The Daily Journal of Commerce wrote about planned West End Medical Center at 804 SW 12th Ave. The seven-story, 140,000-square-foot medical office building will include a new downtown home for The Portland Clinic*.
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. This post covers July 8th to July 14th 2019.
Design Advice has been requested for the Benson Polytechnic High School Modernization Project:
Benson Polytechnic High School Modernization Project
Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 1435 NE 62nd Ave:
New 2-3 story residential building for household living with multiple dwelling units (approximately 5 units). Existing SFR and accessory structure will be demolished.
Early Assistance has been requested for a project at SW 37th and Capitol Highway:
Community Design Standards being used for new 5700 sf mixed use building with 6, 2bd, 2ba units and 700 sf of retail/office space. Building to be 2 stories on one half aand 3 on the other Stormwater to be disposed of on site with stormwater planters.
Early Assistance has been requested by LRS Architects for phase II of the NW Natural Response / Service Center at 904 SE Division St:
Phase II. Scope of work is for a new NW Natural Response / Service Center facility not open to visitors. The project site is approximately 4.35 acres. Approximately 2.85 acres are currently being developed under Phase I (North portion of site). Phase 1 is currently under review for building permit. Approximately 1.5 acres are in the planning stages, Phase II (South portion of site). Phase II consists of a single story fleet garage and 1 story community relations storage building. Including on-site work and public street improvements for the NWN facilities, parking lot design and on-site sand filtration system for stormwater management.
Early Assistance has been requested by Works Progress Architecture for a project at 1642 NE Sandy Blvd:
Construction of a new 4-story hotel with lobby and commercial space on ground floor. Existing single story building to partially remain and new build will be constructed above and adjacent. Stormwater will be managed on site.
Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 1840 SW Main St:
Consolidate two parcels and construct a new multi-unit residential building preserving existing homes (less than 20 units).
A Pre Application Conference has been scheduled by Osterman Design to discuss a project West of 2247 NW Kearney St:
New construction of a 16-unit apartment building.
A project at 1336 N Watts St has been submitted for building permit review:
New 3-story 14 Unit Apartment Building ***mechanical Permit Separate***
A project at 6829 N Montana Ave has been submitted for building permit review by DEZ Development:
New two-story, 6 unit apartment building including site work, utilities, and trash enclosure (less than 120 sf). No on-site parking. ***mechanical separate***
A building permit was issued for a project at 1825 NE 108th Ave:
Addition to existing building for new tv room, crafts room, library, conference room, and chaplain room; convert unit to dining room; include associated site work. Cesspool decommissioning required.
A building permit was issued for a project at 7122 N Greenwich Ave:
New 3 story, 12 unit apartment building with attached 138 s.F. Trash enclosure, includes associated sitework *** mechanical permit to be separate ***
A building permit was issued to Deca, Inc for a project at 116 NE 16th Ave:
New 4 story plus basement, 33 unit apartment building with associated site work and covered parking
A building permit was issued to Works Progress Architecture for a project at 5510 N Denver Ave (previously 1935 N Killingsworth St):
New 4 story mixed use building with ground floor tenant spaces and 36 residential units on floors 2-4. No occupancy for ground floor tenant spaces – future TI permits required *** mechanical permit separate ***
A building permit was issued to Wynn Design for a project at 9757 SE Holgate Blvd:
New 12 unit multi-family, 3 story apartment. 6 dwelling units attached with a breezeway to 6 dwelling units, no onsite parking, includes associated sitework *** elec, plum, mech, fs, separate permits. Fa steel guardrails, steel stairs and security deferred submittals***; <120 sq ft detached trash enclosure
A building permit was issued to Oh Planning and Design for the Kellogg Middle School at 3400 SE 69th Ave:
KELLOGG MIDDLE SCHOOL – New 100,000 sf, three story to include community and partner organization spaces with covered play area, play field, parkling lot, bus drop-off and emergency vehicle access road
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. This post covers March 25th to March 31st, 2019.
Design Advice has been requested by SERA Architects for a project at 1634 SW Alder St:
Development of a seven-story mixed use building with approximately 218 units and ground floor retail. Approximately 13 structured parking spaces are proposed with access from SW Alder Street. Two on-site loading spaces are also proposed.
Early Assistance has been requested for the Benson High School Modernization:
Modernization of the existing Benson Polytechnic High School (BPHS), a new 100,000 sf school and potential parking structure on the site of the current 1.5 acre BPHS parking lot, and ADA access improvements to Buckman Fields Park.
Early Assistance has been requested by GBD Architects for a project at SE 2nd and Ash:
The proposed project is a 92,385 sf building (with 60,000 sf of industrial office, 5,000 sf of traditional office, ground floor retail and structured parking). The building has a day lit basement level and first floor of concrete with 5 levels of Type IV-C heavy timber above. Stormwater will be collected on the roof of the building and treated in flow through stormwater planters on the third level.
Early Assistance has been requested by William Kaven Architecture for a project at 2923 and 2933 SE Division St:
One three-story 19 unit building at 2923 and one four-story 18-19 unit building at 2933. Both with ground floor retail. Drywells or storm planters proposed in rear setback.
Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 3228 SW Sunset Blvd:
Convert a section of parking lot (one of two options) – approximately 1/2 acre to multi-plex affordable housing. They could possibly want to sell off that portion of land first, with a condition that the purchaser needs to agree to build affordable housing.
Early Assistance has been requested by Works Progress Architecture for a project at 1006 SE Grand Ave:
Project to include renovation of existing building and construction of a new multi-family on parking lot portion, land division is likely – with a shared access to parking with the existing curb cuts on SE Grand
An excavation and shoring permit is under review for Block 216:
Block 216 – EXC 01 – Shoring and Excavation work to prepare for future 35 story mixed use building with 5 floors of below grade parking
A building permit was issued to Merryman Barnes Architects for the Morrison Market at 722 SE 10th Ave:
Addition for (N) A-2 mezzanine with office and storage; TI for new tenant (indoor foos cart pod); change of occupancy from S3 to A2; add new interior walls to create (2) multi-stall restrooms, (5) food pods, bar area on first floor; seismic upgrade
A building permit was issued for a project at 1515 N Rosa Parks Way:
New 3-story, 14 unit mixed use building, ground floor retail space, associated site work***w/17-191400-mt
Building permits were issued for Fernhill Crossing at 6442 NE 42nd Ave:
New construction 1 of 4 multifamily residential building with 4 units and associated site improvements including detached trash enclosure under 120 sf **mech permit to be obtained separately**
New construction 2 of 4 multifamily residential building with 8 units. **mechanical permit to be obtained separately**
New construction 3 of 4 multifamily residential building with 4 units. **mechanical permit to be obtained separately**
A building permit was issued for a project at 6191 SE Powell Blvd:
Construct new 3 story self storage building with office and parking loading area in NE corner of the building; associated site work
‘Portland For Everyone’ wrote about two buildings in Sellwood-Moreland, at 1707-1725 SE Tenino St and 5965-6003 SE Milwaukie Ave that could be the first buildings to include affordable housing through the Portland’s new Inclusionary Zoning ordinance. Though vested under the old code, the developer is exploring the option of removing the previously required parking spaces and adding affordable units.
A potential massing for a rebuilt Lincoln High School, by Bora Architects. Under this option the existing school would remain in operation while a new building is constructed where the football field is currently located.
In the wake of the NW Portland natural gas explosion, the DJC wrote about developer Robert Sacks’ plans to move forward*. Allied Works Architecture, who designed the damaged building 2281 NW Glisan, are preparing drawings that will allow the building to be rebuild. They are also working on designs for a new three-story building building at 510 NW 23rd Ave to replace the 111-year-old building that was destroyed.
A 100-bed winter shelter has opened in the Washington Center, reportedThe Oregonian. The building is currently sitting vacant while developer Greystar and architects ZGF prepares plans for the 4W Tower.
Concept for the full block building at the Press Blocks, by Mithun
The Business Tribune wrote about the Press Blocks, the redevelopment of the former Oregonian Publishing Buildings in Goose Hollow. The project would include two buildings. One building would occupy a full city block and another a half block, and are being designed by Mithun and GBD Architects respectively.
The Oregonian wrote about a Chinese group protesting the decision to hang banners in Chinatown with the name “New Chinatown/Japan Town”. Though listed on the National Register of Historic Places under that name, it is otherwise rarely used.
The Oregonian reported that “outrage surges” as the deadline to put the $750 million Portland Public Schools bond on the November ballot has passed. If passed on the May ballot, which is much likely, the measure would pay for the rebuilds of Lincoln High School, Madison High School and Benson High School. Students at Lincoln High left class to protest the decision not to place the measure on the November ballot.
The Portland Business Journal took a look at The Woodlark, the new Downtown hotel that will open in 2017. The hotel will combine two buildings: the Woodlark Building, most recently used as an office; the Hotel Cornelius, which has long been vacant.
The Hyatt House at Riverplace is now open, reports the Portland Business Journal. The hotel includes 203 extended-stay rooms.
The proposed Hyatt Regency at the Oregon Convention Center
The Business Tribune wrote about “Portland’s new international front porch“—the Convention Center Hotel. The Hyatt Regency branded hotel recently went in front of the Design Commission for its first Design Review hearing.
A change in policy at the Bureau of Development Services means that ranked properties on the city’s Historic Resources Inventory will now be subject to a 120 day demolition delay, even if the property owner requests that it be removed from the Inventory.
Construction has finished on the International School Expansion, reports the Portland Business Journal. According to the paper the school “kicked off the school year this week with a ribbon cutting ceremony for its new Learners’ Hall, a 10-classroom building for fourth- and fifth-grade students”.
The Willamette Week reported that parents are warning that delays to Portland Public Schools’ $750 million bond could doom it to failure. If passed, the bond would pay for the rebuilds of Lincoln High School, Madison High School and Benson High School.
The Willamette Week opined that “Portland City Hall seems to have learned its lesson about parking minimums raising rents” as the City Council struck down a proposal to add parking minimums for new residential development in the Northwest Plan District.
The DJC reported* that the Metro area multifamily market is beginning to cool as “after years of apartment development, supply appears to be starting to make a dent in demand”.
Harsch Investment Properties revealed a new creative office projected planned for 129 SE Alder St (previously 110 SE Washington St)to the Portland Business Journal. The design of the 9 story building is by Works Partnership.
According to The Oregonian, Portland Public Schools will seek voter approval for a $750 million construction bond in November. If passed, the bond would pay for the rebuilds of Lincoln High School, Madison High School and Benson High School.
The Portland Business Journal reported that Mill Creek Residential Trust paid Meriwether Partners $13.2 million for the former Premier Press building in the Pearl, a significant increase over the $6.05 million paid for the property in 2014. The transaction will allow the mixed use project at 505 NW 14th Aveto grow larger, at the expense of the now cancelled 1440 Hoytoffice development.
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A building permit is under review for the 19th & Quimby apartments
Every week, the Bureau of Development Services publishes lists of Early Assistance applications, Land Use Reviews and Building Permits. We publish the highlights.
SERA Architects have requested Design Advice for a project at 905 NW 17th Ave:
Type III Design Review for a new 6-8 story mixed use building with 140-190 residential units, ground floor retail and below grade parking – approximately 70 spaces.
Scott Edwards Architecture have requested Early Assistance for a project at 5045 SE Foster Rd:
Proposal is to construct a new four story mixed used building with ground floor retail and three levels of residential apartments. On-site parking of 15 stalls will be included.
Encore Architects have requested Early Assistance for a project at 20 NE 14th Ave:
New 6 story multi use 190 unit apartment building, retail and living on the 1st floor, 100 parking spaces provided.
Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 14601 SE Division St :
Demo existing resteraunt – new construction of Fred Meyer gas station with 6 dispensers, 12 fueling stations with small cashier kiosk, propane tank, air/water station, restroom/breakroom building and trash enclosure
DOWA-IBI Group have requested Early Assistance for work at Benson High School:
Master planning for modernization and addition of the existing Benson Polytech High School Campus.
New 6 story apartment bldg. w/ 88 units. PT podium with 5 stories wood frame construction above w/ on grade parking.
A building permit is under review for a project at 664 SW Grant St :
Construct new 3 story, 5 unit apartment building, no parking, includes associated site work, sloped lot
CIDA Architects have applied for a building permit for a project at 422 NE Dekum St :
Construct new 4 story, 22 unit apartment builidng, one unit is live/work, no parking, trash and bike storage at main level, includes associated site work
A building permit is under review for a project at N Failing & Vancouver:
Construct new 5 story mixed use building with below grade parking, main floor retail and 4 levels of 50 apartment units, eco-roof, includes associated site work
A building permit is under review for a project at 8636 SE 17th Ave:
Construct new 2 story mixed use building; main floor to include two tenant spaces; proposed tenant b space to be used as daycare; tenant a (no occupancy this permit) second fl to include (4) apartment units
A building permit is under review for Holladay Park Plaza East at 1300 NE 16th Ave:
New 2 story above grade 10 unit adult living apartments with 2 levels of underground parking
Ankrom Moisan Architects have submitted the new Restoration Hardwareat NW 23rd & Glisan for building permit review:
New 3 story construction with basement parking garage and additional rooftop story comprising stair enclosure, open air pavilion and trellis structure