Restoring Sovereign

Venerable was involved in the renovation of the Sovereign Building in Portland.

Restoring Sovereign. Diggable Monkey has produced an amazing 20-minute video chronicling the Sovereign renovation project.  Venerable’s Jessica Engeman provided historic consulting and project management services on this two-year effort.  Venerable is also the property manager for this mixed-use building which is 75% residential and 25% commercial.

Univ of Oregon buys White Stag Block

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For Craig Kelly, president of Venerable Group Inc., selling the historic, three-building White Stag property to the University of Oregon Foundation for $42.6 million is bittersweet. For starters, the $37 million renovation of the property marked the last major project that Kelly completed with Art DeMuro, the founder of Venerable and a close friend of […]

Wash High named Development of Year

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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

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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 […]