Metro Reports: 52nd Ave Apartments, KEX Portland, 3733 N Williams, and more

52nd Ave Apartments

An existing 1981 office building on 52nd Avenue will be converted into 32 new apartment units.

Early Assistance has been requested by Otak for a project at 3733 N Williams Ave:

A mixed-use building including approximately 1,500 sf of retail, community space, exercise room and other ancillary spaces at the ground level and a total of 19 residential dwelling units at levels 2-4

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Project^ for a project at 2300 SW 6th Ave:

Proposal for a 5–story self-service storage development totaling approximately 77,000 SF.

A building permit was issued for the KEX Portland Hostel at 100 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd:

Change of occupancy from M, R-2 to A-2, A-3, R-1 – to create a gastropub and hostel with guest services on 3 levels; basement to include guest services, kitchen, bar area; new rooftop lounge & bar area. Seismic upgrade

A building permit was issued to DiLoreto Architecture for the 52nd Avenue Apartments at 6615 SE 52nd Ave:

Change of occupancy from “B” to R-2”, conversion of office building to 32 unit apartment building, includes associated sitework, new drive and curb cut, and restriping the (E) parking lot. Seismic upgrade

A building permit was issued for a project at 14765 NE Couch St:

Building 2 of new 30 unit multi-familly housing unit complex; this building contains 3 units; 3 story buildings with lower level private garages. Trash enclosure under 120 sq ft. Included associated site work.

Metro Reports: Pepsi Blocks, Halsey 106, Adidas Campus, and more

Pepsi Blocks

The masterplan for the Pepsi Blocks redevelopment on NE Sandy has been submitted for a Type III 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. This post covers October 1st to October 7th, 2018. 

Early Assistance has been requested by Urban Development Group for a project South of 2580 SE Ankeny St:

New Multifamily building on the R1 section of the site, in accordance with new RM2 code. This portion of the site is presently zoned R1, soon to be RM2. 12 units are proposed. No parking. Storm water is proposed to be with stormwater planters.

The Pepsi Blocks at 2505 NE Pacific St have been submitted for a Type III Planned Development Bonus Review by Mithun:

The Pepsi Blocks Planned Development project includes the phased demolition of existing Pepsi warehouse buildings, renovation of a mid-century Pepsi warehouse bow-truss structure, the development of five new mixed use market rate and affordable residential and office buildings, th introduction of a shared woonerf street along the formerly vacated Right-of-Way, a new Plaza along Sandy Boulevard and a new Park located in the center of development, and associated underground parking. The phasing schedule envisions entitlements and construction of the first phase immediately following Planned Development approval and will continue with four additional phases. The project will use the Planned Development Bonus for additional height and bonus FAR.

The Halsey 106 development has been submitted for building permit review by Holst Architecture:

6-story, mixed-use development fronting NE Halsey St and the existing Gateway Discovery Park consisting of 40 units of affordable housing and 35 units of market rate housing.

A structural permit for one of the new buildings proposed as part of the Adidas Campus Expansion has been submitted for review by Lever Architecture:

STR 01 – Structural frame for new building including 5 levels of below greade precast construction (parking garage) and 5 stories of above grade precast concrete/mass timber hybrid construction, work includes mat slab founation and site cast concrete cores with stairs. Work also inlcudes MEP work for below grade parking

A building permit has been issued for a project at 14450 NE Glisan St:

New 3 story 3 unit condo building, associated site work included

Metro Reports: 13th & Johnson, 11505 NE Yacht Harbor, 4509 N Montana, and more

A building permit is under review for the NW 13th & Johnson apartments

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 September 24th to September 30th, 2018. 

Early Assistance has been requested by McGuirl Designs & Architecture for a project at 4509 N Montana Ave:

Construction of three 3-story buildings. 113 units total. No parking proposed. On-site UID for stormwater management. Utilizing community design standards specified within 33.218.140.

Early Assistance has been requested by Ankrom Moisan Architects for a project at 11505 NE Yacht Harbor Dr:

Proposal is for a 221 unit age restricted retirement housing as 5-stories Type II wood over Type 1pt deck/parking garage. Small retail space along with supporting common areas for residents placed throughout the building. The building is proposed with surface and garage parking. Total gross square foot of building is approximately 296,000 gsf. Stormwater will be flow to proposed catch basin/Peak flow storm filter to storm drain lines.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 904 SE Division St:

Scope of work is for a new NW Natural Response / Service Center facility not open to visitors. The project site is approximately 4.35 acres. A large portion of the site will remain undeveloped, we have assumed 1.5 acres. The project scope consists of a 3 story industrial response / service center facility, 1 story warehouse storage building, trash enclosure and canopy, fuel tank and canopy, pipe storage 3-sided shed with (3) storage garages and a spoils bins 3-sided shed. Including on-site work and public street improvements for the NWN facilities, parking lot design and bio-swale for stormwater management.

Early Assistance has been requested by Edge Development for a project at 7433 N Chicago Ave:

Construction of two, 3-story multi family residential buildings (12 units in one building, 9 units in the other – for a total of 21 residential units). Will meet community design standards.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Leeb Architects to discuss a project at 1500 SW Taylor St:

The proposed project design consists of 100 Residential Apartments on seven floors. Proposal to create a sister building to the 930 SW 15th project across the street. The ground floor includes the lobby, housing units, commercial spaces, a mechanical trash area and parking for 30 cars. The second through the seventh floors includes apartments and a roof top patio and green roof. Site Area = 15,168 SF (.35 acres) The total gross square footage is 74,780. The Development will connect to existing water & storm water pipes in SW Taylor Street.

The NW 13th & Johnson Apartments have been submitted for building permit review by TVA Architects:

7 story, 38,198 sq. Ft. Multi-family mixed use, first floor retail shell, 2-7 floors 59 unit apartments and associated site work. With permit # 18-244052-MT

A project at 3314 SE 16th Ave has been submitted for building permit review:

New 4 story 72 unit multi-family apartment building to include associated site work

A project East of 15935 SE Division St has been submitted for building permit review by AAI Engineering:

New 3 story self storage building with office and accessible bathroom on the main floor with associated site work

A building permit was issued to Hacker Architects for the The Intersection on the Adidas campus at 5055 N Greeley Ave;

new addition between buildings B and C on the West side fo the Adidas village campus

A building permit was issued for the Raleigh 22 apartments at 2222 NW Raleigh St:

New, 6-story housing project with 173 dwelling units, below grade parking garage with 140 parking spaces and 7 EV ready parking spaces, retail space and residential amenity spaces.

A building permit was issued to Frixione Design for a project at 2730 SE Gladstone St (previously 4107 SE 28th Ave):

New 1 story restaurant on existing parking lot including seating area, kitchen, storage, toilet, trash room, bike parking, ramps and upper and lower deck patio. Infill existing driveway ***no occupancy in this permit***

Metro Reports: Adidas Campus Expansion, Argyle Apartments, 14900 SE Stark, and more

REACH CDC’s Argyle Apartments will add 189 units of affordable housing on surplus property currently owned by TriMet

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 September 17th to September 23rd, 2018. 

Early Assistance has been requested by McGuirl Designs & Architecture for a project at 6710 N Greenwich Ave:

Proposal is for three story’s with partial basement multi-family building with 34 units. No parking. On-site UID for stormwater management. Will utilitze Community Design Standards specified within 33.218.140.

Early Assistance has been requested by McGuirl Designs & Architecture for a project at 1269 N Farragut St:

Proposal is for a 24-unit multi-family project. Two 3-story buildings each with 12 units. No parking. On-site UID for stormwater management. Utilizing community design standards specified within 33.218.140.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 14900 SE Stark St:

Proposal is to build a new four story mixed use building with some ground floor retail and approximately 109 units of housing with 20% of units as affordable housing. Existing building on site to be removed.

The Argyle Apartments at 2133 N Argyle St have been submitted for building permit review:

New construction of 151,555 sq ft, 4-story apartment bldg – 189 affordable housing units, 2 community rms and site work

An excavation and shoring permit was issued to Lever Architecture for a new building that forms part of the Adidas Campus Expansion at 5060 North Greeley Avenue:

Excavation and Shoring for new office building

Metro Reports: Nomad, 1921 SE 3rd, 1710 NE Multnomah, and more

Nomad 1431 N Church St

The Nomad development, as presented to the Design Commission at a Design Request Advice meeting on September 20th. The 130-unit development is being designed by Works Progress 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 September 10th to September 16th, 2018. 

Early Assistance has been requested by Scott Edwards Architecture to for a garage at 1988 SE 3rd Ave, intended to serve the office development at 1921 SE 3rd Ave: 

Proposed 4-story parking garage with approximately 120 parking spaces that will serve the proposed industrial office building across the street at 1921 SE 3rd Ave. This parking structure will be open with natural ventilation of most likely concrete construction. A new driveway is proposed near the northwest corner of the lot onto SE 3rd Ave for access. There should be enough landscape area remaining to take care of stormwater plus any additional drywells under the parking are if required. See EA 17-165761 for information on the office building development.

Early Assistance has been requested by Concord Hospitality Enterprises for a project at 1710 NE Multnomah St:

Demo aging existing 180+ room extended stay hotel and replace with approximately three hotel brands equaling 450 rooms.

Early Assistance has been requested by Ankrom Moisan Architects for a project at 2148 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd:

Construction of a new 3-story office building (approximately 30,000 SF). Two retail locations within the building along MLK on north and south corners. Public parking proposed on R101769. Private parking below level 2. All parking is surface parking. Proposed disposal of stormwater to be infiltration on site.

Early Assistance has been requested by Edge Development to discuss a project at 5665 NE Glisan St:

Demolish two existing single story garages and construct three, 3-story multi-family residential (30 units total).

Early Assistance has been requested by Fosler Portland Architecture for a project at 9501 N Ivanhoe St:

This is a zoning inquiry prior to proposing a project. Option 1 is to renovate the existing non-confirming use (grocery store to remain) plus a new 2nd floor ddition for one apartment. Option 2 is to replace the building with a new building to contain ground floor commercial and 2nd floor residential. No development is being proposed at this time.

A project at 5321 NE 13th Ave has been submitted for Type II Conditional Use Review:

Demolish existing structure and construct a new 5-unit multi-family building. Property was originally part of a Conditional Use Review (07-108596).

Nomad at 1431 N Church St has been submitted for Type II Design Review by Works Progress Architecture:

Proposed development is for a seven story building occupying a half city block at N Interstate Ave btwn N Church and N Maryland Ave. The site currently has four structures that will be removed. The proposed building use includes at-grade surface parking, with retail lobby, residential amenities and a residential unit at grade. The next floors with consist of six levels of residential units above.There will be a large shared kitchen,gathering room and covered outdoor space on the 6th floor. Parking and loading access to the site will be from N Maryland Ave along the east edge.

A building permit was issued for a project at 1213 N Alberta St:

Construct new (3) story 14 unit apartment building with bike storage and trash area on level 1; associated site work

Metro Reports: Legacy Emanuel West, Medallion Apartments, 6155 N Minnesota, and more

Legacy Emanuel West

A structural permit was issued for the Legacy Emanuel West expansion

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 September 3rd to September 9th, 2018. 

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 9008 NE Hassalo St:

Project scope is to add another multi-family building to an existing apartment complex that has 18 existing units (10, 2 bedrooms, and 8, 3 bedrooms). Would like to add as many units as possible.

Early Assistance has been requested by WDC Properties for a project at 5136 N Lombard St:

New multi-family project with 36 units within a 4-story building. Inclusionary housing will apply.

The renovation of the Medallion Apartments at 1969 NW Johnson St has been submitted for Type III Historic Resource Review by Holst Architecture:

Existing six story, 90 unit apartment building with a rental office and community room on the ground floor. Project scope includes a new exterior skin, HVAC upgrades, site upgrades, and non-conforming upgrades.

A project at 1825 N Rosa Parks Way has been submitted for building permit review:

New 3 story, 14 unit apartment building, includes associated site work *** w/ <120 S.F. Trash enclosure *** mechanical permit to be separate ***

A project at 5104 SW Beaverton Hillsdale Hwy has been submitted for building permit review:

Construct new 3 story (3) unit apartment building with attached garages for unit A and B; associated site work

A structural permit was issued to NBBJ Architects for Legacy Emanuel West Expansion at 2835 N Kerby Ave:

STR 01 – foundations, temporary shoring, select demo of existing buildings, site work including prep work, utilities, and improvements to accomodate future core and shell building (foundation permit to include piles to underside of Lower Level slab)

A building permit was issued for a project at 6155 N Minnesota Ave (previously 6135 N Minnesota):

Construct new 3 story (18 unit) two-winged apartment building with partial basement and open-air central corridor; attached garbage enclosure and associated site work***dfs roof trusses***separate fire sprinkler & alarm***

Metro Reports: Argyle Apartments, Hollywood Commons, Hoyt St Yards Block 23, and more

REACH CDC’s Argyle Apartments will add 189 units of affordable housing on surplus property currently owned by TriMet.

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 August 27th to September 2nd, 2018. 

Design Advice has been requested by Fosler Portland Architecture for a project at 206 NE Sacramento St:

Construction of ten condo units with garages in three 3-story buildings. Rooftop stormwater disposal via on-site infiltration drywell and paved areas on site to be pervious pavers. Please see EA 18-140413 and LU 18-173926 HR.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 2104 NE 13th Ave:

New 1-story apartment project (3 units) over day light basement. (See EA 16-262033 DAR & EA 14-220200) Due to location of adjacent basements and
poor soil infiltration, the proposed stormwater design will use simplified approach size stormwater planters (treatment and flow control). Overflow will connect to combined sewer in Tillamook Avenue. Due to location of adjacent basement and poor soil infiltration, the proposed stormwater design will use simplified approach to size stormwater planters (treatment and flow control). Overflow will connect to combined sewer in Tillamook Avenue.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Alliance Realty Partners to discuss a project on Hoyt Street Yards Block 23 (bound by NW 13th, Raleigh, 12th and Quimby):

Proposed project is a senior living community with 110 units of R-2 occupancy independent senior living, 131 parking stalls in below grade parking with total GSF of 296,500 with 42,000 of that amount being below-grade parking.Active uses will be provided along 13th Avenue per 33.510.225. those may be lobby, bistro, admin offices, salon or other similar uses complimentary to the community and to development objectives stated for 13th Ave.

The Argyle Apartments at 2133 N Argyle St have been submitted for a Type II Design Review:

Multi-family residential development with 189 affordable housing units, with 5 modifications requested.

A building permit was issued to Urban Development Group for a project at 2821 NE Everett St (previously 316 NE 28th Ave):

Construct new 4-story, 118 unit mixed use-apartment building with basement level; 1st level 3 retail tenant spaces, trash loading area, and lobby

A building permit was issued to Deca, Inc for the Hollywood Commons at 1736 NE 45th Ave:

New 3 story, 12 unit apartment building with basement, includes associated sitework *** mechanical permit to be separate ***

Metro Reports: 9747 NE Glisan & 4735 N Minnesota

9747 NE Glisan St, as shown to the Design Commission at a Design Advice Request hearing in February 2018. The development by Northwest Housing Alternatives will include 159 units of affordable housing.

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 August 20th to August 26th, 2018. 

A project at 9747 NE Glisan St has been submitted for building permit review by MWA Architects:

New 159 unit 90000 sq ft affordable housing complex – includes 7000 sq ft for community rooms, administrative offices and bike storage, includes associated site work and on site parking.

A project at 4735 N Minnesota Ave has been submitted for building permit review by EPR Design:

New 3-story 9 unit apartment building with trash room and bike room;with associated site work.

Metro Reports: Wells Fargo Center & 5715 N Greeley

The renovation of the Wells Fargo Center, designed by West of West and SERA Architects for the Lincoln Property Company, will include infilling the existing drive through at the data processing building on SW 4th Ave.

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 August 13th to August 19th, 2018. 

A renovation and expansion of the Wells Fargo Center at 350 SW Jefferson St has been submitted for building permit review by SERA Architects:

Renovation of existing office building; add new floor and remodel existing floors for office space; new entry, new roof deck; create shell spaces for future tenants

A building permit was issued for a project at 5715 N Greeley Ave:

New 3-story, 6 unit apartment building with 32 sf trash enclosure and F2 screen fence around mechanical equipment.

Metro Reports: Block 40, 1431 N Church, NE 12th & Irving, and more

A building permit is under review for Alamo Manhattan and Hensley Lamkin Rachel Architects’ South Waterfront Block 40.

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 August 6th to August 12th, 2018. 

Design Advice has been requested by Works Progress Architecture for a project at 1431 N Church St:

New mixed use apartment complex, approx 89,000 GSF with six levels of apartments above one level of retail and building amenity space.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 8911 SE Stark St:

In two phases, demolish existing 1-story warehouse and bakery. Build new 3-story and 2-story buildings (connected) to house not-for-profit community organizations. Landscaped courtyard and side yard w/ porous pavement and stormwater filtration.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Mackenzie to discuss the NE 12th & Irving Self Storage facility at 718 NE 12th Ave:

Project is for a multi-story urban self-service storage building with ground floor commercial space.

One of the two buildings at South Waterfront Block 40, located at 3714 SW Macadam Ave, has been submitted for building permit review:

New 245,000 sq. ft./ 7-story/ 232 room apartment building, with 2 levels of parking below building. First floor has commercial spaces and amenities.

A building permit was issued to William Wilson Architects for a project at 1640 NW Irving St:

Addition of 2nd floor penthouse to include offices, breakroom and stairs to first floor. Change of occupancy from S-1 to B to include conference room, project room, offices, work areas and (2) bathrooms and a lobby

A building permit was issued to EPR Design for a project at 1570 N Willis Blvd:

new 3 story, 9 unit apartment building with interior garbage room, includes associated site work