Portland Tower Proposal Pushing Building Height Discussion

ENR Construction

proposed plans for a Portland Pearl District site that includes the tallest tower on the West Coast, it may have been nothing more than a highly publicized way to get Portland’s building height restrictions in the news When William Kaven Architecture and Kaven + Co.

A Case Study With Turner Construction Co. - Portland

ProCore

Turner Construction Co. has earned recognition for undertaking large, complex projects, fostering innovation, and embracing emerging technologies.

Portland, Ore., Questions EPA Superfund Move

ENR Construction

Although Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt has vowed to speed cleanup at the nation’s more than 1,300 Superfund sites, documents indicate the agency may slow down an estimated $1-billion cleanup at the Portland, Ore.,

Portland’s Rall-Wheel Broadway Bridge Getting Fix

ENR Construction

Expect this spring to hold a complicated fix for the four Rall wheels on Portland’s Broadway Bridge, one of the few remaining lift bridges in the world using the Rall design

HELP US GIVE BACK TO GREATER PORTLAND, MAINE

PC Construction Blog

From the Portland Museum of Art and the Canal Plaza towers to the InterMed Building and IDEXX’s Synergy. Continue Reading. All Community

Portland Engineering Firm Creating New Paid Leave Strategy

ENR Construction

In an effort to keep talented women from leaving the engineering firm, PAE created a new paid-leave policy that the firms says is “unique” in the nation’s engineering industry

Hatch Stamping Company Selects Portland, TN For New Manufacturing Plant

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Hatch Stamping Company officials have announced the company will locate a new manufacturing facility in Portland, TN in an effort to expand its footprint in the Southeast. Southeast Workforce Training/Skilled Workforce Blog-June-2014 Portland Robertson County TVA

Substantial Completion of USPS center in Portland is cause for celebration

The Korte Company

How do you celebrate the success of a massive 818,000-square-foot United States Postal Service Distribution Center ? At The Korte Company, you start by recognizing the men and women who made it all possible

The first timber high-rise in the U.S. set for construction in Portland

BD+C

To some, the idea of timber high-rises is still a contentious issue, with much of the debate focused on aspects of fire safety, but that hasn’t stopped Lever Architecture from designing what will become the first timber high-rise in the United States

First Mass Timber High-Rise in U.S. Coming to Portland

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Ribbon Cut on Portland, Maine Senior Living Facility

PC Construction Blog

The Park Danforth senior living facility recently marked the opening of its new Arbor Street Apartments building with a ribbon-cutting ceremony … and not a moment too soon. Although construction just completed last month, the five-story, All Commercial Projects

Portland’s Caravan is First Tiny House Hotel in USA

Jetson Green

Tiny houses have found homes as hotel rooms at Caravan Tiny House Hotel, which celebrated its grand opening in the Alberta Arts District, a neighborhood in northeast Portland, Oregon, on July 27, 2013. Interior and exterior decor is themed with Portland memorabilia and local art.

$15,000 IN DONATIONS PRESENTED TO GREATER PORTLAND, MAINE NONPROFITS

PC Construction Blog

PC Construction joined local nonprofit leaders at the Maine Maritime Museum in Bath this morning to present three Maine-based. Continue Reading. All Community

Saving water in California and plumbing problems in Portland

Constructor Magazine

Hansen looked at how water conservation is working in California, some plumbing problems in Portland and President Barack Obama’s proposal for free college.

SOUTH PORTLAND HIGH SCHOOL RESTORED

PC Construction Blog

A simple snip of the scissors marked completion of the second major – and final – phase of. Continue Reading. All Projects

Portland Moves Ahead with Plan to Ban Most Pesticide

Green Industry Professionals

The proposal would prohibit the use of synthetic pesticides except for some circumstances

Tech-Driven Demand, Shifts In Trade Policy Boosting U.S. Industrial Sector

Business Facilities Blog

According to Ten-X, Los Angeles; Nashville, TN; San Diego; Portland, OR; and Sacramento, CA are the top markets in which investors should consider buying industrial assets. Portland, OR. High 2 percent range job growth boosted Portland’s outlook as well as 1.7

Moody’s Analytics Creates Amazon HQ2 Top 10 List

Business Facilities Blog

It’s the corporate expansion project everyone is paying attention to: 50 cities have stated an interest in landing Amazon’s second headquarters , dubbed HQ2, and it seems everybody has an opinion on where the $5 billion investment and 50,000 jobs belong.

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How the August Solar Eclipse Will Impact the Portland Construction Industry

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Millennial Report: Winning Talent Through Workplace Strategies

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Mid Atlantic Brooklyn Cushman & Wakefield Employment Millennials Portland Quality of Life Silicon Valley Site Selection washington Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Study cites influence of site selection and space design on employee value proposition.

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An ancient former post office in Portland, Ore., provides an even older art college with a new home

BD+C

About seven years ago, The Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA), the oldest art college in Portland, Ore., was evaluating its master plan with an eye towards expanding and upgrading its campus facilities to match its enrollment and endowment growth goals.

David Evans and Associates Named First-Ever ENR Northwest Design Firm of the Year

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The Portland, Ore.-based based firm will be featured in the December issue of ENR Northwest

Engineers Make Third Attempt To Fix Bridge in Portland, Ore

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Portland's troubled Morrison Bridge, which spans the Willamette River, will receive its third deck in four years after Multnomah County engineers settled on an open-grid steel deck with a 2.5-in.

Millennial Report: Winning Talent Through Workplace Strategies

Business Facilities Blog

Mid Atlantic Brooklyn Cushman & Wakefield Employment Millennials Portland Quality of Life Silicon Valley Site Selection washington Study cites influence of site selection and space design on employee value proposition.

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Portland’s Pearl Place II Receives LEED Platinum Certification

Jetson Green

Pearl Place II is located in the Bayside neighborhood of Portland, Maine. Pearl Place II is located only a half mile away from Portland’s public transportation terminal, which offers over 250 transit rides per day.

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Seven Finalist Cities Chosen For Smart City Challenge

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The finalists are: Austin, TX; Columbus, OH; Denver, CO; Kansas City, MO; Pittsburgh, PA; Portland, OR; and San Francisco, CA. Seven finalist cities have been chosen for the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Smart City Challenge.

Prefab Aktiv Ideabox Summer in the City

Jetson Green

Ideabox is running what it’s calling “ Ideabox Summer in the City ” with an Aktiv on display at Cascade Station in Portland (down the road from IKEA Portland). Related Articles on JetsonGreen.com: Aktiv Prefab by Ideabox and IKEA Portland.

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Morrison Bridge Deck Replacement Underway in Portland

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Best Residential/Hospitality - Hassalo on Eighth

ENR Construction

The Hassalo on Eighth eco-community in Portland, Ore., is a mixed-use and multiblock development

Portland’s Historic Downtown Stadium to Grow Again

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Hoffman Construction is ENR Northwest Contractor of the Year

ENR Construction

Portland-based firm is well known for building some of the region’s best and brightest projects over the past half-century

Passivhaus Door Handmade in the USA

Jetson Green

Hammer and Hand , a high-performance builder with offices in Seattle and Portland, recently announced the production of ultra-efficient custom doors for use with Passive House projects. Related Articles on JetsonGreen.com: Low-Impact Green Duplex in Portland.

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Daimler Trucks North America awarded prestigious LEED Platinum Certification

Constructor Magazine

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) announced today that it has been awarded LEED Platinum Certification for its new Corporate Headquarters building in Portland, Oregon.

First US Mass-Timber Tower Is OK'd

ENR Construction

Authorities having jurisdiction in Oregon and Portland have granted a building permit for the 12-story Framework, which is on deck to become the tallest, pure mass-timber structure in the Americas and the tallest mass-timber building in the U.S.

4Projects reporting “double-digit” growth in Q1 2013

Extranet Evolution

“We hold a major customer event annually in Portland, attracting nearly 1000 attendees, and this September we will be holding sessions on BIM and project collaboration to showcase our overall construction software solutions.”

Hard Hats with Heart

PC Construction Blog

Nearly 30 members of PC Construction’s Portland, Maine team – including family and friends – laced up their sneakers and made the five-kilometer trek around the city’s Back Cove to benefit heart health and education.

Could Greener Concrete Also Be Stronger?

ENR Construction

Researchers at MIT have found that portland cement can be manipulated to become stronger while at the same time posing less harm to the environment.