California landlords prepare for new rent control law

Some say it will prompt more frequent rent increases

LOS ANGELES — Prominent landlord attorney Dennis Block stood before a crowd of more than … Read more

Google expanding into Portland’s Meier & Frank Building

Google plans to move its downtown Portland office into the historic Meier & Frank Building … Read more

UO’s Knight Campus takes shape

The Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact expected to open next year

In about eight months, the University of Oregon will open the new Phil and Penny … Read more

Promoter proposes 10K-seat amphitheater in Portland

Live Nation Entertainment is moving ahead with its plan to build a 10,000-seat music venue … Read more

What’s going up in Bend: Apartments being built near OSU-Cascades

Owner: Paradigm Cascades LLC General Contractor: LS Construction Architect: Dustrud Architecture Details: This five-story, 67-unit … Read more

Seattle encouraging tall buildings out of timber

8-story building made from cross-laminated timber planned

SEATTLE — The loggers who made Seattle a center of the national timber industry are … Read more

Dorian damage brings destination fixer-uppers

Storm-damaged Bahamas properties hot as investors chase bargains

It didn’t take long. Shortly after Hurricane Dorian damaged countless homes and businesses in the … Read more

U.S. homebuilder index rises

Sentiment among U.S. homebuilders climbed to the highest in almost a year on stronger current … Read more

Portland home sales decline

Median sale price still rising — at a slower pace

More houses in the Portland area are listed for sale, and mortgage rates have fallen … Read more

Teacher down-payment program expands to Portland

Landed Inc. offers assistance so teachers can buy homes

A San Francisco company that helps teachers and other educators buy homes in expensive cities … Read more

Home prices rise in Bend, Redmond

Median sales price in Bend hit new record in August, report shows

Home prices continued to rise in Bend and Redmond last month, with the median price … Read more

Plan unveiled to privatize Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has unveiled its plan for ending government control of Fannie … Read more

Seattle’s home prices decline

SEATTLE — For the second month in a row, Seattle is the only major American … Read more

More cities turn to ground leasing to create housing

Bend, Atlanta and other cities have community land trusts to make homeownership affordable

ATLANTA — The crumbling neighborhoods stand in stark contrast to the bustling downtown area less … Read more

Trade war hits housing

Building permits down in major manufacturing counties

Homebuilders are pulling back from U.S. manufacturing areas as shots fired in President Donald Trump’s … Read more

Deschutes County home prices rise

Federal report shows values increased 5.73% from Q2 2018 to Q2 2019

Home prices across the nation continued to rise in the second quarter with those in … Read more

Portland-area company to remain after selling buildings

MKS Instruments sold 3 buildings to Columbia Sportswear

MKS Instruments says it plans to maintain Oregon operations of roughly 300 employees it acquired … Read more

Renovation of historic downtown Bend building will displace Trivia Antiques

Downtown landlord bought building at Minnesota Avenue and Bond Street

The skeleton seated outside Trivia Antiques is more than a gimmick to draw downtown Bend … Read more

It was listed for $1 billion but sold for $100,000

LOS ANGELES — A heated court battle, a last-second offer and a sparsely attended auction … Read more

Bend Planning Commission to hear Les Schwab request Monday

The Bend Planning Commission is scheduled to hear on Monday evening a proposal that would … Read more

Bend investors bid on The Bulletin real estate

A Bend real estate investor bid $13.25 million to buy out of bankruptcy The Bulletin’s … Read more

Columbia Sportswear to expand

Apparel company buys 3 buildings west of Portland

Columbia Sportswear has purchased three buildings for $33 million to expand its campus just west … Read more

Land trust seeks applicants for affordable housing

Kor Community Land Trust will hold the final information session for potential applicants to its … Read more

Homebuilder closes after starting jobs at Bend resort

Pronghorn, Broken Top homeowners file claims against Taylor Wolf

The first two houses that Taylor Wolf built at Pronghorn Resort stood out with their … Read more

Highest land prices are in Colorado, Nevada

Land price increase in Nevada, Colorado outpaces California

Across the country, the price of land occupied by single-family homes ticked up from 2012 … Read more

Lower mortgage rates could boost home sales

Worries about the world economy and the shaky stock market have given homebuyers a windfall. … Read more

Bend is getting more space for coworking

Coworking made its debut in Bend more than four years ago with BendTECH, a 50-desk … Read more

Brown signs bill to encourage affordable housing

New law requires cities to allow building of different housing types

SALEM — Oregon hopes to build its way out of its housing crisis under first-in-the-nation … Read more

Bend median home price hits $470,000 in July

The median sale price of single-family homes in Bend hit $470,000 in July, according to … Read more

Plan to tear down Platypus Pub building in Bend revived

Starbucks with drive-thru lane would anchor building on Third Street

A developer has revised his plan to tear down the Platypus Pub building on Third … Read more

Renovated New Redmond Hotel to open in October

Downtown Redmond’s historic hotel features a rooftop bar

It’s been at least seven years in the making, but the vision of the New … Read more

Housing laws pass in Oregon but fail in California

Voters, governor, activists united behind rent control and end to some single-family-only zoning

PORTLAND — When state political leaders debated solutions to a housing crisis that was forcing … Read more

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