Real estate and construction

Real estate and construction
Low income housing goes sustainable
July 2010
Friday, June 25, 2010

0710_ATS08The downturn has stalled many housing sectors, but one area that’s thriving thanks to local and federal funding is sustainable low-income housing projects.

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Once-golden destination resorts face uncertain future
July 2010
Thursday, June 24, 2010

0710_Resorts01The door has closed — if not forever than at least for a good while — on the large resorts with hotels, golf courses and homes that dot the state and blanket Central Oregon. It’s a once-coveted business that’s in trouble with regulators, residents, environmentalists and the development industry. It’s a business under fire and in flux, and one with an uncertain future.

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Real estate firms diversify
High Five
Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Portland real estate firms are seeking new projects and wings in troubled times, but the diversification could add more stress to the troubled industry.

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One in six homes bought from banks
High Five
Thursday, June 10, 2010

One in six homes purchased in Oregon last year was bought from a bank, a part of the foreclosure process that might actually mean recovery.

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What happened to South Waterfront?
High Five
Thursday, June 10, 2010
Portland's South Waterfront was supposed to have affordable housing, but promises were broken while tax dollars flowed in.
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