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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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Opening Soon Around Town!

Check out some of the new additions to the city!
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Clients in the News

Vacasa moves into the Heartline | The Mercury Visits DIY Bar | WWeek Visits Wayfinder Beer
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Eco-Friendly Portland

We are very lucky to live in an environmentally-conscious city such as Portland. Here are just a few things that Portland is doing to make an eco-friendly change!
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First Retail Lease Signed in the Meier & Frank Building Redevelopment

New Retail Coming Soon to Downtown!
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March Events

Check out what's happening in Portland during March!
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Clients in the News | Feb. 9

Stacked Sandwiches Celebrates 1st Anniversary | Namaste on Williams is Turning One | OSU Plans to Move Into Meier and Frank Building
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At It Again!

Our friends over at Wayfinder Beer had some great accomplishments!
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Clients in the News | Jan. 29

Boxer Ramen Expands | First Large Office Tenant Signs at Leland James | Starbucks Plans Wage Hike and More Employee Benefits
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Clients in the News | Jan 18

Starbucks Moving to Chinatown | Bamboo Sushi Will Not Serve Bluefin Tuna | An Interview With Lisa Schroeder of Mother's Bistro
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February Events

Here are some upcoming events that will be happening next month around Portland! Keep visiting this post and our FB for more additions and updates.
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Clients in the News | Jan. 10

Breakside Brewery Unveils 140+ Upcoming Beers | Blue Star Moves | Little Big Burger Ads Online Ordering
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Clients In The News | December 21, 2017

Multnomah Village Retail is Fully Leased! | Roe and Broadway & Meatballs Opening in The Morgan Building | Tusk and the Submarine Hospitality Group Featured in PDX Eater
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City Rotisserie Opens Today in South Waterfront

Portland’s epic food scene just got a bit more meaty.
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Coming soon to the Pearl District

A popular restaurant concept with ties to Las Vegas and Los Angeles will be filling the vacancy at NW 12th and Glisan.
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Clients in the News | Oct 6, 2017

Wayfinder Beer, Stacked Sandwich Shop, and Jacqueline make Thrillist's list of top Portland restaurants | Bamboo Sushi is coming to Lake Oswego
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Listing Update | Sept 29, 2017

A quick breakdown of what is new to the Portland Commercial Real Estate Market.
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Clients In the News | Sept 21, 2017

DIY Bar gets some love from Popsugar | Breakside's new coffee infused Guji Gose is profiled | The Solo Club shares 3 amari cocktail recipes
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Carlita’s to open at 1101 NW Northrup Monday!

The wait is almost over for the Pearl's new Taco / Tequila / Whiskey restaurant.
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The Carson Comes to Slabtown

The Carson & Carson South will bring new retail opportunities to the growing Slabtown Neighborhood.
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Urban Works visits Wailua Shave Ice!

It's hot outside...really hot. We took a trip to Wailua Shave Ice to cool down. We suggest you do the same because...well...see for yourself!
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Clients in the News | August 23, 2017

Stacked Sandwich Shop named best in Oregon | Blue Star Donuts opening soon in Progress Ridge | Golden Hour Acupuncture gets love from Willamette Week | Boxer Ramen opening new location at Burnside 26 | Nimblefish opening in SE Portland
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Urban Works brings Atlas Cider to Couch 9

The Bend-based cidery leases 3,598 SF in the Pearl District
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Slabtown Marketplace & LL Hawkins Fully Leased!

Urban Works fills 46,000 Square Feet of ground-floor retail in Slabtown.
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Urban Works helps bring H MART to the Belmont Dairy Building

The Asian/Korean Grocer fills the 21,124 SF Space in SE Portland's Belmont District
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