Hotel at SW 11th & Alder has Second Design Review Hearing (images)

A proposed hotel at SW 11th & Alder by SERA Architects for developer Mortenson has gone in front of the Design Commission for a second hearing. The 150′ tall building would include 215 hotel rooms, with a lobby, bar / restaurant and lounge at the ground level. Meeting rooms would be located at the second floor. A fitness room and long term parking for 14 bicycles would be provided at the third floor. No vehicular parking is proposed.

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Convention Center Hotel Approved by Design Commission (images)

The Design Commission has approved the Oregon Convention Center Hotel, which represents one of the final hurdles for the long planned project. The Hyatt Regency branded hotel will include 600 guest rooms and 32,000 sq ft of ballroom and meeting room space. The ground level of the 14 story building will include public facing spaces including the main lobby, a restaurant, bar, the junior ballroom and a 24-hour retail market. The second and third floors will include the main ballroom, meeting rooms, a fitness center, and a Regency Club lounge. Guest rooms will be located in the body of the 180′-6″ tall tower, on levels 3 to 14.

The hotel is being developed by developer Mortenson, with a design team that includes ESG Architects and Mayer Reed Landscape Architecture. The $240 million hotel is being funded from a mix of public and private sources. $165 million will be invested by Hyatt/Mortenson Development, while Oregon Metro will contribute $60 million in bonds backed by lodgings tax revenue expected to be generated by hotel guests. Additional funding sources includes $4 million from Metro’s Convention Center reserves and $10 million from lottery funds.

Hyatt Regency at the Oregon Convention Center

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Design Commission reviews SW 11th & Alder Hotel (images)

SERA Architects and developer Mortenson have gone in front of the Design Commission with proposals for a 15 story hotel at SW 11th & Alder. The 150′ tall building would include 220 hotel rooms, with a lobby, bar / restaurant and lounge at the ground level. Meeting rooms and a fitness room would be located at the second floor. No vehicular parking is proposed. 14 long-term bike parking spaces are proposed in a locked, basement level room.

619 SW 11th Ave

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Design Commission approves SW 12th & Market Apartments (images)

The Design Commission has approved a fourteen story apartment building at SW 12th & Market. The 150′ tall building by SERA Architects for developer Mortenson will include 146 residential units, aimed at students. Amenities spaces in the building will include a common room and roof terrace at the 14th floor, as well as a game room and fitness room at the ground floor. 21 vehicular parking spaces, 18 of which would be in mechanical stacking system, would be provided at the ground level of the building. 228 bicycle parking spaces are proposed, all located within the units.

SW 12th & Market Apartments

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Design Commission Reviews SW 12th & Market Apartments (images)

A fourteen story apartment building at SW 12th & Market has gone before the Design Commission for its first Design Review hearing. The 150′ tall building by SERA Architects for developer Mortenson would include 146 residential units, aimed at students. The top floor of the building is proposed to be entirely dedicated to amenity functions, including a fitness room, club room and exterior roof terrace. 21 vehicular parking spaces, 18 of which would be in mechanical stacking system, would be provided at the ground level of the building. 228 bicycle parking spaces are proposed, all located within the units.

12th & Market Apartments

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Pre-App scheduled to discuss 15 story hotel at 619 SW 11th Ave

A Pre-Application Conference is scheduled to take place today to discuss a proposed hotel at SW 11th & Alder by SERA Architects. The 15 story tower would include 221 guest rooms. At the ground floor the hotel would include a three meal restaurant with a “grab and go” cafe. The developer for the project is Minneapolis based Mortenson, who are also planning the AC Hotel by Marriott and the Hyatt Regency at the Convention Center.

619 SW 6th

Typical hotel floor plan

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Groundbreaking ceremony held for AC Hotel (images)

A ceremonial groundbreaking was held on Wednesday for the AC Hotel, a new hotel in Downtown Portland by SERA Architects and Minneapolis based developer Mortenson. The hotel will operated by Sage Hospitality, and marketed under the Marriott owned brand AC Hotels. The 130’ tall building will include 204 rooms. At the ground floor the hotel will include a bar, lounge, lobby and breakfast room. Meeting rooms, a fitness center and most of the back of house areas are located in a single below grade level.  No on-site parking is proposed, however valet drop will be provided at the curbside.

AC Hotel Portland

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Metro Reports: St Francis Park Apartments, PSU School of Business Administration, 4th & Harrison and more

4th & Harrison

4th & Harrison, as presented at Design Advice

Every week, the Bureau of Development Services publishes lists of early assistance applications, land use reviews and building permits. We publish the highlights.

Barry Smith Architect has requested Early Assistance for a project at 518 SE 76th Ave:

46 unit apartment building with 8 cars in parking garage; 4 floors

BAMA Architecture and Design have requested Early Assistance for a project at 10010 SE Ankeny St:

Lot line adjustment and phased development of multiple buildings to include multi-family, parking, industrial flex space.

Solterra have requested Early Assistance for a project at N Failing & Vancouver:

53-unit mixed use apartment building with active urban canyon

Works Partnership have requested Early Assistance for a project at 1400 NW 22nd Ave:

Proposal for major commercial alterations with exterior improvements. Uses will include office, retail and manufacturing.

Barry Smith Architect has requested Early Assistance for a project at 829 NW 19th Ave:

Move existing home on property to within 20 feet of NW 19th. Confirm and adjust lot lines for 2 lots. On Vacant lot develop a 50 unit, 6 story apartment building located within the Alphabet Historic District.

Mortenson Development have scheduled a Pre-Application Conference to discuss a new hotel at 619 SW 11th Ave:

demolish existing 1/4 block building and replace with a new construction 221 room, 15 floor hotel.

A Design Review has been submitted for a project at 1112 SE Lincoln St:

Construction of 2 tri-plex residential structures – one on each parcel

The St Francis Park Apartments by MWA Architects have been submitted for Design Review:

New 106-unit multi-dwelling residential development.

The 4th & Harrison apartment complex by Core Spaces has been submitted for Design Review:

Design Review for new 15-story glass and metal panel building – grocery store at ground level and 14 stories of luxury residential apartments, above. 1 modification requested to reduce landscape area; 1 modification requested to replace landscaping with hardscape; 1 modification requested for the width of the oriel window; 1 adjustment requested to parking access & loading; 1 adjustment requested for # of parking stalls.

ZGF Architects have submitted the Canopy Hotel for Design Review:

11 Story, 150 room Hotel

SRG Partnership have applied for building permits for the PSU School of Business Administration:

40,000 Sf multi-story addition, renovation of 52,000SF existing

Reroute on site utilities, demo on site portion of sky bridge, remove exerior cladding of existing building, interior demolition. ***40,000 SF multi-story addition, renovation of 52,000SF existing***

foundation and walls to grade of pavilion/atrium, cladding of existing building, ***40,000 SF multi-story addition, renovation of 52,000SF existing***

Demolition permits were issued for the existing buildings due to be replaced by the Pearl Hampton Inn & Suites:

Demo existing 2 story building

Demo two story building; no basement

Demo existing 3 story building with partial basement

A building permit was issued for the Kenton Mixed Use Phase III at 2111 N Willis Blvd:

New four story apartment building with courtyard and balcony at center, 37 units, 2 retail spaces on main floor, parking at east and north sides, detached trash enclosure, associated landscaping and stormwater facilities

A building permit was issued to Anrkom Moisan Architects for 2010 NW Pettygrove St:

new 5-story, 49 unit apartment with tucked under parking

Convention Center Hotel returns for Design Advice (images)

The project team behind the planned Hyatt Regency at the Oregon Convention Center have returned for a third Design Advice Request hearing in front of the Design Commission. The $212 million, 600-room Convention Center hotel is being developed by Minneapolis based Mortenson, with a design team that includes ESG ArchitectsAnkrom Moisan Architects and Mayer Reed Landscape Architecture. The hotel is in part being financed by $60 million of Metro issued bonds, which will be backed by lodging taxes paid by hotel guests.

Hyatt Hotel at the Oregon Convention Center

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Metro Reports: Pine Street Market, Conway Leland James Center and more

Pine Street Market

Pine Street Market

Every week, the Bureau of Development Services publishes lists of early assistance applications, land use reviews and building permits. We publish the highlights.

Mortenson Development have requested Early Assistance to discuss a project at 619 SW 11th Ave, currently the United Way of the Columbia-Willamette offices:

Proposal is to develop a hotel.

Ankrom Moisan Architect have requested Early Assistance to discuss a project at 1931 N Williams:

5 story 160 unit apartment building with below grade parking (90 spaces)

SERA Architects have submitted their renovation of the Leland James Center for Design Review:

Renovation of the Con-way Leland James Center building into a creative office bldg with ground floor retail.

A building permit was issued to Siteworks Design | Build for the Pine Street Market:

Shell only; demo interior walls on the main floor and add new walls to create bike storage room, trash room, cell data, janitorial, 2 new restrooms; change of occupancy from “S” to “B” on the 2nd and 3rd floor; seismic upgrade to the whole building separate mechanical, electrical and plumbing permits required