X

Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.

PORTLAND-The Port of Portland is no longer working to develop shipping terminals on West Hayden Island. Citing lessening market demand for the ports top commodity – wheat – and a competing Port of Vancouver development have killed the idea after more than 10 years of planning, Port commissioners voted unanimously last week to directs staffers to immediately stop working on permits and zoning approvals for West Hayden Island.

The port purchased West Hayden Island in 1994. Located in the Columbia River between North Portland and Vancouver, the 825-acre island was envisioned as the future home to marine terminals. The project is being put on the back burner, and port officials expect to try to collaborate with the Port of Vancouver on future development projects. That port has a 1,000-acre piece of waterfront land set aside for marine terminal development of its own.

Prior to this vote, Port officials have said the island must be developed to meet future shipping demands Earlier this year, the port unveiled detailed plans for a second bridge to the island, a railroad loop track and facilities for loading grain and autos. And planned to submit it for federal environmental permitting after the first of 2001. The Vancouver project, now the only plan still going forward, is expected to begin the federal environmental permitting process next year.

Want to continue reading?
Become a Free ALM Digital Reader.

Once you are an ALM digital member, you’ll receive:

  • Unlimited access to GlobeSt and other free ALM publications
  • Access to 15 years of GlobeSt archives
  • Your choice of GlobeSt digital newsletters and over 70 others from popular sister publications
  • 3 free articles* across the ALM subscription network every 30 days
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM events and publications

*May exclude premium content
Already have an account?

GlobeSt. NET LEASE 2020Event

This conference brings together the industry's most influential & knowledgeable real estate executives from the net lease sector.

Get More Information
 

GlobeSt

Join GlobeSt

Don't miss crucial news and insights you need to make informed commercial real estate decisions. Join GlobeSt.com now!

  • Free unlimited access to GlobeSt.com's trusted and independent team of experts who provide commercial real estate owners, investors, developers, brokers and finance professionals with comprehensive coverage, analysis and best practices necessary to innovate and build business.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM and GlobeSt events.
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including ThinkAdvisor.com and Law.com.

Already have an account? Sign In Now
Join GlobeSt

Copyright © 2020 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.