New development in the works in NorthWest Crossing

The heavy lifting is about to begin on Lot 506 of NorthWest Crossing, a 15-lot subdivision south of NW Shevlin Park Drive and west of NorthWest Crossing Drive, abutting the Shevlin Health & Wellness Center. The 2.93-acre development will consist of lots designed for single-family residences. The area was originally going to accommodate more than

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Builders say regulations make up $84,000 of new home’s price

By Jason Boone Many businessmen and businesswomen are certain that government rules and regulations result in higher prices for consumers, even if they can’t put a finger on precisely how much those regulations cost. Now, a study by the National Association of Home Builders has put a dollar sign on government oversight of new home

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East-side developments: One subdivision complete, another receives green light

By Jason Boone West-side real estate news and developments in Bend, Oregon, attract considerable attention, so much so that it can be easy to overlook what’s going on elsewhere in town. But prospective homeowners who want to enjoy so much of what makes Bend desirable — its lively downtown, easy access to the Deschutes River,

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Pace of development in Bend only quickening

By Jason Boone Bend has changed quite a bit from when I moved here in 2003 from Seattle. Indeed, ask any longtime Bend resident and he or she will tell you: The one constant in this wonderful place is change. The last few years the pace of growth has seemingly been breakneck, and Bend remains

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New apartments in Bend are much needed

By Jason Boone The tight rental market in Bend has hardly been a secret. With vacancy rates that have hovered around 1 percent, it would be impossible for anyone searching for a home to rent to ignore. Thankfully, the market in Bend appears to be reacting with a slew of new apartment projects, including two

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Exciting Bend redevelopment, expansion projects on the way

By Jason Boone New development in and around Bend has certainly been at the top of mind in the resurgent last few years on the High Desert. For better or for worse, growth is on most everybody’s mind here in Bend. But new development is not all that has been going up. In fact, there

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NorthWest Crossing neighborhood enjoying a strong home sales year

By Jason Boone By most any measure this has been a very good year at NorthWest Crossing, easily among the most talked about neighborhoods in Bend, Oregon. For those of us who live in town, we know the buzz that has surrounded the unique live-work development on Bend’s westside for years. The development was built

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New projects going up around OId Mill District

By Jason Boone One need not drive around town for long to realize that Bend, Oregon is changing. In fact, Bend is among the fastest growing metropolitan areas in the nation, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Such growth is nothing new in this charming city on Oregon’s High Desert. Bend has long been a

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