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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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You’re Invited to Green Zebra’s Opening Tomorrow!

Green Zebra Grand Opening promises to be quite the party!
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Tin Man Coffee opens TOMORROW on Hawthorne

Mark your calendar & stop in for a drink!
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Americano Coffee & Cocktail Bar Opens at Burnside 26

Stop by the new European-inspired coffee & cocktail bar from the owners of Hale Pele and Coco Donuts.
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Grassa to open April 8 on NW 23rd

Grassa will open its second location on April 8 at NW 23rd & Quimby
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Legacy GoHealth in Expansion Mode

GoHealth Set to Open in Lake Oswego
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Retail at Enso – now 100% Leased

Providence Express Care and Pearl Printing opening at Enso Apartments
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Welcome Nicole & Tyler

New brokers Nicole Onder & Tyler Bruss talk shop
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Design Within Reach to relocate within the Pearl!

After 2 years, DWR is excited to open a new flagship location in the Pearl District.
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Little Big Burger to Open in Beaverton

An already established Portland favorite, Little Big Burger will open their 10th location.
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Bravo Paley’s!

Paley's to open new seafood themed restaurant
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Grassa coming soon to NW 23rd

Hand crafted pasta - Yum!
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Besaw’s Opens TODAY!

After months of planning Besaw’s has moved into their new home
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So Long VQ

You will be missed.
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Wayfinder Beer… Coming Soon!

Sure to become a popular destination
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Couch 9 Set to Open Late 2017

Couch 9, a 136 unit mixed-use project in the Pearl District set to open late 2017
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Where to dine in 2016?

Top 38 dining hot spots interactive map
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Downtown’s Retail Revival

Old Town, Ankeny Alley, Goose Hollow, and PSU are showing signs of a retail revival lead primarily by local retailers.
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Eastside or Bust!

On Friday, December 4th, we said goodbye to our Downtown office & moved across the river!
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Breakside Brewery to Slabtown

We're thrilled to be part of the team that brought Breakside Brewery to Slabtown.
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4 Properties Sold in 2 Weeks

Urban Works Represents Sale of 4 Properties in 2 Weeks!
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Ristretto Roasters

Ristretto Roasters Opening their Fourth Location
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Green Zebra to Open at PSU Campus

Hoping to open Mid-2016, Green Zebra is a welcome addition to the PSU neighborhood!
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Besaw’s Relocates!

Besaw's finds a new home with the help of Urban Works.
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Emerging Trends

Portland ranks 9th on markets to watch