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.

Weekly Roundup: Japanese Garden, Treehouse Apartments, Multnomah County Courthouse and more

Portland Japanese Garden Kengo Kuma

Teahouse at the Portland Japanese Garden

The Portland Japanese Garden announced that it has raised $20 million of the $33.5 million it needs for its planned expansion. The garden will close for six months, from September 2015 to March 2016. Construction will continue until April 2017, when it will hold a grand reopening ceremony.

Estimated costs for the renovation of the Portland Building are continuing to rise, and now stand at up to $192 million.

The architects and general contractor for the Multnomah County Courthouse have been chosen. On the design side Portland based SRG Partnership will partner with New York based RicciGreene. Hoffman will serve as the Construction Manager/General Contractor.

Construction has wrapped up at the Beauchamp Recreation and Wellness Center, which will open to students and faculty of the University of Portland by the first day of term in August. The Oregonian published a photo gallery of the completed building.

The Treehouse Apartments near OHSU are nearing completion. The building is located on Marquam Hill, a location that sees very little residential development.