KorPine site

This aerial view from January, looking east, shows the former site of the KorPine particle board plant near the Old Mill District. 

Timber Yards is the new name for the development on the former KorPine site south of downtown Bend that later this decade could be home to thousands of people, as well as a centrally located retail and commercial space in Bend.

The company developing the site, Kennedy Wilson, unveiled the name and some preliminary drawings of the area in an online information session Tuesday.

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Michael Kohn has been public lands and environment reporter with The Bulletin since 2019. He enjoys hiking in the hills and forests near Bend with his family and exploring the state of Oregon.

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This is a good thing! A mix of housing will be very important though. Apartment is all sizes from singles to families to seniors who choose to leave their homes, small homes with small yards, larger homes for those with kids (and dogs), and plenty of green space with TREES to enjoy the views. Transportation options are also necessary

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