Northwest-based developers Edlen & Co. and deChase Miksis have been chosen to turn a key undeveloped property downtown into a mix of apartments, retail and public space.
During the Salem City Council meeting on Monday, Nov. 27, councilors voted to form a revenue task force to find funding options for the city and advanced plans for a connector road at a planned west Salem apartment complex.
Santa will return on Friday, Dec. 1, for the Downtown Salem Holiday Parade that will feature floats, a Christmas tree lighting and 60,000 more holiday lights than last year.
Higher operating costs, inflation, price sensitivity and the allure of online shopping make running a retail business more challenging than ever.
The property at 295 Commercial St S.E. was slated for a rehabilitation facility before the company decided the improvement wasn’t financially feasible. Salem will spend $3.5 million on the purchase.
Cyclists on the Peter Courtney Minto Island Bicycle and Pedestrian Bridge in Summer 2018. (Salem Reporter files) Scores of new bicycles — and new bike riders — may soon be spotted darting around downtown Salem, as a long-planned bike sharing program is poised to launch. Ride Salem will launch this[Read More…]