Eugene council extends life of downtown urban renewal district

Content: Register Guard Concluding a months-long discussion, Eugene city councilors voted Monday to prolong the downtown urban renewal district after deciding not to seek approval from city voters. The decision allows the urban renewal agency, governed by the City Council, to spend up to $19.4 million on four public projects downtown. The projects would expand…READ MORE

Downtown Eugene’s next big office building to rise this summer

Content: Register Guard Architects Greg Brokaw and John Rowell and business owner Kaz Oveissi are close to breaking ground on a significant new building in downtown Eugene. But this isn’t the controversial on-hold proposal to build an apartment and retail building on Broadway Plaza, the city-owned public space known better as Kesey Square. Rather, the…READ MORE

New hub for innovators and entrepreneurs set to open in downtown Eugene

Content: Register Guard After a $3 million remodel, a new innovation hub is set to open this week in Eugene, near Lane Community College’s downtown campus and the Eugene Public Library. It will be home to the Eugene branch of the Regional Accelerator and Innovation Network (RAIN), a collaborative program to help create companies and…READ MORE