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Portland office market tight, second only to San Francisco

The Portland metro area has one of the lowest office vacancy rates in the country, allowing landlords to push rents higher.

Biohabitats opens Portland office

Baltimore-based design and planning firm Biohabitats opened an office in Portland's Old Town.

Facebook putting older photos into cold storage

82% of Facebook's traffic is focused on only 8% of its photos, so the company plans to put older images into cold storage, like one data hall under construction now in Prineville.

Mercy Corps launches Gaza Sky Geeks

Portland-based Mercy Corps founded Gaza Sky Geeks, a new startup accelerator that is the first in its area.

Entrepreneur banks on cider

Portland entrepreneur Abram Goldman-Armstrong hopes that cider is the next big thing in microbrew-loving Portland.

Oregon to pay groups to get the word out on Cover Oregon

Oregon has $750,000 in grants to pay business associations to spread the word about health coverage changes.

Portland home prices up 12.8 percent

Home values in the Portland area rose 12.8% over the last year, with a median of $248,300.