Weekly Roundup: Affordable Housing Bond Measure, Fisk Tire Co Building, 1400 NW Raleigh, and more

Riverplace Parcel 3, which will include 203 subsidized units in a 14-story tower, plus 176 market-rate apartments

Riverplace Parcel 3, which will include 203 affordable housing units in a 14-story tower and 176 market-rate apartments in an adjacent 6 story building.

Portland voters approved a $258M affordable housing bond measure on Tuesday, that will create at least 1,300 housing units.

The Willamette Week wrote that Mayor-elect Wheeler agrees with outgoing Mayor Hales that it’s time for Portland to end its ban on apartments without parking.

The DJC took a look at* the ongoing renovation of the Fisk Tire Company Building. The Pearl District building was most recently home to retailer Cargo, and is now being converted for use by Room & Board.

The Portland Development Commission is planning on buying three Central Eastside blocks, according to the Portland Business Journal. The acquisition will allow the PDC “to deliver on goals to increase affordable industrial space and district parking.” Last year Bora Architects developed a conceptual plan for the site, which they called Water Avenue Yards.

The Business Tribune wrote about the upcoming AIA Portland Architecture Awards. Winners will be announced at a ceremony held at Revolution Hall, on Thursday November 17th.

Moovel North America will close its Austin office, and consolidate all 116 of its employees into a new headquarters at the Overland Warehouse Company Building in Old Town.

The Oregonian reported that the mixed income development at Riverplace Parcel 3, which was recently submitted for Design Review, will not include a grocery store as originally planned. 

With construction about to begin on 1400 NW Raleighthe Portland Business Journal reported that the site has been sold for $5.8 million.

*This article will be unlocked for the rest of this week. After this week it will only be viewable by DJC subscribers.

Leave a Reply