Last month, the Portland Development
Commission resumed negotiations on two long-debated projects requiring
millions in public subsidies: an office tower in Southwest Portland
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Metro has said publicly that a new headquarters hotel
at the Oregon Convention Center would get a $10.4 million cash subsidy
from the regional government and the City of Portland. But documents
At a time when the City of Portland is preparing to cut such basic services as street cleaning and pavement repair, prospects for a heavily-subsided 600-room "headquarters hotel" adjacent to the Oregon Convention Center are looking brighter. Earlier this month, a task force that Mayor Sam Adams asked to review the long-planned project gave a cautious thumbs-up to moving forward. "The Task Force ...