The Central Eastside’s Skyscraper

B67 will be a landmark for the city of Portland.

“The responsibility to do it right is tremendous,” said Adrian Boly, vice president of development for Guardian Real Estate Services. “You don’t get a lot of opportunities to add something to the cityscape that will define it.”

In the coming weeks, Andersen Construction will begin erecting the first floors of B67: a 21-story glassy tower in Portland’s exact geographical center. When finished, the 284-unit building will be one of the most visible landmarks in the city; however, as multifamily competition increases, one question remains: Will the development be able to generate the income necessary to justify the elevated costs of high-rise construction?

 

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