Bridgeport Village (Oregon)

Last updated
Bridgeport Village
Bridgeport Village - Tualatin, Oregon (2019).jpg
Central walkway in 2019
Bridgeport Village (Oregon)
Location Tigard and Tualatin, Oregon, United States
Coordinates 45°23′46″N122°45′07″W / 45.3960°N 122.7520°W / 45.3960; -122.7520 Coordinates: 45°23′46″N122°45′07″W / 45.3960°N 122.7520°W / 45.3960; -122.7520
Opening dateMay 19, 2005
OwnerCenterCal Properties, LLC
No. of stores and services75
Total retail floor area 465,000 square feet (43,200 m2)

Bridgeport Village is a lifestyle center located in Tualatin and Tigard, Oregon, United States, operated by CenterCal Properties. The center opened on May 19, 2005 and is located in one of the Portland metropolitan area's most affluent areas. [1] The center has a variety of services, including valet service, restaurant reservations, a courtesy shuttle to vehicles, and umbrellas available to borrow for free. The center features a water and fire fountain, and an Italian gazebo and kiosks by Neri.



The site of the mall was originally a county-owned rock quarry. [2] Washington County stopped removing gravel from the site in the 1980s and began filling the property in order to prepare the land for development. [2] Plans for shopping center in the Bridgeport area where Lake Oswego, Tualatin, Durham, and Tigard meet began in 1999. [3] In 2001, Washington County sold the former Durham gravel pit to Opus Northwest and Center Oak Properties for $18.75 million. [4] [5] The 30-acre (120,000 m2) site was just west of Interstate 5 in both Tualatin and Tigard, and adjacent to Durham. [6]

Small plaza where two pedestrian walkways intersect within the mall Bridgeport Village mall - 1 (2019).jpg
Small plaza where two pedestrian walkways intersect within the mall

Original plans called for a $163 million (USD) mixed use development with approximately 320,000 square feet (30,000 m2) of retail space and 500,000 square feet (46,000 m2) of office space. [6] These plans also included residential space and a movie theater. [7] Perkowitz + Ruth Architects helped design the village, [8] which was designed without the traditional anchor department store. [9] In 2003, Lake Oswego threatened to derail the project over concerns of congestion affecting the neighboring city. The city and Washington County settled the matter in August 2003, with Lake Oswego receiving $300,000 to use for traffic improvement projects. [10]

Before the center opened, the development was sold for around $170 million to BV CenterCal LLC. [3] Opus Northwest was the general contractor of the $80 million project. [11] Overall costs for the entire development totaled $250 million. [12] In November 2004, the first store at the open-air lifestyle center, Crate & Barrel, opened. [13] On May 19, 2005, the rest of the mall opened, [14] [15] with additional stores at the site opened in November 2005. [16] Planned residential units were never built, [17] nor was a planned underground parking structure. [18]

Line of shops at night Bridgeport Village night canyon.JPG
Line of shops at night

In 2006, the architect won an International Council of Shopping Centers Design and Development Award. [19] By 2007, the center had revenue of more than $600 per square-foot, which placed Bridgeport Village in the top five-percent of malls in the United States. [20] At that time it was also bringing in nearly 4 million shoppers each year, leading to discussions of whether to designate the area as a town center under the regional government's land use plan. [21] In April 2008, the county settled legal claims against a contractor who filled the old rock quarry and prepared the site for the mall regarding methane gas leaking at the site for $1 million. [2]


The Regal Cinemas movie theater Bridgeport Village Regal Cinemas exterior 2019.jpg
The Regal Cinemas movie theater

Bridgeport Village is an open-air lifestyle center focused around outdoor pedestrian areas, [22] which are paved with bricks and concrete. [23] Bridgeport Village has about 75 shops and restaurants, which include The Container Store, McCormick & Schmick's, Crate & Barrel, Talbots, Saks Fifth Avenue OFF FIFTH, California Pizza Kitchen, and P.F. Chang's China Bistro, among others. [24] Other retail and restaurant developments surround Bridgeport Village, but are not part of the lifestyle center. [14] [25] [26]

The complex includes 465,000 square feet (43,200 m2) of leasable space, including an 18-screen theater owned by Regal Cinemas. [9] The theater includes a 3D IMAX screen. [27] Bridgeport includes 45,000 square feet (4,200 m2) of office space on the second floor of the complex, [28] and a four-story above-ground parking structure. [29] Much of the office space is leased by professionals such as dentists. [28] Other features include classic looking street lamps, music played throughout the complex, a gazebo, a fountain, and a children's play structure area. [30]

Future plans

See also: MAX Light Rail § Future Plans and TriMet § Future

Listed in the TriMet 2018 RTP is a plan to expand MAX service to the Southwest Corridor, which would extend MAX service from Portland State University to Bridgeport Village. [31] TriMet expects this (and other projects) to be funded by 2027 with an opening soon after. [32]

See also

Related Research Articles

Tigard, Oregon City in Oregon, United States

Tigard is a city in Washington County, Oregon, United States. The population was 48,035 at the 2010 census. As of 2007, Tigard was the state's 12th largest city. Incorporated in 1961, the city is located south of Beaverton and north of Tualatin, and is part of the Portland metropolitan area. Interstate 5 and Oregon Route 217 are the main freeways in the city, with Oregon Route 99W and Oregon Route 210 serving as other major highways. Public transit service is provided by TriMet, via several bus routes and the WES Commuter Rail line.

Tualatin, Oregon City in Oregon, United States

Tualatin is a city located primarily in Washington County in the U.S. state of Oregon. A small portion of the city is also located in neighboring Clackamas County. It is a southwestern suburb in the Portland Metropolitan Area that is located south of Tigard. The population was 26,054 at the 2010 census.

Wilsonville, Oregon City in Oregon, United States

Wilsonville is a city primarily in Clackamas County, Oregon, United States. A portion of the northern section of the city is in Washington County. It was founded as Boones Landing because of the Boones Ferry which crossed the Willamette River at the location; the community became Wilsonville in 1880. The city was incorporated in 1969 with a population of approximately 1,000. The population was 13,991 at the 2000 census, and grew to 19,509 as of 2010. Slightly more than 90% of residents at the 2000 census were white, with Hispanics comprising the largest minority group.

The Tigard-Tualatin School District (23J) is a school district serving part of the suburban Portland metropolitan area in Oregon including the cities of Tigard, Tualatin, Durham, and King City, as well as the unincorporated communities of Metzger and Bull Mountain.

Washington Square (Oregon) shopping mall in the city of Tigard, Oregon, United States

Washington Square is a shopping mall in the city of Tigard, Oregon, United States. Located in the Portland metropolitan area along Oregon Route 217, the shopping complex is one of the top grossing malls per square foot in the United States, with sales of $716/ft². Opened in 1973, the mall is currently managed and co-owned by The Macerich Company, a real estate investment trust, and is anchored by Macy's, Nordstrom, JCPenney, and Dick's Sporting Goods.

Pioneer Place

Pioneer Place is an upscale, urban shopping mall in downtown Portland, Oregon. It consists of four blocks of retail, dining, parking, and an office tower named Pioneer Tower. The mall itself is spread out between four buildings, interconnected by skywalks or underground mall sections. The footprint of the entire complex consists of four full city blocks, bisected by SW Yamhill and Fourth, bounded north-south by SW Morrison and Taylor Streets and east-west by SW Third and Fifth Avenues. In 2014, Pioneer Place was the third-highest selling mall in the United States based on sales per square foot, sitting just behind Bal Harbour Shops and The Grove at Farmers Market.

MAX Green Line Light rail line in Portland, Oregon

The MAX Green Line is a light rail service in Portland, Oregon, United States, operated by TriMet as part of the MAX Light Rail system. It connects Portland State University (PSU), Portland City Center, Northeast Portland, Southeast Portland, and Clackamas Town Center. The line is 15 miles (24.1 km) long and serves 30 stations between the PSU South stations and Clackamas Town Center Transit Center. It is the only service that shares parts of its alignment with the four other MAX services. It shares the Portland Transit Mall with the Orange Line and the Yellow Line, and the Banfield segment of the Eastside MAX with the Blue Line and the Red Line. Southbound from Gateway/Northeast 99th Avenue Transit Center, the Green Line exclusively operates a segment along Interstate 205 (I-205) referred to as the I-205 MAX. Service runs for approximately 21​12 hours daily with a headway of 15 minutes during most of the day.

WES Commuter Rail

WES Commuter Rail is a commuter rail line serving part of Washington County, Oregon, United States, within the Portland metropolitan area. Owned by TriMet and operated by Portland and Western Railroad (P&W), it serves five stations in the cities of Beaverton, Tigard, Tualatin, and Wilsonville. The line spans 14.7 miles (23.7 km), running north–south and generally parallel to, and west of, Oregon Highway 217 and Interstate 5. It operates on a 30-minute headway on weekdays during the morning and evening rush hours, connecting suburban commuters to MAX Light Rail at Beaverton Transit Center. In May 2018, WES carried an average 1,590 riders.

New Seasons Market or New Seasons is a chain of privately owned grocery stores operating in the Portland, Oregon metro area, southwestern Washington, Seattle, and northern California. Some of the products offered are organic and produced locally in the Pacific Northwest, but conventional groceries are also sold.

The Streets of Tanasbourne

The Streets of Tanasbourne is an outdoor shopping mall located in the Tanasbourne area of Hillsboro in the U.S. state of Oregon. Opened in October 2004, the center provides shopping to the Hillsboro/Beaverton area west of Portland, near the Sunset Highway. The $55 million center is an open-air complex designed to mimic older downtown shopping districts and has 55 store locations.

Woodburn Premium Outlets

Woodburn Premium Outlets is an outlet mall in Woodburn, Oregon, United States. The complex, located between the cities of Portland and Salem on Interstate 5, opened in 1999 as the Woodburn Company Stores. Owned and operated by Craig Realty Group, the center has over 350,000 square feet (33,000 m2) of retail space.

Tanasbourne, Oregon Neighborhood in Washington County, Oregon, United States

Tanasbourne, Oregon, is a neighborhood in Washington County, Oregon, where NW 185th Avenue and the Sunset Highway intersect. It is located within the Portland metropolitan area. The area sits between Beaverton and Hillsboro, and is generally considered to be south of U.S. 26, north of Walker Road, west of 158th, and east of Cornelius Pass Road. The area has many shopping areas and is the former home of the defunct Tanasbourne Mall.

Jantzen Beach Center

Jantzen Beach Center is an outdoor shopping mall located in Portland, Oregon, on Hayden Island in the Columbia River, known as Jantzen Beach SuperCenter from 1996 until about 2012. Opened in 1972 as an indoor mall, sometimes known informally as Jantzen Beach Mall, it was largely torn down in 1995–96 for big box development. The remaining enclosed portion included Ross Dress for Less, Burlington Coat Factory and Target as its anchor stores until April 2012, when renovation work began. A new one-story Target store was constructed on the property over the site of a former Barnes & Noble bookstore and restaurant, opening in October 2012.

Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center Hospital in Oregon, United States

Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center, formerly Legacy Meridian Park Hospital, is an acute care hospital in Tualatin, Oregon, United States. Opened in 1973, it is operated by Legacy Health. The facility is licensed for 150 beds, but operates only 128. Located in Clackamas County along the boundary with Washington County, it employs over 800 people and is Tualatin’s second largest employer.

Cascade Station

Cascade Station is a mixed-use development of a shopping center, office buildings, and hotels located in Northeast Portland, Oregon along Airport Way and I-205, near Portland International Airport. It features 1,325,000 square feet (123,100 m2) of office space, 1,200 hotel rooms and 400,000 square feet (37,000 m2) of retail space, on 120-acre (0.49 km2) land.

Lincoln Center (Oregon)

Lincoln Center is a multi-building office complex in Tigard, Oregon, United States. Opened in 1981, the six-building complex was built over a decade and includes the 12-story Lincoln Tower, the tallest building in Washington County. Located on S.W. Greenburg Road at Oregon Route 217, Lincoln Center is adjacent to the Washington Square shopping mall in the Portland metropolitan area.

Shute Park Plaza

Shute Park Plaza is a shopping center located in Hillsboro, Oregon, United States. Situated along Tualatin Valley Highway, the 18-tenant center takes its name from Shute Park, which is located across the highway. The land the mall sits on was once part of the park, housing a baseball diamond. Shute Park Plaza opened in 1985 at a cost of $6 million.

Heritage Mall Shopping center in Albany, Oregon, United States

Heritage Mall is a shopping center in Albany in the U.S. state of Oregon. Anchored by Hobby Lobby, Ross Dress For Less, and Target, the 406,500-square-foot (37,770 m2) mall opened in 1988. Located near the junction of Interstate 5 and U.S. Route 20, the mall sits on 33 acres (13 ha) and is the largest in the Albany-Corvallis-Lebanon metropolitan area.

Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue regional fire district

Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue (TVF&R) is a special-purpose government fire fighting and emergency services district in the Portland metropolitan area of Oregon. Established in 1989 with a merger between Washington County Fire District 1 and the Tualatin Rural Fire Protection District, it primarily provides fire and emergency medical services in eastern Washington County, but also provides services in neighboring Multnomah, Clackamas, and Yamhill counties. It serves unincorporated areas along with the cities of Beaverton, Tigard, Tualatin, West Linn, Wilsonville, and Sherwood, among others. With over 400 firefighters and 27 fire stations, the district is the second largest fire department in the state and has an annual budget of $197 million.


  1. "The Container Store to Open Three New Stores". The Gourmet Retailer. VNU Business Media, Inc. March 28, 2005.
  2. 1 2 3 Gorman, Kathleen (April 16, 2008). "County, contractor settle over methane gas problem". The Oregonian. pp. E5.
  3. 1 2 Culverwell, Wendy. “Pricey deals underscore rebound in real estate”, Portland Business Journal , January 28, 2005.
  4. Goldfield, Robert. “Big plans are in store for prime Durham spot”. Portland Business Journal, June 22, 2001.
  5. Raths, David. “Despite slump, builders keep projects moving”, Portland Business Journal, October 26, 2001.
  6. 1 2 Goldfield, Robert. “Developers eyeing Durham quarry site”, Portland Business Journal, June 8, 2001.
  7. Brenneman, Kristina. “Back to Main Street”, Portland Business Journal, June 22, 2001.
  8. Stout, Heidi J. "Long Beach architecture firm opens in Portland", Portland Business Journal, December 12, 2003.
  9. 1 2 Goldfield, Robert. “'Anchors away' at malls”, Portland Business Journal, June 25, 2004.
  10. Tims, Dana (August 30, 2003). "Deal ends standoff over Bridgeport shopping hub". The Oregonian. pp. E1.
  11. "Top Projects of 2003; Oregon; #2 Bridgeport Village, Tualatin, Ore". Northwest Construction. 7 (6). June 1, 2004.
  12. Bella, Rick (April 20, 2008). "Suburbs ready, willing to handle retail growth". The Oregonian. pp. W18. Archived from the original on August 18, 2019.
  13. Goldfield, Robert. “Retail arrives in spades on Portland's west side”, Portland Business Journal, January 28, 2005.
  14. 1 2 Culverwell, Wendy. “Bridgeport Village transforms neighborhood”, Portland Business Journal, May 27, 2005.
  15. Tims, Dana (May 16, 2005). "High-end expectations". The Oregonian. pp. A1.
  16. “More stores opening in Bridgeport Village”, Portland Business Journal, November 16, 2005.
  17. Tucker, Libby (April 25, 2008). "Housing gains ground at Bridgeport Village in Tualatin". Daily Journal of Commerce.
  18. Tims, Dana (August 27, 2006). "A shopper's dream in a parking nightmare". The Oregonian. pp. D1.
  19. "Perkowitz+Ruth's Bridgeport Village design honored". Daily Journal of Commerce. January 16, 2007.
  20. Culverwell, Wendy. “Bridgeport spurs retailing revival”, Portland Business Journal, July 20, 2007.
  21. Tims, Dana (July 19, 2007). "Bridgeport Village shakes up 'regional centers' idea". The Oregonian. pp. B5.
  22. Nussmeier, Corine and Emily Matza. “Lifestyle centers force new way of thinking”, Portland Business Journal, August 26, 2005.
  23. Tims, Dana (May 20, 2005). "Bridgeport Village complex awash in shoppers, showers". The Oregonian.
  24. Mandel (November 25, 2004). "Season's shopping ready on West Side". The Oregonian. pp. Southwest Zoner, 1.
  25. Tims, Dana (November 3, 2005). "New mall spawns building nearby". The Oregonian.
  26. Tims, Dana (January 27, 2005). "Merchants swarm to land in Bridgeport Village area". The Oregonian. pp. West Zoner, 1.
  27. Tims, Dana (April 25, 2007). "'Spider-Man 3' to spin a really big web". The Oregonian.
  28. 1 2 Culverwell, Wendy. “Developers find success mixing office with retail”, Portland Business Journal, May 26, 2006.
  29. Tims, Dana (February 24, 2005). "Bridgeport Village's obstacle course". The Oregonian. pp. West Zoner, D2.
  30. Buri McDonald, Sherri (July 10, 2005). "Turning this ... ... into this; Real Estate & Housing; Possibilities for downtown can be seen in what the developers created with a Portland area mall". The Register-Guard . pp. A1.
  31. "Southwest Corridor Plan". Metro. 2014-03-19. Retrieved 2019-09-08.
  32. "Public Review Draft 2018 Regional Transportation Plan" (PDF). Oregon Metro. June 29, 2018. Retrieved September 7, 2019.