How, Why and When to Outsource

Come learn from experts in outsourcing. This will be a panel discussion, where audience members are encouraged to ask questions and get involved in the discussion. If you’ve been considering leveraging outsourcing, but want to learn more first, this is the talk for you. *lunch provided* 1. Experts in Industry Why waste time working on… Read more »

Tonkon Talk: From Founding to Funding

Tonkon Talks in the Pearl: FROM FOUNDING TO FUNDING – with Nate Taggart of Stackery. Please join business attorney Brenda Meltebeke and special guest Nate Taggart, of Stackery, a serverless computing software startup company. We will hear about Nate’s entrepreneurial journey – from his start with the Seattle Techstars accelerator program to raising $5.5 million… Read more »

Q & A Member Spotlight: HeartFlow

  HeartFlow aims to fundamentally change the diagnosis and treatment of coronary artery disease. In the US alone, that puts us working to prevent and treat ~350,000 deaths per year with many, many more impacted by coronary artery disease. World-wide numbers are even more staggering. “FFRct” is HeartFlow’s FDA approved product. It is a non-invasive… Read more »

Lexie Baker’s Loveship Exhibition

Make sure to checkout Lexie Baker’s Loveship art show at Cosube This will be up until September 4th, 2017 at Cosube // loveship exhibit explained The spellbinding combination of friendship & love is the fuel that sparks my creative flow. The intermingling balance of this “sweet spot” has such an influence on my life that… Read more »

Burger Week 2017 – Places close to CENTRL East & West

What a time to be alive! With all the restaurant competition out here in Portland, it is hard to pick sometimes where to eat! Hopefully this list will help narrow down your burger week places. This list highlights the best burgers near and close to CENTRL Pearl and Eastside locations. Make sure to check out… Read more »

First Friday’s July at Stephanie Chefas Projects

  The creative spirit lives on here in the NE, printed in bold letters outside the R.J. Templeton Building, “Long live the wildcards, misfits, & dabblers” you might have noticed crossing east via the Burnside Bridge. Traditionally the Central Eastside Industrial area has been a pocket-hub for creative places and spaces for decades. Once home to Disjecta… Read more »

Five Pearl Happy Hour Spots within 5 Minutes of CENTRL Office

One of the most frequently asked questions our front desk staff receives after a long day of meetings is usually “where’s the best happy hour within walking distance?” Luckily there is not a shortage of high end restaurants, craft cocktails, sports bars and discounted bites just a few steps away from CENTRL Pearl. We would… Read more »

USA Today Special: 10 great coworking studios to mix travel and work

By: Larry Bleiberg, Special for USA TODAY 7:59 a.m. ET June 16, 2017 Although “working vacation” might sound like a contradiction, more Americans are taking them. A recent study by Travel Leaders Group shows that nearly two-thirds of those surveyed admit to checking in with the office while on holiday. If this sounds like you, there’s… Read more »

Q & A Member Spotlight: PH TECH

Q: WHAT’S YOUR GREAT, GOOD WORK? A: As ambitious as it sounds, our great, good work at PH TECH is to make healthcare local again. We believe communities have the best care when decisions are made at the local level, by providers who understand the unique needs of the people they serve. We support provider… Read more »

New CENTRL Office Offerings

Here at CENTRL Office, we are always trying to find new ways to assist members and provide additional services above and beyond office space, delicious coffee and our awesome community of start-ups and entrepreneurs. We recently added a few more services that we felt were worthy of sharing in a blog post. Keep reading for… Read more »