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Construction continues at the Grant Street Pier, which recently had its pilings removed and is now floating over the Columbia River by its own cables, Thursday morning, Jan. 11, 2018.

Grant Street Pier is now floating above the water

Construction continues at the Grant Street Pier, which recently had its pilings removed and is now floating over the Columbia River by its own cables, Thursday morning, Jan. 11, 2018.

January 11, 2018, 6:50pm Business

Envisioned to look like a sailboat, the Grant Street Pier finally sails above the Columbia River in downtown Vancouver. Read story

Amey Laud, left, and Josh Iwata, employees of ClassHero, work together at CoLab, a shared office space in Vancouver. CoLab purchased competitor Columbia Collective and officially took over the space Jan. 1.

CoLab co-opts competitor in downtown Vancouver

Amey Laud, left, and Josh Iwata, employees of ClassHero, work together at CoLab, a shared office space in Vancouver. CoLab purchased competitor Columbia Collective and officially took over the space Jan. 1.

January 10, 2018, 6:05am Business

Downtown Vancouver’s two workshare companies are going to do a lot more sharing after one bought the other. Read story

The parking lot west of Providence Academy, along C Street, pictured Friday. Filings with the city of Vancouver show plans to build two mixed-use buildings and parking there.

Two new buildings planned at The Academy

The parking lot west of Providence Academy, along C Street, pictured Friday. Filings with the city of Vancouver show plans to build two mixed-use buildings and parking there.

January 7, 2018, 5:53pm Business

Providence Academy is about to buzz like it’s the 19th century all over again. Read story

C.J. Barton lends a hand with construction of the new Quad Industrial Park in October. Construction jobs, and many other labor professions, are among the fastest-growing jobs in Clark County heading into the new year.

A look at fast-growing jobs in Clark County

C.J. Barton lends a hand with construction of the new Quad Industrial Park in October. Construction jobs, and many other labor professions, are among the fastest-growing jobs in Clark County heading into the new year.

January 7, 2018, 6:05am Business

Unemployment in Clark County has been below 5 percent for the last seven months, according to the state Employment Security Department. Read story

Samantha Rosaaen of Oregon City, left, looks over the selection of marijuana-related products at Main Street Marijuana with her boyfriend, Tanner Barnett, on Thursday morning. The federal government is talking about rolling back protections for states selling marijuana, such as Washington.

‘Fear and uncertainty’ for Clark County marijuana industry

Samantha Rosaaen of Oregon City, left, looks over the selection of marijuana-related products at Main Street Marijuana with her boyfriend, Tanner Barnett, on Thursday morning. The federal government is talking about rolling back protections for states selling marijuana, such as Washington.

January 4, 2018, 1:38pm Business

Newly announced plans to tighten enforcement of federal marijuana laws have jolted the recreational marijuana industry, which has flourished in recent years but never seemed complacent. Read story

Angeles Lopez walks past artwork detailing Portland and Vancouver while preparing to paint in the lobby of The Uptown apartments on Wednesday. The complex is expected to open fully by the end of the month.

Upscale 167-unit apartment complex to open in 2 weeks

Angeles Lopez walks past artwork detailing Portland and Vancouver while preparing to paint in the lobby of The Uptown apartments on Wednesday. The complex is expected to open fully by the end of the month.

January 3, 2018, 8:39pm Business

You’ve heard of an economic splash? A new, brick apartment complex hopes to jump into uptown Vancouver like a cannonball. Read story

The Rusty Chain in the Carter Park neighborhood of Vancouver, pictured in October. Owners Elizabeth and Bill Walters wrote on Facebook that “up and down” sales led them to close.

Carter Park bar and grill The Rusty Chain closes

The Rusty Chain in the Carter Park neighborhood of Vancouver, pictured in October. Owners Elizabeth and Bill Walters wrote on Facebook that “up and down” sales led them to close.

January 2, 2018, 5:12pm Business

A neighborhood watering hole just on the outskirts of downtown Vancouver has closed its doors after fickle sales, its owners announced on Facebook. Read story

Springwood Landing, left, is seen under construction as a sign advertises space at a nearby commercial development. Springwood Landing is 80 percent pre-leased and won’t open for at least four months.

East Vancouver retirement center close to booked up

Springwood Landing, left, is seen under construction as a sign advertises space at a nearby commercial development. Springwood Landing is 80 percent pre-leased and won’t open for at least four months.

January 1, 2018, 4:18pm Business

A Vancouver elder-care company’s decision to build in its own backyard for the first time is nearly a bingo. Read story

Shawn Riley, left, and Ashley LeGall move a deflated raft into the Goodwater Boat Works shop in Vancouver.

Vancouver’s Goodwater Boat Works still afloat

Shawn Riley, left, and Ashley LeGall move a deflated raft into the Goodwater Boat Works shop in Vancouver.

December 31, 2017, 6:05am Business

After heaving a balled-up, blue raft into the garage that houses Goodwater Boat Works, Shawn Riley, Ashley LeGall and Erika Waters had to perform a little boat surgery. Read story

The Clark County retail sector added 600 jobs in November in advance of the holiday shopping season.

November job market heats up, adding 700

The Clark County retail sector added 600 jobs in November in advance of the holiday shopping season.

December 27, 2017, 5:17pm Business

Temperatures may be chilly, but Clark County’s labor market was red-hot in November. Read story