A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

New Albany car dealerships in the works

Written October 29th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

In case you had not noticed, two new car dealerships are under construction in Albany. On an errand east of I-5 earlier this month, I shot a couple of photos of one of the sites.

Food carts coming near I-5 off-ramp

Written August 26th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

A reader noticed construction activity right next to the southbound Albany freeway off-ramp that feeds into Airport Road.

Housing here? Maybe later, but not yet

Written August 25th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

What has happened lately at Franklin Avenue and Airport Road in Albany? Nothing, that’s what. The 6-acre site where 11 houses and more than 40 apartments have been approved is covered by dead grass and the remaining oaks.

What they’re building on Airport Road

Written August 20th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

Every once in a while, someone driving past 520 Airport Road in Albany wonders what they’re building there.

Housing development appears stuck in limbo

Written March 30th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

What happened to the plan to build 44 apartments and 11 single-family houses at the corner of Airport Road and Franklin Avenue, a plan approved by the Albany Planning Commission in August 2020?

Looking up at signals, and here’s why

Written December 1st, 2022 by Hasso Hering

There was a reason I parked at Waverly Park and started walking around, craning my neck and pointing my phone at the new signal installations on Pacific Boulevard, at Albany Avenue on one side and Airport Road on the other.

Site plan filed to remodel Albany car lot

Written November 30th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

The former Hertz car lot at 520 Airport Road may be remodeled to sell Subaru automobiles.

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