Legacy Health, Prosper Portland and the City of Portland have formed a partnership to develop a 1.7 acre vacant block at North Russell Street and North Williams Avenue currently owned by Legacy Health. The focus of the development is to honor Portland’s African-American community, contribute to the neighborhood’s vibrancy, and further Legacy Health’s mission of promoting health and wellness for children and families.
Prosper Portland offers the Affordable Commercial Tenanting Program at Alberta Commons, a unique opportunity for small minority-owned businesses to gain a foothold in the retail mix of the area, provide needed goods and services to the neighborhood and create lasting, beneficial relationships with the Northeast Portland community.
Prosper Portland has created the Affordable Commercial Tenanting Program to reduce barriers to entry for underrepresented businesses, preserve small business vitality, and advance our goal to build an equitable economy.
Central Eastside, Downtown Waterfront, Finance, Gateway, Interstate, Lents, Neighborhoods, Non-profits, River DistrictLisa Norwood 2017-10-16T12:03:53+00:00
The CLG program prioritizes projects that benefit communities of color or people with low incomes, and that promote widely shared prosperity.
The Action Plan guides the investment of $32 million in the Interstate Corridor urban renewal area to align with strategic goals that benefit the community.
Alberta Commons, anchored by Natural Grocers, is at a high-traffic corner and will bring new excitement to the neighborhood, offering small, minority-owned businesses the opportunity to participate in the retail mix.