Portland’s hottest office developer aims for his riskiest project yet

The next project for Walter Bowen, founder and CEO of BPM Real Estate Group, is a 35-story downtown tower with a five-star hotel, 180,000 square feet of office space and nearly 140 luxury condos.

October 1, 2018
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Portland developer bullish on plans for 35-story downtown tower, five-star hotel

Despite some looming clouds, the Portland developer looks to continue his recent winning streak with one of downtown's most ambitious projects in years.

September 28, 2018
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Portland’s first ‘5-star’ hotel planned at site of downtown food cart pod

A Portland developer said his company plans to build Portland's first "five-star" hotel at the site of a popular downtown food cart pod. 

June 20, 2018
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Exclusive: Pearl District office sale yields a record price

An entity called LPF Pearl West LLC paid $87.5 million for the nine-story building, which sits at 1455 N.W. Irving St. The building's roughly 155,500 square feet of rentable space pencils out to $562.83 per square foot. On a per-square-foot basis, that's the most that anyone has ever paid for an office building in Portland, though prices have been climbing in the past few years.

September 13, 2017
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Portland developer Walter Bowen kicks in $375,000 to fund downtown parks study

The developer behind one of the largest current construction projects in downtown Portland has kicked in $375,000 to fund a master plan for the South Park Blocks.

June 20, 2017
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BPM Real Estate Group’s Portland high rise, Pearl West, sold to real estate giant

One of the city's newest Pearl District signature buildings has, a little more than a year after opening, attracted a new owner.

June 19, 2017
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Pearl West nears capacity with another office lease

Add First American Title Insurance Company to the growing list of tenants who've taken up residence at Pearl West.

April 3, 2017
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BPM Senior Living Resumes Management of Two Oregon Properties

BPM Senior Living, a premier senior living company, is pleased to announce it has resumed management of two of their properties, Regency Park located in Portland, Oregon and Royalton Place in Milwaukie, Oregon.

February 21, 2017
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Broadway Tower hits the bottom and starts its way up

BPM Real Estate Group's CEO, Walter Bowen, has broken ground on Broadway Tower at the corner of SW Broadway and Southwest Columbia In Portland, Oregon

November 30, 2016
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Prominent developers, executives help raise $300K for Terminal 1 homeless shelter

Prominent Portland developers have raised $300,000 in effort to launch a mass homeless shelter on the city's Terminal 1 property along the Willamette River.

October 11, 2016
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Construction on BPM Real Estate Group’s, Broadway Tower, has begun

Executives and media gathered around BPM Real Estate Group's CEO, Walter Bowen, for the official groundbreaking of Broadway Tower on Friday morning.

June 27, 2016
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Walter Bowen, Portland’s behind-the-scenes skyline changer

A veteran of the multifamily, affordable housing and assisted and independent living sectors, Bowen heads up the firm that brought the Pearl District’s newest office building, Pearl West, to fruition.

April 29, 2016
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Cardno signs lease in BPM Real Estate Group’s Willamette Oaks Office Building on SW Macadam Ave.

The building was sold to BDC Willamette LLC last year for $6.25 million. BDC Willamette LLC is registered to Walter Bowen, CEO of BPM Real Estate Group.

April 28, 2016
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BPM Real Estate Group sells luxury multifamily asset Riverwalk Apartments for $43.1 million

Riverwalk Apartments in Eugene, Oregon is sold for $43.1 million by BPM Real Estate Group

April 20, 2016
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Why Radisson is bringing its hotel to BPM Real Estate Group’s Broadway Tower

The hotel will feature local art, food and beverages that are unique to Portland. Walter Bowen, president of BPM Real Estate Group is developing the tower.

April 1, 2016
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Developers behind Pearl West plan a 20-story office and hotel tower downtown

BPM Real Estate Group announced today that it will break ground on Broadway Tower, a 20-story mixed use tower that will include a hotel, offices and parking

August 24, 2015
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It’s official: Ink dries on Pearl district office building deal

Wacom Technology Group made its Portland move official this week, signing a lease for the top three floors of Pearl West by BPM Real Estate Group

May 1, 2015
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BPM’s Regency Park, Oregon’s oldest assisted living property, celebrates 25th anniversary

Oregon's oldest assisted living property is celebrating its 25th anniversary. Owner Walter Bowen had no idea he'd become a trail blazer of the industry when he established Regency Park Assisted Living and Memory Care in 1989.

September 19, 2014
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Who’s funding the Pearl District’s newest office building?

Pearl West, received $41.74 million in permanent construction financing from Washington Capital Advisors.

July 17, 2014
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Eugene senior housing project, Waterford Grand, greenlighted for BPM Real Estate Group development

BPM Real Estate Group got the go ahead this week for the second of two big budget projects it intends to build at Goodpasture Island.

May 3, 2013
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