Design Spotlight: Gourmet Eat-in Kitchens

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Incredible Value at 6210 SW Sheridan | $998,500

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Posted on September 11, 2016 at 11:41 pm
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4933 SW Lodi Lane

Lodi

Posted on August 8, 2016 at 7:38 pm
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5054 SW Hilltop Lane

Hilltop

Posted on August 4, 2016 at 8:17 pm
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Property Taxes – Important Dates to Know

• There are few things in life that are as certain as taxes, especially when it comes to buying, selling and owning real estate. Property taxes have a timeline that is different than most other taxes or bills that we pay. 

• Taxes become payable in October

• Taxes are due November 15 and may be paid in thirds

• If paying in installments, the final installment is due May 15

July 1 is the beginning of the new fiscal year

Posted on July 18, 2016 at 5:26 pm
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145 NW Pittock

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Posted on July 12, 2016 at 10:18 pm
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Plans Move Forward on Office and Hotel Project That Will Clear Out the Lotus and Workmen Temple Buildings

By Jon Bell, Portland Business Journal

A 120-day demolition delay period has come and gone, and the developers behind a project that will add a 20-story hotel and a 10-story office building to a prime downtown property are moving ahead with their plans.

Those include deconstruction of two well-known, old-time buildings on the the property bounded by Southwest Second and Third avenues and Southwest Taylor and Southwest Salmon streets.

The latest rendering of a 20-story hotel planned for a downtown block that's currently home to the Lotus Cardroom and Cafe.Enlarge

The latest rendering of a 20-story hotel planned for a downtown block that's currently… more

ANKROM MOISAN ARCHITECTS

One, the Albion Hotel, is home to the Lotus Cardroom and Cafe, a storied bar and restaurant that has been open since the days of Prohibition. The other is the Ancient Order of United Workmen Temple, an old brick building that has been largely vacant save for some ground-floor retail operations for many years.

According to Pat McCormick of AM:PM PR, T&T Development, which includes Jeff Arthur of Arthur Mutal and Jack Onder of Onder Development, submitted applications on June 30 to begin deconstruction of both buildings. Once permits are issued, deconstruction of the Lotus building and environmental abatement work will begin approximately 45 days later. That property is where T&T will build its 20-story hotel.

About two or three months later, deconstruction on the Workmen Temple building and construction of the 175,000-square-foot office portion of the block will begin. The office building will include ground-floor retail, a rooftop terrace and two levels of underground parking.

When T&T announced that it would be tearing down the Workmen Temple building, local preservation group Restore Oregon filed an appeal with the state Land Use Board of Appeals, but the group withdrew that after T&T voluntarily agreed to a 120-day delay period that would give the buildings a reprieve until at least April 30.

In an earlier interview with the Business Journal, Arthur said T&T will make every effort to incorporate elements from each of the buildings, including the old bar from the Lotus, into the new development. Onder noted, too, that the current owner of the Lotus has expressed interest in being involved in the new development, either as the Lotus or possibly another restaurant or bar.

A notice posted on the Workmen Temple building at Southwest Third Avenue and Southwest Taylor Street notes that a meeting with the Design Commission is set for 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 4. The meeting will address minor modifications to the roof area and bike parking.

Posted on July 11, 2016 at 7:40 pm
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Penzey’s Spices

Located at 120 NW 10th Ave in the Pearl, Penzey’s Spices is the perfect place to purchase a gift for the chef in your family. They offer gift boxes full of heavily used spices, including: cinnamon sugar, pasta sprinkle and taco seasoning.

 

http://www.penzeys.com/cgi-bin/penzeys/shophome.html

120 NW 10th Avenue

503.227.6777

 

Posted on October 24, 2013 at 7:11 am
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The Cost of a Home: Last Year, This Year and Next Year

 

The cost of a home is determined mainly by two components: price and mortgage rate. Today, I want to show how the monthly cost of purchasing a median priced home has changed over the last twelve months and how it might change over the next twelve months. This is assuming a 20% down payment.

 

 

Posted on September 16, 2013 at 7:08 am
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Home Sales Take Off in July

      

 

 

 

Posted on August 27, 2013 at 8:26 pm
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