Portland Anticipates Office Building Thaw

Nov 06, 2010

Brian Libby of Portland Architecture takes a look at Portland's development situation, including a nod to twelve | west's success

Gerding Edlen's twelve | west

Portland Architecture's Brian Libby says there are signs of a thaw in Portland's stalled building economy.

Libby shared some tidbits about the state of Portland's development situation, including a favorable mention of the twelve | west building's success. "Given that twelve | west enjoys first-rate sustainability credentials, with its LEED Platinum rating and the nation's first-ever use of wind turbines on a high-density urban tower, perhaps Gerding has shown (as they did with the Brewery Blocks) that top level sustainability gives companies and developers a proven market advantage."

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