Portland city councilors indicated on Thursday they will support a proposed construction excise tax when it goes to final vote next week.
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The Portland City Council on Wednesday sided with an architecture firm in its appeal to use asphalt shingles as siding for a hotel expansion project.
The Oregon-Columbia chapter of Associated General Contractors has opened the nomination window for the 2017 SIR Awards.
The Portland City Council unanimously approved the 2035 comprehensive plan this week, providing a road map for the city’s growth in the next two decades.
An organization that connects professional artists with refugee children as well as children in poverty to create murals is looking to perform projects in Portland.
In the 20-plus years since the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design standard was introduced, the construction industry has fundamentally changed. With owners and tenants willing to pay a premium for LEED certification, a once nonexistent niche, green building now occupies a significant portion of the commercial rea
Dear Mr. Berko: My husband and I are 26 and recently inherited $27,000. That’s more money than we believed we’d ever see at one time. I have a degree in art history, and he has a bachelor’s in music, but we can’t find jobs in our fields. I work at Dillard’s, and my husband works ...
Portland developers are working feverishly to get ahead of inclusionary zoning regulations the City Council is expected to adopt this fall.
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It seems that Portland is experiencing a real surge in auto traffic lately. I notice it, and my friends and family are always complaining about it. There’s no doubt that there’s more traffic, but what can realistically be done about it? Metro has produced an interesting look at the data in a very accessible Regional ...
The latest projects proposed in Portland, as filed with the Portland Bureau of Development Services.
The Multnomah County Central Courthouse project is slated to go before the Portland Design Commission for advice during the group’s May 5 session.
A British architect and an American structural engineer recently shared with the DJC why they have opposing opinions about cross-laminated timber.
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Projects succeed or fail based on a wide variety of influences and activities. There are the knowns, the unknowns and the unknown unknowns. Successful projects require: visionaries; good design, engineering and construction; great coordination; and owners who are willing to see efforts through to completion. Ensuring that p
For a whole host of reasons, Portland and most other cities are moving toward a more urban way of living, and away from organizing our lives around the automobile.
In the fourth quarter of 2015, investors were losing confidence in the Federal Reserve. The Fed speakers were out on the rubber chicken circuit spouting all kinds of opinions. “More rate hikes” would say one Fed president, “no rate hikes” would say another, and so it went. The markets were dizzy with the contradicti
The proposed design for OHSU's Knight Cancer Center was not approved at its first design review hearing before the Portland Design Commission last week.
A true 50-50 ownership structure, by its nature, has a tendency to lead to deadlock. But there are some tools you can use to try to solve the problem if it arises.
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