Velomor, Hassalo on Eighth’s first completed building, opens to residents
August 4, 2015
With a total of 657 housing units and over 50,000 square feet of retail space, Hassalo on Eighth is GBD’s largest project to date – three new buildings of varying density that promise to transform an underutilized area of Inner East Portland into a vital urban neighborhood. Velomor features 177 for-lease apartments along with ground-level retail immediately adjacent to both the MAX light rail and Portland Streetcar lines. As part of the Hassalo development, Velomor taps into larger district-wide amenities that foreground Hassalo’s sustainable design strategies, including a bike storage facility with over 1,000 stalls along with valet and repair services. The Velomor also connects to NORM, or Natural Organic Recycling Machine, which ties together the four city blocks of Hassalo on Eighth with a single wastewater treatment system designed to filter and reuse all black and grey water created on site.
The Velomor will soon be joined by The Elwood Building and Aster Tower, both scheduled to open on October 1st. All three buildings are expected to achieve LEED Platinum certification.
For more information, check out Velomor’s website here.