OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 22, 2015
The city of Portland has been encouraging homeowners to build Accessory Dwelling Units, or "granny flats." But according to a new article in the Portland Tribune, Multnomah County's approach to these new structures threaten to stop these efforts in their tracks.
OPB | Broadcast: April 20, 2015
More than 25 percent of property in overall real estate market in the last four years was purchased with cash.
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 19, 2014
WEDNESDAY: We're listening back to a show we did in late October focusing on how Portland's South Waterfront is developing.
OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 18, 2014
TUESDAY: Scott Nelson, business editor for The Oregonian, joins us for our regular business news update.
OPB | Broadcast: March 19, 2014
WEDNESDAY: According to a new report from the Northwest Economic Research Center, Oregon's property tax system is skewing the housing market.
OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 3, 2014
MONDAY: Trader Joe's announced this morning that it is halting development plans for its store in Northeast Portland.
OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 25, 2013
MONDAY: In our regular business update, we'll discuss Portland companies expanding outside the state, real estate development in the Lloyd district, and more.
OPB | Broadcast: March 26, 2013
Portland Business Journal editor Rob Smith joins us for a business news update.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 30, 2013
What does Oregon's tight rental market mean for renters, property owners, and the rest of the economy?
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 4, 2012
Is the housing market finally turning around?
OPB | Broadcast: March 30, 2012
A new Oregon law has troubled homeowners clamoring for housing counseling services.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 19, 2012
In 2011, more homes were sold in the Portland area than in 2010, but real estate prices continued to drop. What does that say about the health of Portland's real estate market?
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 9, 2011
Portland Business Journal editor Rob Smith joins us to discuss Portland's rental market, baseball as an economic development strategy, holiday shopping and more.
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 22, 2011
In the wake of the collapse of Portland's REAL Prep hip-hop charter school, we look at a school that made the idea work in St. Paul, Minnesota.
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 20, 2011
This month, the plug was pulled on a charter school expected to open in Portland on September 12. The school was called REAL Prep Charter Academy, and was focused on educating students through the recording arts and entertainment industry. The last-minute closure has left people wondering: what happened?
OPB | Broadcast: April 27, 2011
We'll check in with an Oregon real estate expert about how the market looks — for buying, selling and renting.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 20, 2011
How does development on Portland's South Waterfront serve as an economic indicator for the rest of the region?