CoStar Market Insights: Apartments Located Near Mass Transit Lease at Premium

Downtown Portland May Lose Four MAX Light Rail Stations TriMet, a mass transit operator in the Portland, Oregon metropolitan area, is considering closing four MAX light rail stations in Downtown... View Article

EVENT- B&H University – Landlord Tenant Ordinance Changes

The SVN | Bluestone & Hockley corporate office at 9320 SW Barbur Blvd. Suite 300, Portland, Oregon will conduct a class taught by Attorney, Leah Sykes. In this presentation, Leah... View Article

The Revenue Stream- What does Section 199A Regulations Mean

The Revenue Stream What 199A Regulations Mean for Your Clients Tax-Saving Opportunities for Business Owners Are any of your business-owning clients curious about the new Section 199A deduction? Although the... View Article

Houseboat hotel proposed for Columbia riverfront – DJC Oregon

The quest for short-term lodging is taking the hospitality market in unlikely places – even floating atop the Columbia River. The Portland Bureau of Development Services recently received an early assistance request... View Article

Metro recommends UGB expansions – Daily Journal of Commerce

Metro believes four suburban Portland cities should be granted urban growth boundary expansions. The regional planning agency’s chief operating officer, Martha Bennett, recommends Beaverton, Hillsboro, King City and Wilsonville be... View Article

Exaction or Extortion? Limits on the Power to Take Property During Land Use Proceedings

The Oregon Court of Appeals recently recognized that local jurisdictions cannot use local code to circumvent constitutional protections against the taking of property without just compensation.   In Hill v. City of... View Article

Portland Developers Are Offering Renters Amazon Gift Cards to Move Into Their Luxury Apartments – Willamette Week

New construction has sent a flood of new apartments onto the market. A month’s free rent has become standard. Renters who can afford an apartment in one of the new... View Article

Challenges of mixing old and new buildings in Portland – DJC Oregon

Challenges of mixing old and new A project proposal for the Historic Alphabet District calls for an update to the existing Buck-Prager Building and construction of two new buildings. Historic... View Article

July 2018 – Economic Indicators for Portland Metro

Continuing good economic news this month- close to 29 thousand new jobs created in the last 12 months in the Portland region all with an unemployment rate below 4 percent!... View Article

Case Study: Multnomah Village -7870-7878 SW Capital Hwy. Portland, OR.

About the property… Located in the heart of charming Multnomah Village, the property offered easy access to I-5 and US 99W, as well as numerous retail and restaurant amenities. Surrounded... View Article

Portland will require all landlords to register their apartments by late 2020 – Oregonlive

The Portland City Council unanimously enacted new rules this week to require landlords to register the addresses of all rental units in the city each year. The idea, city officials... View Article

Portland City Council delays seismic retrofit requirements

Owners of unreinforced masonry buildings may be required to place placards on their properties warning tenants and visitors of seismic risk after the Portland City Council on Wednesday directed staff to come up with... View Article

QuickFacts July 2018 – Risk Management for Owners of Real Estate


Luxury Condos: Making A Comeback In PDX

Luxury condos, once regarded by developers as a dead end, are making a comeback. The latest example: the ambitious proposal from Portland developer Walt Bowen for a 35-story tower on... View Article

Sold: Moolack Shores Motel

Moolack Shores Motel is a charming oceanfront property with twelve themed guest rooms catered toward couples. With approximately 225 feet of beach frontage, expansive views of the Pacific Ocean, and... View Article

How Box Retail Is Adapting To The Amazon Effect –

Landlords are backfilling vacant big-box spaces with multiple discount retailers, while Amazon explores growth in brick and mortar to complement their digital presence, says Hanley Investment Group’s Bill Asher.  ... View Article