A short item I posted two days ago about 16 thousand vacant apartments in the Portland metro area has attracted an outsize amount of attention.
(Update appended): According to the American Community Survey there are appoximately 352,000 rental units in the Portland metro area. The census Housing Vacancy survey estimates a 4.8% vacancy rate for the metro area during the second quarter of 2018. Combining these figures would imply roughly 16,000-17,000 vacant units, said Chris Salviati, housing economist for the rental site ApartmentList, in … Read more
It’s been almost a year since we learned a Capital One Cafe would open in the space formerly occupied by Abercrombie and Fitch on the corner of Southwest Broadway and Morrison.