Portland Value Village closing after 42 years

Portland Value Village closing after 42 years

The Value Village on Portland's Southeast 82nd Avenue is closing after more than 42 years, due to an impending rent increase.

[Leasing agent Walter Scott] is sad to see Value Village go, he said, because they have been excellent tenants and serve the community well. But that area is changing quickly, he said, and Legacy is considering renovating or even rebuilding on the property.

"Value Village is known for not being a high rent payer," he said, "and this property is really getting better. The local municipality of Portland has done a really good job of shepherding good development on 82nd Ave."

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