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  1. Eat It Up: Ruby Jewel's good deeds, Bollywood adds a little spice to lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Business Journal

    Hello, Ruby Jewel. We wrote fleetingly of Ruby Jewel's new Hawthorne location last week .

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  2. 5 things to know today, including why Oregon doctors are addicted to opioidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | Business Journal

    I've touted Elizabeth Hayes' reporting on Oregon's prescription pain pill addiction here before. She's been writing on the topic in her Health Care Northwest newsletter for more than a year .

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  3. Green Zebra Grocery to anchor new $192M Lloyd Center projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Business Journal

    Green Zebra Grocery will serve as the anchor tenant for Hassalo on Eighth, a 1.2 million-square-foot mixed-use project near Lloyd Center. The 8,203-square-foot store, which specializes in sustainably sourced fresh and organic products, will open, on Northeast Multnomah Street between Seventh and Ninth avenues, in early 2016.

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  4. California investor buys Laika's old Slabtown home for creative office spaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Business Journal

    A building that formerly housed Laika, the Portland animation studio behind movies like "Coraline" and "The Boxtrolls," will be remade into nearly 45,000 square feet of creative office space in the burgeoning Slabtown neighborhood. California real estate investment firm Kensington Investment Group , which has an office in Sherwood and owns a number of hotels and retail outlets across Oregon, has purchased the Pettygrove Building at the corner of Northwest 22nd Avenue and Northwest Pettygrove Street for $8.65 million.

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  5. 5 things to know today, and 6 ways I could spend my kicker refundRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | Business Journal

    The big business news yesterday came from 111 S.W. Fifth Ave. Yes, the structure affectionately known as "Big Pink" has changed hands , selling to a Connecticut investment group. On a matter that consumed the city on Wednesday, St. Mary's Academy has changed its mind about not hiring an employee because of her sexual preference.

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  6. OHSU takes a different approach to designing new South Waterfront buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Business Journal

    A warehouse along Macadam Avenue in Portland houses a maze of cardboard, almost like an adult version of children's forts. The cardboard has aided Oregon Health & Science University in designing the rooms inside its planned $340 million patient building, parking structure and guest house that will break ground early next year.

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  7. Turning 500 acres of farmland into Tigard's next neighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Business Journal

    A 500-acre area of farmland on the western edge of Tigard is on its way to becoming the Portland suburb's newest neighborhood of 6,500 people. Known as River Terrace, the area is expected to be home to 2,500 new housing units over the next 20 years.

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  8. Portland considers 5 more Eastside bike lanesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Business Journal

    Portland's City Council will consider moving forward with plans that could lead to five new "neighborhood greenways" that would bring "bicycle boulevards" to more areas. The Council, as it examines an assessment of how well the greenways are working , could also decide to improve six existing bike routes.

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  9. Zoom+ debuts 'Super' clinic for emergency careRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Business Journal

    I got a sneak peek the other day at the new Zoom+ Super emergency medicine clinic in Northeast Portland, and as you'd expect, it doesn't look like your typical ER. That's because it's not a traditional ER.

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  10. PDC gives the go-ahead to Natural Grocers project on divisive NE Portland siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Business Journal

    The Portland Development Commission all but solidified the future of a Natural Grocers store planned for a nearly 2-acre site in Northeast Portland at its monthly meeting yesterday. The commission voted 4-0 to approve the sale of 1.8 acres at Northeast Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard and Northeast Alberta Street to Majestic Realty , a California developer.

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  11. Longtime Portland jeweler shines up a new downtown studioRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Business Journal

    When it comes to names in the downtown Portland jewelry store circle, Packouz is one that's quick to come to mind. Originally founded in 1917 by Nathan Packouz, the jewelry store that bore the Packouz name thrived for nearly 100 years, including 45 of which were under the watch of Nathan's grandson, Larry Packouz .

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  12. Take a walk down the 2015 Street of DreamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Business Journal

    If it seems like the NW Natural Street of Dreams has been around for a while, that's because it has. The annual luxury home tour, put on by the Home Builders Association of Metropolitan Portland, is now in its 40th year.

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  13. Developer to add affordable housing to Burnside Bridgehead projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Business Journal

    One of the major residential developments coming out of the ground at the Burnside Bridgehead will dedicate 20 percent of its units to affordable housing. Key Development, the company building the mixed-use apartment complex known as Yard, today announced that it has signed an agreement with the city of Portland to construct 57 affordable units as workforce housing.

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  14. E. Burnside apartments, Portland gentrification flash point, sell for $41MRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Business Journal

    The marketing video played up the apartment complex's Portland vibe in an overly cliched way: A young couple hung their bikes on the wall, washed their canine in the dog wash, walked downstairs for karaoke and headed next door for Chinese. The reaction to the video and the complex was equally as Portland, with Willamette Week commenters and others decrying the video's inauthenticity and railing against the apartment building and its pricey rents for being at the heart of what's gone wrong in the city.

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  15. Portland-area residential Realtor firms join forcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Business Journal

    A Tualatin team of Realtors has joined forces with a nationwide franchise network to open a new metro region office. Bridgeport Realty Partners has climbed on board with Weichert Realtors and will now be known as Weichert Realtors - Bridgeport Realty Partners.

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  16. 4 trends driving the Oregon climate movementRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | Business Journal

    It's been a hot year for Oregon's climate, and not just because of the record temperatures . From pipelines to clean fuels , " bomb trains " to kayaktivists , the state is increasingly on the front lines of the battle to address global climate protection.

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  17. Grocery, affordable housing projects move forward on would-be Trader Joe's siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Business Journal

    A new Natural Grocers store on a well-known site in Northeast Portland took another step toward becoming a reality yesterday at an announcement featuring Mayor Charlie Hales , Commissioner Dan Saltzman and commissioners from the Portland Development Commission . If all goes as planned, the long-vacant lot at the corner of Northeast Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard and Northeast Alberta Street will be transformed into a commercial center anchored by a Natural Grocers grocery store.

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  18. Giant 940-unit apartment project planned for Lloyd DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Business Journal

    The project, known as Oregon Square, is a "super block" development by American Assets Trust , GBD Architects and Place Studio landscape architects. According to Next Portland , the project was to go before the Design Commission for its first full Design Review hearing today.

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  19. Homes in Portland's 25 most expensive neighborhoods edge above $460KRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Business Journal

    A new report from the National Association of Realtors suggests the median price for a Portland-area home in the second quarter rose 10 percent from 2014, settling in at just under $315,000 for the entire metro region. That surge beats Seattle , Silicon Valley , San Diego and Austin, Texas .

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  20. Southeast Portland apartment project lands $7M loanRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 13 | Business Journal

    A 48-unit apartment project that will be built at Southeast 13th and Oak in Portland's Buckman neighborhood has landed a $7 million construction financing loan. Nick Santangelo from CBRE Portland's debt and structured finance team arranged the financing for the project owners, Beckman Development LLC. The owners bought the 10,000-square-foot property at 1324 S.E. Oak St. in February from the Bastasch Family Trust for $1.3 million.

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