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Studies and Analysis

Housing Growth and Affordability in Portland

What is the City and the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability doing to create more affordable housing?

Freeway Loop Study - Project Summary Report (2005)

A collaborative study by BPS, PBOT and ODOT on the I-5/405 Freeway Loop. Initiated in Fall 2003, the study assessed how the loop performs today and its likely performance in the future.

Central Portland Retail Research and Analysis Study

ERA and Marketek study of varied retail districts in Central Portland, their potential for growth over the next 20 years, how they relate to and complement each other in the context of the vibrant, diverse and evolving city. (April 2009)

Central Eastside Industrial District Business Survey

Central Eastside Industrial District (CEID) Business Survey results from the June 2010 survey of businesses located within the CEID Subdistrict.

Downtown Portland Office Space Trends

Prepared for City of Portland Prepared by Bay Area Economics (BAE) September 30, 2010

2011 Central City Development Capacity Study

A study regarding available land for development in the Central City. An update to the 2007 Central Portland Development Capacity Study.

Cost Competitiveness of the Central City

Report on the cost competitiveness factors for office development between Central City and suburban office areas with strategies to attract jobs to the Central City. Prepared by ZGF and ECONorthwest.

Willamette River Mainstem Characterization (2016)

Habitat and biological sections of the ecological characterization of the lower Willamette River provided by BES in support of the Central City Plan.

Central City Historic Resources

Historic Landmarks and Districts in the Central City

Recommended Amendments to Title 33.510 Parking Provisions

Proposed Zoning Code changes resulting from PBOT’s Central City Parking Policy Update Project (December 7, 2016)

Central Portland Plan: Urban Design Assessment

This assessment sets the stage for discussions on how urban form, quality, and identity can develop in the future, and provides Portland with qualitative and quantitative references that inform community deliberations for a new Central Portland Plan.