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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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The development will mark another major milestone in the successful transformation of the northern portion of the NW 23rd trade area. New Seasons Market's long-standing desire to locate in the trade area will become reality in late 2015 when it... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Portland Urban
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Rolling Wrench is a fully bike powered, 100% mobile bike shop that specializes in on-site maintenance and repairs. They will be opening up their FIRST brick and mortar space at the newly constructed D-Street Village on SE Division street that... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Portland Urban
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Urban Works Real Estate is proud to have represented Starbucks Coffee on the leasing of the new store within OHSU's Collaborative Life Science Building (CLSB) in the South Waterfront District. The 650,000 sq.ft tower will be home to over 3,000... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2014 at Portland Urban
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Surface is open for business in their beautifully renovated buildng at SE 11th and Ankeny. With excellent exposure, soaring ceiling height and off street parking, this property was a rare owner-user opportunity in this hot part of town. The north... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2014 at Portland Urban
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Muselet will focus on Champagnes and regional sparkling wines, as well as estate and single-vineyard wines from the Willamette Valley. The restaurant will have seating for approximately 80 in the main dining room and bar, with 40 seats on the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2014 at Portland Urban
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Modus Operandi is scheduled to relocate their Portland headquarters late summer, 2014 to the historic Honeyman Hardware Lofts building, located at NW 9th and Glisan. The new digs comes complete with vaulted ceilings, exposed brick, hardwood floors, and beautiful storefront... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2014 at Portland Urban
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New Seasons anchored Grant Park Village (located at NE 33rd and Broadway) is proud to announce our two newest tenants, Mudbay and ZoomCare! New Seasons, MudBay, and ZoomCare are all scheduled to open Fall 2014. Urban Works Real Estate is... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2014 at Portland Urban
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Sadly, as reported today by Elliot Nujs at The Oregonian, Vic Remmers has plans to redevelop the iconic food cart pod site into yet another apartment project starting in 2015. The trend will most likely continue as the demand for... Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2014 at Portland Urban
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Longtime Pearl District resident, Cargo is moving to a new 19,000 square foot location at 81 SE Yamhill. Cargo is known for its floor-to-ceiling collections of vibrant furniture, folk art, and jewelry, under the welcoming umbrella of its retail warehouse,... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2014 at Portland Urban
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One of the premier names in outdoor clothing, Arc'teryx is set to open its first retail location in Portland by Fall of 2014, on the corner of NW23rd and Hoyt (605 NW 23rd). This is a huge addition to the... Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2014 at Portland Urban
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Make way for one of Seattle's premier coffee equipment companies, Seattle Coffee Gear! In a city that prides itself on its coffee, they couldn't have picked a better spot than the old Blake Denim space at 26 NW 23rd Place.... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2014 at Portland Urban
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Little Big Burger is adding a new location at 2032 NE Alberta, Scheduled to open Summer 2014! This will be Little Big Burgers 8th location for slanging burgers and fries with vegan and vegetarian options. Did we mention they consistantly... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2014 at Portland Urban
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The Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail Bridge, now under construction, is the first multi-modal bridge in the U.S. to carry light rail and streetcar trains, buses, bikes and pedestrians, but NO private vehicles. The bridge includes two 14-foot-wide multi-use paths—one on the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2014 at Portland Urban
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According to a recent report done by U.S. Census Bureau, 2013 exhibited a slight decline in entrepreneurial activity (0.28) in comparison to 2012 (.30). While this doesn't seem too concerning, it does equate to roughly 476,000 new business owners a... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2014 at Portland Urban
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The 12,000 SF of warehouse space adjacent to Stark's Vacuum on NE Grand and Davis will be renovated into multiple storefronts with roll up doors, creative warehouse finish - and the rare amenity of offstreet parking! Look for construction to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2014 at Portland Urban
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The 10,000 SF adaptive reuse project at SE 7th and Yamhill will feature lofty exposed ceilings, garage-style roll up doors, exterior signage, and individual ADA restrooms. Built in the 1920's, the building shares many common characteristics of the now burgeoning... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2014 at Portland Urban
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The newly renovated, LEED Gold awarded Block 300 building is now 75% leased, with the addition of one of Portland fastest growing software business, Puppet Labs. Additional spaces still available, including 3,293 sf of prime turn-key restaurant space. Visit our... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2014 at Portland Urban
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For those of you looking to sample Portland's next great Italian restaurant (think Ava Genes), look no further than Renata's pop-up dinner series named "Project Grace" every Friday night at Trinket Restaurant. The rustic Italian menu, rotates every week, with... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2014 at Portland Urban
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Posted Feb 27, 2014 at Portland Urban
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The Prescott, a new mixed use building at N Skidmore and Interstate, is open for business and renting out apartments at a fast pace. The retail square footage features up to 6 spaces. A neighborhood wine bar will open this... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2014 at Portland Urban
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Portland's favorite sustainable urban+outdoor apparel company, Nau (pronounced "now") is looking to open a flagship store and Urban Works is excited to be a part of it. At Nau, the goal is to use design to redefine business so that... Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2014 at Portland Urban
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It's official! Weatherly Creamery Building, LLC has inked a deal to purchase a 10,000 square foot site, located at the corner of SE 7th and Main. Reported earlier by Eat Beat the site will feature an urban creamery headed by... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2014 at Portland Urban
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In a big setback for the recently aquired Lloyd Center Mall...Nordstrom will be closing their 149,000 square foot store in January 2015, as reported by Elliot Njus at The Oregonian. Hopefully, Cypress Equities will be able to find a suitable... Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2014 at Portland Urban
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Urban Works Real Estate's Dan Bozich, Lindsay Van Bramer, and Adam Khawaja staying fit with superstar instructor Will Moroski at Portland's new BurnCylePDX indoor cycling studio. Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2014 at Portland Urban
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It official! Urban Restaurant Group's Mark Byrum (owner), and Kevin Kennedy (Corporate Chef) have welcomed Executive Chef Daniel Mondok, and General Manager Greg Gonzales to their newest concept Swank & Swine at Downtown's Paramount Hotel. Swank & Swine will be... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2014 at Portland Urban