In the 2000s, it was commonplace to hear from real estate experts that rising home prices were close to a sure bet. However, the 2008 crisis in the U.S. Blog Post
Feb 20, 2015 By
The head of Portland's Bureau of Development Services is asking that planners raise standards for discretionary review of development proposals. Among the points made to planners in a recent memo: customer service is not the same as getting to "yes."
Feb 18, 2015 The Oregonian
Research published by Governing Magazine finds that Portland, Oregon is the U.S. city with the highest degree of gentrification in this century.
Feb 17, 2015 Fusion
Cities vie for all sorts of distinctions: greenest; friendliest; wealthiest; most innovative. Portland, Maine, is just tickled to bits about topping the "Top-10 Coziest Cities in America." Added bonus: it beat out its regional arch-rival Boston.
Feb 13, 2015 Boston.com
In some cities the idea of adding a high rise is always dead on arrival, even if the city desperately needs to add density. For those communities facing similar challenges, a post on Blooming Rock offers five ways to think outside the high-rise box.
Feb 8, 2015 Blooming Rock
The three very different stories of the building trades in Atlanta, Denver, and Portland show just how much urban development patterns affect workers.
Feb 6, 2015 Shelterforce
Amid the constant battle between Seattle and Portland, Seattle-based writer Eric Scigliano responds to an Oregonian article praising Seattle's transit system. Praise is all right, writes Scigliano, but the Oregonian missed a few lowlights.
Feb 5, 2015 Crosscut
Bloomberg Businessweek examines the failed Columbia River Crossing project as a poster child for how political dysfunction is derailing critically needed infrastructure.
Jan 12, 2015 Bloomberg BusinessWeek
Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Portland all filed suit against Uber recently hoping to bring the transportation network company in conformity with public safety regulations.
Dec 12, 2014 Los Angeles Times
A new project to convert a little-used parking lot in a cloverleaf onramp opens the door to improve an awkward bike bridge landing in Portland, Oregon.
Dec 7, 2014 Bike Portland