The first residents have moved into Portland on the Park, the condominium community developed by Phoenix-based Habitat Metro and Sunbelt Holdings offering a point of entry into Downtown Phoenix’s vibrant restaurant, arts, professional sports and shopping scenes. The project, located at 200 W. Portland Street, is now 72 percent sold. The community is Phase II of the completed Portland Place project and is one of Phoenix’s last boulevard park street boasting one of the Valley’s highest walkability scores.
“The hallways of Portland on the Park are bustling with move-in activity and we take great pride in the sense of community forming among our families,” said Tim Sprague, principal of Habitat Metro. “Our first residents are a part of a movement writing the next chapter in a more connected, more robust downtown Phoenix.”
Portland on the Park includes 149 homes comprising three midrise buildings that are four, 12 and 14 stories in height. Home sizes range from 745 square feet to 2,486 square feet, and are priced from $235,000 to $1.25 million.
“Our vision for Portland on the Park has been to complete what we started with Portland Place, to create a space where those seeking urban living can truly experience the art of it,” said Sprague. “It’s thrilling to now have our first models available for the public to take in this incredible community first hand.”
Community amenities include a resort-like heated pool located on the ground floor adjoining a barbeque area, an outdoor video area and a bocce ball court. A state-of-the-art workout facility includes top of the line equipment and a designated studio space for yoga, Pilates and other classes. The 15th floor roof is an open air gathering spot with unobstructed views of Downtown Phoenix and surrounding mountains, where residents and their guests enjoy use of barbeque and fire pit facilities. On the first floor, pet owners will find an outdoor washing station and easy access to the two dog parks at Hance Park.
Occupying the space where two units on the seventh and eighth floors would have existed is the Nest. This is a relaxing space
overlooking Hance Park, the Japanese Friendship Garden and the mountain vistas to the north, with seating areas for small gatherings of residents and their guests. The new mergers of work/home and work/third place were the design inspiration for Portland on the Park’s 3,600-square-foot first floor lobby and common area with an elegant local coffee/wine café feel and seating clusters. The space incorporates both indoor and adjacent patio gathering areas, and extends the living and working space for residents beyond the walls of their home.
A total of 7,167-square-feet of commercial space at the base of the south tower faces Portland Street, and will provide retail offerings complementing the urban environment.
Portland on the Park residents enjoy the benefits of living next to Downtown Phoenix’s 32-acre oasis, Margaret T. Hance Park. Hance Park is the home of the Japanese Friendship Gardens, Irish Cultural Center, McClelland Irish Library, Phoenix Center for the Arts and the Burton Barr Central Library. The park is the venue for popular events throughout the year including the recent three-day March Madness Music Festival, the city’s St. Patrick’s Day parade and the McDowell Mountain Music Festival.
“For more than 30 years, Sunbelt Holdings has been dedicated to adding meaningful value to places that have promise. Portland on the Park adds to the growing energy of this vibrant part of the Phoenix metro and we’re filled with pride to see it come to life,” said John Graham, CEO, Sunbelt Holdings LLC.