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  1. Behind the scenes at the Portland Opera's costume departmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Business Journal

    The Portland Opera's stylish building sits at the foot of the new Tilikum Crossing. It's an asset to the company in that Portland Opera owns the suddenly valuable real estate holding outright.

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  2. Portland investment research firm nabs $5M from outside financierRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Business Journal

    A Portland company that specializes in investment research has itself landed a sizable chunk of money from an outside firm. FolioMetrix officials said Wednesday the firm has collected $5 million from Grail Partners, a boutique merchant bank with offices in San Francisco and New York.

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  3. Daddies Board Shop buys iconic skateboard brandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Business Journal

    Daron Horwitz owns Daddies Board Shop in Portland. Founded in Portland in 1995, Daddies recently acquired iconic skateboard brand CCS.

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  4. With ambitious growth plans, Green Zebra adds delivery to the mixRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Business Journal

    Lisa Sedlar's Green Zebra Grocery is partnering with Instacart, a newcomer from San Francisco, to offer home deliver around the Portland area. Portland's first heath-oriented convenience store is teaming with a San Francisco startup to deliver products to customers doors.

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  5. Heim named CEO of growing tech company HelpSystemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Business Journal

    The Eden Prairie-based company also named Dan Mayleben , Heim's longtime business partner, to serve as chief financial officer. HelpSystems sells technology businesses use to manage data centers, gather business intelligence and ensure IT-system security.

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  6. Laika spinoff leases 13,500 square feet in Central EastsideRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Business Journal

    A scene from "A Tale of Momentum & Inertia," a CG short made by HouseSpecial, an animation company that will be moving to a new home in the Central Eastside in early February 2015. HouseSpecial, the commercial animation company formed by three former Laika employees that had lead Laika's advertising division, has found a new home in a World War II era warehouse in northeast Portland.

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  7. Cool Spaces: Cambia's renovated space brings style to insuranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Business Journal

    The Cambia logo adorns the wall of the company's main lobby. The space gives a sleek look to a traditional company: Insurers aren't especially known for occupying stylish spaces.

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  8. The New York Times hearts Portland, Chapter 133: N. Mississippi gets the Gray Lady's loveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Business Journal

    It's a pretty safe bet that whenever one sees the word "hipster" in the New York Times , it's likely to be affixed to an article about Portland. This week, the Times has a look at North Mississippi Avenue .

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  9. Meet SnA hetta, the firm designing the James Beard Public MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Business Journal

    SnA hetta, an Oslo- and New York-based architectural firm designing the James Beard Public Market, is in Portland this week to begin the process of turning a pair of parking lots into a showcase for the region's food bounty. The architects behind the James Beard Public Market are in Portland this week and taking notes on what the city wants in its first public market since the early 1940s.

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  10. Report: Proposed traffic pattern changes could affect Portland's public market plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Business Journal

    Whereas supporters believe the James Beard Public Market, proposed for the western side of the Morrison Bridge, could be a development catalyst, changes to Portland's downtown plan could force those backers to retrench. The long-discussed and in-development Portland public market could require a few tweaks if the city follows through with Morrison Bridge ramp changes.

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  11. Kenton's transit-oriented project off to a groundbreaking startRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Business Journal

    The latest in a string of projects designed to spur mass transit use will break ground in North Portland on Friday morning. Tentatively named The Kenton, the new four-story residential building will feature 57 studio and one- and two-bedroom apartments, 1,900 square feet of retail space, 16 parking spaces and bicycle parking facilities.

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  12. 'Comedians in Cars' get their coffee in Portland, but is it worth the 'hipster wait?'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Business Journal

    The somewhat-awaited "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" Portland episode hit the Web this week, and it's...eh, depending on your weekend plans, kind of worth watching. That is, the Jerry Seinfeld offering - it's exactly what it sounds like; in the Portland edition, he and Fred Armisen hit Coava Coffee for some of the spot's pour-over java - portrays the city in a mostly nice light.

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  13. Hackers invade SAG-AFTRA's payroll companyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Business Journal

    Just days after the revelation of an Internet security breach at Sony Pictures Entertainment, hackers may have found personal information belonging to members of Hollywood's largest union, SAG-AFTRA. American Residuals & Talent Inc., which does business as ART Payroll and handles residual payments for actors and others who belong to SAG-AFTRA, notified clients last week of a "data security incident that may affect the security of your personal information," according to the Los Angeles Times .

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  14. Portland looks to expand businesses' 'Street Seats' programRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Business Journal

    The city is seeking proposals from business owners looking to add more of the spots, which essentially add fenced-in bar and restaurant tables to parking spaces outside of those establishments, in 2015. This is the fourth year the city has offered the Street Seats program .

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  15. Memorial service set for Tom Moyer, a giant in sports and developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Business Journal

    Tom Moyer made a tremendous impact in several different careers, from athlete to entrepreneur to developer. Click through for more on Moyer's achievements.

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  16. Remembering Tom Moyer: From boxing to building, he made his markRead the original story

    Monday Dec 1 | Business Journal

    Tom Moyer in 2007. Moyer, one of Portland's most influential business leaders, died Friday at the age of 95. Tom Moyer is being described as "a quiet visionary" who changed Portland's landscape - primarily, its downtown skyscrapers and parks.

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  17. An early glimpse at the James Beard Public MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Business Journal

    Ron Paul, executive director of the James Beard Public Market. SnA hetta, the Norwegian architecture firm hired to design a public market in the parking lot at the Morrison Bridge, will visit Portland in December for a design forum and public open house.

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  18. Portland's Gigapan sells its hardware business, seeks buyers for digital assetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Business Journal

    Photographer Cathy Cheney used a Gigapan device to capture the moving of the Sellwood Bridge. The company's hardware side was sold this week.

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  19. Orchard Supply snags first-ever San Francisco store in urban pushRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Business Journal

    Orchard Supply will occupy the old Petco building in North Beach, plus a good chunk of the Cost Plus World Market building next door. Orchard Supply Hardware is going into San Francisco for the first time, marking the San Jose-based retailer's boldest move yet as it doubles down on an urban strategy under its new corporate parent, Lowe's Companies Inc. The 83-year-old retailer, which Lowe's bought out of bankruptcy in September 2013 , has signed a lease for 33,500 square feet in the city's North Beach district, executives told the Business Journal in an exclusive interview.

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  20. In hot Portland apartment market, financial firm makes $6M gambitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Business Journal

    Through a $4.5 million loan arranged by Cohen Financial, a real estate capital services firm headquartered in Chicago, Madden picked up the 39-unit Hoyt Apartments at 610 N.W. 17th Ave. Cohen also arranged a nearly $1.3 million construction loan for the 11-unit Spokane Apartments at 610 S.E. Spokane St. For the Hoyt Apartments, Norrie arranged a nonrecourse, fixed-rate, 20-year term loan with a 25-year amortization rate and a loan-to-value of 70 percent. The lender is a Correspondent Life Insurance Company.

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