The Portland Business Journal took a first look at three projects in Lents Town Center, including Oliver Station by Anrkom Moisan Architects, the Asian Health and Services Center by Holst Architecture and 9101 SE Foster Rd by Hacker Architects.
The Portland City Council voted to spend $67 million more in Urban Renewal money on affordable housing, wrote the Portland Mercury. Also approved by the Council was a resolution instructing the Portland Housing Bureau to perform a nexus study on whether Portland should introduce a “linkage fee” on new residential and commercial developments.
During the hearing on housing affordability, Commissioner Steve Novick proposed an amendment to demolish Veteran’s Memorial Coliseum, and redevelop the site for housing. None of the other four City Commissioners supported the proposal.
Portland Architecture argued that in deciding to renovate the Portland Building the City Council chose to do the right thing.
The Portland Chronicle looked at a site at 4926 SE Division St where Urban Development Group is planning its next mixed use development.
A grand opening was held for the new Oregon Reproductive Medicine facility at 808 SW 15th Ave in Goose Hollow.