DeskHub Lands in Portland

An out-of-state tech company is placing its faith on Portland’s office market.

By Ioana Neamt, Associate Editor

334 NW 11th Ave – Portland, Oregon

An out-of-state tech company is placing its faith on Portland’s office market. Scottsdale, Az.-based DeskHub will open its fifth U.S. location at 334 NW 11th Ave. in the city’s booming Pearl District. The company currently has offices in Scottsdale, San Diego, Atlanta and Salt Lake City.

DeskHub has recently signed a long-term lease for 18,000 square feet of office space in a building formerly occupied by Ziba Design at the corner of NW 11th Ave. and Flanders. The property features a two-story lobby, outdoor deck, skylights, and boasts open collaborative areas and high ceilings. Additionally, the building offers flexible event space with nearly 200 seats.

“The building has a storied history with respect to the local tech community and sits in one of the strongest sub-markets in Portland with outstanding access to walkable amenities and mass transportation,” said Skip Newberry of the Technology Association of Oregon in a prepared statement. “As the way people work and live continues to change, these attributes will help DeskHub’s model thrive in a very competitive marketplace.”

Cushman & Wakefield’s Matt Johnson, Mark Carnese, Doug Deurwaarder and Tom Usher co-brokered the transaction on behalf of DeskHub, in collaboration with Ryan Bartos and Matthew Coxhead of Savills Studley. Apex Real Estate Partners’ Rennie Dunn represented the office building’s owner. DeskHub has selected Ronda Closner as community curator for the new space, and will host a formal launch event for the office in September 2015.

Image courtesy of DeskHub