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Amazon drops NYC; Portland remains out

Monster e-tailer pulls out of plans for HQ2 in Long Island City, Queens, but Portland will not revive its bid.


A growing number of developers, business owners are exploring TOD projects, with TriMet on the case.

Large industrial facility in Clackamas to close down

By 2020, several hundred expected to lose grocery-distribution jobs near Milwaukie

New owners plan restaurant, offices at Beaverton Bakery

Dan and Kat Magner will move sign business to Broadway location, renovate rest of complex for lease as restaurant and office space.

Portland beer industry loses 'oldest craft brewery'

BridgePort Brewing Co. will close pub on March 10, brewing operations already shut down

National luxury homebuilder moves into Portland market

Toll Bros. is working on developments at communities in Bethany and Happy Valley.

Now is the time for diversity

The Westside Economic Alliance has determined an area of focus for the organization needs to be diversity, equity, and inclusion.


Sparkloft ran social media for the city of Atlanta during Super Bowl 53, and lived to tell the tale


Private companies, public agencies reaping benefits by replacing fleets with electric vehicles.

Large industrial facility in Clackamas to close down

By 2020, several hundred expected to lose grocery-distribution jobs near Milwaukie

More oil trains could be coming to Portland, loaded with…

Zenith Energy is expanding its terminal in Northwest Portland, to accommodate train shipments that would be transfered to ocean-going ships.

Charging forward with EVs

Portland's Chargeway is trying to make charging your electric vehicle much, much easier

Renovation connects convention center with nature

Oregon Convention Center $39 million project focuses on updated looks inside and out

'A story behind every object'

City Home brings its eclectic collection of furnishings and accessories to a Lake Oswego pop-up shop in The Windward

Burnside Brewery latest in Portland to shut down

The landlord for the leased space at 701 E. Burnside changed the locks on the nine-year-old Burnside Brewing Company.

OLCC: Oregon produces enough unsold pot to last 6.5 years

Oregon Liquor Control Commission releases new report on glut of pot in recreational marijuana market

Inclusive company culture is an imperative

If you hope to influence the trajectory of your organization, you need to question and challenge existing structures of power.

Shipbuilding: Couve wins big over PDX

Vigor chooses Vancouver over Portland to build army ships, moving jobs from Ballard and Clackamas.

OSU takes next steps on $1.667 billion in projects

Board of trustees gives OK to further examine feasibility of projects at Corvallis, Bend campuses

10 Branch partners with CENTRL Office on downtown Lake…

30,000 square feet of co-working space will fill the second and third floors of the new mixed-use Beacon development

Design & Development: KEX PDX

A century-old building on Northeast MLK Boulevard is being renovated into a hostel and gastropub

Outdated Prineville school transformed into affordable…

Housing Works turns circa-1940s Prineville building on six acres into community hub.

Greater Portland Tech Challenge 2019

Public-private speed dating event returns for a second year, now with equity goggles.

Pamplin Media Group to sponsor Women in Business Showcase

University of Portland's Pamplin School of Business Education Series is pleased to announce the kick-off of its Women in Business Showcase.

Poll: Metro voters tie congestion to growth, want relief

The elected regional government has a released a new poll it commissioned to help craft a transportation finding measure for the November 2020 ballot.

Lawmakers outline their priorities

Westside Economic Alliance forum features eight of 18 members whose districts take in parts of Washington County.

Spreading the credit union message

Lake Oswego resident Steven Stapp travels to countries around the world to develop new credit union systems

Vacancy growing at Milwaukie Marketplace shopping center

Eagle Bargain Outlet's move to McLoughlin leaves nearly 40 percent of mall building empty

Klaxoon: Honk if you love working.

The Monday meeting is an American software industry institution, but Klaxoon wants to change that.

Pamplin Media to produce The Charbonneau Villager

The Charbonneau Villager is the newest newspaper to be produced by the Pamplin Media Group.

Business group warns: public employee benefits 'large and…

Survey: Most Oregon public unions don't have to dig deep to pay for health insurance

Old bricks, new hot spots

The Hoxton Hotel and Woodlark Hotel find authenticity and ambiance in historic architecture

Last call for the Widmer Bros. Pub

Russell Street remains a brewery and distribution center, with a gift shop, but the pub went the way of the eatery: flat.

University of Western States announces plan to relocate

School will move to a 150,000-square-foot Northeast Portland building that formerly served as Banfield Pet Hospital's corporate headquarters


Tualatin-based Albina Co. has provided bent steel for some of the country's biggest construction projects.

City planning 5G wireless infrastructure

Council unswayed by concerns from wireless companies regarding potential design rules for installations

TriMet's plan: 19 fixed-up elevators at $22 million cost

The newest elevator to close is located at the Hollywood/NE 42nd Avenue MAX platform in Portland.

Bridge Development Partners names first project in Portland

Northeast Columbia Boulevard looks pretty good for freight and manufacturing companies, compared to Seattle.

Russian speakers getting heard at last

Refugees from the former Soviet Union have flourished in business and are noticed by City Hall

D&D: B76

The 20,000-square-foot, wedge-shaped building features a design by Portland-based Skylab.

Warner Pacific launches sourceU tech school

Classes from Epicodus and Riperia will be sandwiched into a liberal arts degree

Fourth and Montgomery project breaks ground

Building will house Portland Bureau of Planning and Sustainability and programs for PSU, PCC, OHSU.

Doors open at new CCEC building

Columbia County Education Campus students now in new facility; open house to be held Jan. 22

Diversity boosts Portland's economy

Three leaders in the Portland business community discuss issues faced by minority businesses at January's PBA breakfast forum.

Ross Island Sand & Gravel closes concrete division

A long-term business decision for Ross Island Sand & Gravel was announced Jan. 15 at a meeting of the Teamsters Local 162.

Building on history

The Mt. Hood Cultural Center and Museum is moving forward with an expansion that will nearly double its existing space.

Eastside Distilling, Craft Canning merge in $5…

The Jan. 14 merger will combine operations with Eastside's Mother Lode co-packing subsidiary.

U.S Census needs you -- for American Housing Survey

90 locals in tricounty Metro area to be hired to help develop key funding statistics

Smile, Lake Oswego, you're on camera!

Milestone's new home is wired for video management software, as more security cameras come online and need managing.

Feds: Freeway tolls 'very likely' to be approved

The Federal Highway Administration responds to the request to toll parts of I-5 and I-205 in the Portland area.

Dirt dreams: The making of a suburb: Part one in a…

Supplanting farmland, Reed's Crossing in South Hillsboro aims to be a new kind of suburb, with more variety, less commuting and a targeted green…

Feds: Freeway tolls 'very likely' to be approved

The Federal Highway Administration responds to the request to toll parts of I-5 and I-205 in the Portland area.

TechTonic: Technology for 2019

From 5G to e-ink, high tech is flying higher than ever, but some of it is to hard to track

Businesses still flock to trucks

The 2019 Portland International Auto Show at the Oregon Convention Center will feature trucks from leading manufacturers.

Convention Center hotel takes shape

Doors won't open for more than a year, but rooms at the Hyatt Regency Portland are already in demand.

Auditors: State's smart shopping could save millions

Audit by secretary of state's office recommends that Department of Administrative Services buy a procurement system.

Find your ride at Portland auto show

The Portland International Auto Show returns to the Oregon Convention Center later this month.

Opportunity Zone activity ramps up

Developers, investors spurred by long-awaited release of proposed regulations.

Federal tariffs impacting local markets

Trade war threats are among the factors slowing some sectors of Oregon's economy.


Classic Portland firm values collaboration, employee ownership and green work over big egos and cookie-cutter design

Goin' Gaming expands space, features

Troutdale game-playing haven to celebrate 're-opening' to introduce deli, video arcade this weekend

Make 2019 a year of civic engagement

Portland offers a wider range of opportunities for community involvement during the coming year.

Metallica donates to Clackamas

Metal band spreads largesse to help fans get into the trades at Clackamas Community College

Initiative gets green light to steer toll money to…

Court clears ballot title language for measure giving Portland-area drivers a say in how funds are spent.

Feds add funds for streetcar expansion to…

The Portland Streetcar plans to add 2.3 miles of track in the northwest Slabtown neighborhood.

Gresham expands enterprise zone

Property tax abatement program now encompasses new properties in the Southshore Industrial area

A natural Portland presence

Nature Conservancy chapter practices what it preaches and turns local headquarters into Conservation Center.

2018 Review: How was it for you?

We ask business leaders how 2018 fared for their organizations, and what they expect from 2019.

Portland newspaper Mid-County Memo stops presses…

The monthly Mid-County Memo served 15,500 residents in Gateway and Parkrose neighborhoods

Counting on the courthouse

One month after topping out, the new Multnomah County Courthouse is taking shape inside and out.

Re-imaginations and Reclamations

The year's best architecture brought new ideas to existing places and spaces

BizQuiz 2018: whaddya know?

Do you know Portland business? Test yourself before you wreck yourself with our 2018 Holiday Biz Quiz.

There's jobs to be had in clean energy

Business groups promoting cap and trade bill cites more than 50,000 jobs in the sector in Oregon

Apple pledges $8.7M for Prineville water system

Water will be collected in the aquifer to meet data centers' thirsty demand for agua.

Tigard company keeps kids rolling on Christmas

In keeping with an annual holiday tradition, Pioneer Waterproofing employees assembled 260 bicycles for a local toy drive.

Feds add funds for streetcar expansion to…

The Portland Streetcar plans to add 2.3 miles of track in the northwest Slabtown neighborhood.

Lawsuit slams city for quake warning signs on some…

Lawyer says signs required for unreinforced masonry buildings is unconstitutional for several reasons, including compelling unwanted government…

New Year, renewed commitment to community

It's time for the Portland Business Alliance to create a new strategic plan that embraces our core mission and values

Creating a Portland presence

The Oregon chapter of the Nature Conservancy is in the process of renovating its Portland headquarters into the Oregon Conservation Center.

Economist upbeat about continued growth

John Mitchell presented his annual Economic Forecast to the Portland Business Alliance on Thursday, Dec. 13.

More Intel in Oregon

Chipmaker to expand its fabrication plants in Oregon, Ireland and Israel as it expands beyond the PC.

Submitting to Google, one cell tower at a time

I ditched Verizon Wireless for Google Fi. You won't believe what happened next...

Lawmakers reopen I-5 Bridge talks

Economist urges Oregon and Washington legislators to 'refuse to make the same mistakes' that doomed earlier efforts.

Local firm launches video game based on 'Redwall'…

SOMA unveiled a game based on the 'Redwall' series of children's novels earlier this year

December focus: transportation partnerships for…

Metro seeking applications for public-private projects that test new transportation services

Portland literary magazine Tin House to cease…

The influential tastemaker published many national and local authors from its Slabtown HQ.

Ground broken for Clackamas County Bank's Gresham…

New 8,400-square foot, two-story office with multiple amenities set to open in 2019

Economist upbeat about continued growth

John Mitchell presented his annual Economic Forecast to the Portland Business Alliance on Thursday, Dec. 13.

141 affordable units slated for Sugar Shack site in…

The one-time Portland strip club will be demolished for affordable housing project by Hacienda CDC.

E-scooter supporters roll into City Hall rally…

Bird reminds city that it would like to bring its electric scooters back to Portland, but few riders bother to show up.

Combating climate change, comfortably

Tillamook Row is not just multifamily housing with free electricity - it's a way forward

EWind Solutions' latest FDA grant

Half mill could help electricity generating drone startup's lofty ambitions to take on Google.

Bamboo Sushi to open Jan. 9 in downtown Lake Oswego

Restaurant known for commitment to 'eating sustainably' will be located on First Street in The Windward

Businesses scramble to comply with new state pay…

Employers who know of pay gaps have to give raises and adjust their pay scale by Jan. 1, or face penalties.

141 affordable units slated for Sugar Shack site in…

The one-time Portland strip club will be demolished for affordable housing project by Hacienda CDC.

Four tales of Old Portland Holdouts

Building owners who refuse to sell out are making a statement about development rising around them, but every story is different.

Meeting future workforce needs through education

A strong, positive relationship between the business community and schools is needed to help build a skilled workforce.

Remaking Mother's

After nearly 20 years in the same location, a Portland favorite is finding a new place in the city's restaurant scene.

How to approach an RFP

Securing government contracts requires mastering the art of the Request For Proposals

Orange is in at Meier & Frank Building

Oregon State University's new Portland Center has found a home on the second floor of the historic downtown building.

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