Hillary Borrud/The Bulletin Bend is looking for strategies to ease the shortage of rental housing in the city. One option is to make it easier for property owners to build accessory dwellings, also known as mother-in-law apartments, such as this small home on the same lot as a larger house in northwest Bend. Click to
ORIG / 07-16-14 / Joe Kline / The Bulletin Construction workers build a new house in the Stonegate subdivision near China Hat Road in Southeast Bend on Wednesday. Click to enlarge photo Home building ramps up in Bend Proposed and approved plans could add 400 new homes By Joseph Ditzler / The Bulletin Published Jul 20, 2014
John Costa column: Bend’s west side fills in Published Jul 27, 2014 at 12:12AM Almost every workday, I spend an hour or so at a west Bend coffee shop catching up on the news, chatting with the regulars and, time permitting, reading a book. One day recently, the noise of a powerful construction machine intruded
Projects could add 300 apartments in Bend Developer proposes one; agencies team up for two others By Joseph Ditzler / The Bulletin Published Jul 24, 2014 at 12:19AM Two separate real estate sales in Bend — one complete and another pending — could bring more than 300 apartments to the city by 2016. Demand for rental homes
print More Sharing ServicesShare|Share on emaile-mailShare on facebookFacebookShare on twitterTweetShare on stumbleuponStumbleUponShare on googleGoogle ORIG 07/17/2014 Ryan Brennecke / The Bulletin Work continues Thursday afternoon on the Hampton Inn & Suites in the Old Mill District. Click to enlarge photo Hotel business heats up in Bend Two new hotels may join the soon-to-open Hampton Inn
Bend renters find few housing options City officials look for ways to increase affordable housing By Hillary Borrud / The Bulletin / @hborrud Published Jun 10, 2014 at 12:01AM Brittney Sweeney has less than a month left to find a new home for her family to rent in Bend, and the pickings are slim. “The hard part about
Click for image slideshow Bend eyes affordable housing City Council will decide whether to offer public property for development By Hillary Borrud / The Bulletin / @hborrud Published Jun 13, 2014 at 12:01AM Bend officials will ask the City Council to offer two city-owned parcels of land for sale next month, as a short-term option to
Click for image slideshow New mobile home park sought just outside Bend Proposals would face several hurdles, but come amid record affordable housing crunch By Elon Glucklich / The Bulletin / @EGlucklich Published Jun 14, 2014 at 12:01AM Two owners of property just north of Bend’s city limits want to tackle the city’s affordable housing crunch.
Bend call center Ibex to hire 450 by fall New employees would more than double center’s workforce By Rachael Rees / The Bulletin Published May 21, 2014 at 12:01AM How to apply Those interested in jobs with Ibex Global Bend may apply online atwww.ibexglobal.com/joinus.html, pick up an application at Ibex or contact recruiter Heidi Simila at 541-647-6744.
Building booms at NorthWest Crossing Published May 21, 2014 at 12:01AM Tim Doran / The Bulletin Jake Kirbs, a framer with Greg Welch Construction, guides trusses on the end of a crane Monday to the roof of a home under construction on Northwest Hartford Avenue in Bend. It’s one of 25 homes being built in
Home Rescue coming to an end Federal mortgage program helped 700 Central Oregonians, 9,500 statewide By Joseph Ditzler / The Bulletin Published May 1, 2014 at 12:01AM Home Rescue Program Remaining weeklong application cycles start on the following Wednesdays: May 14, May 28, June 11, June 25. For more information, visitwww.oregonhomeowner help,org A program that helped more
Deschutes Building permits may get pricier Community Development, surveyor’s office say building activity justifies hike By Elon Glucklich / The Bulletin / @EGlucklich Published May 1, 2014 at 12:01AM / Updated May 1, 2014 at 06:09AM Getting a building permit from Deschutes County or planning a new subdivision could get more expensive this summer. Deschutes County’s Community Development
Full Page View Bend-area subdivision plan blocked Deschutes County commissioners deny a zone change By Elon Glucklich / The Bulletin / @EGlucklich Published Apr 30, 2014 at 12:01AM A real estate firm’s vision for a major new neighborhood east of Bend may be dead. Deschutes County commissioners on Monday denied a proposal by California-based Newland Real
Ryan Brennecke / The Bulletin Ranch at the Canyons, which overlooks Smith Rock, features 600 acres of working farmland and vineyards. Full Page View Reviving Ranch at the Canyons Landholdings decreased at Terrebonne’s exclusive community By Rachael Rees / The Bulletin Published Apr 20, 2014 at 12:01AM / Updated Apr 20, 2014 at 12:14AM TERREBONNE — After
Full Page View Central Oregon rental market grows tighter Vacancy rate below 1 percent creates big competition for housing By Joseph Ditzler / The Bulletin Published Apr 19, 2014 at 12:01AM / Updated Apr 19, 2014 at 12:04AM Finding a place to rent became a full-time job for Bre Aasland when she decided this year
Full Page View Deschutes County has a growth spurt Census estimates say it’s fastest-growing county in Oregon By Tim Doran / The Bulletin / @Newsinbendor Published Mar 27, 2014 at 12:01AM Deschutes County has regained a spot on the list of the nation’s 100 fastest-growing counties, according to U.S. Census Bureau population estimates made public today.
Bend rental market tightens Expert believes vacancy rate has fallen below 1 percent By Joseph Ditzler / The Bulletin Published Mar 27, 2014 at 12:01AM The demand for rental housing in and around Bend is increasing, especially for low-income tenants, Kenny LaPoint, housing and resident services director of Housing Works, said recently. Housing Works, the housing authority
Full Page View Retail project proposed in Bend Four-building center slated for northeast Bend By Rachael Rees / The Bulletin Published Feb 8, 2014 at 12:01AM / Updated Feb 8, 2014 at 11:56PM A Salem convenience store owner plans to build a four-building commercial development called Boyd Acres Retail in northeast Bend. Jim Landin of
Economist predicts steady growth But improvement will be slow, he tells Bend-area business people By Joseph Ditzler / The Bulletin Published Jan 31, 2014 at 12:01AM The message Friday from economist Bill Watkins to Central Oregon’s business community was simple and reserved: Expect continued improvement in the local economy but don’t expect fireworks. Like the image of
print More Sharing ServicesShare|Share on emaile-mailShare on facebookFacebookShare on twitterTweetShare on stumbleuponStumbleUponShare on googleGoogle Courtesy Compass Commercial Real Estate A rendering of Neff Place, the commercial development on 1500 N.E. Cushing Ave., will be anchored by Jacksonís Corner restaurant. Full Page View Neff Place construction to start New commercial development in Bend By Rachael Rees /