Port Approves 14-acre PDX Logistics Center Phase III

Posted by on May 3, 2016 | 0 comments

The Port of Portland Commission has approved a 14-acre, 50-year lease with locally based Capstone Partners and its investment partner PCCP, LLC to develop Phase III of the PDX Logistics Center. The Port of Portland Commission has approved a 14-acre, 50-year lease with Capstone Partners to develop Phase III of the PDX Logistics Center. At more...
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Powell-Division Bus Rapid Transit Meeting Set For Today

Posted by on Mar 28, 2016 | 0 comments

Metro’s Powell-Division Bus Rapid Transit project appears unsettled. A Powell-Division bus rapid transit meeting is set for today, from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints at 9901 S.E. Caruthers St. A meeting is scheduled for Monday, March 28, from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day...
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Neighborhood Association Seeks Ombudsman’s Intervention

Posted by on Mar 2, 2016 | 1 comment

At their February meeting, the Argay Terrace Neighborhood Association board voted unanimously to file a request with the city’s ombudsman to intervene on neighbors’ behalf in their long-standing battle and dispute with the city over the proposed Castlegate Apartment Homes project access. The group wants the ombudsman to compel...
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Castlegate Apartments Approved

Posted by on Dec 28, 2015 | 0 comments

In December, after more than two years, a dozen or so plans by developer Chet Antonsen, dozens of membership meetings, board meetings, and group discussions of the Argay (Terrace) Neighborhood Association, three direct meetings with PBOT engineer Kurt Krueger, and a few emails with Commissioner Steve Novick’s office, Antonsen finally got approval...
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PDC Announces Pilot Program for NPIs

Posted by on Dec 4, 2015 | 0 comments

Last month, the Portland Development Commission (PDC) announced a pilot program for its eight Neighborhood Prosperity Initiative (NPI) areas, four of which are in east Portland, including Parkrose. In November, the Portland Development Commission announced a pilot program for its eight Neighborhood Prosperity Initiative areas. Inspired by a...
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Developer Donates Land

Posted by on Oct 30, 2015 | 0 comments

Last month, local developer Chet Antonsen of MonteVista Homes donated six parcels of land to Habitat for Humanity Portland Metro/East. Valued at $50,000 each, the parcels “might need a little improving, but not much” before they’re buildable, said Antonsen. Local developer Chet Antonsen donated six building lots to the home...
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Neighborhood Association Changes Name, Adds Board Members

Posted by on Oct 21, 2015 | 0 comments

Last night, at its regular meeting, Argay Neighborhood Association board members approved not only a name change—adding “Terrace” to “Argay” reflecting the neighborhood’s original name—but also added four new board members for a total of 11. Neighbors want the city to approve Northeast 148th Avenue as the only entrance to the proposed...
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Argay Neighborhood Still Angry over Farmland’s Development

Posted by on Sep 30, 2015 | 0 comments

For nearly two years, a proposed apartment development on 2.9 acres of former farmland has roiled the Argay Terrace neighborhood. The sign it was approaching a climax was a sign—literally. Last week, Developer Chet Antonsen erected a sign in front of the single-family brick house at 3001 N.E. 148th Ave., offering to give it away to anyone...
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