Metro Reports: PDX Commons, Conway Blocks 294E & 295E, NW Portland Hostel and more

PDX Commons

PDX Commons by Works Partnership

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

The University of Portland has requested Early Assistance for a project at 6625 N Portsmouth Ave:

Early assistance for dormitory development at University of Portland.

Works Partnership has requested Early Assistance for the PDX Commons at 4262 SE Belmont St:

4 story 27 unit apartment building with 1 retail space with approximately 26 parking spaces

Koble Creative has requested Early Assitance for a project at 3802 N Vancouver Ave:

Demo SFR. Construct 5-story wood-frame building of approx 14,500 sf. Gound level: retail, utilities, circulation and private parking. Floors 2-4: apartments; Floor 5: private residence. Stormwater management via drywell

GBD Architects have submitted Conway Blocks 294E and 295E for Design Review:

2 new mixed-use buildings – over a continuous 2 block underground parking structure. Type 3 Design Review with 4 modifications.

A building permit is under review for 5134 SE Division St:

Construct 3 story 14 unit apartment building; with underground parking and associated site work

A building permit is under review for 4703 N Albina St, an office building by Lever Architecture:

New 4 story mass timber office building with elevator; see comments re: review by state of Oregon Building Codes Division

The NW Portland Hostel by SERA Architects has a building permit under review:

Construct new 5 story hostel building with 21 units, basement level includes storage, mechanical room, laundry room, restroom and housekeeping area; main floor includes lobby area and cafe with seating; levels 2-4 includes hostel units and restrooms, 5th floor is private residence; includes all site work

Building permits were issued to Fosler Portland Architecture for 5625 E Burnside:

New 3 story apartment with 20 units; associated site work. Full standard 13 sprinklers required.

New 2 story apartment with 5 units, associated site work, trash enclosure and biking parking

Weekly Roundup: retail tenants at 12|Stark, The Zipper and 2&Taylor


The Velomor at Hassalo on Eighth opened this week

The 21 story tower at the Burnside Bridgehead by Skylab Architecture is now known as Yard. The building was formerly known as Block 67.

BikePortland reported that Timbuk2 is set to open its first Portland retail store in 12|Stark. Other tenants in the newly renovated West End building include Bamboo Sushi, Hop Dog and G Star Raw.

The first building at Hassalo on Eighth opened this week. The Velomor includes 177 units.

Chickpeadx will open on July 7th in The Zipper, a micro restaurant space on NE Sandy Blvd.

2&Taylor, the former Yamhill Marketplace, has secured its first retail tenant. Bonanza will offer Navajo fry bread in a space that “accommodate office business lunches or a fast mid-day meal”.

Pre-Application Conference scheduled for 2030 NW 17th Ave

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by THA Architecture to discuss an office development at 2030 NW 17th Ave. The development by Project^ would include two separate buildings over a shared below grade parking structure. Uses shown on plan at the ground floor include retail spaces, two cafes, a library, a meeting hall and a childcare area. Overall the project would include around 300,000 sq ft of leasable space.

2030 NW 17th Ave

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Design Review scheduled for Oregon Square

A date has been set for Oregon Square to have its first full Design Review hearing, after three advisory Design Advice hearings earlier in the year. The Design Commission will review the massive superblock development on August 13th. The project by American Assets Trust and GBD Architects will include 940 residential units, 50,000 sq ft of retail space and 908 below grade parking stalls. At the project’s center will be a large public square, designed by Place Studio.

Oregon Square

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