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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
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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