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We love our clients – or rather, we are obsessed with our clients. So, we stalk them online, visit their stores and you guessed it… blog about them! You will also find some market insight and general PDX love on these pages – once in a while with a little glimpse into the Urban Works crew.

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We are happy to have helped the following businesses find their perfect location!
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Urban Works Clients in the News | June 20

Wailua Shave Ice, Jacqueline, and Chalino Make the Oregonian's List of 15 Essential Summer Dishes | Bamboo Sushi Stars in Buzzfeed Video
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Urban Works Clients in the News!

Blue Star Donuts for a Cause | Rock & Roll Chili Pit, Chalino, and Stacked Sandwich Shop Make Eater's Hot List for June | Wayfinder Beer's Beer is Coming Soon
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Little Big Burger opening @ Progress Ridge

Get a free burger while you can!
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Clients in the News | Wayfinder Review

Willamette Week has learned what we knew all along...Wayfinder Rocks!
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The New Look of the Meier & Frank Building

A glimpse into the future of this iconic redevelopment.
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Roe to reopen in the Morgan Building

Urban Works helps Roe find their new location in Downtown Portland
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Trulia offers insight on how the residential market helps fuel commercial real estate growth.
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Urban Works Lunch Break: Stacked Sandwiches

We took a trip to Stacked for lunch... it was delicious.
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Grand Opening: VINTALIER

Vintalier to host Grand Opening Party Tonight!
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Burgers + Chili, Booze + Crafts | Start Spring off Right

Rock & Roll Chili Pit and DYI Bar open today! Just in time to celebrate the season.
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Go Ducks!
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Heart Pizza opening Wednesday!

Heart Pizza's new South Waterfront Location Opens Wednesday with...FREE PIZZA
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Grocery Deserts: Urban Works featured in Portland Business Journal

Urban Works contributes to Portland Business Journal featured article.
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Breakside Brewery Opening Today in Slabtown

The long awaited third location for the celebrated brewery opens today in NW Portland's Slabtown!
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The Central Eastside: Portland’s new playground

New Seattle Times story features some of our favorite Central Eastside bars and restaurants.
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Mother’s Knows Best

Mother's Bistro and Bar Renews Lease at Current Downtown Location.
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Stacked Sandwich Shop opens today!

New Central Eastside eatery opens in Clay Creative Building
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Adding some spice to the Pearl District

New Southwestern concept Carlita's to bring tacos and tequila to the Pearl
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Furnishing the Pearl

Design Within Reach opens New Flagship Store in the Pearl District
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Congratulations Tyler!

Tyler Bruss celebrates one year at Urban Works
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Fresh Ink

Art Work Rebels Tattoo finds new home after devastating explosion destroys former location.
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Coming Soon | Monumental Retail & Restaurant Opportunities in the Heart of the CBD

New redevelopment of Meier & Frank Building's street level retail on its way.
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Exploring the Central Eastside

After a year in our new location, here is what we have learned about our new home.
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