A good year for jobs

A good year for jobs

Central Oregon boom is almost exclusive to Deschutes Economic data show Crook, Jefferson counties struggling By Taylor W. Anderson / The Bulletin / @taylorwanderson Published Dec 26, 2014 at 12:02AM After years of slogging back from a stubborn recession in Central Oregon, Crook County looks poised to have lost more jobs in 2014 than it gained. Continuing a

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Bend 2030 lays out suggestions to improve housing affordability

Bend 2030 lays out suggestions to improve housing affordability

Housing affordability solutions on the table Bend 2030 and committee agree on immediate recommendations By Ted Shorack / The Bulletin / @tjshorack Published Dec 23, 2014 at 12:01AM Bend 2030 has laid out a wide-ranging list of recommendations aimed at the city of Bend for resolving the housing affordability crisis. While some of the suggestions could take years

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Bend high-end apartment complex proposed

Bend high-end apartment complex proposed

Developer plans to build higher-end units for active adults Click to enlarge photo Bend apartment complex proposed Preliminary plan calls for 136 units on Empire Avenue By Joseph Ditzler / The Bulletin / @josefditzler Published Dec 13, 2014 at 12:01AM A developer has filed preliminary plans with the city of Bend to build a 136-unit apartment complex on

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Bend needs new residences by 2028.  What kind?

Bend needs new residences by 2028. What kind?

Bend needs 16,681 new residences by 2028. What kind? Balancing homes and apartments for the future By Tyler Leeds / The Bulletin Published Nov 24, 2014 at 12:01AM / Updated Nov 24, 2014 at 06:01AM Anticipating Bend’s housing needs The city of Bend needs 16,681 new residences by 2028. As part of a 2010 request to expand Bend’s

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Troy Field in downtown Bend for sale at $2.63 million

Troy Field in downtown Bend for sale at $2.63 million

Troy Field hits the market Property in downtown Bend for sale for $2.62 million By Joseph Ditzler / The Bulletin / @josefditzler Published Dec 11, 2014 at 12:01AM Troy Field, the 0.8-acre playing field on NW Bond Street and one of the last pieces of ground left undeveloped in downtown Bend, is officially for sale. Fratzke Commercial Real

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3rd Quarter 2014 A steady stream of continuous growth

3rd Quarter 2014 A steady stream of continuous growth

Central Oregon economy continues to improve Business index suggests increases in jobs, home sales, tourism By Joseph Ditzler / The Bulletin / @josefditzler Published Nov 30, 2014 at 12:01AM Editor’s note: The Bulletin has partnered with the University of Oregon’s College of Arts and Sciences and Department of Economics to produce the Central Oregon Business Index. The index

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New affordable housing complex breaks ground

New affordable housing complex breaks ground

Construction starts on Bend apartment complex East-side apartments will serve low-income residents, veterans By Joseph Ditzler / The Bulletin / @josefditzler Published Oct 16, 2014 at 12:01AM A second phase of an affordable housing complex on Bend’s east side will provide 40 apartments to low-income people, with four units set aside for veterans and others transitioning out of

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1826 NW Hartford, Bend, Oregon

1826 NW Hartford, Bend, Oregon

$495,000 SOLD This single-level bungalow by Salvesen Homes combines quality finishes with super livability. The offset great room w/ hardwood floor & gas fireplace extends to an island kitchen that provides plenty of elbow room for the cook plus stainless steel appliances. The master suite is separated from other BRs & includes a bath w/

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8 Fifteenth Tee, Sunriver, Oregon

8 Fifteenth Tee, Sunriver, Oregon

PRICE REDUCTION $649,000 In the heart of Sunriver, on the Meadows Golf Course 14th fairway. Northwest contemporary home with vaulted great room, exposed beams, Brazilian cherry hardwood floors and vaulted ceilings creating an elegant yet rustic feel. Generous, open kitchen includes a sitting bar with slab granite counter tops – a perfect place for everyone

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700 SE Douglas, Bend Investment Opportunity

700 SE Douglas, Bend Investment Opportunity

SOLD $185,000 – Full price! Enjoy the peace of the large treed back yard from your private deck and french doors. Over sized landscaped lot with plenty of room for all. This home lives comfortably with 3 full bedrooms, master bath includes an indoor hot tub, separate laundry room, great room layout, garage with storage

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56745 Nest Pine Dr, Bend (Crosswater)

56745 Nest Pine Dr, Bend (Crosswater)

$1,250,000 First time on the market elegant, lodge style custom home in the celebrated Crosswater GC, situated on a .65 private acre w/ unobstructed views of the Golf Course, and water. Enduring design & extraordinary craftsmanship is evident from the massive great hall, soaring ceilings, wood beams & custom touches, handsome office/den w/ built-ins, lg.

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21 Winners Circle, Sunriver, Oregon

21 Winners Circle, Sunriver, Oregon

SOLD and LISTED $639,000 Elegant custom one owner Sunriver property, situated on the celebrated Woodlands Golf Course w/ unobstructed views. Enduring design & extraordinary craftsmanship is evident from the elegant entry, soaring ceilings, extensive wood accents through-out, grand stair case & rock fireplace. Four bedrooms, open living space w/ over sized French doors, game room,

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Area housing prices on the rise

Area housing prices on the rise

Median home prices continue to climb Bend’s median hit $325,000 last month; Redmond’s reached $210,000 Published Sep 24, 2014 at 12:01AM Area housing prices on rise Median prices for single-family homes in Bend and Redmond increased last month, 2.5 percent and nearly 4 percent, respectively, over July’s prices, according to the latest report from the

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