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Building Industry Association of Clark County announces winners of its Industry Awards, People’s Choice Awards

November 28, 2023, 5:58am Business

The Building Industry Association of Clark County announced Monday winners for its annual Industry Awards and People’s Choice Awards. Read story

Members of the nonprofit Building Futures Foundation pose for a photo. The foundation supports people starting careers in the building industry.

Building Futures Foundation offers scholarships, tool grants for Clark County workers who want a career in construction

Members of the nonprofit Building Futures Foundation pose for a photo. The foundation supports people starting careers in the building industry.

November 24, 2023, 6:03am Business

There’s a path most schoolchildren are taught to follow: get good grades, go to college and achieve financial stability with a well-paying job. Read story

The Vancouver City Council gave the first of two required approvals to extend a moratorium on new warehouse projects of greater than 250,000 square feet in May.

Vancouver sets hearing on warehouse code, proposes changes to rules for large structures

The Vancouver City Council gave the first of two required approvals to extend a moratorium on new warehouse projects of greater than 250,000 square feet in May.

November 14, 2023, 6:20pm Clark County News

With Vancouver’s yearlong warehouse moratorium set to expire on Dec. 6, the Vancouver City Council will host a public hearing on the proposed changes to the warehouse code on Monday, Nov. 20. Read story

Construction was in progress this summer on The Broadstone Apartments at the Vancouver waterfront. Construction of apartments may slow down as rents lower and vacancy rates increase.

Clark County rents are down, vacancies up; news good for renters, but may deter developers

Construction was in progress this summer on The Broadstone Apartments at the Vancouver waterfront. Construction of apartments may slow down as rents lower and vacancy rates increase.

November 10, 2023, 6:06am Business

Apartment rents are down and vacancies are up from last year in Clark County — a good sign for renters but a possible deterrent for developers. Read story

An excavator dumps dirt into the back of a dump truck off Northeast 117th Avenue in Orchards. The mixed-use development is expected to bring hundreds of multifamily units, 11 single-family homes and more than 30,000 square feet of commercial space to the area.

Development in Orchards on 117th Avenue to combine houses, apartments, commercial space

An excavator dumps dirt into the back of a dump truck off Northeast 117th Avenue in Orchards. The mixed-use development is expected to bring hundreds of multifamily units, 11 single-family homes and more than 30,000 square feet of commercial space to the area.

November 8, 2023, 6:07am Business

For years, Northeast 117th Avenue in Orchards has been a fireworks-stand destination. But fireworks shoppers will have one fewer stand there next summer, as the property south of Northeast 71st Street is under construction. Read story

Students Camilla Arelano, left, and Leslie Robles play with toy diggers while exploring career options at the Dozer Day Career Fair.

Clark County high school students get close-up look at trades during Dozer Day Career Fair

Students Camilla Arelano, left, and Leslie Robles play with toy diggers while exploring career options at the Dozer Day Career Fair.

October 6, 2023, 6:50pm Business

Hundreds of local high school students gathered at the Clark Event Center at the Fairgrounds on Friday to get a hands-on look at what a future career in the construction industry — a sector that is said to be facing a workforce crisis — might entail. Read story

The Columbia Gardens Apartments adds 124 units of affordable housing options for Vancouver residents.

Data shows drop in multifamily home construction in Washington

The Columbia Gardens Apartments adds 124 units of affordable housing options for Vancouver residents.

September 13, 2023, 2:25pm Business

Building permits for apartments and other multifamily housing in Washington were down in the second quarter of the year while permits for single-family homes continued to rise. Read story

Battle Ground City Hall.

Battle Ground weighs tax exemption for apartment project

Battle Ground City Hall.

September 7, 2023, 6:06am Business

For the second time in as many months, Battle Ground’s city council is considering a multifamily tax exemption for an apartment development. The city council reviewed the tax exemption request for a planned 200-unit apartment complex during its regular meeting Tuesday. The council previously reviewed the proposal on June 5. Read story

(Taylor Balkom/The Columbian files)

Amazon lots in east Vancouver remain empty

(Taylor Balkom/The Columbian files)

September 5, 2023, 6:06am Business

Two east Vancouver lots owned by e-commerce giant Amazon sit largely empty at present, as the company has either closed or canceled plans to build nearly 100 industrial facilities nationwide. Read story

Clark County Council to review buildable lands model

August 29, 2023, 5:58am Clark County News

The Clark County Council will hold a work session beginning at 9 a.m. Wednesday to review the vacant buildable lands model. The model is used by the county to identify lands available within the urban growth area for commercial, industrial and residential development. Read story