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July 20, 2017

Cranes crowd Portland skyline as building boom continues; 10,000 construction workers needed

  • The city has issued nearly 12,000 building permits through the first 10 months of its current fiscal year for a record $2.5 billion in projects.
  • By JEFF MANNING and ANNA MARUM
    The Oregonian/OregonLive

    Photo from Andersen Construction [enlarge]
    Andersen Construction is building Heartline, a two-building project in Portland’s Pearl District. When finished next January, a 15-story tower will house 218 apartments and a five-story mid-rise building will have retail and office space.

    PORTLAND — John Killin pressed the panic button in February amid a multibillion-dollar tsunami of real estate development.


     
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