We're creating an economic engine to transform Rockwood into a prosperous, healthy, and thriving community that provides opportunity for all.
5.5-acre Commission owned property at 18535 S.E. Stark St. - the former Fred Meyer site.
The City of Gresham Redevelopment Commission acquired the former Fred Meyer site in 2006. We are now developing nearly 100,000 square feet of new commercial, office, and retail that will serve Rockwood.
Developer selection in 2015 Ground breaking in 2017 Completion in 2018
Workforce/Entrepreneurship/Tech: Spaces for local entrepreneurs, manufacturing and tech capacities.
Food Access: Community access to healthy, local, and affordable grocery and restaurants.
Retail: Locally owned clothing, banking, food, and other businesses.
Public Plaza: A vibrant, neighborhood center to host music, the Rockwood Farmer's Market, Rock the Block, and other events that attract people throughout the day.
Food Market Hall - bakery, meats, produce, pub, prepared foods and daily goods
Small leasable incubator spaces for food entrepreneurs
Farmer's Market Plaza
Innovation campus will provide job skills, training, and certifications
Television studio and Digital innovation lab
Technology shop/Maker space
Shared creative workspace
Small business development
Retail will create a vibrant, mixed-use neighborhood center
Small-format retail and restaurants - locally owned and operated
food related (coffee shop, pizza, ethnic food, etc.)
"other" retail (bank, childcare, home goods, clothing, art etc.)