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Old Posted Dec 8, 2004, 3:09 PM
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Portland: Eliot Tower

The Eliot Tower website is finally up.

Pretty bland website, compared to some of the developer's other sites (edgelofts.com, elizabethlofts.com), although there is a webcam where you can watch the construction of this 18-story condominiuim.

www.eliottower.com

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Here is a map of the area. I hope the Eliot is shaped like the rendering on the map....it is not quite so boxy...

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Is there a height limit in Portland?
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The drawings of this project doesn't do this building justice. You have to see the models at the show room. It looks fantastic.
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Old Posted Dec 8, 2004, 11:56 PM
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Fantastic! Can someone take pics of the models and post?
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If Portland has only added 300 net jobs this year, what's its economy running on that supports these developments.

I suppose they're speculative, and I love Portland, but I just don't see where the customers are coming from.
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People are coming from all over the country and others are empty nesters moving downtown. Portland is attracting a lot in the 18-34 year old demographic. The Portland region has its own economic style in a way since it has only one fortune 500 company (Nike). I guess you could say its economy is more locally based made up of small companies. Some of the industries that are big in oregon are high tech, manufacturing and timber (all of which arent exactly the strongest right now).
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According to todays portland tribune, one million people are supposed to move to the metro region in the next 5 years.

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actually that appears to be a typo in the tribune, seemed a little too high, its actually 25 years (as was published in the Oregonian)


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thanx. I keep adding more and more and now they seem to be taking over my posts.
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If Portland has only added 300 net jobs this year, what's its economy running on that supports these developments.

I suppose they're speculative, and I love Portland, but I just don't see where the customers are coming from.
I don't think many people really understand the huge effect that baby boomers...empty nesters and how their growing older, kids moving out ...more disposable income and equity in the homes they live now in the suburbs is effecting all of this growth in Portland...and many other U.S. cities. They aren't speculative. They are real...exist and are making lifestyle changes.
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I am loving this building. I went by and saw the model of it a month or so ago and fell in love. It looks like 4 buildings in one and will look completely different for different angles.
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Old Posted Dec 13, 2004, 1:01 AM
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Fantastic!
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i am taking pictures of it every few months plus i have pictures from all over portland, i would post them on here but i dont have a website yet and the space in the ssp gallery is too small.
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You can use my site at Photobucket. Contact me and I will give you my Username and password. You can create your own folder is you desire. I have plenty of space and would like to see you pics. It is a very easy site to use. Have you taken any pics of the Eliot models?

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Thanks, I set up an account at photobucket. Now I can share a lot more pictures.
I dont have any pics of the Eliot model but I took this in late November...

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Great! Are you the guy who sent me the info regarding the Meriweather and Burnside Bridgehead? Do you want them scanned? I think the rendering and articles have all ready been posted... Thanks!
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No that wasnt me.
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Sorry....maybe it was edirp....
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Took some shots of the model today. I was talking to the sales rep and he said the model cost $80,000. I guess the guy who did it spared no detail...even the window panes are exactly how they will be built.





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