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Portland home values up 4.8 percent

Portland-area home prices have rebounded 4.8% in the last year, the biggest year-over-year gain since April 2007.

Chirpify brings social commerce to Instagram

Portland startup Chirpify expanded its service of enabling financial transactions from Twitter to Instagram.

Portland No. 3 for clean tech

Portland ranks third for clean technology leadership among U.S. metro areas.

Interface considers own living building

Portland-based green building firm Interface Engineering is seeking proposals for a highly sustainable headquarters.

Central Oregon hospitals work on noise levels

St. Charles Health System is launching a campaign to keep noise levels down at its Central Oregon hospitals.

Green roof and wall market growing

The green roof and green wall business will grow to a $7.7 billion market by 2017.

Hillsboro gears for growth

Hillsboro city officials are preparing for an expected 92% growth in employment from 2010 to 2035.