BEAVERTON, OR-Birtcher Development broke ground for AmberGlen Marketplace, a small retail center on the edge of Birtcher Anderson Properties’ 1.3-million-sf AmberGlen Business Center. Already about 75% preleased, the 25,566-sf strip center project fronts Cornell Road at Amberwood Drive, across the street from the Streets of Tanasbourne, a 368,000-sf lifestyle center by Continental Retail Development that is scheduled to open this fall.Birtcher Development is acting as the fee developer, having sold the land and entitled project to AmberGlen Marketplace LLC, which according to the secretary of state’s office includes Portland-based investor Leonard Gionet. The triple-net asking rate for space in the project is $27 per sf per year. George Macoubray and Rob Kimmelman of HSM Pacific are the leasing agents. Tenants already signed include Bugatti’s Ristorante, Quiznos Subs, Tan Rio, Activate Cellular and AmberGlen Nail Salon.”It’s mainly for the [business] park; we‘ve got 4,000 employees working here and they need services,” Birtcher Anderson SVP Jim Edwards tells “The lifestyle center [across the street] will give them an outlet for entertainment.”Birtcher broke ground earlier this month. The center is scheduled to open early next year. The contractor is James E. John Construction Co. Inc. The architect is Ankrom Moisan. Banner Bank funded the construction loan.

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