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Coffee switch

Portland's historic Boyd's Coffee Company bought by a Texas-based coffee company; begins transferring employees to Farmer Brothers

Portland Public unveils $245M plan for Lincoln High School

The current vision for a seven-story complex is $58 million over the budget predicted in the 2017 bond request to voters.

GROCER: Read my lips, no food taxes

What will soon be titled Measure 103 could affect taxes on fuel, bottle deposits and even state Medicaid funding, according to a recent analysis.

Home prices escalating at astonishing rate

Tiny Newberg home listed at more than double the standard per-square-foot rate in the county

Firestone building to become a Lake Oswego restaurant

LO residents Rob and Angela Moneyhan plan to renovate the former tire store at Fifth Street and A Avenue in the city's downtown core

Life Flight Network adapts to new technology and medical…

After 40 years in Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Montana, the Life Flight Network celebrates history and advances

Cornelius Place donors take tour of construction

The Walters Family Foundation donated $70,000 for naming rights on the library community room.

Migration Brewing meanders to Gresham

A grand opening celebration for the second outlet of the Portland-based brewery will take place on Saturday, July 14

Addressing the labor shortage together

There is not always a high-paying job waiting for every person with an undergraduate degree.

Lake Oswego's North Anchor likely to be split into two…

Hotel still in the works, but developer pushing for office space instead of apartments on half of downtown LO project

Development vision for Block 67 proposed

The former Hank's Thriftway site could eventually see shops, a grocery store, apartments and medical offices.

From Wizer to The Windward

Years of planning have led to the biggest residential and retail addition to downtown Lake Oswego in decades

Portland Aerial Tram's maintenance ahead of schedule

The tram to OHSU's Marquam Hill campus will return to regular operations three weeks earlier than expected.

The impacts of investing in green tech

Oregon BEST rebrands as VertueLab and announces new strategy after 10 years in Portland

More county offices will move temporarily

Seismic work continues on Charles D. Cameron Public Services Building in Hillsboro, but county commissioners will resume business meetings and work…

Washington County names finance officer

Jack Liang starts Tuesday; he has been with Portland, most recently as assistant city controller. Liang succeeds Mary Gruss, who retired after a…

Homelessness and the effect on business

Not violent but in-the-way and sometimes messy, homeless people on downtown streets can be off-putting to customers

TAKE IT EASY - BUT TAKE IT!

Touchmark in the West Hills opens for comfortable seniors to take it easy in style.

Portland Aerial Tram undergoes $300,000 maintenance project

One of the Tram's largest projects finished July 9 instead of the expected date of July 30

Port courts Canadian biofuels company for Port Westward

Company continues to analyze U.S. market options, has not initiated formal talks with port

Construction begins on synthetic diamond manufacturer in…

Element Six's $94 million facility will produce lab-grown diamonds for Lightbox Jewelry

A cult-ure of coffee

Dutch Bros. Coffee hosts annual Coacha employee culture event in Portland to get 'broistas' all fired up and on message.

County names contractor for event center

Swinerton Builders approved by Washington County commissioners on July 3; officials hope to start project at fairgrounds in Hillsboro by the end of…

PMAR's Good Neighbor: Joan Tate Allen

Giving back is its own reward; props to New Meadows, a combined program of New Avenues for Youth and Bridge Meadows.

MASTERS CIRCLE BROKER OF THE YEAR: JENNIFER WEINHART

Committment, work ethic pay off for top producer: Lake Oswego-based realtor Jennifer Weinhart is PMAR's Masters Circle Broker of the Year.

First Citizen: Bill Russell

From trial lawyer to feeding the hungryat the nonprofit Union Gospel Mission.

Labor: Panel warns of labor shortages

Westside Economic Alliance forum focuses on construction workforce; schools say they are working on more alternatives to college offering prospects of…

Centennial Mills new buyer almost home

The latest potential buyer of Centennial Mills visits with big plans for condos, a park and affordable housing on the rare seven-acre waterfront site…

Zidells and City shelve massive South Waterfront development

UPDATED: Patriarch blames 'city's priorities on how it intends to use urban renewal funds' and tells the Business Tribune, 'If the mayor were to call…

Labor commissioner looks back at decade-long tenure

Case against Gresham bakery's refusal to provide a cake for a same-sex couple drew big headlines, 'but it was just one of many,' Brad Avakian says.…

It's no longer business as usual - and that's a good thing

During Sandra's tenure, the Alliance helped lead and participate in some of the most important issues and developments that have made our region what…

Vibrant! topping out!

Eye-popping affordable housing tower with 93 units reaches peak height in North Pearl, gets zany name.

'The lifeblood of the local economy'

Oregon Trucking Association hosts annual truck driving championships and reflects on Oregon's trucking industry

Jupiter Hotel: Coarse Jewel

The hotel's expansion is like modern Portland: ambitious and shiny, yet trying to retain its Old Portland grit.

Going up!

Walter Bowen proposes five-star hotel, condo and office tower to replace downtown's biggest food cart pod.

Retail development in Forest Grove nears opening

Stonewood Center will have a fro-yo shop, a cafe, a paint store and more. Additional buildings are planned.

Wyden, Bonamici announce new fight for net neutrality

Ron Wyden, Suzanne Bonamici support bill that would make open internet rules federal law.

We make stuff in East Metro

Manufacturing accounted for about 23 percent of gross output in 1997 (the first year for which such data are available) but just 18.5 percent last…

A Japanese bookstore will move into the historic Guild…

After being vacant for more than a decade, the Guild Theatre will become home to Kinokuniya Books

XPLANE SAILING

Design studio-management consultancy epxands into middle east with an office in Qatar.

Portland-based apprenticeship scam hits Eugene

Pitcher asks for deposit to release a $20,000 bonus for becoming an apprentice, then vanish into the Internet.

Edlen committed to sustainability

Mark Edlen reflects on evolution of sustainable development, growing role of social equity.

Synthetic diamond factory set to move into Gresham…

Element Six brings new $94 million facility to Gresham Vista Business Park to make diamonds that can pass for the real things.

Raising the roof

Ecoroofs evolve from stormwater management workhorse to gathering places for people

Brandon Bridwell - BizInfluencer June 2018

Ernst & Young's new Portland boss is all about digital transformation and building a better workplace.

Moving the state forward through transportation…

The WEA supported Keep Oregon Moving because it took a multi-modal approach to a statewide transportation problem.

Owner won't allow paper mill to reopen

Owner won't allow paper mill to reopenUnion accuses WestRock of antitrust violation.

Political momentum building for family leave law

Lawmakers push to end a system in which 'vast majority of Oregonians . . . are forced to make impossible choices' when medical issues arise.

DIGGING THROUGH YOUR DIGITAL PAST

Law firms follow law enforcement in using cutting edge techniques for searching phones and computers in employee disputes

State eases rules on building officials

An emergency rule by the Oregon Building Codes Division would have effectively shut down the building programs of dozens of smalls cities that use…

Design & Development

Work continues on the Knight Cancer Research Building, going up in the South Waterfront north of Zidell Yards.

Mary's Woods set to expand with new financing

Ziegler announces closing of $41,000,000 financing for Mary's Woods expansion

If you lived here you'd virtually be home now

Virtual reality tours of new apartment buildings try to give leasing companies the edge and lure young people.

MOORE custom goodies

A small fashion designer packs a punch by bringing big city ideas to New Portland.

CC2035 Plan: City Council approves taller…

City Council amendments to CC2035 Plan could put Chinatown's historic designation at risk.

Tourism chief: Visitors are good for Oregon

'it's the front door to our economy,' Todd Davidson tells Washington County Public Affairs Forum; he rebuts criticism that tourists add to traffic…

Portland is No. 4 in per-capita spending on…

Portland's rent growth lags behind national average as new units come to market

KENNEDY WILSON SELLS $422 MILLION MULTIFAMILY…

The total $422 million sale includes Heatherbrae Commons in Milwaukie, from a national portfolio.

Job growth slowing, but unemployment at 'record low'

Oregon employers report having a difficult time filling their job vacancies.

Gresham welcomes $94 million facility

Element Six, new manufacturing company, will produce synthetic diamonds at Vista Business Park

City Council funds underrepresented businesses

The unanimous vote fully funds Prosper Portland's programs this budget season

Design & Development: RiverPlace Parcel 3

This week features 4806 S.E. 16th Ave., 2615 S.W. Water Ave. and RiverPlace Parcel 3

Design & Development: 2615 S.W. Water Ave.

This week features 4806 S.E. 16th Ave., 2615 S.W. Water Ave. and RiverPlace Parcel 3

Design & Development: 4806 S.E. 16th Ave.

This week features 4806 S.E. 16th Ave., 2615 S.W. Water Ave. and RiverPlace Parcel 3

Magnificent Modern Seven

Seven modern homes show off what's hot in contemporary and midcentury modern Portland architectures.

ANOTHER BRICK IN THE WALL

Architects in Schools program stimulates students to think outside the box.

Construction at record high

Housing affordability also still high, new study from Downtown Clean & Safe finds

Iconic masonic restoration: Hawthorne Theatre gets…

Versatile Wood Products' skilled artisans replicated the historical windows on the iconic Theatre

Hillsboro plans city-owned Internet service…

Hillsboro city officials have given the green light to building a citywide internet utility.

Legislature approves business tax break expansion

Gov. Kate Brown called a one-day special session Monday to expand a business tax break to sole proprietors.

Girl Power and Light

Schoolgirls get to try out skilled trades without men looking over their shoulders.

Ship in a bottle

Portland State University's Viking Pavilion is a modest wonder, reminiscent of a ship in a bottle.

Bend and Redmond have the highest number of…

Oregon towns make WalletHub study list of best and worst cities to start a business

Renting homes better than buying under new U.S. tax…

Portland is No. 7 in comparing deductible state taxes and homeownership expenses

George Heidgerken pays tax, utility bills at…

Falls Legacy LLC still owes $200,000 for delinquent account related to the 23-acre site in Oregon City

Carla Qualtrough comes to Oregon

Canadian Minister of Public Services and Procurement Carla Qualtrough keynotes on NAFTA in Portland

Design & Development: Downtown Beaverton

New design ideas for downtown Beaverton, 3539 S.E. Milwaukie Ave. and the Multnomah County Health HQ

Design & Development: 3539 S.E. Milwaukie Ave.

New design ideas for downtown Beaverton, 3539 S.E. Milwaukie Ave. and the Multnomah County Health HQ

Design & Development: Multnomah County Health HQ

New design ideas for downtown Beaverton, 3539 S.E. Milwaukie Ave. and the Multnomah County Health HQ

Shopping mall makeover: LLOYD GETS WOKE

NAACP's new office in Portland's Lloyd Center mall is a home for trainings, meetings and awaking consciousness.

Beam Development, Prosper Portland partner up

The three blocks in the Eastside Urban Renewal Area formerly owned by ODOT have been long vacant

Family builders challenge driveway policy

Portland Bureau of Transportation, small home building compamy at odds over single-driveway duplex policy.

City to change permit process at the Bureau of…

The changes are intended to reduce wait times for real estate development permits

Public service second nature for city's private…

We understand when smart investments - of both money and time - are made, our community as a whole thrives.

VIGOROUS CARNIVAL WORK

The Carnival cruise ship 'Legend' checks in with Vigor Industrial for some upgrades.

Design & Development: 80 N.W. 14th Ave.

This week features Heartline in the Pearl, Derby NW and 80 Northwest 14th Avenue

Design & Develpment: Derby NW

This week features Heartline in the Pearl, Derby NW and 80 Northwest 14th Avenue

Design & Development: Heartline

This week features Heartline in the Pearl, Derby NW and 80 Northwest 14th Avenue

FLIR System on the cutting edge of smart traffic…

Wilsonville company's traffic sensor aims to improve both safety and efficiency

Time to deliver

Amazon isn't the only one with interesting ideas about final mile delivery, and the Tech Association delivers too.

Housing: It's complicated

Opinion: How we solve the housing crisis might be more important than what we do

New views for Chinatown

Will Naito and Peter Englander, new Land Use co-chairs, speak on their priorities for the historical neighborhood

THE TWOFOLD SOLUTION

Need for privacy spurs creation of mobile meeting room, designed by ZGF for Twofold.

Unemployment steady in April as economy decelerates

During the past year, 29,600 jobs were added, a gain of 1.6 percent, which is a slowdown from the more rapid expansion during the prior few years.

Seismic upgrade funding moves forward for emergency…

Twelve schools, eight emergency facilities to receive $35 million in grants from Business Oregon

Wyden wants to maintain women's funding

SBA Women's Business Centers are looking at a $2 million budget cut in the federal administration's FY 2019 plan

Oregon needs to gear up for transportation

Colorado, Utah, New Mexico, Idaho, and Washington all passed transportation bills before we did

Trion Properties acquires three more multi-family…

Trion Properties has acquired Center Square Apartments, Maple Tree apartments and Menlo Square Apartments

Jobs on the red line

Portland International Airport holds a job fair for people who can make it to the end of the MAX line before dawn.

Oregon Tradeswomen's 2018 Career Fair

Seminars May 18-19 include how to recruit women into CTE and apprenticeships

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