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Portland commissioner: ‘White male privilege’ enables City Hall disrupters

Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty after being sworn in to the Portland City Council on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019. In a statement issued late Tuesday night, Portland Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty said “white male privilege” empowers a small band of men who regularly disrupt City Council meetings and drive visitors away….

Portland real estate offices vandalized with graffiti threats

(Credit: iStock) When employees at two Portland brokerages returned from the holidays on Wednesday, they found their offices’ windows, walls and doors covered in graffiti. The threatening language included “die” and “get out,” as well as the misspelled “gentyfiers”, according to local news reports. News footage also showed the word…

Portland Art Museum feeds hundreds on Christmas Day

Hundreds of people enjoy dinner, music and Santa Claus on Christmas thanks to the nonprofit Potluck in the Park, which held the event inside the Portland Art Museum. (KATU Photo) PORTLAND, Ore. — ‘Tis the season of giving: At Potluck in the Park, folks pass love, not judgment. For 25…

Studio set for top ‘Fortnite’ player ‘Ninja’ built in Portland

A ‘Fortnite’ studio set for the world’s best at the game was built in Portland by the Roundhouse Agency. Tyler Blevins, best known as ‘Ninja,’ has millions of people watching him every day. The Chicago resident makes about $500,000 a month off the wildly popular game, released in September 2017…

Proposal would move longtime N. Portland rail yard, develop waterfront property

Union Pacific Railroad occupies roughly 200 acres of prime real estate in North Portland at its Albina Yard facility. ( Proposal would move longtime N. Portland railyard, develop waterfront property As Portland mulls thorny transportation questions – like replacing the Interstate Bridge, tolling sections of Interstates 5 and 205 or…

Little Boxes app gives incentives to shop local in Portland

Little Boxes offers incentives to shoppers who visit local businesses Thanksgiving weekend. KATU photo PORTLAND, Ore. – Save your money during Black Friday because Small Business Saturday is just around the corner and local stores are offering some incentives for shoppers to pay them a visit. Local retailers are teaming…

Maine Commercial Real Estate: October Transactions

SALES Nicholas and Jodie Sotiropoulos purchased the former Nina’s Variety at 125 Bucknam Road, Falmouth. Anthony Struzziero, Porta & Co.; Juliana Tonini, Magnusson Balfour. CPM -10 Gurnet Road, LLC purchased the 5,744-square-foot investment property at 10 Gurnet Road, Brunswick. Matthew Cardente, Cardente Real Estate. Maine Farmland Trust, Inc., purchased an…

Free dental services available Friday in Portland

University of New England dental students and staff will offer free dental care in Portland from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday as part of the 10th annual Dentists Who Care for ME event. Dental services will be offered free of charge to people who cannot afford treatment and…

Playoff spot on the line Sunday for Real Salt Lake in season finale at Portland

SANDY — After recovering from a dramatic 4-1 loss to Portland with its own fulfilling 4-1 rout of New England, Real Salt Lake recovered a little bit of its lost swagger in its chase for the final berth in the MLS Cup playoffs. RSL (14-12-7, 49 points) can assure itself…

32 monster Portland-area commercial real estate deals

In a sign that Oregon’s business landscape continues to shift away from home-grown ideals, most of the top commercial real estate deals closed so far in 2018 involve out-of-state buyers. That includes, of the top transactions for which the Business Journal was able to confirm details, 11 California companies that…