Walmart rents downtown Portland building

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Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Walmart filed a real estate transaction for an 8,500-square-foot space in downtown Portland.

The transaction says the building will be for the company’s “retail – ecommerce division.” When contacted, Wal-Mart officials said the building will be used by one of its design teams to create mobile applications for the company.

Wal-Mart already has three stores in the Portland area, with a fourth opening on Aug. 1 in Gresham. A Wal-Mart “neighborhood market” is being proposed for Oak Grove, but residents in the area are protesting its construction.

Read more at The Daily Journal of Commerce.

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