Pacific Natural Foods to lease Wilsonville space

Pacific Natural Foods to lease Wilsonville space

Pacific Natural Foods plans to lease 302,765 square feet at a former Nike distribution center in Wilsonville, the largest Portland-area lease for an existing building in 10 years.

Last year, the site was expected to become a SoloPower manufacturing plant, where 170 workers would produce thin-film solar panels. The $340 million project was tied to an $11 million incentive package from the city.
But SoloPower announced a year ago it would open its plant at a North Portland site instead after Portland came up with a $16.5 million incentive package. Wilsonville officials said then they expected another manufacturer that had competed with SoloPower would take the space.
Wilsonville officials said a news release the lease announced Wednesday will take a quarter of the city's 1.2 million square feet of vacant industrial space off the market.

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