Brewery Blocks Office Tenants
Block 1 Whole Foods Building
Portland District Cooling CompanyEnergy/Power
Portland District Cooling Company (PDCC), an affiliate of Veolia Energy North America, operates a district cooling system for downtown Portland that serves all of the buildings in The Brewery Blocks. Through a distribution piping network running underground and in the Brewery Blocks parking garage, PDCC offers on-demand chilled water to meet the air conditioning cooling needs of the Brewery Blocks. The PDCC system allows building owners and tenants to avoid the capital, energy, operating, and maintenance costs associated with owning and operating their own chilled water system, and provides energy savings and net reductions in water and sewer usage and charges for its customers. PDCC in 2008 begins its expansion of this distribution network to also serve other buildings outside of the Brewery Blocks in the surrounding Pearl District.
Tata Communicationswww.tatacommunications.com Network/Technology Development
Tata Communications, part of the $55B Tata Group, is a leading global provider of the new world of communications. The company leverages its Tata Global Network, vertical intelligence and leadership in emerging markets to deliver value-driven, globally managed solutions to the Fortune 1000 and midsized enterprises, service providers and consumers.
The Tata Communications portfolio includes transmission, IP, converged voice, mobility, managed network connectivity, communications solutions and business transformation services to global and Indian enterprises and service providers, as well as broadband and content services to Indian consumers. The Tata Global Network encompasses one of the most advanced and largest submarine cable networks, a Tier-1 IP network, connectivity to more than 200 countries across 300 PoPs, and more than 1 million square feet of data center space. Tata Communications serves its customers from its offices in 80 cities in 40 countries worldwide.
The number one global international wholesale voice operator and number one provider of international long distance, enterprise data and Internet services in India, the company was named “Best Wholesale Carrier” at the World Communications Awards in 2006 and was named the “Best Pan-Asian Wholesale Provider” at the 2006 and 2007 Capacity Magazine Global Wholesale Telecommunications Awards.
Block 2 Brewery Block Tower & Brewhouse
Ernst & Youngwww.ey.com Accounting
Ernst & Young is currently 80 strong in our Portland practice, comprised of service line and industry-experienced partners, client-service professionals and employees who improve the efficiency and effectiveness of our internal processes. In the Portland office, much of the work we do is focused on Assurance and Advisory Business Services, Risk Advisory Services, State and Local Tax Services, Technology and Security Risk Services and Health Science Advisory Services. However, our global firm offers a multitude of services to hundreds of industries and our professionals work within this global network under uniform methodologies to deliver consistent, high-quality service to all our clients. Whether you are a Global 1000 or a growing company, Ernst & Young has the resources and network to provide you with the service you deserve and expect from a quality-driven firm like ours. We welcome you to visit www.ey.com for more information regarding our service lines and our approach.
GBD Architectswww.gbdarchitects.com Architecture
GBD Architects moved from the historic Auditorium Building at Third and Salmon to the historic Brewhouse building in Block 2. As the project architect, they are excited to be calling The Brewery Blocks “home.”
Grubb & Ellis Companywww.grubb-ellis.com Real Estate
Grubb & Ellis is one of the largest and most respected commercial real estate services and investment companies. With more than 130 owned and affiliate offices worldwide, Grubb & Ellis offers property owners, corporate occupants and investors comprehensive integrated real estate solutions, including transaction, management, consulting and investment advisory services supported by proprietary market research and extensive local market expertise.
Jager DiPaola Kemp Designwww.jdk.com Graphic Design/Advertising
Jager DiPaola Kemp Design is an independently owned design studio with approximately 100 employees in three offices: Burlington, Vermont; New York City; and Portland, Oregon. We provide a full range of services integrated around a fundamental understanding of the relationship between brands and their audiences.
Our cross-functional capabilities include:
- Brand strategy
- Product design
- Visual merchandising
- Branded environments
- Production management
- Motion graphics and broadcast
- Sound animation and branding
Our mission and culture are inspired by the passionate belief that design is the most powerful means by which to build brands with rational, emotional, and cultural relevance and resonance. We believe distinctive design creates desire.
Land Americawww.landam.com Real Estate
Headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, the companies of Land America Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:LFG) have been completing and protecting the nation’s real estate investments for over 125 years. Land America provides title insurance as well as a broad range of real estate transaction services and operate through more than 900 branch offices and a network of more than 10,000 active agents in the United States, Mexico, Europe, Canada, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. Land America customers include mortgage lenders, real estate developers and brokers, attorneys, and homebuyers.
Moberg Fireplaceswww.mobergfireplaces.com Architecture
Moberg Fireplaces, Inc. is the leading fireplace architecture design firm in North America. As consultants to architects, builders and homeowners, they have completed over 3,000 designs worldwide. Moberg’s unique expertise is the custom design and specification of very large masonry fireplaces for hotels, lodges and private residences. They have the tempered experience and special skills to develop successful custom solutions, from traditional wood burning fireplaces to gas-fired sculptures. They are also creators of the world’s most sophisticated fireplace products, integrating new technology with classic, masonry fireplace aesthetics.
Orrick, Herrington, & Sutcliffe, LLPwww.orrick.com Legal
Situated on the 2nd floor, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe is a broad-service, 1000-lawyer firm that began in San Francisco 140 years ago. Over time, Orrick lawyers have worked shoulder to shoulder with government leaders and business visionaries to build everything from the brick and mortar underlying city infrastructures, to private and public companies that still endure. Orrick is the undisputed leader in several practice areas, and is proud to be the home of both legal experts and outstanding practice teams. Orrick litigators have built an impressive list of successful results. The firm’s finance practices have earned the firm number-one rankings in both asset-backed finance and municipal finance, as well as top-10 status in project finance. Orrick is also home to a nationally ranked employment law department and expanding intellectual property practice.
Perkins Coie, LLPwww.perkinscoie.com Legal
Perkins Coie occupies the top three floors of Block 2. Perkins Coie is a leading international law firm that serves great companies ranging in size from FORTUNE 100 companies to start-ups. The firm has more than 600 attorneys in 14 offices across the United States and in China and has historically represented market leaders in traditional and cutting-edge technology industries.
Willamette University Portland Centerwww.willamette.edu Education
The Willamette University MBA serves professional graduate students through its Portland, Oregon campus in Brewery Block 2. The Willamette MBA for Professionals emphasizes individual student outcomes and prepares graduates for successful careers in business, government and not-for-profit organizations. Willamette’s Executive Development Center also serves the needs of specific industries and organizations through custom designed workshops, certificate programs and courses for managers at all levels — also based at the Portland Center. Programs are accredited by the AACSB International for business administration, are taught by recognized faculty who are professors and consultants, and feature an in-class, cohort based learning environment.
Wolverine Worldwidewww.wolverineworldwide.com Shoe Production
Wolverine World Wide, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of a line of casual shoes, rugged outdoor and work footwear, and constructed slippers and moccasins primarily in the United States. Wolverine World Wide was founded by G.A. Krause in 1883 and is based in Rockford, Michigan.
Block 4 M Financial Plaza
Army Corp of Engineerswww.usace.army.mil Engineering/Architecture
The Army Corps of Engineers provide a broad range of services for investigation, planning, engineering, design, construction and operations in the areas of water resources development, environmental restoration, civil works, hydropower and fish protection and enhancement. Additionally, they draw on the expertise of Corps professionals worldwide and support other government agencies through our many authorities.
Art Institute of Portlandwww.aipd.aii.edu Education
The Art Institute of Portland (AiPD) is the area’s leader in creative education and is a complimentary addition to the Pearl District’s already thriving arts community. AiPD offers bachelor’s and associate’s degrees in Multimedia & Web Design, Apparel Design, Interior Design, Graphic Design, and Media Arts & Animation. The new Brewery Blocks location includes an art gallery, a video production studio, drafting classrooms, apparel design labs, and approximately 10 computer labs, as well as considerable classroom and office space.
Iberdrola Renewables, Inc.www.iberdrolausa.com Energy/Power
Located on the 4th, 6th and 7th floors, the Portland-based unit of Iberdrola Renewables is a rapidly growing, integrated energy business centered around providing environmentally responsible energy. It is involved in renewable and gas-fired generation development, natural gas storage and hub services development, structured energy sales and purchases, energy management, plant asset management and fuels procurement. The company serves a wide variety of wholesale customers including municipal agencies, public utility districts, investor-owned utilities and large industrial customers in emerging retail markets. Iberdrola Renewables is the world leader in wind power with 8,000 MW of installed capacity on March 31, 2008. Iberdrola Renewables will invest $8 billion in the U.S. between 2008 and 2010. The company plans to install 2,000 MW a year — half of that in the US — to reach 13,600 MW worldwide by 2010.
M Financial Group is one of the nation's premier financial services distribution companies, serving ultra-affluent individuals and Fortune 1000 companies through an exclusive network of over 100 of the nation’s most successful and innovative independent financial services firms.
M Benefit Solutions (assumed business name for “MCG Northwest”) has operated continuously in Portland, Oregon since 1962. It pioneered the development and administration of nonqualified benefit plans in 1974, when ERISA legislation created restrictions on qualified plans for the highly compensated. Today it is recognized as a national leader in this industry.
Our work deals exclusively with all facets of executive compensation and nonqualified plan design, financing, implementation, and administration.