Burnside Bridgehead sites being redeveloped

Burnside Bridgehead sites being redeveloped

The four blocks that make up the Burnside Bridgehead in Portland are headed for redevelopment.

The renovation of the former Convention Plaza, a warehouse-turned-office building, is about to start another new life as Eastside Exchange, a creative office building designed to attract the clean tech and software industry firms the PDC covets.

And development projects are on tap for the three other parcels, including apartments, retail and more creative office.

Some of those offices may come in the form of a bombastic office building, painted in a pattern inspired by wrapping paper, dubbed The Dumbbell. The developers of the project, announced Friday, are seeking investors through a Kickstarter-like website for real estate development.

Read more at OregonLive.com.