Construction of New Brooklyn Yard Retail Center Moves Forward

Construction is quickly moving forward on the new retail center known as “The Shops at Brooklyn Yard”.  Located near the McLoughlin/Holgate intersection, the complex will be anchored by a 43,000 square foot  24 Hour Fitness Sport Club, and will feature an additional 9,000 square feet of retail space.  This project featuers innovative modern architecture and is located at the former site of the Rose Manor Motel. Continue reading Construction of New Brooklyn Yard Retail Center Moves Forward

BAC Takes Stand Against Poorly Planned Infill

The BAC Board has voted unanimously to oppose a proposal to divide a parcel of land located at 3523 SE 13TH Avenue.

This was a difficult decision for our organization to make. Unlike many other neighborhoods in Inner Southeast Portland, the Brooklyn Action Board generally supports residential infill development. Increased residential density reduces suburban sprawl, revitalizes nearby commercial areas, and helps to provide much needed affordable housing. Continue reading BAC Takes Stand Against Poorly Planned Infill