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  1. Portland coworking spaces set to celebrate their own unique brand of officesRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Business Journal

    In Portland, the event, which honors the shared office spaces that are prevalent among the city's tech startups , will be marked at 13 spaces. The group Workfrom is even holding gatherings , with seminars and other networking opportunities, to tout the concept.

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  2. Hales heads to D.C. to talk climate change with the White HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Business Journal

    A week after returning from an energy-related gathering at the Vatican, Portland Mayor Charlie Hales will hit Washington, D.C., today for more of the same. Hales will visit the White House to weigh in on the Obama Administration's Clean Power Plan for existing power plants.

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  3. The Orange Line effect: Huge Milwaukie apartment communities sold for $47MRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Business Journal

    A list of apartment sales with the Holliday Fenoglio Fowler name attached to it grew a little longer this week with the sale of two apartment communities in Milwaukie. The commercial real estate services company announced this week that it closed the $47.1 million sale of The Bluffs and Miramonte Lodge, two garden-style apartment projects totaling 368 units in the Portland suburb.

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  4. #ShellNo protest: Arctic oil ship passes under Portland bridge as kayakers create havocRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Business Journal

    An icebreaker that's part of a controversial Shell Arctic oil drilling operation maneuvered its way under Portland's St. Johns Bridge Thursday at 5:55 p.m. The ship headed up the Columbia River some 41 hours after protesters began dangling off the bridge in an effort to prevent it from making its way to the Arctic Ocean. The Fennica will help break ice as Shell drills for oil near Alaska.

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  5. #ShellNo, the morning after: Greenpeace claims victory, Hales offers...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Business Journal

    The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of American City Business Journals. Thirteen activists from the group came down after rappelling and suspending themselves from the St. Johns Bridge.

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  6. 5 things to know today, and reality TV has nothing on #ShellNoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 5 | Business Journal

    Good morning, Portland. And what a morning it'll be after an absolutely insane afternoon.

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  7. Former Golf Channel CEO lands at Portland real estate search firm, immediately lands new cashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Business Journal

    Househappy is a photo-driven real estate search tool. The platform now also includes a marketplace of professionals ranging from agents, to lenders and contractors.

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  8. #ShellNo: Protesters start descending from their St. Johns Bridge perchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Business Journal

    Some activists in Portland protesting the planned drilling of oil in the Arctic Ocean have begun lowering themselves off the St. Johns Bridge . The actions signal the end of a protest that began Wednesday morning when 13 activists, organized by Greenpeace USA rappelled off the structure in an effort to impeded the Fennica icebreaker ship, leased by Shell Oil, from traveling to Alaska.

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  9. Riot police face Portland protesters trying to block Shell oil shipRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Business Journal

    Police in riot gear are confronting protesters dangling from a Portland bridge trying to interfere with the same Shell Arctic oil drilling project that spurred protests in Seattle in June. The Portland Business Journal's Cathy Cheney , on assignment at the scene, said the Portland officers are in full riot gear near the St. Johns Bridge.

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  10. Portland repair yard housing Shell ship focuses on safety as activists continue St. Johns protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Business Journal

    The Portland-based company from which a Shell Oil-leased ship is trying to sail says it's focused on keeping its customers and employees safe. Caitlin Sause, Vigor Industrial's director of government and public affairs, also said the company backs the Obama Administration's decision to allow drilling in the Chukchi Sea, in the Arctic Ocean.

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  11. Alaska judge orders heavy fines for Greenpeace in oil protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Business Journal

    An Alaskan judge says Greenpeace USA, by blocking an icebreaking vessel's path to an oil-drilling job in the Arctic Ocean, is in contempt and must pay $2,500 an hour as long as the ship is thwarted. KGW, a news partner of the Portland Business Journal, reported that Sharon Gleason , a U.S. District Court judge in Anchorage, issued "an order prohibiting Greenpeace members from interrupting or stopping ships involved in Shell's offshore Arctic drilling."

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  12. PDC picks Homer Williams' team for $93M affordable housing project in South WaterfrontRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | Business Journal

    The Portland Development Commission will kick in at least $19 million toward a $93 million housing project that will bring more than 200 affordable housing units to the South Waterfront. In a release this week, PDC and and the Portland Housing Bureau announced that they have selected the team of Bridge Housing Corporation and Williams & Dame for the development of RiverPlace Parcel 3 in the North Macadam Urban Renewal area, a two-acre site at 2095 S.W. River Parkway.

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  13. Shell ship heads back to Portland drydock as activists claim a winRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Business Journal

    Greenpeace USA activists say they've prevented a Shell-leased icebreaker from traveling under the St. Johns Bridge in Portland. The activists, who rappelled down ropes and have now dangled for more than 30 hours, said the Fennica vessel left its dry dock around 6:15 a.m., traveled toward the St. Johns Bridge , then turned back around 8 a.m. "Feeling victorious! The Fennica turned around and headed back to the port.

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  14. Portland's Electric Avenue rocks down to a new downtown spotRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Business Journal

    The selection is billed as "the largest lineup of electric car quick-charging stations in downtown Portland." It sits on Southwest Salmon Street between First and Second avenues.

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  15. Anti-drilling protesters dangle from Portland's St. Johns Bridge in #ShellNo demonstrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Business Journal

    A bevy of protesters are dangling off the St. Johns Bridge in an effort to stop an icebreaking vessel on its way to the Arctic Ocean on an oil-drilling mission. The Oregonian's Stuart Tomlinson reports that the protesters who rappelled off the bridge have enough supplies to last "for days."

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  16. Urban winery uncorks its wine bar's largest expansion to dateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Business Journal

    A popular Portland spot for both wine makers and drinkers has undergone an expansion to welcome nearly the double the guests it originally could. SE Wine Collective, which is at 2425 S.E. 35th Place, has doubled its seating, placing new seats and tables both in the cellar and outside.

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  17. Foreign investment continues to pour into Portland's CRE marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Business Journal

    Word on the street is that institutional and foreign investors like the opportunities in the Portland metro region's commercial real estate market. Case in point: A Switzerland-based insurance company and its subsidiaries have recently acquired a downtown apartment building and a suburban office park in two deals that hit nearly $73 million.

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  18. A top Oregon distillery plans an elaborate tasting room in the Central EastsideRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Business Journal

    Oregon's third-largest craft distillery is adding an elaborate, 1,100-square foot tasting room to its Southeast Portland production facility. House Spirits Distillery, which landed at number three on the Business Journal's list of the largest distilleries in the state, has hired local firm Osmose Design to conjure up the new tasting room.

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  19. 5 things to know today, and get ready for Ice Bucket Challenge 2: The RedumpingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 5 | Business Journal

    It's now possible to tool around town in a Tesla. Or at least enlist a Tesla cabbie to drive you around.

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  20. Coming soon: 100,000 more square feet of metro region industrial spaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Business Journal

    By the end of this year, more than 2 million square feet of industrial space are expected to be delivered to the hungry Portland metro region market. Pacific NW Properties, a privately held commercial real estate company that has developed, owns and manages approximately 3.5 million square feet in the metro area, formally broke ground last week on its Franklin Business Park II in Tualatin.

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