By Gordon Oliver March 25, 2015 3:13 p.m.
The Building Industry Association of Clark County signaled the official launch of construction for this year's NW Natural Parade of Homes with a groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday morning at the site where six to eight luxury homes will be built for the September show.
By Gordon Oliver March 23, 2015 4:42 p.m.
Josh Davis is showing that he's found a way to reduce the cost of a new roof installation by about 30 percent without sacrificing quality.
By Tim Logan, Emily Alpert Reyes and Ben Poston, Los Angeles Times March 21, 2015 6 a.m.
LOS ANGELES — The last time he advertised one of his apartments, longtime Los Angeles landlord Andre LaFlamme got a request he'd never seen before: A man wanted to rent LaFlamme's 245-square-foot bachelor unit with hardwood floors for $875 a month, then list it himself on Airbnb.
By SHELBY SEBENS for The Columbian March 20, 2015 6 a.m.
From the bamboo benches to the concrete floor, exposed ceilings and LED lighting, the new Seize The Bagel cafe in Vancouver is aiming to be a modern, sustainable twist on an old favorite.
By The Columbian March 13, 2015 5:06 p.m.
Southwest Washington's real estate market continued to show strength in February, with big jumps in both pending and closed sales. Even with a 26 percent increase in new listings, the time needed to sell a home dropped slightly, and the inventory of homes for sale dropped to levels well below those of the previous two Februaries.
By The Columbian March 13, 2015 2:09 p.m.
Clark County — Southwest Washington's real estate market continued to show strength in February, with big jumps in both pending and closed sales. Even with a 26 percent in new listings, the time needed to sell a home dropped slightly, and the inventory of homes for sale dropped to levels well below those of the previous two Februaries.
By Aaron Corvin March 10, 2015 5:21 p.m.
What began as an expected step by the Port of Vancouver toward helping rejuvenate Vancouver's waterfront swerved Tuesday into a skirmish between port commissioners and project developer Barry Cain over Cain's opposition to building a rail-to-marine oil transfer terminal at the port.
By The Columbian March 4, 2015 6 a.m.
Washington's effective property tax rate in 2014 was lower than the national average, according to a study released Tuesday by RealtyTrak, a California-based housing research firm.
By Amy M.E. Fischer March 3, 2015 9:07 p.m.
The central feature of Vancouver's new waterfront park likely will be a futuristic, triangular pier that juts 90 feet over the Columbia River, a dock so modern it will be suspended from cables rather than supported by pilings.
By Aaron Corvin March 2, 2015 4:28 p.m.
The Port of Camas-Washougal is poised to launch several major construction projects, including a park and trail, and a building that will enable an existing tenant to expand.
By Justin Runquist February 24, 2015 5:06 p.m.
Last summer, a Portland developer submitted preliminary plans to refurbish an 84-acre section of a quarry on the southeast edge of Vancouver into a blossoming commercial-residential hub, paving the way for a new and inviting entryway to the city.