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Source: Portland Business Journal Real Estate
Portland's home prices continue to grow at breakneck speed. Local prices rose by nearly 10 percent over the year, far ahead of the national average of 5.9 percent, according to the latest S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Indices' report released on Tuesday. On a national level, January's rise in home prices set a 31-month [...]
Tue, Mar 28, 2017 9:43:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Portland Business Journal Real Estate
Nike CEO and Chairman Mark Parker compares his job to editing. He sees his role as focusing Nike's efforts on its biggest opportunities. So stock analysts noticed last week when Parker spoke for the second consecutive quarterly conference call about Air VaporMax. The technology is the latest iteration of the Air [...]
Tue, Mar 28, 2017 9:02:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Portland Business Journal Real Estate
The GOP health care plan is dead. Now what should President Trump do? That’s the question we are asking in this week’s health poll. We are also asking health policy experts to weigh in, so stay tuned for their insights in a separate post. Even though Republicans failed to repeal and the [...]
Tue, Mar 28, 2017 8:55:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Portland Business Journal Real Estate
Five early-stage startups will compete for hundreds of thousands in Angel Oregon-enabled funds. The lineup for this year’s Angel Oregon investment conference, an annual event organized by the Oregon Entrepreneurs Network emerged after 100 early- and concept-stage companies filed applications. The five companies, chosen after four rounds of judging, will give [...]
Tue, Mar 28, 2017 8:42:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Portland Business Journal Real Estate
Major Oregon politicians rejected President Donald Trump’s executive order Tuesday to roll back U.S. efforts to combat climate change. Gov. Kate Brown joined with the governors of Washington and California — and mayors of five major West Coast cities, including Portland’s Ted Wheeler — in a press release denouncing Trump's executive [...]
Tue, Mar 28, 2017 7:50:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Portland Business Journal Real Estate
Nike Inc. has opened its latest next-generation store. And similar to recent Nike stores in New York City, Miami and Beijing, its new 23,000-square-foot store in Moscow emphasizes customization and product testing. The five-story store has areas to get Air Force 1 sneakers laser-etched and a turf field for testing soccer cleats. It [...]
Tue, Mar 28, 2017 7:46:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Portland Business Journal Real Estate
Oregon and North Carolina may be sneaker blue bloods thanks to Phil Knight and Michael Jordan, but the University of South Carolina has the biggest footwear and apparel deal among the Final Four teams in the men’s college basketball tournament. South Carolina will get roughly $8 million in cash and equipment [...]
Tue, Mar 28, 2017 7:21:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Portland Business Journal Real Estate
Hope you're having a decent morning, Portland. Here are Five Things that could, in one way or another, make it even decent-er. Joe College The PBJ's Matthew Kish offered an outstanding look at collegiate marketing deals a couple of weeks ago. Yesterday, Kish provided this equally-as-outstanding look at why a few schools didn't make [...]
Tue, Mar 28, 2017 2:46:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Portland Business Journal Real Estate
Washington County, long the solar jobs leader in Oregon thanks to the big SolarWorld manufacturing plant, is boosting employment in the sector in a different way now. Solar jobs in the county leaped from 1,064 to 2,184 last year, according to new data from the Solar Foundation, even though SolarWorld’s employee [...]
Tue, Mar 28, 2017 2:12:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Portland Business Journal Real Estate
Portland's mayor expressed frustration Monday over uncertainty related to the Trump administration's threats to so-called "sanctuary cities." As CNN and many other outlets reported Monday, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has threatened to cut federal funds from so-called sanctuary cities and states that don’t comply with immigration laws. Such spots, loosely, permit [...]
Tue, Mar 28, 2017 1:52:00 PM, Continue reading at the source