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Alberta Rose Theater Seeking Donations to Purchase Building

The Alberta Rose Theater in northeast Portland has the opportunity to purchase their building to “preserve a historic and important piece of Portland’s performing arts scene.” The theater is partnering with Premier Community Bank and has started a GoFundMe campaign to raise $700,000 by September 1st. The mid-size theater venue is located on…

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Portland’s Hottest Neighborhoods

Every quarter the Portland Business Journal compiles and analyzes RMLS data to determine which Portland area zip codes had the most homes sold, the highest average sale price, and the fewest days on the market. Now they have combined these three categories to find the “hottest” neighborhoods for the first quarter of 2017.…

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80 Affordable Housing Units Coming to NE Portland

A five-story, 80-unit affordable housing project is slated to break ground in NE Portland later this spring. Portland nonprofit, Portland Community Reinvestment Initiatives, Inc. (PCRI) is developing the project (with Gerding Edlen, Colas Construction, and Carleton Hart Architecture) on the Grant Warehouse Site on NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. between Cook and Ivy Streets. The…

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Expansion Planned for Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum Campus

Big new additions are coming to the Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum campus in McMinnville. The campus is under new management; Utah-based Falls Event Center LLC purchased several of the museum buildings and surrounding land last summer. The sprawling campus which already includes a water park, vineyards, and a brand new event space, is now slated to add…

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AMF Bowling Alley on SE Powell Closing Next Month

At the end of May AMF Bowling Center on SE Powell Blvd. and SE 30th will be closing its doors for good. MAJ Development Corporation bought the building last summer for $4.8 million and plan to “update and upgrade” the building and lease it to a large, as yet undisclosed, national retailer. This is…

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New Apartment Building Proposed in Rose City Park

A new apartment building has been proposed for the southeast corner of NE Sandy Blvd. & 47th Ave. The site is currently home to a branch of Umpqua Bank, which is also listed as the current owner. An early assistance intake report was filed with the city by Joshua Scott, the owner…

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