Wash High named Development of Year

Wash HIgh School

The Portland Business Journal  announced Washington High School was selected the Development of the Year at the recent Commercial Association of Brokers, “A Night of Excellence in Commercial Real Estate” held at the Portland Art Museum.   Click here for the announcement with photos.  

Preserving more than just history

Ladd Carriage House

The Portland Business Journal named Venerable Properties one of their 2014 Innovation in Sustainability Award in the Green Building Category. The following is the article by Jon Bell, staff writer, that accompanied the announcement: For Craig Kelly, president of Venerable Properties, green building often has very little to do with building at all. “I see […]

The roof top deck at Washington High School

roof top deck

The roof top deck is nearly complete and will be a perfect outdoor retreat for events. It offers unobstructed views of Downtown and the West Hills. The flexible layout offers opportunities to host your wedding, anniversary, reception and party at this great new venue. Check back for more information.             […]

New Seasons moving to Washington High School

Washington High School

Elliot Njus with the Oregonian wrote the following article on New Season Market’s announcement of their move to Washington High School. Here is the article the Oregonian ran along with links to other media stories.   New Seasons Market has signed on as the anchor office tenant for the renovated Washington High School in Southeast […]

‘Moving full tilt’ to upgrade auditorium


First-class performance space being created during $18M redevelopment of Washington High School. The Daily Journal of Commerce reporter, Jeff McDonald, recently wrote the following article on the Washington High School’s upgrade of the auditorium: In February, Venerable Group President Craig Kelly had doubts about how Washington High School’s 500-seat auditorium could become a concert venue […]

Washington High Redevelopment Excites Neighborhood


The Oregonian recently published this story on the Washington High School redevelopment: For about 15 years Susan Lindsay has worried the old Washington High School building would burn down. The shuttered structure, built in 1924, hasn’t been used as a school since 1981. The co-chair of the Buckman Community Association has worked with the city […]