Traffic causing headaches for everyone

The answer? A little bit of everything as multi modal transportation gains ground.

Renegotiating NAFTA?

Opinions are divided on how to fix the trade agreement which after 25 years has a web of roots under all three countries.

Recruit for diversity and inclusion

Join more than 40 major Portland-area employers to hire diverse talent at career fair with roundtables

Retirement: fees keep coming

Opinion: Starting a Roth IRA along with 401(k) contributions is a good way to prepare for retirement

Tiny home goes wireless

Gresham's tiny home industry takes off with Tiny Innovations, a new company off Glisan Street.

Craft beer: real estate booster

Study says neighborhoods with craft breweries also see population and rent growth

The Barclay: Midcentury gets new life

Low slung home has a natural vibe and pays tribute to John Yeon and Robert Rummer.

Design & Development

This week features The Dianne, The Morgan which is now leasing and self-storage at 910 S.E. Seventh Ave.

Unemployment rate hovers near record low

During the past 12 months, Oregon has added about 56,200 jobs. Construction led the way with the highest job gain in the past year, according to…

High School Grandstand Repairs

Experienced firms are invited to submit a bid for consideration by the District. A Mandatory Pre-Bid conference will be held at 8:00 AM on August 24,…

Help for minorities to access family wage jobs possible,…

New jobs in manufacturing, healthcare and skilled trades could be open to minorities without college degrees.

Exposure, chance to experiment among benefits for Street of…

Budget busters grab attention and are worth their weight in marketing for Street of Dreams builders.

Glass is in

...and wood, and stainless steel, at PSU's new biz school, as architects focus on performance.

Filling a nautical niche in Lake Oswego

yNaut Charters says it will cater to water enthusiasts up and down the Willamette who always wished they had 'friends with a big boat'

The Business of Diversity: play my song and ask me to dance

Luncheon forum at the Sentinel opens up the conversation about diversity as a resource

Metal Toad respawns in Los Angeles

Portland firm expands southward to keep in with entertainment clients, but keeps its industrial base.

Design & Development

This week features self-storage at 627 S.E. Division Pl., the Field Office in Slabtown and the new county Courthouse

Tigard City Council approves local hotel tax

Total transient lodging tax rate will stay lower than Beaverton, Hillsboro, Lake Oswego and others.

Mortenson Construction renovates its own new office

The Crane Building in the Pearl remodeled from warehouse to office reusing antiques

Designer Focus: Kengo Kuma's Suteki house

Japanese architect responsibile for Olympic Stadium designs a killer snout house for the Portland suburbs.

Take a staycation break here on the Westside

Keep the money local: biking, paddling and economic development in Washington County, which has it all.

Wood products ninth-inning comeback

The dream of an MLB ballpark in Portland made from cross-laminated timber is feasible - according to lumberpeople.

Design & Development

This week, we feature The Truman, 3336 S.E. Belmont and Modera Davis, all under construction

Groundbreaking: Hyatt at the Oregon Convention Center

Metro president says it could stimulate an extra $120 million in Portland metro's economy

Metro - Notice of Public Hearing

The Riverwalk Project involves the demolition and the construction of access and a falls viewing location at the former Blue Heron Mill site in…

Construction projects keep pounding away in the heat

If 90 degrees is the temperature at which foremen start thinking about shutting down, what happens at 110? 'We go to the river.'

Centennial celebration: Historic U.S. Bank building turns…

Guests celebrate the centennial of the U.S. Bank building at the 'Night at the Main' event

Lloyd Center: so ready for its close-up

Mall opens new entrance and spiral staircase in a bid to attract local office workers and Lloyd District residents.

Fair work week and drug decriminalization in Oregon

There is an increasing recognition that inconsistent scheduling can cause great disruption in the lives of wage earners.

Local lawmakers help to wrangle millions for Rockwood…

Senator Laurie Monnes Anderson directs $2 million for Rockwood Rising site.

Pearl West sells, from BPM Real Estate Investments to…

The first office tower to go up in the Pearl after the Great Recession changes hands

Moxie and Moss Workwear: Denims made fit, functional for…

Portland-made apparel industry grows with new women's workwear line that actually has tool pockets and fits women

PBA awards honor leaders for women in business

Lisa Kulok, senior vice president at Columbia Sportwear, and law firm Barran Liebman honored

HEAVY LIFTING: July's Biz Influencer, Julianna Marler

The Port of Vancouver's CEO/Executive Director, must deal with Trump's uncertain trade plans and competition from other bulk ports,

OBI's bipartisan pitch

Oregon Business & Industry aims to lobby hard for statewide businesses in a bipartisan manner.

Proposed measure would ban taxes on food sales

The initiative petition by the Northwest Grocery Association would prohibit taxing every point of food sales, except for restaurants.

The Goat Blocks: Placemaking over style

Portland Architecture columnist Brian Libby reviews the recently completed Goat Blocks development on Belmont.

Hawaiian Airlines resumes PDX-Maui direct flights

'We enjoy strong demand for our PDX-to-Honolulu flights today and connect many of our guests on to other islands, most notably Maui.'

Design & Development

This week features Clinton 50 Lofts, the Lennox Apartments, and the demolition of the Workmen Temple

Timber's comeback: CLT and seismic retrofits

A Corvallis engineer partners with local nonprofit to research cross-laminated timber uses in seismic rehabilitations

Help wanted app

Software helps Beaverton woman overcome ghosters and job application fatigue.

Hard-to-build housing

Recent study names Portland as one of the hardest markets to build apartments

Vacasa gets a COO

Former President of Wyndham Vacation Rentals North America and The Resort Company joins digital vacation rentals startup.

Downtown Portland is booming

Downtown Clean & Safe reports a 19 percent net increase in foot traffic over the June 2016 count.

Proposed St. Helens shipping container homes clear…

St. Helens Planning Commission approves conditional use permit for 8-unit housing structure

Cabela's gives grant to Oregon Tuna Classic

The sporting goods store in Tualatin recommended the $3,700 award to support the annual event.

Church under construction

Renovation of existing structure will increase space for worship and social services

Offices in demand

Building office space is easier and more popular than building apartments in Portland now

Legacy Emanuel: New tech, seismic upgrades

Legacy Emanuel expansion includes new home for cardiac surgery, Oregon Burn Center.

OMIC announces 7 industry partners

Manufacturing research and development facility making major headway with industry collaboration

Millennials may not be moving out

The recession may be in the rearview mirror, but many Millennials who moved back home have decided to stay.

Astra Women's Business Alliance to celebrate 20th…

The networking event supports the supply chain with women-owned business by inviting a range of diversity

Beyond solar panels

Home builders strive for EPS, Passive House and net zero standards, according to Energy Trust of Oregon's 2016 annual report.

Design & Development

This week features three projects in the works: Heartline, Vista Pearl and 8155 N.E. Air Cargo Rd.

Marketing Portland's maker culture

PDX-made stop-motion animation first to target short-flight cities for Travel Portland

Decades-low unemployment rate hovers as state adds…

Oregon employment officials said Tuesday that June's job gains follow gains were the largest since February 2016, when 9,600 jobs were added.

Astra Women's Business Alliance 20th Anniversary

Astra Women's Business Alliance celebrate its 20th Anniversary of supporting women business owners and our next generation of women leaders.

Scott Edwards Architecture wins three Gold Nugget…

Town Center Courtyards along Southeast 85th Avenue, the Music Box Residence along Northwest Skyline and 10 Barrel Brewing in Colorado all won

Development proposal includes venue for Lake Oswego…

Top-floor events center will be the central focus of Haladay family's proposed new building

Creating Platforms for Change

Pamela Cosper and husband Christian Brahe-Pedersen aim to cut waste and promote a community with the launch of their new women's footwear business.

Draft ordinance would keep food trucks out of…

Councilors discussed the proposal, which would mostly limit mobile food vendors to more industrial areas.

Rose City still cookin' as a hot hot hot housing…

Denver, Portland and Seattle were the fastest-moving markets, the company reported, with the typical home in each market finding a buyer in just…

Straight shooter

Part 2 of an interview with Curtis Robinhold, the new executive director of the Port of Portland since July 1

Bremik's interns, part 2: The new American dream

College-educated interns move toward jobs in the field as skilled trades fall out of public education

Whose global village? Our global village!

Tech Tonic: data's new economyRamesh Srinivasan is one of those rare thinkers who straddles the worlds of technology and culture.

Design&Development

This week features the OHSU Center for Health & Healing South, the new Mountainside High School in Beaverton and Willamette Park

Campbell to buy Pacific Foods

The multinational soup company announces $700 million agreement to purchase the long-time Tualatin business

Final curtain falls at Troutdale Elementary gym

School first constructed in 1926 will be ready to open by fall 2018. The cost is about 32 million.

What's up? Minimum wage.

The amount of increase in the state's new minimum wage differs depending on what part of the state you live in

Jantzen Beach Center sells

Oregon's largest open-air retail sale closes for $132 million to Kimco Realty, a New York-based company that owns several shopping centers across the…

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store heading to…

The Southern-themed store and restaurant will open its second area store in 2018 in Beaverton

Curtis Robinhold: A new path for the port

Part 1 of 2 of an interview with the new Port boss and his plans to pair the best of his predecessor's traits with his own personal management style

Understanding management and control

Contracting opportunities are plentiful, but do you know the best way to get connected to them?

Westside commercial real estate market continues to…

Opinion: We are a growing area, but with our low unemployment rate, we need to continue to focus on land supply and workforce development.

Bremik's interns, Part 1: The old American dream

Blue-collar apprentices used to work their way up to project superintendent positions; now, those jobs are half filled by the college-educated

Trion Properties acquires its fifth multi-family…

Hollywood-based company acquires 67 more units in Beaverton, adding to its 217 corridor strategy

VANCOUVER'S WATERFRONT VISION

Fish tacos and ol' man river, as a Portlander makes progress in his vision for Vancouver's radically changed mixed use waterfront area.

Oregon wineries, food processors oppose proposed…

Bill proposes dropping maximum work week from 91 to 72 hours in manufacturing sector, clarifying overtime pay

TAO-ing the line: Tech group gets into equity

Technology Association of Oregon looks to diversify through gender, ethnicity and place, in order to stay relevant.

Kaiser Permanente: History honored, new technology…

Kaiser's new center at the corner of Beaverton-Hillsdale Highway and Southwest Western Avenue will open in spring 2019.

Wage growth pushes up weekly unemployment benefits

The maximum weekly benefit amount paid to unemployed people will increase from $590 to $604. The minimum amount will increase from $138 to $141.

TAO-ing the line: Tech group gets into equity

This week features Modera Belmont, The Dianne in the Pearl and self-storage at 910 S.E. Seventh Ave.

Bill to require advance notice of work schedule…

Retail, hospitality and food service employers with more than 500 employees will now give seven days' notice of work schedules

SureID announces more layoffs

Tech security firm workers pay dearly for security lapse at US Navy, bringing total cuts to nearly 300.

Retail rethink: Come on in.

Three Portland brick and mortar retailers are making their stores into event spaces to bolster their online sales.

New Marriott hotel planned near I-84

A new Courtyard by Marriott is sited on a 2-acre lot in Gresham's Interstate 84 corridor district.

Portland Policy updates: seismic mandates, DOZA…

Bureau of Emergency Management working on updates for unreinforce masonry buildings in case of an earthquake; The Design Overlay Zone Assessment…

Oregon seeks to ensure equal pay for all

Hour and wage law gets a spine; gender-based protections will be extended to protected classes.

COVERED PATIO CONUNDRUM

Want to cover the patio on your pub or coffee house? The process and paperwork may not be as easy as you'd think.

The Portland Building's rain screen test

Experts disagree on whether the Portland building's proposed new exterior hurts or helps its status as a Postmodern architectural icon.

OregonSaves rolls out first pilot

First statewide retirement program starts payroll deductions July 1 for 11 Oregonian businesses

Creating Platforms for Change

Pamela Cosper and husband Christian Brahe-Pedersen aim to cut waste and promote a community with the launch of their new women's footwear business.

The region's best classic and sports car show is…

Sponsored content: The Concours d'Elegance is Sunday, July 16 on the campus of Pacific University in Forest Grove.

More than 'another number'

For 10 years, Southwest Portland-based Ticket Tomato has put a face and heart to online ticketing process.

Big burger to teens: Snap!

Teens can take ten seconds of summer to apply for a job at McDonald's via Snapchat, with a swipe of the finger.

Design & Development

This week, we are featuring the Modera Davis, the Clay Pavilion and Restoration Hardware uptown

GK Machine brings home global Manufacturing…

Old school innovators combine high-tech software with mechanical machineworks in the city of Donald

Lovin' beats drivin'

UberEATS now delivers McDonald's in Portland; kept hot in foil pouches sealed with tamper-proof a sticker.

The homeless crisis has not left us

The opinion from the Portland Business Alliance is that summer increases the population living outdoors and they need beds

Everyone benefits from a diverse workforce

PBA project aims to help businesses become more diverse, as experts discuss how to hire more equitably.

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