At nine or 10 stories – depending how you count the original mezzanine – the Woodlark Building was one of Portland’s early skyscrapers. When its ribbon was cut in 1912, the Sunday Oregonian declared it “one of the most modern ...Read More »
Some 44 percent of highway contractors reported that motor vehicles had crashed into their construction work zones during the past year, according to the results of a new highway work zone study conducted by the Associated General Contractors of America. ...Read More »
Homebuilders slowed down the pace of construction for the third straight month in May, a possible sign that the shortage of houses for sale might worsen. The Commerce Department said June 16 that housing starts fell 5.5 percent in May ...Read More »
Albertsons started construction June 20 on what will be the grocery chain’s new flagship store located barely a half mile from the company’s corporate headquarters. The new 65,000-square-foot Albertsons at Broadway and Beacon Street will be the chain’s first “premium” ...
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Solar power continues to shine in the U.S. But adoption across the nation has grown in fits and starts. The solar industry is experiencing rapid job growth, despite accounting for less than 1 percent of all consumed energy nationwide. U.S. ...Read More »
The Idaho Youth Ranch is ready to start construction this summer on a residential treatment center in Middleton. A 33,750-square-foot indoor horse arena and other animal facilities will make up the first phase of the IYR’s $24 million master plan ...Read More »
San Francisco Bay Area residents looking for the unicorn that affordable housing has become in the region now have one more option thanks to the Boise-based Guerdon, the Portland, Ore.-based Bridge Housing, and Ankrom Moisan Architects. The developer and architecture ...Read More »