In a New Era of High Prices and Soaring Popularity, What Will Portland Become?

As the cost of living skyrockets, new people pour in, and shiny new buildings rise, Portland must act fast to save its soul.

03/25/2016 Edited by Zach Dundas By Marty Patail, Brian Libby, Randy Gragg, and Ramona DeNies


Portland Is Changing Faster Than You Can Believe

Here are five big game changers already in the works.

03/25/2016 By Zach Dundas, Randy Gragg, and Brian Libby


We've Got 19 New Facts About Portland’s Totally Insane Real Estate Market

From steepest price spikes to wealthiest hoods, we crunched the numbers. Here’s what we found.

03/25/2016 By Ramona DeNies


Are Today’s Outskirts Tomorrow’s Bustling Urban Neighborhoods?

Hillsboro’s Orenco Station invents the anti-suburb.

03/25/2016 By Marty Patail


Portland Neighborhoods By The Numbers: 2016

It's true: Portland real estate is going crazy—and it's wildest in places that may surprise you.

03/17/2016 Edited by Ramona DeNies With Sika Stanton


Can Portland Artists Survive the City’s New Gilded Age?

A property boom means mass evictions and escalating rents. What does that mean for our creative scene?

03/01/2016 By Fiona McCann


Want to Buy a Private Oregon Island?

We take a look at the Northwest's premium island real estate.

03/25/2014 By Maya Seaman


Apartment Therapy

Portland development firm CE John builds a new kind of rental, with high design and history in mind.

11/01/2013 By Randy Gragg


Neighborhoods by the Numbers

Portland Real Estate 2013

03/22/2013 Edited by Marty Patail


Rental Market Madness

If you're frustrated by trying to find a place in today's rental market, you're not alone.

03/22/2013 By Kasey Cordell


Portland's Current Market Trends

The major movements within Portland's real estate market, from cash purchases to sustainable mixed-use developments.

03/22/2013 By Kasey Cordell


Portland's Hottest Microhoods

A look inside Portland's hottest nano-size neighborhoods and the trends driving our real estate market.

03/22/2013 By Kasey Cordell


Real Estate Growth Map

Portland's residential development over the past three years.

03/16/2013 By Kasey Cordell


What I Learned: Lessons from Portland High Schools

An anonymous survey of local high school students and teachers reveals what's really going on in today's high schools.

01/17/2013 Edited by Kasey Cordell


Neighborhoods by the Numbers: Real Estate 2012

Looking to buy a home? Need to know which neighborhood has the best middle school? Or is safest for your car? Check out our expanded real estate stats and make an informed decision.

03/23/2012 Edited by Martin Patail

Out and About

Prefab Beach Rental

Tired of painted seashells and coastal kitsch whenever you head to the shore? This new rental is a modern prefab right off the sand in Oceanside, with muted colors, sleek furnishings, and endless views of the sea.

06/21/2011 By Amara Holstein

Private Schools Guide 2011

Pop Quiz

We've got straight-up answers to your private school FAQs.

01/20/2011 By Gretchen Holzgang, Nicole Morales, and Ali Moran


Breathe Easy

Get a jump on getting accepted by following our month-by-month guide to the private school application process.

01/19/2011 By Georgia Perry

Portland Monthly Presents

Private Schools Guide 2011

Finding the right hallowed hall for your child isn’t an easy process. But we can help you get started with stats on more than 100 area private schools, and profiles of 12 that are excelling in everything from science to community service.

01/19/2011 Edited by Kasey Cordell

Mud Room

Future Flats

Eco-friendly flats are coming to N. Williams in an attempt to bring green building to the masses.

01/14/2011 By Georgia Perry