.

Weekly Roundup: Laurel 42, Fair-Haired Dumbbell, Portland Building, and more

Laurel 42

Laurel 42 by LRS Architects is being constructed at the corner of NE Halsey St and 43rd Ave

The Oregonian reported that the developers behind the Convention Center Hotel will break ground on the project on July 14th.

The Portland Business Journal wrote about how the Fair Haired Dumbbell is coming to artistic life.

The Business Tribune covered the first historic review resource review hearing for the Portland Building.

The DJC reported on Laurel 42, the new mixed-use building coming to the Hollywood District*.

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Weekly Roundup: Porter Hotel, Towne Storage Building, Providence Park, and more

Construction is well underway on the Porter Hotel in Downtown

The Portland Chronicle wrote about the demolition of a 1930 funeral home. The site at 80 NE 14th Ave is being redeveloped as a six-story mixed-use building containing 190 residential units.

Eater PDX reported that Touché Restaurant was set to close this Sunday after 20 years in the Pearl. The historic firehouse that housed the restaurant will be renovated as part of the Modera Glisan development.

The Portland Business Journal reported that software company Autodesk will move 200 employees from Lake Oswego to the Towne Storage Building in the Central Eastside.

The DJC wrote about the massive number of new hotel rooms coming online, including at the AC Hotel, Convention Center Hotel, The Woodlark and The Porter.  If all hotel projects currently proposed get built they “would expand Central Portland’s room count by 35 percent by 2020.”*

The Oregonian reported that the Portland Timbers’ proposed expansion of Providence Park drew City Council support at a hearing held last week.

As Esco Corp. winds down operations in NW Portland The Oregonian reported that its 15 acre site is being prepared for redevelopment.

Portland for Everyone wrote about the eleven bills aimed at tackling housing prices that are still alive in the legislature.

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Weekly Roundup: Beatrice Morrow, Ankeny Apartments, Grove Hotel, and more

The Beatrice Morrow Apartments will include 80 affordable housing units, offered under the city’s preference policy to those displaced from N/NE Portland.

The Oregonian wrote about the affordable housing planned for the former Grant Warehouse site on NE MLK. The building will be named the Beatrice Morrow, after the African American attorney who ran for state office in 1932.

The Willamette Week wrote about Home First Development’s plans to build 300 apartments and sell them to the city for $100,000 apiece.

The DJC wrote about how the Portland Development Commission is “driving ahead to expand parking stock“*, with investments totaling tens of millions of dollars planned at Old Town Chinatown Block 33, the Convention Center Hotel and at the 10th & Yamhill Smart Park.

The Portland Business Journal reported that the City Council and PDC have chosen to move forward with a full redevelopment of the Centennial Mills site. As a consequence, the Mounted Patrol Unit will not return to the site.

Portland Architecture spoke to Allied Works associate principal Dan Koch to about plans to rebuild the destroyed Robert and Ann Sacks House at 2281 NW Glisan and create a new building at 510 NW 23rd Ave.

The Grove Hotel has topped out, writes the Portland Business Journal. When it opens later this year it will include a new restaurant by Kurt Huffman’s ChefStable group.

In a two part series, the Business Tribune wrote about the Design Commission’s denial of the Ankeny Apartmentsand the upcoming appeal to City Council.

An article in Portland Monthly argued that the future of Portland’s skyline Is made of wood. Recent and planned wood buildings include The RadiatorFramework (CEID), 38 Davis, Albina Yard, Framework (Pearl) and Carbon12.

The Portland Business Journal broke the news that the AMF Bowling Alley at 3031 SE Powell Blvd is set to be redeveloped for a ‘national retailer’. The Portland Mercury republished a statement from AMF expressing their plan to continue operating “for its remaining lease term and perhaps longer“.

The Hollywood Star News wrote about plans by Koz Development for a new six-story, 114-unit studio apartment building at 4708 NE Sandy Blvd—a site currently occupied by Umpqua Bank.

The Business Tribune reported that the remodeled Macy’s building downtown will officially be known as the Meier & Frank Building.

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Weekly Roundup: Convention Center Garage, 1320 Broadway, Clay Creative, and more

Hyatt Regency at the Oregon Convention Center

The Portland Development Commission funded garage proposed adjacent to the Hyatt Regency at the Oregon Convention Center

The DJC reported that multifamily design work is waning* following the rush to submit developments before the implementation of the new inclusionary housing rules.

Portland for Everyone said that to ensure Portland’s new anti-eviction rule has teeth the city needs to raise its devastatingly low vacancy rates.

Portland Shoupistas argued that the Portland Development Commission’s plans for new parking garages in Old Town and at the Convention Center Hotel put the agency at odds with the city’s climate action and transportation goals.

Portland Architecture spoke to Restore Oregon executive director Peggy Moretti about changes to state administrative rules that make protecting Oregon’s historic buildings just a little easier.

The Portland Business Journal took a look at the University of Oregon’s new spaces inside the recently completed Old Town building 38 Davis.

Eater PDX reported that Ristretto Roasters have opened in the former Oregonian building at 1320 Broadway and that Stacked Sandwich Shop is open at Clay Creative, headquarters of online bank Simple.

The Business Tribune wrote about the partnership between Portland Parks and Recreation and ZRZ Realty to deliver a health and wellness-oriented South Waterfront at the Zidell Yards.

The Portland Business Journal reported that Eastside Distilling will not be moving forward with plans for an expansion at 1805 SE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd.

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