Bend looks at infill potential

Bend looks at infill potential

  Bend looks at infill Developers question city’s buildable land figures By Hillary Borrud / The Bulletin / @hborrud Published Jan 23, 2014 at 12:01AM If you go What: Bend Urban Growth Boundary Remand Task Force meeting When: 1 p.m. Friday Where: 710 N.W. Wall St., Bend Developers and local land use attorneys say legal restrictions common in

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Bend homes may cost more

Bend homes may cost more

Full Page View Bend homes may cost more Experts agree interest rates to rise By Joseph Ditzler / The Bulletin Published Jan 19, 2014 at 12:01AM The cost to buy a home in Bend and the surrounding area will probably climb this year, according to experts and recent data surveys. For instance, local experts say a 30-year,

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Investors aim at diversifying local economy

Investors aim at diversifying local economy

Diversifying Bend’s economy Building a tech hub By Rachael Rees / The Bulletin Published Dec 26, 2013 at 12:01AM Silicon Valley investor Bruce Cleveland has teamed up with local investor Dino Vendetti to create a plan to transform Bend’s economy. As part of the strategy, they intend to build a user-experience design academy — a school for

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Clearly rebounding from housing bust

Clearly rebounding from housing bust

print More Sharing ServicesShare|Share on emaile-mailShare on facebookFacebookShare on twitterTweetShare on stumbleuponStumbleUponShare on googleGoogle Recovery continues in Central Oregon Economic index shows growth in housing, tourism By Joseph Ditzler / The Bulletin Published Dec 8, 2013 at 12:01AM Editor’s note: The Bulletin has partnered with the University of Oregon’s College of Arts and Sciences and Department of

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Hiring up in Central Oregon

Hiring up in Central Oregon

Deschutes County sees surge in construction jobs By Joseph Ditzler / The Bulletin Published Nov 26, 2013 at 12:01AM Good news on the employment front surfaced Monday from the Oregon Employment Department: a continuing strong surge in hiring across several sectors in Central Oregon. “The fastest growing industry (in Deschutes County) is construction — 330 jobs over

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Pronghorn hotel finally coming

Pronghorn hotel finally coming

Pronghorn resort announces new hotel, spa Construction set to start in April By Elon Glucklich / The Bulletin Updated Nov 21, 2013 at 10:29AM – Published Nov 19, 2013 at 11:51AM Pronghorn resort plans to start construction next year on a 105-room hotel on its property northeast of Bend, resort officials announced Tuesday.   Pronghorn’s

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High Desert’s recovery

High Desert’s recovery

High Desert starts to recover Business leaders offer takes on Central Oregon’s economy By Elon Glucklich / The Bulletin Published: November 14. 2013 4:00AM PST Central Oregon’s real estate market came back strong in the last year, and many manufacturers across the High Desert are nearing record levels of production. But living-wage jobs aren’t being created fast enough for a

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Where the jobs are in Central Oregon

Where the jobs are in Central Oregon

Where the jobs are Study shows many job openings in Central Oregon are for low-wage work By Elon Glucklich / The Bulletin Published: November 03. 2013 4:00AM PST To find job openings The Oregon Employment Department has an online database of job openings, searchable by occupation, location and other criteria. To see jobs available in the region, visit www.emp.state.or.us/jobs and

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Apartment plan moving foward

Apartment plan moving foward

Bend apartment plan moving along Developers hope to start building near Old Mill District next spring By Elon Glucklich / The Bulletin Published: October 10. 2013 4:00AM PST  more photos The developers of a planned apartment complex near Southwest Bond Street and Wilson Avenue, east of the Old Mill District, could start building next spring. Brad Fraley and Timothy O’Byrne

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Projects in west Bend bringing big changes

Projects in west Bend bringing big changes

Big changes for west Bend Proposals would add college campus, recreation, parks and homes By Elon Glucklich / The Bulletin Brian Dioguardi got a text message just before noon Sept. 13. Then another. Four or five more followed in quick succession. Friends wanted to know if Dioguardi, the owner of Baldy’s Barbeque, had heard the news. Oregon State

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Foreclosure mediations on the rise

Foreclosure mediations on the rise

Foreclosure mediation sees uptick Central Oregon homeowners slowly enrolling in program By Elon Glucklich / The Bulletin Published: September 27. 2013 4:00AM PST Foreclosure resources • To find out more about Oregon’s foreclosure mediation program, visit www.doj.state.or.us/consumer/pages/foreclosure_mediation.aspx. To set up an appointment with a local mediation coach, contact HomeSource of NeighborImpact at 541-323-6567 • For other foreclosure programs, visit http://oregonhomeownersupport.gov

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Rental market tightens

Rental market tightens

Bend rental crunch continues New survey shows rising rents, lower vacancy for apartments across Oregon By Elon Glucklich / The Bulletin Published: September 08. 2013 4:00AM PST  more photos Standing outside the office of Plus Property Management, clutching a stack of apartment applications, Malcolm Heald looked a little defeated. The Central Oregon Community College student’s landlord raised the monthly rent

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OSU Cascades chooses west Bend campus site

OSU Cascades chooses west Bend campus site

West Bend acres for Cascades OSU hopes approval from State Board committee to spend $12.9 million By Lauren Dake / The Bulletin Published: September 14. 2013 4:00AM PST  more photos SALEM — Oregon State University-Cascades has found its campus. The university has identified more than 50 acres in west Bend where it hopes to build the state’s newest four-year university.

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Homes planned by Bend golf course

Homes planned by Bend golf course

 more photos Homes planned by Bend golf course Developers resuming proposal that stalled in 2008 crash By Elon Glucklich / The Bulletin Published: September 13. 2013 4:00AM PST Developers are brushing the dust off a plan to build new homes in the Stonegate subdivision on Bend’s south side, near the Old Back Nine at Mountain High golf course. Pahlisch Homes

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Bend’s economy growing

Bend’s economy growing

Bend’s economy growing State report shows solid job gains and home price increases By Elon Glucklich / The Bulletin Published: September 05. 2013 4:00AM PST Rising home prices and new private-sector jobs have turned Bend into one of Oregon’s fastest-growing regions, in terms of economic health, according to a recently released state report. The Oregon Economic and Revenue Forecast report

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Bend noted for entreprenuership

Bend noted for entreprenuership

Bend grows entrepreneurs Study ranks city 16 nationally in high-tech startup density By Rachael Rees / The Bulletin Published: September 01. 2013 4:00AM PST Jim Miller, founder and CEO of a tech startup, moved his family and business to Bend: — before learning Entrepreneur Magazine labeled Bend the next big city for entrepreneurship; — before he knew about FoundersPad, the

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Expanding Northwest Crossing

Expanding Northwest Crossing

 more photos | order photo An excavator and a drilling rig prepare land Wednesday in NorthWest Crossing for the development’s next expansion, called the Discovery Park area. Rob Kerr / The Bulletin Expanding Northwest Crossing Bend neighborhood readies land west of Mt. Washington Drive for housing By Rachael Rees / The Bulletin Published: August 30. 2013 4:00AM PST Work is underway to

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Bend home prices up sharply

Bend home prices up sharply

Bend home prices soar Report puts Deschutes County near the country’s top for price gains By Elon Glucklich / The Bulletin Published: August 23. 2013 4:00AM PST  more photos Soaring home prices are back. A report released Thursday by the Federal Housing Finance Agency ranked the Bend-Redmond Metropolitan Statistical Area fourth in the country for yearly home price increases. Median

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