A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

New rentals in S.E. Albany: Here’s an update

Written November 3rd, 2023 by Hasso Hering

Thirty-five rental units have been built at Waverly Drive and Grand Prairie Road in Albany. They have looked finished for months yet remain vacant. How come?

Vacant land on First Avenue sees change

Written September 13th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

There’s a bit of a housing boom happening on long-vacant land in the 600 block of Albany’s East First Avenue, a major traffic route.

Now you can see the footprint of this project

Written September 11th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

In case you were wondering about the long-planned development at Fourth and Calapooia in Albany, another step is now being taken. The foundations for two apartment houses at the corner are being built.

Where Albany plans for lots of growth

Written July 12th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

Every once in a while the bike takes me to the part of Albany east of Interstate 5. It did so on Wednesday, which gave me a chance to take another look at the new Eagle Pointe apartment complex south of the roundabout on Knox Butte Road.

New townhouse complex waiting for power

Written July 8th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

Thirty-five new two-story apartments — the developers call them townhomes — in south Albany look like they’ve been finished for some time. On social media people have asked why they’re still vacant.

Permits filed for apartments on ‘Mega’ site

Written June 24th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

For years nothing much was going on at the former Mega Foods supermarket in Albany, which closed in 2017, but now the owners seem to be moving ahead with their plans to develop the site.

Six apartments planned on East First

Written May 30th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

A three-story building holding six apartments is in store for a vacant property on East First Avenue in Albany if the owner carries through with plans submitted to the city planning division.

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