The Nick Fish

The Nick Fish is a mixed-income, mixed-use development in the Gateway area providing 52 affordable units and commercial space for office and retail uses.
aerial view of the Nick Fish and surrounding area
Spring 2021

Human Solutions, Inc. has opened the Nick Fish, a new mixed-income, mixed-use project in Portland’s Gateway area offering 52 units for households earning up to 60% of area median income (AMI). Including market-rate and workforce housing, the project has 75 units. The development consists of a six-story residential building with mixed-income housing units and community and retail spaces, and a two-story commercial building containing office and retail space.

Property amenities include a computer room, dog wash, resident lounge with kitchen facilities, vehicle and bicycle parking spaces, and a plaza for events staging. The Nick Fish is adjacent to the newly opened, 3.2-acre Gateway Discovery Park featuring green space, an inclusive playground, and skate and picnic areas. The location also provides access to Gateway’s many amenities including a MAX station served by three light rail lines, full-service grocery stores, and other shopping and services.

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Building Profile

Note: Unit sizes below are only for the 52 affordable units at 60% AMI or below.

Project TypeNew Construction
Regulated Units52
PSH Units-
Total Units52
Bedroom SizeUnits
30% AMI6
40% AMI-
50% AMI2
60% AMI44
80% AMI-

AMI = Area Median Income

Estimated Development Cost

Portland Housing Bureau$7,350,000

Development Team

  • Human Solutions, Sponsor / Property Manager
  • Gerding Edlen, Consultant
  • Holst Architects, Architect
  • LMC Construction, General Contractor