Council Gives Update on EWEB Development

EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene City Council will give an update Monday night on the EWEB riverfront development. EWEB and the city have begun the initial stages of planning for that riverfront property. On Monday, the council will hear from its development division on what kind of role the city will play in the construction … Continue reading »

UO Foundation to Develop Riverfront

EUGENE, Ore. — The future of EWEB’s riverfront property is now in the hands of the University of Oregon Foundation. The board voted Tuesday night to choose the foundation as the developer of the untapped area. The 17 acres of property along the Willamette River will be converted into a mixed-use residential and commercial space. … Continue reading »

EWEB Chooses UO Foundation

EUGENE, Ore. — After five years of planning, the Eugene Water and Electric Board of Commissioners voted to move forward Tuesday with the University of Oregon Foundation as the master developer of its downtown riverfront property. This comes after several months of a thorough vetting process. Community leaders and concerned residents filled the room Tuesday … Continue reading »

Teams Pitch EWEB Property Ideas

EUGENE, Ore. — Three development teams are making their best pitch for Eugene Water and Electric Board’s downtown riverfront property Wednesday night. They each submitted plans earlier this year, and now they’ll unveil more details. The University of Oregon Foundation is one of three coveting the 17 acres of surplus property. EWEB expects to make … Continue reading »

Four Groups Interested in EWEB Property

EUGENE, Ore. — Four developers interested in EWEB’s waterfront property have submitted paperwork, including the University of Oregon. Also in the running for the riverfront property are Portland-based Williams & Dame Development, Dallas-based Trammell Crow Company and Eugene-based Paradigm Properties. Each company will give a presentation in late July of their vision for the property. … Continue reading »

EWEB Riverfront Plan Vote Delayed

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene’s planning commission was set to vote on the EWEB riverfront master plan, but that got delayed by a week. Commissioners have been looking over the proposed riverfront development for nearly four years now, but Monday they were still hung up on a number of items, including the height of buildings and … Continue reading »