The project, called Redfox Commons, is located in an evolving industrial district in Northwest Portland. Encompassing 60,000 square feet (5,574 square metres), the project entailed the conversion of two heavy timber buildings into a speculative office complex for creative tenants.
Rectangular in plan, the structures were built in the 1940s for JA Freeman & Sons, a manufacturer of hay balers and related equipment.
Local studio Lever Architecture…
After expanding our categories to a whopping 47 and receiving over 800 submissions, the 2019 AN Best of Design Awards were our most successful yet. Of course, this made the judging more difficult than ever. Projects came from firms big and small across every corner of the North American continent. While we are always surprised by the breadth and quantity of submissions, we were not surprised by the quality of the design work put forth by these talented architects and designers.
There were some telling trends, however. First, our interior categories received more…
A renovation project is under way in Northwest Portland to repurpose a pair of 1940s-era industrial buildings into a creative office space. R&H Construction began work earlier this year on the LEVER Architecture-designed Redfox Commons, which will feature approximately 55,000 square feet of divisible office space intended to reflect the industrial character of the neighborhood.
The two buildings, formerly known collectively as The Old Freeman Factory, are located along Northwest Wilson Street between …
In a push to find and grow operating partner relationships, the California State Teachers’ Retirement System is expanding its joint venture program with Belay Investment Group, PERE has learned. The $222.5 billion pension, which managed $27.6 billion in real estate as of March 31, started working with Belay’s predecessor company in 2006 to identify smaller operating partners than CalSTRS would typically invest in.
In 2016, CalSTRS committed $200 million to Belay’s ‘fund of joint ventures,’ Belay Partnership Ventures II, to invest in…
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