Portland light rail brings new development

Portland light rail brings new development

The new light rail line through Portland's Brooklyn neighborhood could bring new apartments and a community market to the area.

TriMet has selected a developer to build on a long, skinny piece of property along Southeast 17th Avenue just north of Southeast Holgate Boulevard. TriMet owns the property, which is currently a parking lot, but will not maintain ownership if negotiations are successful.

TriMet’s goal for the development is to increase ridership and activity along the light rail, which is being built along Southeast 17th Avenue.

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