New Business

Tabor Volvo Service on Glisan

Upgrades are underway at the Volvo service shop located at 6901 NE Glisan Street. Alamo Automotive has operated from this location…

Excellent Cuisine Restaurant

A new bar and restaurant will soon open in the former Wong’s King Seafood location. A recent Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) liquor…

Art Deco Restoration

Construction is underway at the small Art Deco building located at 7631 NE Glisan Street. Restoration plans for this building started…

Pacific Plaza Ready for Tenants

Pacific Plaza anchors the busy intersection of 82nd Ave and SE Division. The new retail building finished construction this week and…

Clogs-N-More Outlet Coming to Stark

Shoe retailer Clogs-N-More is opening an outlet store in Montavilla. They are currently renovating the former Pottery Fun space at 7821 SE Stark Street, with…

Food Hall Opening Weekend

This weekend marked the opening of Montavilla’s newest food hall. A hand-painted sign hangs over the doors of Rocket Empire Machine,…

White Rabbit Will Wait

The much-anticipated opening of White Rabbit Cafe and Bakery will have to wait until 2021. Morgan and Jax Hart have…

Lazy Susan Open for Dinner

Construction is now complete on the much-anticipated restaurant taking over the former Country Cat location. This past weekend, Lazy Susan staff officially started dinner…

Smoke Shop on Burnside

Sandy Smoke Shop is opening a second location on Burnside street, and the building is starting to look more inviting.…

Rocket Ready for Launch

Rocket Empire Machine is moving ahead with its planned opening at 6935 NE Glisan Street. Four of the five available…

Neighborhood U-Haul Location

Although not a new business in Montavilla, ATC Autobody & Paint is making their U-Haul services more noticeable along Stark…

Event Space on Glisan

A music focused event space is opening at 8014 NE Glisan Street. The location’s name, Natural Dizaztr, is now painted…

Flex 2110 SE 82nd Ave

Flex 2110 on SE 82nd

Finished almost two years ago, the Flex at 2110 SE 82nd Ave still has not secured a tenant. An architecturally…

Hemp Extraction Facility

Just off NE Glisan, a former auto body repair shop will be transformed into a “hemp extraction facility.” Permit Application…

PDX Cookie Co. Grand Opening

UPDATE: They opened, the opening day featured here. While walking along Stark, anyone accompanied by a child or someone with…

Mega Gas Station

Work will soon begin on the expanded Shell gas station at the corner of NE 82nd and NE Glisan. The…

Food Cart Pod Coming

The two vacant lots across from Vestal could soon become a food cart pod. Back in August of 2016 Baiyok…

REM on Glisan

– UPDATED – A different type of retail space is taking form at 6935 NE Glisan Street. Called Rocket Empire…

Changes at Country Cat

UPDATE – Portland Monthly has written an article about the Lazy Susan taking over the Country Cat location. The article…