Weekly Roundup: Overlook Pointe fire, 10th & Yamhill Smart Park, Field Office, and more

10th & Yamhill Smart Park

Conceptual image of a renovated 10th & Yamhill Smart Park garage (image by FFA Architecture & Interiors)

The Portland Development Commission received three offers for Centennial Mills, according to The Oregonian. All three offers, valued at $1,000, $100,000 and $3.45 million, were rejected. The redevelopment agency will now consider “how/whether to reengage the market”.

The DJC reported that the under construction Overlook Pointe condominium development at 5425 N Minnesota Ave was burned down in a fire* early Wednesday morning.

The PDC voted to sell property at 1053–1201 NW Naito Parkway to The Wolff Company for $9 million. The Oregonian reported that the developer plans to build 340 apartments on the site, 68 of which would be affordable for at least 10 years.

KGW covered the 1,200 apartments coming to the area in and around the Con-way Masterplan area in NW Portland. Construction is underway on Blocks 294E and 295E and the Leland James Buildingwhich are following on from the LL Hawkins and Slabtown MarketplaceImmediately outside of the masterplan area is Q21, which is nearing completion.

The Portland Tribune wrote about the “new mood in Chinatown“, which after decades of divestment might be seeing a change in its fortunes. The Society Hotel opened last year, and will soon be joined by the newly renovated Mason Erhman Building Annex, Overland Warehouse Company Building and Grove Hotel.

The Portland Mercury profiled Swift Real Estate Partners, the San Francisco Investment Firm that is “Snatching Up Old Town Real Estate“. The company’s acquisitions include the New Market Theatera historic building adjacent to the Skidmore Fountain that could receive a significant addition.

Project^’s Field Office will create a “300,000-square-foot urban campus“, according to the Portland Business Journal. Construction recently started on the Hacker-designed buildings at NW Front and 17th.

More than 1,000 people applied for the 65 housing units available to people displaced from North and Northeast Portland, according to The Oregonian.

The City is planning a $25 million renovation of the 10th & Yamhill Smart Park, according to the Portland Business Journal. The scope of the project will include addressing seismic and ADA deficiencies in the existing structure.

Three new surf shops are set to open in the next year, reports The Oregonian. These include Cosube, which will open in Slate at the Burnside Bridgehead, and Leeward Northwest Surf & Sea, which will open in New New Crusher Court at 2450 NE Sandy Blvd.

According to the Portland Business Journal, furniture retailer Room & Board will open next year in the Pearl District’s newly renovated Fisk Tire Company Building.

The Business Tribune wrote about a day in the life of the team at OHSU working on the Knight Cancer Research Building.

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Metro Reports: New Market Theater addition, Fair-Haired Dumbbell, 4119 NE MLK and more

The Dumbbell

The Fair Haired Dumbbell

Every week, the Bureau of Development Services publishes lists of Early Assistance applications, Land Use Reviews and Building Permits. We publish the highlights. (Note – this post covers the week of December 14th to 20th.)

SERA Architects have requested Design Advice for the New Market Theater addition:

Pre-Application Conference to discuss a Type III Historic Resource Review for a new 4-story, mixed-use creative office building addition to the New Market Theater Historic Building. The New Market Theatre is a designated Historic Landmark, within the Skidmore/Old Town Historic District. The applicant has submitted 3 different possible fascades that illustrate the design options being considered.

TVA Architects have submitted a project at 4119 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd for Design Review:

New mixed use building, six story with retail and residential units at ground levels and residential units on the upper floors.

Mackenzie have submitted a building at 3009 NE Killingsworth St for building permit review:

New mixed use building – ground floor to be retail with apartments above.

A building permit is under review for the Fair Haired Dumbbell:

twin six-story white, stucco-clad buildings connected by suspended pedestrian bridges at each floor with two small plazas at the ground level

A building permit was issued to EPR Design for a project at 17445 SE Sherman St:

New 2 story assissted living facility with 10′ x 10′ trash enclosure with site work – foundation and inspections started under original permit for 13-232830-RS

SERA planning addition to New Market Theater (images)

SERA Architects have scheduled a Pre-Application Conference to discuss a potential addition to the New Market Theater building in the Skidmore / Old Town Historic District. The new four story structure would be primarily used as creative office space, with possible retail space at the ground floor.

New Market Theater addition

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Metro Reports: New Market Theater, Block 75 Phase II, 1502 NW 19th and more

1502 NW 19th Ave

1502 NW 19th Ave

Every week, the Bureau of Development Services publishes lists of early assistance applications, land use reviews and building permits. We publish the highlights.

Ankrom Moisan Architects have requested Design Advice for 1430 NW Glisan St:

Type III Design Review for the construction of a 270,000 sq. ft., 15-story residential tower, with approx. 250 units. 5,500 sf of ground floor Retail. A below-grade parking structure will provide 200 spaces. The applicant intends to transfer FAR potential from the 4,300 sq. ft. lot directly north of the site. Bonus FAR for the residential development will also be utilized.

Works Partnership have requested Design Advice for Block 75 Phase II:

Design Advice Request for a 19-story mixed use tower.

Dominek Architecture have requested Early Assistance for a project at 2423 SE 58th Ave:

Proposal is for new six unit apartment development, two buildings, on-site parking, amenity bonus for additional unit, new water and sewer connections.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 12045 N Parker Ave:

Construction of a new commercial retail restaurant with parking lot improvements.

Urban Development Group have requested Early Assistance for a project at 3701 SE Caruthers St:

New 4 story mixed use building, Approximately 2000 sq ft retail & 30 apartments.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled to discuss a project at NW 13th & Glisan:

Pre-application conference for a new 6-story mixed use building.

SERA Architects have scheduled a Pre-Application discuss an addition to the New Market Theater at 50 SW 2nd Ave:

New 4 story mixed use creative office building addition to the New Market Theater Historic Building.

SERA Architects have submitted 1502 NW 19th Ave for Design Review:

New mixed-use building with 1 ground level retail space and stacked (mechanical) parking (50 spaces). The upper floors will contain 90 residential units. Six stories total.

A building permit is under review for a project at 1841 N Lombard St:

New 3 story – 18 unit apartment building – with associated site utilities and landscaping-attached trash enclosure