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Building and Construction News in Portland, Oregon and the Pacific Northwest
The Oregon Mass Timber Summit and the Mass Timber Conference are planned in Portland next week.
The Portland Police Bureau’s Mounted Patrol could be headed to a police property near the St. Johns Bridge.
The American Society of Civil Engineers recently issued its quadrennial report card, and gave the nation’s infrastructure an overall grade of D+.
Portland State University students are hoping to help a south section of Sacramento address transportation issues via a design studio.
Late last year the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries (BOLI) quietly changed its interpretation of the interplay between daily and weekly overtime requirements. The change was in response to a lawsuit filed by the employees of Portland Specialty Baking. Most employers are aware that overtime pay is required for hourly em
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Portland is investing in sizable projects, including a garage to serve a new hotel near the Oregon Convention Center.
Bob Whelan, project director at ECONorthwest, recently spoke with the DJC about various topics.
Construction work may be abundant these days, but subcontractors are seeing prices creep upward.
The Portland City Council on Wednesday approved a plan that envisions full redevelopment of the Centennial Mills site amid questions about public access to the Willamette River and preservation of the historic flour mill on the property.
This month, the city of Portland awarded Raimore Construction a $1 million contract – the largest ever issued by the city to a minority-owned firm.
Collective Portland, at 2073 S.W. Park Ave., sold for $204,808 per unit. The 52-unit property was built in 1945.
A large commercial development expected to bring millions of dollars in economic activity and nearly 1,000 construction jobs is coming to the Port of Kalama in Washington. But first, earth must be stabilized.
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Effective Jan. 19, companies with federal agency contracts that involve “personally identifiable information” (PII) have new obligations. Federal contractors must identify employees who handle PII, or who have access to a government system of records, or who design, develop, maintain or operate a government system of r
Who doesn’t want more confidence? At an organizational level, we may seek certainty for the sake of stability or profitability. Our level of confidence may be impacted by marketplace conditions, trust in leadership, resources, infrastructure, strategy or culture. Confidence is measured by consistently and effectively navi
With the Sellwood Bridge replacement project finished, Multnomah County is shifting its focus to three long-standing bridge projects in Portland. Multnomah County officials will hold an open house Thursday to discuss upcoming work on the Broadway, Burnside and Morrison bridges. Traffic will be impacted in all cases. The wor
Permits issued Fairmount NW LLC was issued a $4.4 million permit for an interior remodel of an apartment building at the Historic Fairmount Apartments at 1920 N.W. 26th Ave. The applicant is Michael Flowers Architect. The Portland Bureau of Parks and Recreation was issued a $4.4 million permit for new park features at Cully
Early assistance has been requested for a proposed 18-unit condo development at 5733 N.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. The project would include 13 parking spaces with access from MLK Jr. Boulevard. The applicant is Jim Topoprek of Studio 3 Architecture in Salem. The owner is PDX Redevelopment LLC. The registered agent of t
Such projects can be extremely complex, developers say; nevertheless, another is poised to open in Portland soon.
Portland’s single-family real estate market is poised for another spring and summer of tight inventory and rising prices, agents say.
A mother-son subcontracting outfit has closed, according to a company representative, in the wake of an accident that took place during the Sellwood Bridge replacement project.
R&H Construction is seeking donations of time and materials from the local building community to support construction of a wheelchair-friendly home addition for an 8-year-old girl with a progressive condition.