In “Downtown Duo” the Business Tribune reported on the two buildings planned for a single Downtown block: the recently approved hotel at 3rd & Salmon; and the adjacent office building at 3rd & Taylor, which is currently going through Design Review.
Portland Architecture had a look inside the renovated 1320 Broadway building, formerly home to The Oregonian. The Portland Business Journal reported that D+H Financial Technologies have signed a lease for 45,600 sq ft of office space in the building, leaving just two spaces left for rent.
Moovel North America will move into the Overland Warehouse Company Building, the Old Town building that once housed strip club Magic Gardens. The building is currently being renovated by Urban Development + Partners.
The DJC wrote about the ongoing efforts* at the Lloyd Center to redefine what it “means to be a 21st-century mall”. As well as a major renovation to the skating rink and main entry, it includes turning the former cinema into creative office space, which will be leased by Providence Health Services.
The Portland Mercury reported that developers have sued the City over the methodology it uses to determine Parks System Development Charges.
The Portland Business Journal wrote about how Portland’s newest maker space is taking shape in the Iron Fireman Building.
The Oregonian reported that Portland Public Schools are pausing on the $750 million construction bond, and now intend to go to the voters in May 2017, rather than November 2016 as originally planned. If passed, the bond would pay for the rebuilds of Lincoln High School, Madison High School and Benson High School.
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