- The Portland City Council held a public hearing on the proposed West Quadrant Plan, a component of the Central City 2035 Plan. The Oregonian had “10 takeaways from the 20-year plan for the westside.”
- The Portland Design Commission this week reviewed Hazelwood Plaza and offered Design Advice on Modera Belmont.
- Portland Monthly wrote about The Redd on Salmon St, an empty warehouse in the Central Eastside which the Ecotrust intends to convert into an “incubator for artisan food businesses.”
- The Oregon confirmed that the adjacent Woodlark Building and Hotel Cornelius will be converted into a hotel operated by Provenance Hotels. A Pre-Application Conference for the project was held in December.
- The Zipper, Guerrilla Development’s latest project, is taking shape on NE Sandy. The collection of micro-restaurants will open in March.
- Major construction on the Lloyd Center Remodel begins in March. A story in the Oregonian said that brokers are shying away from traditional tenants, and are looking instead at “boutiques, restaurants, brewpubs, exercise studios and possibly a grocery store or a farmers market.”
- Portland Architecture published photos of Colab’s recently completed Ankeny Lofts 2/3.
- The 657-unit, three-building Hassalo on Eighth project will have a topping off ceremony on Monday, with Mayor Charlie Hales and Congressmen Earl Blumenauer present.
- The Portland Chronicle published construction photos of Urban Development Group’s 27th & Ankeny project.
- Randy Gragg asked whether the PNCA 511 Building will spark a renaissance in Old Town. The first students moved into the building this week.
- The Portland Business Journal had a look at the under construction Erickson Saloon & Fritz Hotel project.
- New Seasons has pre-leased 15,000 sq ft retail space in the Cook Street Apartments, to address a parking shortage at their North Williams store.
- Hacienda CDC has a number of community projects in progress on the east side, including the Portland Mercado.
Category Archives: 27th & Ankeny
27th & Ankeny (images)
Construction has been underway since August on a new apartment building at SE 27th & Ankeny. The 5 story building will include 50 residential units, with 11 car parking spaces at the ground floor. Each apartment will have a dedicated bicycle space, and 18 common use bicycle spaces will be provided in a secure room at the ground floor. As with the 19th & Morrison and 39th & Tillamook projects, the building design is by Myhre Group Architects for developer UDG.