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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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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.
Wayfinder Barrels into PDX’s Thriving Brew Scene
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Wayfinder Barrels into PDX’s Thriving Brew Scene

How Portland's newest brewery will establish itself in an already developed market
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Portland has great taste!

Eater's Restaurant Hot List for November features our friends at Solo Club, Bamboo Sushi, Poke Mon, Afuri, and Jacqueline.
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Rheinlander building sold!

Dan Bozich and Kia Hartley represent both sides of iconic building sale.
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Wayfinder Beer opening tomorrow!

The highly anticipated new brewpub is finally opening.
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RESTAURANTS OPENING THIS FALL!

New restaurants opening this fall in Portland
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Jacqueline Opens its Doors

Jaqueline, the new aquatic-inspired restaurant in SE Portland, celebrates grand opening.
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Portland’s Sizzle Pie recognized as Independent Pizzeria of the Year

Sizzle Pie named Best Independent Pizzeria by Pizza Today, opening location in New York City.
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The Solo Club to open in Slabtown neighborhood

The Solo Club will throw a grand opening party on August 15th.
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Slabtown is taking over!

Slabtown continues to grow as Capstone Partners and Cairn Pacific break ground on new development.
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Been to the South Waterfront yet this summer?

Muselet cracks PDX Eater's list for Best Happy Hours!
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Start your engines!

Welcome to Goose Hollow
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Coming soon to SE Hawthorne

A poke bowl restaurant, real estate office, and an art gallery featuring a taproom
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Garden Bar Opens at The Postal Building

The big carrot has finally arrived in the heart of the CBD!