Orenco Station mentioned in Salon article about building better suburbs

Orenco Station highlighted as an example of bringing sustainable, urban design solutions to the suburbs.

"...And in Portland, Oregon’s new urbanist-inspired neighborhood of Orenco Station, half the residents have reported walking to a local business five times a week. All of this is helping the suburbs’ appeal. As suburbs diversify, they are increasingly attracting not just nuclear families but single millennials who appreciate urban-style amenities and smart development."

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'Platform District' celebrates opening of Hub 9

The revolution is continuing in Orenco.

Last Friday, members of the Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce and other dignitaries gathered for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to formally mark the opening of Hub 9 at Orenco Station.

Hub 9, a six-story mixed-use building located at 980 N.E. Orenco Station Loop, was developed by the Holland Partner Group, a Vancouver, Wash.-based real estate investment company.

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Photos: Apartments rising near river in Pearl District

Work is under way on the Riverscape apartment buildings on the northern edge of the Pearl District along Northwest Front Avenue. The apartments range from studios to two-bedrooms and were designed by Leeb Architects. Amenities include kayak storage and an access ramp to the nearby Willamette River, as well as high-end finishes, a clubhouse, fitness facility, rooftop deck, and kayak storage.

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