Metro Reports: 1638 W Burnside, 7337 SE Foster, Grant Warehouse, and more

The Grant Warehouse redevelopment, which is intended to be affordable to households earning at or below 60% of the Area Median Income

The Grant Warehouse redevelopment at 3368 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, which is intended to be affordable to households earning at or below 60% of the Area Median Income

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.

Ankrom Moisan Architects have requested Early Assistance for a project at 25 NE 122nd Ave:

Proposal is for a mixed use project including a commercial clinic and 176 residential apartments. The apartments will consist of a mix of transitional housing studios and single room occupancy units and will provide housing opportunities for medically fragile clients. Parking will be below grade for approx. 75 spaces. Ground floor and level two to contain the clinic program.

Doug Circosta Architect has requested Early Assistance for a project at 6847 N Interstate Ave:

Proposal is for a new four story 51 unit apartment building with on site parking and related site amenities.

Ankrom Moisan Architects have scheduled a Pre-Application Conference to discuss a project at 1638 W Burnside St:

Demo existing 2 story auto dealership to develop a 7-8 story mixed use apartment building with commercial on the first floor. With 94 below grade parking spaces.

NW Civil Design have requested a Public Works Inquiry for a project at 7337 SE Foster Rd:

New dental building with parking.

Carleton Hart Architecture have submitted the Grant Warehouse Redevelopment at 3368 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd for Type II Design Review:

Proposal is for new five story 87,900 sf mixed-use development with 80 affordable apartments and 6,000 sf of neighborhood oriented commercial use. Modification proposed for site development standard 33.266.220.C.3.B for bicycle parking.

Leeb Architects have submitted a project at 909 SE 12th Ave for Type III Design Review:

Request for approval of a Type III design review to allow construction of a development of a seven story mixed use building with three modificatons to review. Section 33.266.130F parking layout; section 33.266.220.C3 size of bicycle rack; section 33.266.310.D loading space vertical clearance.

Weekly Roundup: Collective on 4th, The Redd, 3rd & Taylor, and more


The Collective on 4th, located at SW 4th & Harrison

The developer of The Collective on 4th intends to break ground in October, according to the Portland Business Journal. The 15 story building will include 417 apartments, with the possibility of a grocery tenant at the ground floor.

Portland has released its latest proposal for mandatory Unreinforced Masonry Buildings, reportsThe DJC. The deadline for when buildings must be upgraded will be 25 years.

In “Temple of Doom“, published at the Business Tribune, architecture journalist Brian Libby lamented the fates of the Ancient Order United Workmen Temple and the Hotel Albion, respectively set to be replaced by the office at 3rd & Taylor and the hotel at 3rd & Salmon.

Portland Architecture took an in depth look at The Redd on Salmon Street, the Central Eastside food distribution hub planned by the Ecotrust.

The Business Tribune profiled the Seven Corners Community Collaborative, a building that will “ability to communicate via the Assistive Technology Lab and the building itself will serve as a model of accessibility for Portland and the Pacific Northwest region.”

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Under Construction: The Field Office (images)

This is an updated version of a post originally published on December 18th 2015.

Construction has started the Field Office, a pair of 6 story office buildings planned for Northwest Portland. The two building development by Hacker architects for developer Project^ will total 304,530 sq ft,  including 7,086 sq ft of ground floor retail space. Landscaping by Lango Hansen will feature prominently in the design, with carve outs at the upper level of the building that create “high parks”. Parking for 355 cars will be provided in a below grade parking garage spanning beneath both buildings. 270 of the spaces will be provided in a mechanized parking system. 96 bike parking spaces will be provided, with adjacent locker rooms.

Field Office

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30 Story Tower Planned at SW 11th & Washington

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by ZGF Architects and Gerding Edlen Development to discuss a 30 story mixed use building at SW 11th & Washington. The project would include 4 floors of office and 240 residential units. At the ground level retail spaces facing SW 11th Ave, Washington St and 12th Aves are shown. The building would include 4 floors of underground parking, accessed from SW 12th Ave.


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Under Construction: Little LOCA (images)

This is an updated version of a post originally published on September 4th 2015.

Construction is underway on Little LOCA, a 105 unit apartment building in the Central Eastside by Ankrom Moisan Architects. The 6 story building will have 105 units, split between 35 studios, 60 one bedroom units and 10 two bedroom units. Up to 5 retail spaces are proposed at the ground level. Parking for 17 cars and 163 bicycles will be provided. The project was taken through Design Review by Foresight Development & Real Estate. The development was then sold to Killian Pacific, developer of a number of Central Eastside project including the nearby LOCA @ The Goat Blocks.

9th and Belmont

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Metro Reports: 2220 NW Pettygrove, Strata, Lents Town Center Property #3, and more


Strata by Solterra, as submitted for Design 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.

Dowl have requested Early Assistance for a project at NE Holman and Airport Way:

New restaurant with attached porch and parking spaces. Building proposed to be entirely within the EG2 zone.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 829 N Russell St:

Early assistance to discuss a historic review for a new 6-story mixed-use building with underground parking proposed.

WDC Properties have requested Early Assistance for a project at 2220 NW Pettygrove St:

New 44 Unit , 4 Story Multi-Family Apartment Building. No parking – THIS IS A AFFORADBLE HOUSING PROJECT

Beebe Skidmore Architects have requested Early Assistance for a project at 333 SW Park Ave:

Proposal is to change use of current A2 and B occupancy to R1 for transient residential on upper floors. Project will include seismic upgrade, new elevator, restrooms on each floor and new fire protected stair cores and street lobby.

Quilici Architecture & Design Inc have requested Early Assistance for a project at 6825 SW 45th Ave:

New 65-unit apartment building with underground parking.

A project at an undetermined location has been submitted for Type II Design Review by Brett Schulz Architect:

Development of a new mixed use building 18+ apartments & retail space – no parking proposed

Solterra have submitted the Strata  at 3138 N Vancouver for Type II Design Review:

New mixed-use building with 110 residential units and ground floor commercial space. The new development will include on-site parking.

Carleton Hart Architecture have submitted a project at Lents Town Center Property #3 (North) for Type II Design Review:

New 4-story wood-framed multi-unit housing with 64 units and a community space. Working with the PHB.

City Craft Development have submitted a project at 4620 N Maryland Ave for building permit review:

New 3 story 24 unit apartment building with basement

A building permit was issued for a project at 7625 SE Milwaukie Ave (formerly 7627 SE Milwaukie Ave):

New 2 story 13 unit apartment building

This post originally included an image of Strata, as presented to the Design Commission in November. It has been updated to include an image of the current design.

Weekly Roundup: Overlook Pointe fire, 10th & Yamhill Smart Park, Field Office, and more

10th & Yamhill Smart Park

Conceptual image of a renovated 10th & Yamhill Smart Park garage (image by FFA Architecture & Interiors)

The Portland Development Commission received three offers for Centennial Mills, according to The Oregonian. All three offers, valued at $1,000, $100,000 and $3.45 million, were rejected. The redevelopment agency will now consider “how/whether to reengage the market”.

The DJC reported that the under construction Overlook Pointe condominium development at 5425 N Minnesota Ave was burned down in a fire* early Wednesday morning.

The PDC voted to sell property at 1053–1201 NW Naito Parkway to The Wolff Company for $9 million. The Oregonian reported that the developer plans to build 340 apartments on the site, 68 of which would be affordable for at least 10 years.

KGW covered the 1,200 apartments coming to the area in and around the Con-way Masterplan area in NW Portland. Construction is underway on Blocks 294E and 295E and the Leland James Buildingwhich are following on from the LL Hawkins and Slabtown MarketplaceImmediately outside of the masterplan area is Q21, which is nearing completion.

The Portland Tribune wrote about the “new mood in Chinatown“, which after decades of divestment might be seeing a change in its fortunes. The Society Hotel opened last year, and will soon be joined by the newly renovated Mason Erhman Building Annex, Overland Warehouse Company Building and Grove Hotel.

The Portland Mercury profiled Swift Real Estate Partners, the San Francisco Investment Firm that is “Snatching Up Old Town Real Estate“. The company’s acquisitions include the New Market Theatera historic building adjacent to the Skidmore Fountain that could receive a significant addition.

Project^’s Field Office will create a “300,000-square-foot urban campus“, according to the Portland Business Journal. Construction recently started on the Hacker-designed buildings at NW Front and 17th.

More than 1,000 people applied for the 65 housing units available to people displaced from North and Northeast Portland, according to The Oregonian.

The City is planning a $25 million renovation of the 10th & Yamhill Smart Park, according to the Portland Business Journal. The scope of the project will include addressing seismic and ADA deficiencies in the existing structure.

Three new surf shops are set to open in the next year, reports The Oregonian. These include Cosube, which will open in Slate at the Burnside Bridgehead, and Leeward Northwest Surf & Sea, which will open in New New Crusher Court at 2450 NE Sandy Blvd.

According to the Portland Business Journal, furniture retailer Room & Board will open next year in the Pearl District’s newly renovated Fisk Tire Company Building.

The Business Tribune wrote about a day in the life of the team at OHSU working on the Knight Cancer Research Building.

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Design Commission approves SW 4th & Grant apartments (images)

The Design Commission has approved an apartment development at SW 4th & Grant by Snohomish, WA based developer Kōz Development. The 6 story building would include 108 studio apartments units. 20% of the units, or 22 units total, will be affordable to those earning less than 60% of area Median Family Income, subject to the Portland Housing Bureau approving the developer’s application for a tax exemption.

2211 SW 4th Ave

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Under Construction: Broadway Tower (images)

This is an updated version of an article originally published on April 22nd 2016.

Construction is underway on the Broadway Tower, a new mixed use building by GBD Architects for developer BPM Real Estate Group. The 254′-3″ tower will include 180 hotel rooms, located on floors 3 to 8, which will be operated under the Radisson RED brand. 175,000 sq ft of office space will be located on floors 9 to 19. The ground floor will include the hotel and office lobbies, as well as the hotel restaurant and a single retail space. Hotel amenities, including a lounge, conference rooms and fitness room, will be located on the second floor. Four levels of below grade parking will provide space for 210 vehicles and 132 bicycles. At the 17th, 18th and 19th floors exterior decks will be provided for the use of office tenants. The largest of these, at the 18th floor, will include landscaping and will face onto the South Park Blocks.

Broadway Tower

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Design Commission reviews Modera Davis (images)

A first Design Review hearing has been held for the Modera Davis, a 12 story mixed used building by SERA Architects for Mill Creek Residential Trust. The building will include 204 apartments and 7,600 sq ft of ground floor retail. A below grade parking garage will provide 145 vehicular parking spaces and 308 long term bicycle parking spaces. At the 12th floor the building will include four residential units, each of which would have private terraces at the corners. The 12th floor will also be home to the building’s amenity features, including a fitness room, club room, dog lounge, dining room and three large exterior terraces.

Modera Davis

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