Another Creative Firm
Portland Business Journal
December 8th 2014
A creative agency with offices in Salt Lake City, Los Angeles and Portland, is the latest firm to sign for space in the refurbished Washington High School Building.
Struck Inc. signed a new lease for 5,650 square feet in the school and plans to move from its Old Town office in February 2015. CBRE's team. led by Charles Safley, represented the company and negotiated the transaction.
"From the first time we saw the building, we knew that the Washington High School project was perfect for Struck," said Matt Anderson, Struck's CEO. "It's an incredibly creative environment and will provide room for our continued growth in Portland."
The redeveloped Washington High School project will boast a 23,040-square-foot ground floor with new entries, allowing direct access for retailers along Southeast Stark Street and 14 th Avenue.
The second, third, and fourth levels feature over 50,000 square feet of creative/flex office space. A historic auditorium in the building will be used for music performances and corporate events.
The redevelopment, led by Portland's Venerable Properties, also includes a 2,600-square-foot rooftop deck that will be available to rent for events. In addition to Struck, the former high school will also be home to New Seasons' corporate headquarters.
Other tenants who have signed on so far include digital agency Copious, Murmur Creative and Walker Tracker.