The fenced-off empty lot next to Eichler Park in Beaverton may look about the same as it has for years. But for staff at Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District, the unassuming enclosure, formerly a gas station, just became a lot more promising.
A state mandate to reduce tailpipe emissions in the Portland region is looking attainable – if state leaders can help Metro find the money to make it happen.
A U-shaped mixed-use development, the Prescott is sleek and modern. Its apartments feature floor-to-ceiling windows and wood flooring. While it's set to open Dec. 1 and prospective tenants are showing interest, those involved in the project say it's impressive the Prescott ever materialized.
The Radiator, a planned five-story development of office and retail space on North Vancouver Avenue and Fremont Street, broke ground Oct.9 amidst a crowd of onlookers that included the site developer, community partners and members of the Boise neighborhood.
School officials in Wilsonville are asking for a 40-acre urban growth boundary expansion, to accommodate two new schools and a park.
Plans for a $198 million Hyatt hotel near the Oregon Convention Center inched forward Thursday after two unanimous approvals from the Multnomah County Commission.
Should Portland fight even harder to stay relevant in the convention industry? Or did the decision to put the Oregon Convention Center on the east side of the Willamette forever doom the Rose City's convention industry? Those were the key questions Friday as two experts in the convention industry, Thomas Hazinski and Heywood Sanders, debated at a City Club of Portland lunch forum.
A Hyatt hotel proposed to support the Oregon Convention Center would have to pull in $56,500 a night in its first year in room revenue to meet publicly-bonded debt obligations, a financial analysis showed. One industry analyst says Portland's "downtown summer months are rocking," while another warns that convention hotels could draw lower room rates.
Aloha and Reedville are unincorporated communities in Washington County, between Beaverton and Hillsboro. With 50,000 residents, Aloha and Reedville, if combined, would be the fourth largest city in the county, and the 12th largest in the state, but efforts for this area to become a city have not been successful.
Supporters of the proposed Hyatt hotel near the Oregon Convention Center got a big boost Thursday when the Portland Business Alliance announced its conditional support for the $200 million tourism project.