We are excited to announce the completion of the Slabtown Marketplace and L.L. Hawkins. These two projects represent the first completed city block (Block 296) within the Con-Way Master Plan, located in Portland’s Northwest District. The Master Plan, developed by GBD and adopted by the…

Photo: DOW East End – designed by Scott Brown while a Principal at YGH. GBD Architects is pleased to announce the addition of Scott Brown, IIDA, LEED AP, as Principal. Scott brings with him 22 years of experience in corporate interior design, with an emphasis…

The Pacific Northwest is surrounded by natural beauty, shaped by tectonic forces over millennia. However, the same forces that have altered the landscape have the ability to significantly alter our lives. In the event of a natural disaster, buildings will need quick and accurate evaluations…

GBD is pleased to announce the opening of Velomor, a 6-story mixed-use building and the first to open within the Lloyd District’s new Hassalo on Eighth development. With a total of 657 housing units and over 50,000 square feet of retail space, Hassalo on Eighth…

A new report by the Oregonian lists Portland’s top six existing office buildings that are garnering “Class A-Plus” rents.  The list includes Fox Tower, First & Main, Moda Tower, the US Bancorp Tower, and two buildings in the Brewery Blocks.  Of the six buildings on…

December 9, 2014

2014 Construction Round-Up

2014 has been a busy year for GBD, and we’ve got lots of cranes in the air.  So we thought we’d take an opportunity for a round-up of the projects that are currently under construction or were recently completed this year. Block A Apartments (Portland,…

(Image copyright Jeremy Bitterman) Many of GBD’s projects were featured in an October 2014 article in Architectural Record titled “Oregon’s largest city embraces high-density living.”  The article describes some of the idiosyncrasies that make Portland a special place to live, and a special place to…

Hasslo on Eighth is currently under construction, and the change it will bring to Portland’s east side is starting to be felt.  Cranes are in the air, concrete is being poured, and the three-story underground garage is starting to take shape–one slab at a time…

September 17, 2013

Hassalo on Eighth Breaks Ground

Hassalo on Eighth (formerly known as the Lloyd Blocks Master Plan) has broken ground. American Assets Trust unveiled its vision and name for its new Lloyd District development that will bring over 600 new residences and dozens of local businesses to the area. The project…

The Lloyd Blocks have broken ground, and The Oregonian has reported on the impacts this massive project will have on Portland’s Lloyd District Neighborhood. A San Diego investment trust is preparing to break ground on a development that will bring nearly 660 apartments to the…

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