• Developer of disputed Thornburgh Resort withdraws request to buy 400 acres of state land

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    Developer of Thornburgh Resort withdraws request to purchase 400 acres of public land. Find out more here.

    Kameron DeLashmutt says he doesn’t need to buy land, since he already leases it; foes call move a ‘big win’

    REDMOND, Ore. (KTVZ) – The developer of the controversial Thornburgh Resort west of Redmond said Monday he has withdrawn a much-criticized request to buy 400 acres of public land held in trust by the state School Fund – because he doesn’t need to, having already leased the property for 17 years.

    Department of State Lands Communications Officer Liane O’Neil confirmed that “Central Land and Cattle Company has elected to withdraw their application” for the Cline Buttes Tract, so it has been removed…

  • Southeast area of Bend could see much more growth

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    Bend will continue to expand its UGB by more than 600 acres with the Stevens Rd Tract. Discover more here.

    The state has approved plans for Bend to expand its urban growth boundary by more than 600 acres with the Stevens Road Tract, including about 260 acres on the eastern side of the property that advanced at the state level Tuesday.

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  • New rental housing on the horizon on large undeveloped lot in Bend

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    New rental housing is underway in the area of Wilson Ave. and 15th St. Find out more here.

    By Suzanne Roig, Bend Bulletin 

    Rental housing is being planned on a 32.75-acre parcel where Wilson Avenue and 15th Street intersect that could be move-in ready over the next couple of years.

    Construction could begin in late 2023 after the owners, Evergreen Housing Development Group, move forward with amending the original master plan to remove the commercial development that was previously approved. The Bend City Council adopted the project concept in 2015. The property was listed for sale for $10.9 million and sold in January.

    The Wildflower Planned Development will be 574 homes — three-story walk-up apartments, townhomes, cottage-style single-family homes…

  • Housing, hotel, retail spaces planned for vacant KorPine site in Bend

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    A new development is being planned for 21 acres in the heart of Bend. Discover more here..

    A vacant 21-acre parcel of land in the heart of Bend will soon be developed into a mix of apartments, affordable senior housing, homes, a hotel, and other retail space, according to a California-based development firm.

    Kennedy Wilson has entered into a joint venture with Matt Day, owner of Bend-based Hooker Creek Companies, to develop the project at the former KorPine mill site adjacent to Crux Fermentation Project and the Box Factory.

    “We are thrilled to expand our presence in Oregon and to partner with Matt Day and his family in bringing a thoughtfully and sustainably designed project to one of the most exciting and…