Metro Reports: tower on Glisan, office on Albina, and more

4703 N Albina

4703 N Albina by Lever Architecture

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

SolTerra Architecture have requested Design Advice for a project on the parking lot at 3138 N Vancouver:

New development of 100 units of housing with 3,000-4,000 sq ft of ground floor commercial space. Provide 44 parking spaces at grade and in parking garage below grade. 6 stories & basement collecting and re-using storm water onsite.

Hennebery Eddy Architects have requested Early Assistance for a project at 110 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, on the same block as their recently completed 107 NE Grand project:

Rehab existing stucture to establish commercial/retail space on grd floor; upgrade apartments on the second & third floors. Alternate plan is to fully gut and re-plan apartment floors and add one floor of apartmentson top of building.

Ankrom Moisan Architects have scheduled a Pre-Application Conference to discuss a tower at 1430 NW Glisan St:

270,000 gsf 14-story residential tower, approx 273 units. 7,500 sf Retail on the ground floor. Developed jointly with abutting 4,300 sf site. Parking is below grade – 182 total stalls

A building permit was issued to Lever Architecture for one of the structures making up 4703 N Albina:

New two story accessory building with shared trash enclosure, conference room and private office on second level; see comments re: review by State of Oregon Building Codes Division PWB WGBF– DCVA required on domestic, DCDA required on fire, to be installed per PWB guidelines at www.Portlandoregon.Gov.. See permit 15-194172

(the building permit for the other building at 4703 N Albina is Approved to Issue):

New 4-story mass timber office building with elevator; see comments re: review by State of Oregon Building Codes Division DCVA required on Domestic, DCDA required on Fire service, to be installed per PWB installation requirements at www.portlandoregon,gov/water/backflowinstallationrequirements.

Weekly Roundup: tower on Broadway, grocer at Hassalo, construction at Roosevelt High and more

The planned tower at 710 SW Columbia

The planned tower at 710 SW Columbia

BPM Real Estate Group announced that they plan to build at 20 story tower at 710 SW Columbia. The project on SW Broadway will include a 170 room hotel, 200,000 sq ft of office space and parking for 320 vehicles.

Construction has finished at The Northwood apartments, previously known as The Kenton. The DJC published photos of the finished project.

Grocery store Green Zebra announced that they will open their second store at The Elwood in the Hassalo on Eighth development.

BikePortland published the third and final piece in their series about the Lloyd District. The post looked at the four bikeways it’ll take to make the Lloyd District great.

Demolition has begun on the site of the Jefferson 14 Apartmentsaccording to a post at the Portland Chronicle.

The Portland Business Journal reported on the OHSU Center for Health & Healing South which will blur the lines between a hospital and a traditional outpatient clinic.

The Oregonian wrote about how staff and students are adjusting to the construction at Roosevelt High School.

The Portland Business Journal toured the University of Portland’s new Beauchamp Recreation and Wellness Center.

The Portland Mercury profiled the North Portland resident who is trying block the construction of a planned apartment building at 2405 N Vancouver Ave.

A demolition permit has been issued for a house at 625 NE Randall Ave, reported the Portland Chronicle.  Though no building permits are yet on file, an Early Assistance was given by the City in November to a party looking at developing 4 or 5 units on the site.

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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Landmarks Commission discusses Grand Belmont (images)

Vallaster Corl Architects have gone before the Historic Landmarks Commission with designs for the Grand Belmont, a 14 story residential tower planned for the Central Eastside. The project by Urban Assets Advisors would include 193 residential units on floors 4-14, with 7,000 sq ft of retail space facing Grand Avenue at the first floor. Floors 2 and 3 would be used for parking, located above grade due to the high water table in the area. A rooftop deck and clubroom are proposed for the top floor.

Grand Belmont

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PSU School of Business Administration expansion approved by Design Commission (images)

The Design Commission has approved a major renovation and expansion of the PSU School of Business Administration. The project design is by the Boston office of German firm Behnisch Architekten, with local architects SRG Partnership and landscape architects Mayer Reed. The project will involve the modernization and upgrade of the existing building on the south half of the block, and the addition of a new 36,000 sq ft structure on the north half of the block. Between the two will be a new glass atrium, with entrances from plazas on SW 6th Ave and SW Broadway.

PSU School of Business Administration

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Metro Reports: apartments on SE Hawthorne, NE Multnomah, N Holman and more

2422 SE 9th by Solterra Systems

2422 SE 9th by Solterra Systems

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

TVA Architects have requested Early Assistance for a project at 1532 N Holman St:

Proposal is for a four-story multi-family apartment (18) units for studio, one & two bedroom mix.

TVA Architects have requested Early Assistance for a project at 3910 NE Garfield Ave:

Proposal is for a multi-family four story apartment with a mix of studio, one and two bedroom apartments.

TVA Architects have requested Early Assistance for a project at 1323 SE Lambert St:

Proposal is for a four-story multi-family apartment with studio and two bedroom mix.

Ankrom Moisan Architects have scheduled a Pre-Application Conference to discuss a project at 930 SW 3rd Ave:

Joint development of boutique hotel (19-21 stories) and creative office space including the Temple building with below grade parking 43-100 spaces.

THA Architecture have applied for a building permit for 2034 NE Multnomah:

8 story apartment building with parking

A building permit is under review for 3423 SE Hawthorne Blvd:

New five-story, 30-unit multi-family apartment complex; on site bike parking; no on-site parking; drywell, lanscaping and utilities, trash enclosure on adjacent lot

A building permit was issued to Solterra Systems for their new home at 2422 SE 9th Ave:

New 34,000 SF, 5 story building with B, S, F, and A occupancies; ground floor retail; interior bike parking; lower level parking; ecoroof and elevator

Weekly Roundup: Retail and Affordable Housing on MLK, Cameron Apartments and more

NE MLK & Alberta

NE Alberta & MLK

On Wednesday the board of the Portland Development Commission voted in favor of selling land at NE MLK & Alberta to Majestic Realty Company. The developer intends to build a strip mall anchored by Natural Grocers on the site.

The City also announced its intention to move forward with an affordable housing development at 3368 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd. According to a story in The Oregonian the site will be developed by Gerding Edlen and Portland Community Reinvestment Initiatives Inc.

The DJC published photos of the under construction Cameron Apartmentspreviously known as the 12th & Clay apartments.

Construction is nearing an end at 3939 SW Viewpoint Terrace. The DJC published a photo gallery of the progress.

A four story, 30 unit building is set to replace an a fourplex apartment building at 3423 SE Hawthorne Blvd, reported The Chronicle. 15 members of the group ‘Stop Demolishing Portland‘ turned up on Saturday to protest the new building.

Design Advice offered for Station Place Lot 5 (images)

Design Advice has been offered to THA Architecture, GBD Architects and 2.ink Studio for Station Place Lot 5, a new office building planned by developer Williams and Dame. The 8 story building in the North Pearl will include 167,000 sq ft of office space, with retail at the ground floor.  The building will reach a maximum height of 122′. Structured parking for 58 vehicles will be provided, with additional parking needs met at the existing Station Place car park nearby. A bike lobby at the ground floor will include space for 190 bikes, with 80 storage lockers also provided.

Station Place Lot 5

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Under Construction in John’s Landing: Oxbow 49 (images)

The Oxbow 49 Apartments are under construction in John’s Landing. The project by GBD Architects for developer Guardian Real Estate Services will include 166 apartments, with a mix one bedroom, one bedroom plus den, and two bedroom apartments. With an average unit size of 800 sq ft, the building will offer larger units than many other buildings currently under construction in inner Portland. 142 car parking spaces will be provided in a parking garage located partially below grade. Bike storage will be provided on every floor of the building.

Oxbow 49 apartments

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