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14 Nov 2016

Lloyd Cycle Station: The Largest Bike Hub in the PNW

By: Management

For months, we talked about bringing the largest bike parking station in the country to Hassalo on Eighth. Now, Lloyd Cycle Station is a lively hub serving cyclists in the Lloyd with more than 500 bike parking spaces and a myriad of luxury amenities!


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For months, we talked about bringing the largest bike parking station in the country to Hassalo on Eighth. Now, Lloyd Cycle Station is a lively hub serving cyclists in the Lloyd with more than 500 bike parking spaces and a myriad of luxury amenities! Lloyd Cycle Station is located in the Lloyd 700 building and boasts plenty of bike parking and locker rooms with showers and towel service. It also offers self-serve repair and bike wash stations, access to an on-site mechanic, and other perks.

The Cycle Station fills avid commuter cyclists’ need for easy access to bike parking. It also encourages other commuters to use bicycles more often by providing solutions to common deterrents, such as a lack of access to showers. The Cycle Station provides amenities that cyclists haven’t had easy access to in the past. In doing so,  it also offers Lloyd-area employees, residents and visitors an opportunity to bike to the area without the ordinary hassle.

The Lloyd Cycle Station is home to a multitude of services and amenities, including:

  • 24/7 access to secure bike parking
  • Self-service repair station
  • Bike wash station
  • Service from on-site mechanics (pay per service on scheduled days)
  • Locker rooms with showers and towel service
  • Complimentary bike registration and route-planning services
  • Free two-hour valet bike parking for visitors

The best and most noteworthy part? Lloyd Cycle Station is open to the public! Short-term bike valet services are available to visitors, and anyone can become a member. An annual administrative fee of only $20 will cover year-round bike parking at the Lloyd Cycle Station. From there, members have the flexibility to create the membership that fits them best by adding monthly services such as shower and locker services a la carte.

Become A Member

Lloyd Cycle Station is located on level P2 of the Lloyd 700 Building at 700 NE Multnomah Street and is managed by our friends at GoLloyd. Please visit Lloyd Cycle Station’s website to learn more about the facility, pricing, frequently asked questions, and to begin registration. You can stop by GoLloyd’s office on Thursdays at noon for a tour of the space before you join! Visit their office at 700 NE Multnomah Street, Suite 340.



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28 Oct 2016

Shelving Solutions for Your Apartment

By: Management

One of the most common questions we hear from new residents is, “Can I hang personal belongings on the walls?” Every community’s answer is different.


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nOne of the most common questions we hear from new residents is, “Can I hang personal belongings on the walls?” Every community’s answer is different. In short, our answer is, “yes!” We want you to feel comfortable in your home. You are welcome to mount shelves, televisions, picture frames and more. You can even paint your walls! All we ask is that you restore the apartment to its original condition before you move out. To avoid unnecessary move-out charges, this means patching any holes and, if necessary, painting walls back to their original color. Sometimes, when it comes to living in an apartment, it’s best to find simple shelving solutions for your home. Here are a few of our favorites!

EASY SHELVING SOLUTIONS FOR YOUR APARTMENT

Need some shelving space for your apartment? Get free-standing shelving units that you can pack up and move easily from Target or DIY furniture stores like IKEA or The Container Store. They’re affordable and really easy to put together! And if you just want a few shelves for books or DVDs, get a few mountable single-shelf units and consider adding some storage baskets to help keep your belongings organized.

Corner shelving is also a great solution for floor plans that don’t have much wall space. Shop around to find a corner shelving unit that fits your needs and space. We also recommend visiting Pinterest to get ideas for small spaces and other storage needs! There are many apartment-friendly shelving solutions that are simple to install and uninstall, which will make things much easier for you when it’s time to move.

For more apartment decorating tips and ideas, follow us on Pinterest and Instagram! We’re always sharing our favorite interior designs. Sometimes, we even feature the homes of our residents! If you live at Hassalo and would like us to show off your beautiful home, tag us on Instagram using the hashtag #HomeSweetHassalo.



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14 Oct 2016

Portland’s Harvest Happenings 2016

By: Management

Fall is here and so is the fun that comes with it! Here’s a brief guide for 2016’s fall festivities, including pumpkin patches, haunted houses and corn mazes in the Portland area. There is plenty of safe, spooky fun to be had!


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Fall is here and so is the fun that comes with it! Here’s a brief guide for 2016’s fall festivities, including pumpkin patches, haunted houses and corn mazes in the Portland area. There is plenty of safe, spooky fun to be had!

Fright Town

Described by many as the scariest haunted houses in Oregon, Fright Town is “a whole city block of screams and shock.” The haunted houses are designed to scare adults and older children alike, and they do their job well. The haunted house tours are open throughout October, and you can visit frighttown.com to see if the event is right for you and/or your family.

Maze at Sauvie Island

The corn maze at Sauvie Island is open now through October 31st. This year, they’ve teamed up with Peanuts Worldwide to bring The Great Pumpkin to Portland by hosting a Charlie Brown-themed maze! Visit portlandmaze.com for more information.

Haunted Pub Tour

Throughout October, BeerQuest Walking Tours takes guests on a 2.5-hour haunted pub tour through two of Portland’s most historic bars. Enjoy beer tastings and ghost stories as you learn about the city’s eerie past. Visit beerquestpdx.com to schedule a tour!

Boo! Cruise with Portland Spirit

Cruise down the Willamette River in your best costume! Board the Portland Spirit’s Boo! Cruise on the night of October 29th and enjoy dinner, live music, dancing and costume contests. Visit portlandspirit.com to book your table!

Trick-Or-Treating

It can be tough to find a safe place to trick-or-treat in the city. Thankfully, our neighborhood is the perfect solution! We’re inviting all Hassalo on Eighth residents to put on your best costumes and trick-or-treat throughout the community. (If you’re not a resident, you should be! Check out our floor plans here.) For those of you who choose not to trick-or-treat, we encourage you to hand out candy at your apartment! In the coming weeks, we will supply concierge with Halloween-themed paper cutouts that you can place on your door to indicate that you are ready and waiting for trick-or-treaters.
Have a happy, festive October and a safe Halloween!



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30 Sep 2016

LightsOut PDX: What’s It All About?

By: Management

Many of you have heard about the initiative “LightsOut PDX,” which begins tonight. Want to get involved and help save lives with the Audubon Society? Read about the campaign here!


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Many of you have heard about the initiative “LightsOut PDX,” which begins tonight. We,’re participating, and we hope you’ll join us! LightsOut PDX is an initiative that was organized by the Audubon Society, which has long been concerned about light pollution. At night, birds use the stars to navigate their migration pattern – and light pollution from the city drowns out that light from the stars.

Not only does this disturb their migration pattern and throw them off course, but it also endangers their lives by putting them at greater risk of colliding with windows. According to the Audubon Society, up to one billion birds die every year across the United States by mistakenly flying into a lit window. This is a tragic number, which LightsOut PDX aims to curb.  While light pollution is an alarmingly unrecognized issue for migratory birds, the good news is that it can be corrected – and that’s the goal! While the Audubon Society continues to work with the City of Portland to amend city policies and plans to improve lighting standards, they could still use our help to reduce the effect of light pollution throughout the city – and that’s where LightsOut PDX comes into play.

LightsOut PDX

LightsOut PDX

 

With the LightsOut PDX campaign, the Audubon Society of Portland aims to reduce light pollution in the Portland Metro and surrounding areas by spreading the word and convincing Portlanders to turn out unnecessary lighting after dark, especially during the spring and fall, which are peak migratory seasons. Portland businesses and private residences alike have taken the pledge to participate in the campaign. So far, more than two thousand Portland individuals have pledged, and a significant number of businesses will participate as well, including: Fox Tower, Wells Fargo Tower, OMSI, Hassalo on Eighth, Bonneville Power Administration, 200 Market, Lloyd 700 Building, Lloyd Center Tower, Metro Regional Center, the 911 Federal Building, East West College, Bank of America Financial Tower, Montgomery Park and the Oregon Convention Center.

We hope you’ll hop on board and take the pledge to turn unnecessary lighting off after dark beginning tonight! Here are tips from the Audubon Society of Portland (and a few of our own) on how you can help:

  • Beginning tonight, September 30, 2016, turn out your lights at home and go outside to see the stars!
  • Do a home audit of your lighting and make sure that your outdoor lights are well-shielded. When converting to LED, make sure to select warm bulbs (under 3,000 Kelvin).
  • Turn off your outdoor lights when you’re not using them.
  • Talk to your boss or building manager at work about ways to minimize unnecessary lighting in the workplace after hours.
  • Throughout the year, be mindful of unnecessary lighting after the sun sets. Turn those lights out!

Click here to take the pledge! For more information on LightsOut PDX and the Audubon Society’s campaigns, go here.



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09 Sep 2016

Meet Velomor

By: Management

At Velomor, eco-friendly living is easier than ever before. Park your bike downstairs and meet up with friends in the community room of your LEED Platinum certified building. Velomor has six stories featuring 177 studio, one and two bedroom apartments, as well as an eco-roof garden.


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At Velomor, eco-friendly living is easier than ever before. Park your bike downstairs and meet up with friends in the community room of your LEED Platinum certified building. Velomor has six stories featuring 177 studio, one and two bedroom apartments, as well as an eco-roof garden.

Velomor's Eco-Terrace

Eco-Terrace

 

Rooftop Eco-Terrace

The eco-terrace on Velomor’s top floor offers a relaxing outdoor space with wireless internet access where residents can enjoy the fresh air and a view of the city. The eco-terrace is part of Velomor’s green roof structure, with low-growing vegetation that collects and redistributes storm water throughout the site.

Velomor's Peloton Lounge

Velomor’s Peloton Lounge

The Peloton Lounge

The lounge, named after the main group of riders in a bicycle race, is open to residents during daytime hours and features a bar, fully-stocked refrigerator, HD television and french doors that open fully to the outdoor barbecue space in the courtyard.

Velomor's Courtyard

Courtyard

Courtyard with Barbecue

Enjoy casual patio seating while you barbecue with friends, or kick a soccer ball around on our large courtyard turf. At Velomor, we have fun rain or shine! In the summer months, accordion doors from the lounge open out into the courtyard to create one large, inclusive live/play space.

 

Model Home in Velomor

Model Home

Interior Finishes

Our finishes are warm and contemporary, with two-tone euro-style cabinetry, dark espresso vinyl flooring, stainless-steel energy-efficient appliances from GE and a soft gold backsplash in select units. Floor plans range from various studio layouts to a two bedroom with den option, and we are leasing quickly!

Find Your Home at Velomor Today

Velomor is almost entirely occupied, but we still have a few apartments left! Contact our leasing team at info@hassalooneighth.com or (503)416-1976 to learn more about available options. Call Hassalo on Eighth home today!

 

 



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26 Aug 2016

Meet The Elwood Building

By: Management

With subtle elegance, unique finishes and a grocery on the ground floor, The Elwood Building is everything you want in an urban home. And with five stories and 143 apartments featuring studio, one and two bedroom floor plans, there’s room to stretch out. Here’s a preview:


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With subtle elegance, unique finishes and a grocery on the ground floor, The Elwood Building is everything you want in an urban home. With five stories and 143 apartments featuring studio, one and two bedroom floor plans, there’s room to stretch out. Here’s a preview:

The Elwood Building Lobby

The Elwood Building Lobby

 

Lobby

The Elwood Building’s lobby is a welcoming entrance to 143 beautiful apartments. There’s concierge at the front desk seven days a week, and the lobby hosts a cozy seating area with wood-paneled walls, colorful art and vintage globes. While enjoying the morning coffee service, you can also see when the next TriMet train is coming or catch the morning news on the lobby television.

The Elwood Building Courtyard

The Elwood Building Courtyard

Courtyard & Pet Relief Area

Enjoy the outdoors? Get some fresh air hanging out in Elwood’s private second-floor courtyard. The courtyard has asymmetrical walkways bordered by tall grasses that lead to the BBQ with plenty of outdoor seating. It’s the perfect place to enjoy grilling with friends and neighbors or reading your favorite book.Given that Hassalo on Eighth is pet friendly with no breed, age or weight restrictions, there’s also a space just for your dog (of course). The courtyard includes a fenced pet relief area for your convenience.

The Astoria Lounge

The Astoria Lounge

The Astoria Lounge

This gorgeous lounge is an extension of your home. There is free Wi-Fi and cable, perfect for working from home or watching the Super Bowl with friends.  The balcony and panoramic windows look over the Hassalo Plaza and the west hills.  One of the most fun elements is the custom walnut dining table that double as a regulation size ping-pong table!

Model at The Elwood Building

Model at The Elwood Building

Floor Plans and Finishes at The Elwood Building

This mid-rise building has the most unique finishes at Hassalo on Eighth. Its light finish palette boasts maple flooring, birch-colored casework, ivory brick backsplash and wood-framed windows. The Elwood Building’s apartments have high ceilings and white walls that contribute to their spacious feeling. If you’re a fan of open-concept floor plans, Elwood could be just the place for you!

Velomor Fitness Center

Velomor Fitness Center

24-Hour Fitness Center Access

The Elwood Building may not have a fitness center of its own, but residents here get to enjoy 24-hour access to our largest on-site fitness center at Velomor. With such a large space and wide variety of equipment, there is plenty of room to get your workout in! We are also partnered with BeneFitness, and every new resident gets a free 60-minute personal training session with one of their skilled trainers.

Green Zebra Grocery

Green Zebra Grocery

Green Zebra Grocery at Your Door

Green Zebra Grocery is located on the ground floor of The Elwood Building! Green Zebra specializes in sustainably sourced fresh and organic products. We have healthy, local, organic options at your doorstep. If you live in The Elwood Building, grocery shopping couldn’t possibly be more convenient.

Tour Hassalo on Eighth

Call (503) 416-1976 or email info@hassalooneighth.com for more information on leasing your new apartment in the Hassalo on Eighth neighborhood. Though we do accept walk-ins, scheduling an appointment in advance is highly recommended due to our high volume of leasing activity. Contact us today!

 

 

 

 

 

 



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12 Aug 2016

Meet Aster Tower

By: Management

A shining star at Hassalo on Eighth, many are choosing to call Aster Tower home. With incredible amenities that rival those of some of the Pearl District’s most popular communities, it isnt’ hard for Aster to capture (and keep) your attention. Here’s a preview:


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A shining star at Hassalo on Eighth, many are choosing to call Aster Tower home. With incredible amenities that rival those of some of the Pearl District’s most popular communities, it isnt’ hard for Aster to capture (and keep) your attention. Here’s a preview:

Aster Tower Lobby

Aster Tower Lobby

Aster’s Concierge Service

Let concierge greet you and your guests in Aster’s elegant, spacious lobby. Attending to the front desk 24/7, concierge is always at your service – a coveted convenience!

Dog Lounge

Dog Lounge

Dog Lounge

We’re more than just pet friendly; bring your dogs to their very own lounge for a bath and play session! Complete with three wash stations, complimentary shampoo and toys, the dog lounge also leads into a large pet relief area where you can walk your dog without ever leaving the building.

A Seating Nook in the Capella Room

A Seating Nook in the Cappella Lounge

The Cappella Lounge

Enjoy panoramic views of Portland by the fireplace while watching the game! The Cappella Lounge has multiple seating areas so that many can enjoy the space. Free Wi-Fi and TV make it easy to work from home with a view, or to just relax and enjoy this gorgeous extension of your home. Bonus: There’s also a shuffleboard table or those with competitive spirit!

Aster Tower Fitness Center

Aster Tower Fitness Center

 

Aster Tower Fitness Center

24-hour access to a state-of-the-art fitness center on the top floor? Talk about motivation! Run on the treadmill at dawn and watch the sunrise view of Mt. Hood, or lift weights to the sun setting over the city skyline. And when you’re finished, why not walk down the hall and reward yourself by relaxing in the spa?

Rooftop Terrace

Rooftop Terrace

Rooftop Terrace

Step out onto the terrace and drink in views of the beautiful city we live in. Look left for a stunning view of Mt. Hood, or look right to see the panoramic views of  Portland’s city skyline. You can see all the way up to St. John’s and down to Ross Island. The terrace is a great spot for grilling dinner or enjoying a glass of wine by the outdoor fire pit!

Spa, Sauna and Steam Room

Spa, Sauna and Steam Room

Spa, Sauna and Steam Room

Live in Luxury with a spa right at home! The Nova Spa has a hot tub, cool soaking tub, sauna, and steam room, with beautiful views of Mt. Hood, Mt. St. Helens and Mt. Adams.

The Vega Room at Aster Tower

The Vega Room for Private Dining

The Vega Room

Want to cook dinner for all of your friends? The Vega Room is a gorgeous private dining space with a full kitchen, available for residents to reserve. Host the dinner party of the year!

Want to See More?

Interested in applying for an apartment at Aster Tower or taking a tour? Schedule an appointment with one of our leasing consultants by calling (503) 416-1976 or emailing info@hassalooneighth.com. You can also check out our available homes here.

 

 

 



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27 Jul 2016

National Night Out Comes to Holladay Park

By: Management

Every year, local businesses and residents in each neighborhood come together to celebrate their community and network with one another through an event known as “National Night Out.” NNO is self-described as “an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, better places to live.”

This year, the Lloyd District will be celebrating National Night Out in Holladay park on August 2nd, from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.


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Every year, local businesses and residents in each neighborhood come together to celebrate their community and network with one another through an event known as “National Night Out.” NNO is self-described as “an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, better places to live.”

This year, the Lloyd District will be celebrating National Night Out in Holladay park on August 2nd, from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. There will be food, live music, free swag and samples from local businesses, and a myriad of children’s activities! Hassalo on Eighth will be present, and this year we have sponsored our National Night Out event’s first puppy kissing booth, courtesy of Indigo Rescue. We are also excited to present Livable Lloyd in partnership with Go Lloyd and Lloyd EcoDistrict. Livable Lloyd is a community forum for residents in the Lloyd who are interested in helping to improve their community.

If you’re looking for something fun to do next week, take a short stroll over to the park to see us and learn what all of the fuss is about! We’ll have some pretty cool swag, including our brand new “Live Love Lloyd” t-shirts. Our shirts tend to disappear quickly; Show up early to get one!



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15 Jul 2016

Cafe Yumm! Comes to Hassalo on Eighth

By: Management

We are excited to announce that Cafe Yumm! has opened at Hassalo on Eighth! The newest restaurant addition to our neighborhood is located at NE 7th and Holladay, in Velomor.

 


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Cafe Yumm! is Now Open

We are excited to announce that Cafe Yumm! has opened at Hassalo on Eighth! The newest restaurant addition to our neighborhood is located at NE 7th and Holladay, in Velomor.

Cafe Yumm! offers “a casual dining experience” to anyone who loves layers and layers of their Portland-renowned “Yumm! Sauce.” Loved by many, the restaurant is known for creating and serving delicious, beautiful bowls filled with brown rice, red beans, black beans, tempeh, red salsa, free-range eggs, field greens, yogurt, tofu, peanut butter and more. And to top it all off, over 50 percent of the ingredients in your Yumm! Bowl are certified organic!

Choose from a varied menu that includes Yumm! Bowls, sandwiches, wraps, bentos, soups, salads and skewers. Enjoy a Yumm! Wrap one day and a good old cheese quesadilla the next. Cafe Yumm! has more than 30 menu items that can be customized to fit your tastes or dietary restrictions. Their website even has a nutrition calculator for some of their most popular menu items!

Stop by between 11:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. to grab a bowl at Hassalo on Eighth’s Cafe Yumm! today!

 



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07 Jul 2016

Introducing NORM: Hassalo’s Natural Organic Recycling Machine

By: Management

If you have visited our community or leased with us, chances are good that you’ve heard about NORM, our natural wastewater treatment, re-use and disposal system. In short, the system recycles 100 percent of the black and grey water used at our community. It creates non-potable water for toilet flushing, irrigation and air conditioning. What makes NORM even cooler? It’s the largest (and only) urban-scale residential wastewater treatment and reuse system in all of North America.


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Meet NORM: Hassalo on Eighth’s Natural Organic Recycling Machine

If you have visited our community or leased with us, chances are good that you’ve heard about NORM, our natural wastewater treatment, re-use and disposal system. In short, the system recycles 100 percent of the black and grey water used at our community. It creates non-potable water for toilet flushing, irrigation and air conditioning. What makes NORM even cooler? It’s the largest (and only) urban-scale residential wastewater treatment and reuse system in all of North America.

How NORM Helps the Environment:

  • Treats roughly 47,000 gallons of water a day, reducing our contribution to the city’s sewer system significantly.
  • Gives back to the landscape by creating non-potable water used for irrigation.
  • Doesn’t generate any waste of its own. Biosolids are used for fertilizer off-site, and fats, oils and gases are used for fuel.
  • Reduces water usage for our buildings by 33 percent, or 7,300,000 gallons of water per year.
NORM

NORM

 

How NORM Helps You:

  • As a resident, you could see a savings of up to 65 percent on the water/sewer portion of your utility bill.
  • Enjoy being part of the change as we work together to create an EcoDistrict in the heart of the city.
  • Reduce your carbon footprint – just by living here!

Read about NORM in the News:

As many know, sustainability is of paramount importance to us here at Hassalo on Eighth. This is just one of the many ways in which we embrace the “green” lifestyle. We are extremely excited to have brought NORM to life and our sustainability efforts to another level. Just think: You could reduce your carbon footprint just by living here. Why not join us?



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