Developed, Branded, Leased-Up and Managed

58-unit • leed platinum apartments

MUSE offers boutique living in Portland’s historic Northwest District. This walkable and architecturally rich neighborhood is tucked between vibrant 23rd Avenue and the cultured Pearl District. A pedestrian and biking paradise with a Carmatrix ™ for parking, MUSE is positioned for sustained market appeal in this central and high-demand area of Portland’s Westside. Offering studio, one bedrooms with townhouse options, and two bedrooms, MUSE caters to a vibrant and professional demographic. Amenities include bicycle storage and repair stations, with a rooftop social deck for entertaining.

Muse optimizes energy performance with a combination of carefully installed insulation, high-performance windows, high-efficiency plumbing fixtures and fittings, Energy-Star appliances and LED lighting fixtures. Landscaping with native and drought-tolerant plants reduces overall irrigation demand by over 20% compared to a standard mid-rise development. 

GEM engaged early in the development process by producing operating budgets, determining market rents, and participating in design feedback. GEM oversaw the initial lease-up and managed the property until it was sold in 2017.