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  • Portland Reinvents an Entire Neighborhood

    PORTLAND, ORE. - This city bid farewell to what was its largest public housing project and welcomed a brand new neighborhood. New Columbia is a total reconstruction of the aging Columbia Villa public housing development, which was built in 1942 for World War II shipyard workers.

  • The Housing U-Turn

    Portland, Ore.— A few years ago, Portland, Ore.,

  • Interface Engineering Expands its Lighting Studio

    has expanded its lighting studio: Robert Dupuy has returned as lead and associate principal in the company's Portland, Oregon office; Cliff Bodell has been hired as a lighting designer; and Mark Godfrey has joined the studio as senior lighting designer. In addition, Interface Engineering's senior...

  • Portland’s Resurgence

    Portland, Ore.—Multifamily owners who suffered from five years of decreased occupancy, negative rent growth, and hefty concessions can finally breathe a little easier now that the market has transitioned from soft to strong.

  • Troubled complex renewed as quality workforce housing

    Portland, Ore. — A formerly run-down, crime-plagued apartment complex in northeast Portland got a new lease on life a decade ago – but its second lease only came after the recession slammed this Pacific Northwest city, causing years of financial losses fo

  • Portable Miter-Saw Stands

    A remodeler evaluates nine dedicated portable miter-saw stands for versatility, ease of transport, and ability to stand up to hard knocks on the job site.

  • Products

    Crawlspace ventilation system, cordless chop saw, adjustable door holder, dormer trim kit, earth-friendly decking, acrylic-block door insert, retrofit shower system, small skid-steer loader, more

  • Letters

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    Algae on asphalt shingles

  • Strictly Business: Get It in Writing

    Writing letters could save you a heap of trouble