March 16, 2018 – “THE DALLES, Ore., March 15, 2018 — Google officially opened its Taylor Lake data center in The Dalles today with an afternoon celebration attended by employees with their families and local community members. The celebration marked the completion of the first phase of the construction, just as the second phase of building gets underway. The completion of the $600 million expansion will bring Google’s total investment in The Dalles to $1.8 billion.” Read more from the Gorge Newscenter here.
February 7, 2018 – New spaces for businesses will be available in Cascade Locks, OR and Dallesport, WA this year.
Columbia Gorge Regional Airport Flex Space interior
In Dallesport, the Columbia Gorge Regional Airport Flex Space is wrapping up the final completion. The project received funding from the US Economic Development Administration. Learn more about the property here: https://www.columbiagorgeairport.com/property.htm. Contact the Airport manager at (541) 993-1011 for more information.
Flex 4 building, Cascade Locks, exterior
In Cascade Locks, two flex spaces are underway. The Port of Cascade Locks reported in February: “Flex 2 is now fully erected with contractors working to complete the electrical, plumbing and fire suppression system. […] The building is expected to be ready for tenants to move in by mid-March. Contractors were able to pour the concrete slab of Flex Building 4 the last week of December thanks to our mild winter weather. After a curing period, they were able to complete erection of red iron and the installation of the sheeting. Finally, the roof is currently being installed. The Port intends for Flex Building 4 to be ready for tenants to move in by the end of May.” Contact the Port for information at (541) 374-8619.