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Fight back against robo-calls

Opinion: Julia Anderson writes for women about money at Her Smart Money show with Joe Smith appears on Beaverton-based TVCTV…

House of Blues for Lloyd Center?

Rock and roll venue might take the Nordstrom space as part of the ongoing effort to make Lloyd Center and entertainment-based mall

Streetcar named desirable residence maker

New market and affordable housing follows along Streetcar route, which has 15,000 riders per day.

Design & Development

This week features 17th and Pettygrove, the Towne Storage Building and Multnomah Village Apartments

TriMet General Manager announces retirement

Neil McFarlane will leave in early 2018 after 26 years, including the last seven as general manager

Smart move: car share ditches two-seaters

Turns out even the carless didn't really want the two seaters, when a Benz was available.

B+: Vacasa's big round

Vacation rentals firm Vacasa raises Oregon's biggest round of Series B funding.

State loses more jobs in September as unemployment rate…

Oregon employment officials said Tuesday, Oct. 17, that September's job losses followed rapid gains during February through July, when a total of…

Mayor Clark: Tear down this hall

Housing and retail would add $29 million value at old Wood Village municipal site.

To tip or not to tip ...

The owners of Gigi's Cafe banned tipping and added a 20 percent surcharge, but it was adding profit sharing that clinched the success of their bold…

National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) 9th…

Come and enjoy Beer and Food Pairings at (5) different stations including a beer float, Brewery Tours lead by the Rock Bottom Brewery Brewers and the…

October Focus: Healthcare in the trades

Healthy employees, healthy business: General contractors reap benefits from holistic health, wellness programs

The Springs breaks ground on new community in Lake Oswego

After years of planning, construction is underway on the future senior living community in Lake Grove

MFG: 'An insatiable demand for people'

National Manufacturing Day aims to entice teens to consider working in a plant, be it a cleanroom or a traditional blue collar setting.

Portland: Weird not weird

Video streaming company Vevo's engineers keep things humming from Portland while the pop stars get their live act on in big cities

Coming up: GoGreen Conference

This event is taking the environmental friendliness of Oregon businesses up a notch

FLIR Systems will make mini drones for Aussie Army.

$6.8 Million Contract is for Black Hornet Personal Reconnaissance Systems.


This week features The Geode, Seven Corners Community Collaborative and AmberGlen on the Park

Columbia Gorge Outlets still 'in'

Long-running Troutdale complex takes on online retail with upgrades and fresh offerings.

Mass Timber rising

The Portland area is setting itself up as a center for mass timber construction. But what is it, and where can we see it?

CLT offers variety of approaches to strucural systems

Hacker Architects design two CLT buildings under construction in the metro area: First Tech Federal Credit Union, Eastside Office

Rolling along with WEA

Opinion: Westside Economic Alliance's Economic Development Bike Tour cycles through Wilsonville

Blue Star fills hole in center of Westside's eating scene

The doughnut franchise is set to open an outpost at Progress Ridge TownSquare this month.

Building boon: Millions collected in SDCs

Construction boom system development charges collected by city worth about $390 million

Securing a new national headquarters

Cook Security Group breaks ground on its new headquarters in Cascade Station

12th Annual Reverse Vendor Trade Show - RVTS

The Oregon Public Purchasing Association (OPPA) and the Columbia Chapter of the National Institute of Governmental Purchasing (NIGP) present to you…

Design & Development

This week features Flatiron, 3403 N. Mississippi Ave. and the Fair-haired Dumbbell

Oregon drivers tops in West when it comes to deer collisions

According to State Farm's study, the likelihood of colliding with a deer more than doubles during October, November and December - deer mating season.

7 Dees on Powell to become self-storage facility

Neighbors and fans of beloved garden center balk, want owners to provide community benefits

Pizza, ice cream and sushi!

Salt & Straw, Bamboo Sushi, Chuckie Pies among first five companies to reserve space in The Windward, Lake Oswego's new downtown mixed-use development

Let's drink to Burnside

Eastside Distilling launches new oaked bourbons to bottle what's cool about Portland's arterial.

Portland to offer Amazon former post office site

Offer will be included among other potential locations in the region to be submitted by Greater Portland, Inc.

Listen: Andrew Colas of Colas Construction wins the…

Vance Tong and Jules Rogers interview the BizTribCast's first live guest, Andrew Colas, CEO and president of Portland-based Colas Construction.

Paul Otellini, former Intel CEO, passes away

Paul Otellini, 1950 - 2017, became Intel's fifth chief executive officer in 2005

All round greatness

360 Labs is betting on 360-degree video being more useful than computer generated virtual reality.

Vigor's Army of One (billion bucks)

Vigor to build U.S. Army's Maneuver Support Vessel (Light) in a 10-year deal.

Under construction: East County Youth Opportunity Center

New Avenues for Youth to open new opportunity lab for at-risk youth in Rockwood

21 and over for smokes

New laws affect Oregon tobacco retailers as state increases smoking age from 18 to 21.

Seismic rehab grant applications open today

Business Oregon offers $10 million toward emergency services, $25 million for schools

XXcelerate program applications now open

The program is by and for women entrepreneurs and is all about mentorship and community support

Handsome prints

Kinstitch fits right in in inner Southeast, as it offers colorfast printing on natural fabrics, including photos, original designs and other scanned…

72Foster breaks ground

REACH Community Development digs into Lents to build an intergenerational mixed-use building

Pearl gets its hotel at last

A new hotel in the Pearl District is aiming at tourists and business travelers alike.

Nonresidential construction plunges even as hiring…

Associated Builders and Contractors economist breaks down what that means for the nation's infrastructure

Design & Development

This week features the Grove Hotel in Chinatown, Aura Burnside and 1611 S.E. Bybee Blvd.

Portland General Electric: building out its largest…

The Marquam Substation will be high-tech and provide electricity to downtown

Alliance director throws hat in ring for county…

Pamela Treece, who has run the Westside Economic Alliance since 2012, seeks to unseat Greg Malinowski

Recognizing two important leaders

Opinion: both commissioners Dan Saltzman and Nick Fish have served the community well

Amazon sets trend for other warehousers

Construction finished for three speculative warehouses off 223rd Avenue in Gresham.

Higher minimum wage could have negative impacts

Study of Seattle's minimum wage requirement has some startling revelations which may apply to Portland.

Creative ways

The Portland Creative Conference turns the focus on innovation in the minds of artists.

Attitude of gratitiude

70 foot mural highlights the firm's green headquarters, which will open at the end of 2017

RiverPlace's final block begins to come online

BRIDGE Housing develops two buildings including mixed affordability in the South Waterfront

September Focus: eco-friendly design

Apartment complexes are being designed with environmentally friendly features, which raises their value.

Let there be light

The Karl Miller Center - especially its massive atrium - gives PSU a sense of place

Design & Development

This week features the Asian Health & Service Center, 2611 S.W. Water Ave. and the Broadway Tower

BPS releases six month study on Inclusionary Housing

Development projects that are working under the Inclusionary Housing requirements are beginning to enter the review process in permit applications…

Weapons of mass creation

Visual FX expert Peter Kuran looks at the field today in a computer-centric world.

Amazon plans distribution warehouse in Portland

Amazon's third fulfillment center will be in North Portland with 1,000 full-time jobs

Woody Guthrie Place breaks ground

Fourth and final development in the Lents Town Center urban renewal area is officially under construction

Alberta Commons: looking for lessees

Prosper Portland announces affordable commercial tenanting program at Alberta Commons project

People-centered design for learning

PSU Biz School opens this week with multiple classroom types designed for different types of learning.

UA out of the blocks

Under Armor opens its new HQ in old YMCA space in Southwest Portland, with Duniway Park track refurbished.

Soft drink superblock: Security Properties buys…

East Portland office corridor trend continues to develop along Northeast Sandy Boulevard

Street of Dreams to build in Hillsboro in 2018

The annual luxury home showcase will be built in South Hillsboro, near The Reserve golf course.

Guardian Real Estate takes business to the…

Developer escapes mandatory Inclusionary Housing by building in southeast suburb Milwaukie

Design & Development

This week features the Sellwood Bridgehead, 7805 S.E. 13th Ave. and the Vista Pearl

Heavy metal with a human touch

Barge, railcar fab is still done mostly by humans at Gunderson, but robots are getting smarter and cheaper.

Under construction: The Rise Central

Rembold Properties adds mixed-use living to downtown Beaverton Central group of developments

C-PACE financing comes to Oregon

Prosper Portland and partners announce PropertyFit financing for building efficiency projects

Focusing on Washington County's transportation…

Opinion: Washington County is one of the fastest-growing areas in Oregon and with that growth comes increased traffic congestion - the focus of the…

Finding value with public funds

Many firms want to engage in a face-to-face discussion to learn about the public procurement process.

Oregonians sue Equifax after hackers access…

Mary McHill of Portland and Brook Reinhard of Eugene filed their lawsuit Thursday, Sept. 7, in U.S. District Court. They're seeking class-action…

Black atcha

Three black Portland entrepreneurs talk about their business ideas, haaving just pitched them to investors at Pitch Black.

Five-story apartment complex sought for downtown…

Developer Mike McKeel pledges units below market rate at Miller, Main avenues.

Cycle Oregon's $500 deal

Charity bike ride and glamping trip under no obligation offers half the money back, but hopes for charitable donations.

September Biz Influencer: Brian Smith

Inside the procurement sector: Brian Smith is Multnomah County's purchasing manager.

SolarWorld, in merger process, may be up for sale

The factory in Hillsboro has cut more than half its workforce and will likely need intervention to survive.

Home tap

Like a long-term spouse, Alexa on the Tap has selective hearing, and who knows what she does with the data.

Nike layoffs to top 700

Company restructuring means more employees will receive notice of layoffs by the end of the month.


This week features the Lennox Apartments, The Portland Clinic and Broadstone Pearl

Alexa, how much money do I have?

U.S. Bank rolls out voice activated online banking in baby steps, teaming with Amazon.

Market demands bigger apartments

Portland market saturated with empty studios; family-size rentals slow to come online

Change is here for Federal tax laws

Opinion: Time to prepare for coming changes Federal business audit procedures

Residences over retail proposed in Fairview

Twenty two apartments, four commercial spaces planned for three-story building.

D.R. Horton cites labor shortage for move-in delays

Scappoose homebuyers say closing dates have been pushed back several times due to construction delays

Five-story apartment complex sought for downtown…

Developer Mike McKeel pledges units below market rate at Miller, Main avenues.

Two hotel projects planned in Oregon City

Two more downtown hotels are planning to be built in time for the construction of a pedestrian walkway to Willamette Falls beginning in 2018

Potential downtown projects on the docket for…

Pending sales of city-owned land to developers have fallen through before, including three times at the Main/12th street intersection

City sells Terminal 1 for $11.125 million

Northwest Portland industrial site sold to Lithia Motors, allowing Oregon-based Fortune 500 company to consolidate its Portland operations

Local tech hero Sam Blackman's last interview

Portland man who co-founded Elemental and sold it to Amazon died of cardiac arrest days after moving into new offices downtown

Oregon: No. 8 best state in women's equality

New study tracks disparity between binary genders in income, executive positions, work hours, educational attainment and political representation

Design & Development

This week features The Collective on Fourth, 12th & Morrison and The Ella Marie

Bracing ourselves

From bridges to buildings, Portland needs more investments and incentives. What if the Burnside Bridge went down?

Conventional Craig

New Oregon Convention Center boss Craig Stroud is a proud accountant who saw the Oregon Zoo through its expansion.

PitchBlack 2017 is back Wednesday

Business For a Better Portland is passing the digital hat to raise cash prizes for winning business pitches by people of color.

Portland Construction Contractors: equal pay for…

Workers' rights hearing highlights exploitation of immigrant carpenters with testimonials

Elemental founder Sam Blackman dies at 41

Governor Kate Brown laments Lakeridge High grad's passing, citing his ability to 'grow financially while engaging civically'

DOZA project moves forward: 'A' is for amendments

City kicks off projects to implement recommendations for improving the design overlay zone

Love of satellites

Portland State team leads the effort to build a tiny CubeSat for the OreSat project.

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