After a more-than-three-year renovation of two downtown buildings, the Woodlark hotel will open its doors this weekend. Located in the old Cornelius Hotel and Woodlark buildings at 813 S.W. Alder St., the Woodlark adds 150 hotel rooms and a new restaurant and bar to downtown. The project comes from Portland's Provenance Hotels and NBP Capital. […]
When the Portland Business Journal accorded its Most Admired honors on Thursday, hundreds of business leaders were on hand to recognize their peers. It's an easy sell: The event, at downtown Portland's Hilton Hotel, provided plenty of opportunities to rub elbows with the region's array of respected entrepreneurs, executives and innovators. Given the season, the […]
Another 9,200 homes could be joining the metro region in the coming years thanks to a vote by the Metro Council yesterday. The unanimous vote approved four metro-area cities' plans to expand the urban growth boundary by nearly 2,200 acres. The four cities that submitted concepts for growth were King City, Beaverton, Hillsboro and Wilsonville. Hillsboro's […]
Nike has hired former Mercedes executive Tamika Curry Smith as part of its effort to improve its diversity and inclusion efforts. Her title is vice president of global diversity and inclusion. Curry Smith's hiring is the latest in a series of steps taken by the sportswear giant in the wake of complaints about workplace opportunities […]
On March 25, 2015, we stole an idea that had worked to really great effect at our sibling paper the Cincinnati Business Courier. With the headline "5 Things to know today, and does God walk among us in Portland?" we introduced the notion of a morning news roundup in which we took a look at […]
Filling jobs is now a real challenge from entry level and skilled trades to leadership and high tech, but local staffing firms still found a way to boost temporary workers and direct-hire placements this year.