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Pamplin Media Group – Clackamas County halts housing project at Estacada motel

Project would have given first priority to those displaced by wildires, eventually become workforce housing


Clackamas County commissioners voted to put the breaks on a project that would provide shelter for homeless individuals and later transition to workforce housing in Estacada.

During a meeting on Thursday, Jan. 28, the commission voted 3-2 to not move forward with the due-diligence phase of the purchase of the Red Fox Motel in Estacada.

Through a program called Project Turnkey, the Oregon Legislature has earmarked $30 million for the Oregon Community Foundation to administer funds for the acquisition of motel/hotel properties in eight counties and tribal communities affected by the 2020 wildfires, and another $35 million for the rest of the state.

If the project had moved forward, housing priority would have gone to residents impacted by the wildfires last year. The Riverside Fire, which came within half a mile of Estacada city limits

Pamplin Media Team – Clackamas County halts housing challenge at Estacada motel

Venture would have supplied initial priority to these displaced by wildires, inevitably become workforce housing


Clackamas County commissioners voted to place the breaks on a undertaking that would supply shelter for homeless individuals and later on changeover to workforce housing in Estacada.

Throughout a conference on Thursday, Jan. 28, the commission voted 3-2 to not move ahead with the because of-diligence phase of the purchase of the Crimson Fox Motel in Estacada.

As a result of a software identified as Project Turnkey, the Oregon Legislature has earmarked $30 million for the Oregon Local community Foundation to administer money for the acquisition of motel/resort properties in eight counties and tribal communities affected by the 2020 wildfires, and one more $35 million for the relaxation of the state.

If the task experienced moved ahead, housing priority would have gone to residents impacted by the wildfires very last yr. The Riverside Hearth, which

Pamplin Media Group – CES hotel project gives way to apartments

Local developer scraps idea for seven story hotel and pivots to apartments.

How has the Covid recession has hit the world of property development in Portland? While no one wants any more hotels, you can still build residences.

Urban Development + Partners found out the hard way last spring when the seven-story, 150-room hotel it had slated for 550 S.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. proved unviable. (The city had approved the original design in 2017.) COVID has knocked out business travel. In 2020 we entered an age where Zoom is your business class ticket, your swivel chair is your suite, and a La Croix from your fridge is your open bar.

However, Portland is still a net in-migration city with west coast cachet, and people still need apartments — especially in the close-in east side.

Urban Development + Partners contracted with GBD Architects to design the hotel and now

Pamplin Media Group – 2020: Not bad business!

Local business leaders find much to be cheerful about despite the grim national economic and cultural picture.

It’s time to put 2020 in the rear-view mirror. Pandemic and protests, election and economy, it’s safe to say this has been a year like no other. But before we start making resolutions for 2021, we should look back at 2020 and reflect upon what we experienced and what we learned. To that end, we asked several members of the business community, “How was it for you?”

Tim Johnson

Executive Vice President and General Manager for Skanska’s Oregon operations

Business Tribune: Did your 2020 business fall off a cliff in April — when so many businesses shut down — or did it affect yours differently?

“We did find that certain activities had to be rethought and were put on hold until we could figure out how to safely perform the work maintaining the