At Central Eastside Lofts, bicycle parking and amenities “fill a need”

The Central Eastside Lofts have raised the bar for bike-owning tenants.(Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland) Continuing our investigation into bike parking and the bike-centric amenities offered by Portland developers, I paid a visit to the Central Eastside Lofts last week. The 70-unit building is situated on the corner of NE 6th and Couch, just a few … Read more

‘Bike-friendly’ is main selling point at Milano apartments

Architect Murray Jenkins (L), Metro Councilor Carlotta Collette, and real estate developers Phil Morford and Konstantin Klebleev cut the ribbon on the new Milano apartments today.(Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland) The ribbon was cut at the new Milano apartments in the Lloyd Center this morning. As people streamed by the newly painted bike lanes on NE … Read more

Buffered Bike Lane with a bike symbol and arrow pointing forward

Bike friendly development spreads to outer east Portland

Glendoveer Woods will have a self-service bike repair shop consisting of work benches and tools for the project’s residents and community biking organizations to utilize.— From City of Portland memo about the development We’ve covered new housing developments (like the “Milano” coming to the Lloyd District) that actively seek bike-oriented tenants in the central city; … Read more

New Rose Quarter housing development inspired by, named after, a bicycle – UPDATED

Say hello to Milano.(Rendering by Ankrom Moisan Architects) Here in Portland we’ve seen many commercial and residential developments that are built with bicycling in mind. Whether they’re directly marketed to people who ride bikes, or come with impressive bike parking, catering to Portlanders’ love of bicycling is nothing new. But the Milano Apartments, set to … Read more

Housing development’s bike amenities lure buyers

Daybreak Cohousing makes biking easy.(Photo: Sally Painter) A new housing development opening this weekend in North Portland will combine two Danish influences on our city: cohousing and biking. On Saturday (4/17), the Daybreak Cohousing development at 2525 North Killingsworth Street will host its grand opening celebration. Daybreak is a planned community where residents own their … Read more