The Con-way deal

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Articles - March 2012
Friday, March 02, 2012

BY LINDA BAKER

Since late 2010, Con-way, a trucking and logistics company, has been working on a master plan for a new mixed-use community in Northwest Portland. In a few months, when the plan is completed, Con-way will actively solicit developers to build office, residential and retail projects on the site. The 17-acre project is expected to be fully built out in 10 years.

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Property owner: Con-way, headquartered in Ann Arbor, Mich.
Architects: GBD Architects
Planner: John Spencer
Landscape architect: Carol Mayer-Reed
Neighborhood partners: Northwest District Association

“We’ve been on site 80 years and have a bit of a legacy to pass on. We want to make sure a vibrant community surrounds our buildings so we can hire the best and the brightest.”— J. Craig Boretz, Con-way Vice president

 

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