Portland Metro Area

Portland Metro Area
Ecotality could file for bankruptcy
Must Reads
Thursday, August 15, 2013

Electric vehicle charger maker Ecotality is considering bankruptcy amid disappointing sales. The company consolidated its Portland sales force earlier this year.

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Convention Center hotel boon to local business
Opinion
Thursday, August 15, 2013
08.15.13 Thumbnail ShetterlyBY KEVIN SHETTERLY | OP-ED CONTRIBUTOR

Today, a funding plan for the proposed Convention Center hotel goes before the Metro council. Although $197.5 million seems expensive for a 600-room hotel, projections indicate the hotel would benefit Portland’s economy and workforce.

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Portland may have to pay millions for bike share
Must Reads
Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Portland transportation officials are considering using city money to finance $4.6 million of the startup costs for a bike-share program.

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Portland selling controversial Water House
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Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Portland plans to sell the Water House that was pushed by former Commissioner Randy Leonard.

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Music label moves to Beaverton for better tax climate
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Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Rise Records moved from downtown Portland to Beaverton last month to save hundreds of thousands of dollars in taxes each year.

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