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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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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!
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Stella Taco Opening this Friday the 13th!

A second location on SE Division
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Blue Star Donuts on the cover of Bon Appetit

"Quality over quantity" has garnered national attention for this local donut shop
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Market Insight: Fast-Casual Dining

Urban Works brokers featured in Eater's national publication
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The Highly Customizable Hot Dog is Here

Urban Works Crew Visits Spike's Hotdogs for Lunch
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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!