More office space was built in Portland in 2016 than any year previous, with plenty more to come this year.
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Eastern Oregon University officials say they’re prepared if an upcoming site restoration turns up a dead body or two.
The election of Donald Trump as president has left many people in the architecture world worried about the future of sustainability goals.
A weekly compilation of the largest winning bids along the West Coast, according to the Daily Journal of Commerce Project Center. 1. Winner: Taylors Excavators of Stanwood, Washington Amount: $8,004,174.50 Project: Seattle Hill Road, Seattle, King County, Washington Owner: Snohomish County Cost estimate: $8,418,000 Project
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Portland firm Scott | Edwards Architecture is teaming with 10 Barrel Brewing to bring the tastes and architectural talents of the Pacific Northwest to the Rockies and Southern California.
The Portland Building, which houses more than 1,300 city employees in dozens of agencies, is one of the most iconic buildings in the City of Roses. But it also has proven to be one of the most trouble-prone.
Those who provide labor, materials, equipment or professional services for Washington projects involving construction financing have an effective, but underutilized, procedure under the Revised Code of Washington (RCW) for creating additional security for payment due to them. It’s called the “stop notice.” Provided t
Dear readers: Over the past seven months, I’ve received several dozen questions about a relatively new retirement product called a qualified longevity annuity contract. Though I’m not an annuity aficionado, I think this annuity may be an impressive product. Like many folks, if you are concerned about the risk of outlivi
The Green Building Initiative named Mackenzie Managing Principal Rich Mitchell chairman of its board of directors. He will serve a two-year term.
Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler has directed the Housing Bureau to stop issuing housing bonds, pending a review.
The winning bid on a federally-funded effort to rebuild a stretch of Seward Highway – backbone of Alaska's most populous city of Anchorage – came in $15 million below the engineer’s estimate of $70 million.
The Congress Center, a 23-story office tower in downtown Portland, has been purchased by American Realty Advisors and its joint-venture partner, Unico Properties.
A Southeast Portland neighborhood is receiving much-needed attention from the city and advocacy groups.
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The Architecture Foundation of Oregon has added three people to its board of directors.
Despite concerns about materials costs and labor, local building industry professionals are optimistic about the current state of the construction industry in the Northwest, according to the DJC Northwest Construction Outlook Indicator for January.
TMT Development has signed Pendleton Woolen Mills, a popular maker of blankets and other goods, as a tenant in Park Avenue West.
Corvallis is the most supportive part of Oregon for land use planning, so it is a surprise that the Land Conservation and Development Commission (LCDC) found “good cause” to initiate an enforcement order against the city for an alleged violation of state housing law. The hearing to determine whether an enforcement order
A plan to address one of the most ill-suited courthouses in Oregon has fallen apart just $1 million shy of the goal for funding.
The Associated General Contractors of America supports striking down numerous regulations imposed during Barack Obama’s presidency.
Permits issued Flanders Ventures LLC of Portland was issued a $2.9 million permit for a core and shell renovation at 1010 N.W. Flanders St. in downtown. The five-story building was formerly occupied by clothing retailer Hanna Andersson. The architect is Mackenzie and the contractor is Fortis Construction. Flintwork Properti
A roundup of the latest projects proposed in Portland, as filed with the city's Bureau of Development Services.
Bids are due January 26, 2017 at 2:00 PM.