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Urban Works
Local. Urban. Retail.
Interests: real estate, restaurants, development, portland, neighborhoods, retail, planning & policy, mixed-use projects & commercial brokerage
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After suffering for nearly a year through the city's byzantine permitting and zoning process...Portland's next great Italian restaurant, Renata is now open and available for reservations at OpenTable. Located at the corner of SE Main & 7th in what is... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Portland Urban
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Congratulations to Jessi Duley and the entire Burncycle squad on the opening of their second whole-body indoor cycling studio in Lake Oswego. Burrncycle 2 is located in the brand new Kruse Village shopping center just off of I-5. Burncycle opened... Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2015 at Portland Urban
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David Howitt of Meriwether Group wrote a great article in the Portland Business Journal regarding developer C.E. John's dispute with Cana Flug and her beloved Besaw's restaurant. Well said Mr. Howitt! Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2015 at Portland Urban
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Soon you'll be able to enjoy a libation and bite alongside the river at NW Front Avenue and 17th Street. Howl and Growl Filling Station will open a pub/café serving beer, wine, kombucha, coffee, tea and light provisions on the... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2015 at Portland Urban
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Locally owned Sloan Boutique will open its third location in the heart of the Mississippi District at LEED Gold Tupelo Alley this spring. The shop sells stylish apparel, shoes and accessories for women of all ages and has two successful... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2015 at Portland Urban
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The Stagecraft Building at 1302 NW Kearney (and 13th) in the heart of the Peal District will be home to new retailers and creatives in spruced-up digs as early as Q1 2016. The building offers 28,000 square feet of divisible... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2015 at Portland Urban
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Upper Left Roasters soon will open a coffeehouse and café with onsite gourmet coffee roasting in the newly renovated Ladd Corner building at SE 12th and Clay. Originally Sheldon's Service Station in the 1920s, the building has been home to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2015 at Portland Urban
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Congratulations to our friends at Produce Row. Urban Works, along with the rest of Portland is excited to see the doors open again this May! More info at Eater - http://pdx.eater.com/2015/4/6/8353575/produce-row-sold-reopening-May Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2015 at Portland Urban
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Salt, Fire & Time/SFT is opening its first retail outlet at NE Couch and 6th Avenue in the Central Eastside Lofts building. Featuring bone broth, kombucha, coconut yogurt and other yummy, nutritional treats, SFT is a perfect fit for the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2015 at Portland Urban
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The mixed use building coming to the corner of NW Couch and 9th features 137 high-end apartment units with ground floor retail space. The ground floor retail space features three units from around 1200 SF - 2500 SF with prime... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2015 at Portland Urban
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Urban Works Real Estate is thrilled to be handling the leasing of the 6,000+ square feet of retail space at the revitalized 1320 Broadway building. The former Oregonian building is being transformed into the largest single block of Class A... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2015 at Portland Urban
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The Hamilton Building, at 510 SW 3rd, is now home to fine mens retailer: Wildwood Bespoke! Wildwood Bespoke has leased 1,458 SF of retail space in this historic office building and will bring the craft of high-quality hand tailored suits... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2015 at Portland Urban
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Over 14,000 square feet of prime ground floor retail space is 100% leased in the South Waterfront's LEED certified luxury apartment building, The Ardea. The retail spaces are located in the “side car” building fronting Gaines Street and the tower... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2015 at Portland Urban
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The new Mason Williams building on North Williams is leasing up fast! Saint Cupcake will be opening its 3rd location, Tiger Tiger Salon is moving to N Williams, and new boutique Breighela James is opening its 1st location making the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2015 at Portland Urban
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Garden Bar Salad Co. is set to open their 3rd location in the Postal Building at 510 SW 3rd Ave this summer. The perfect salad centric restaurant you'll want to eat at every day and your taste buds won't get... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2015 at Portland Urban
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International yoga studio chain Modo Yoga has landed in Portland at 400 SE Grand Avenue. Modo Yoga is a green, clean, hot yoga series that stretches, strengthens and tones the muscles while helping to detoxify the body and calm the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2015 at Portland Urban
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What New Years resolution? Urban Works Broker, Kia Hartley happily finds new locations for Portland's favorite pastries, Blue Star Donuts and Nuvrei Bakery! The sweet smell of macrons will soon be filling the air in the lobby of the U.S.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2015 at Portland Urban
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The former home to the old jazz club known to many as Parchman Farm and more recently the divey Ladd’s Inn Bar is under renovation and For Lease by Urban Works Real Estate. John Killen featured the building in his... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2015 at Portland Urban
Eater PDX just posted a list of "Portland's Most Anticipated Spring Restaurant Openings" and Urban Works Real Estate is proud to have had a hand in the transactions of FOUR of the restaurants listed! Our friends on the list are... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2015 at Portland Urban
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Elliot Njus of The Oregonian wrote a great article that lays out the Central Eastside debate. Check it out here and let us know what you think! - www.oregonlive.com Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2015 at Portland Urban
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Our friends at Breakside Brewery are starting off 2015 strong by launching five new beers that includes a brand new Farmhouse Fruit and Funk series. The new tastes start rolling out January 1st, along side a number of release parties... Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2014 at Portland Urban
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The new mixed-use project currently under construction at 3440 SW US Veterans Way will be home to 69 apartments and 2,120 sq.ft. of restaurant space. This is the first opportunity of its kind at the campus, and Urban Works Real... Continue reading
Posted Dec 18, 2014 at Portland Urban
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Multnomah County Commissioners are considering preliminary site locations tomorrow to relocate the new Multnomah County Courthouse as reported by The Oregonian. How the county can even consider ruining a thriving, 40 year plus Portland institution and community gathering spot such... Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2014 at Portland Urban
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Built in the 1920's, the 10,000 SF single-story former warehouse at SE 7th and Yamhill recently donned "The Kennedy" has been redeveloped and 100% LEASED OUT by the team at Urban Works Real Estate. The Kennedy shares many common characteristics... Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2014 at Portland Urban