A historian turned developer

Art DeMuro, a Portland developer and preservationist, whose firm redeveloped the White Stag Block in Old Town and a number of other historical properties, died Saturday after a battle with cancer. He was 57.

$2M deal reached on Washington High School

Venerable Group Inc. and Portland Public School reached a sale price for Washington High School in SE Portland. The school board will discuss the proposed sale at their next meeting on April 23.

Stumptown moving to new Portland site

Venerable and Stumptown Coffee sign a 10-year lease for 37,000 square foot space in the Central Eastside District. Construction will begin soon and is scheduled for completion this summer.

Centennial Mills draws interest of three firms

Venerable is one of three firms interested in redeveloping the Centennial Mills site in Northwest Portland. All the proposals focus on Portland Development Commission’s request that at least half of the development foster job creation.