Weekly Roundup: Under Armour , 635 NW 21st and more

635 NW 21st Ave

635 NW 21st Ave

Despite the volume of construction in Portland, citywide apartment rents continued to rise as the vacancy rate decreased. Rents did however fall slightly in Northwest and Southwest Portland.

Under Armour announced plans this week to move their Portland operations into the former YMCA building at 2815 SW Barbur Blvd. According to the Portland Business Journal a major renovation of the building will be undertaken by Siteworks Design Build.

Cup & Bar, a partnership between Trailhead Coffee Roasters and Ranger Chocolate, has opened in the former Stark Vacuum warehouse at 107 NE Grand.

The Oregonian published images of the 4-story mixed use building set to replace the Gypsy Lounge at 635 NW 21st Ave.

Portland Architecture visited the completed Ankeny Row co-housing project.

Eater PDX published images of the completed Plaza del Toro event space in the Plow Works Building.

Weekly Roundup: Ankeny Row, Franklin High School, One North and more

Ankeny Row cohousing

Multnomah County chose the site at the Hawthorne Bridgehead as the site for the future Multnomah County Courthouse.

The Portland Business Journal published photos of the under construction One North development on N Williams Ave.

The Oregonian looked at how the recently completed Ankeny Row incorporates sustainable design into a project designed for retirees looking to downsize.

Running over budget, the Franklin High School Modernization has gone through a $20 million value engineering exercise.

The City intends to buy Block 26 from Hoyt Street Properties for $1.3 million, a price 13% below market value. The Pearl District property will be used for an affordable housing project.

BikePortland looked at the ‘beautiful’ bike parking at the PNCA 511 Building.

With just a few weeks to go until the Hotel Eastlund opens, the Portland Business Journal had a look at the progress.