Portland’s Sustainable Urban Community in South Waterfront

Tetra Tech’s High Performance Buildings Group performed mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) services for this mixed-use, sustainable urban community in Portland, Oregon.

The community consists of five residential high-rise buildings spread across a 130-acre development in Portland’s South Waterfront EcoDistrict. This overall mixed-use project is a sustainable urban community that includes more than 3,000 housing units, 275,000 square feet of commercial and retail space, and 1.5 million square feet of medical research, clinic, administrative, and educational space for the Oregon Health & Science University.

The project is certified under the LEED for Neighborhood Development (LEED-ND) Pilot Program (Gold, Stage 2 rating) and includes the following buildings:

The Mirabella

This 30-story continuing care retirement community is built on a former brownfield site. The Mirabella is the first LEED Platinum continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in the United States.

The Meriweather

The two towers of this complex include 474,000 square feet of condominiums, townhouses, and retail space with a two-level underground parking garage. The project achieved LEED Gold certification.

The John Ross

This 31-story condominium tower boasts 287-dwelling units, 13 townhouses, and below-grade parking. The project achieved LEED Gold certification.

Atwater Place

This 23-story tower comprises of 212 condominiums. The project achieved LEED Gold certification.