Portland, OR Overview

Ranked #15 in Best Cities for Young Professionals by Niche.com, Portland is a nationally recognized tourist destination that still holds on to its own unique style. 

Living in Portland, OR

Known for its bike-friendliness, culinary scene, and many breweries, Portland has a distinctive energy that sets it apart from the rest of the U.S. 

This West Coast city is perfect for foodies of all kinds, serving up everything from global cuisine to local favorites like the Bacon Maple Bar and Pik Pok’s fish sauce wings. And you have plenty of opportunities to wash down your meal with a cold beer – Portland’s beer-centric culture and 75+ breweries has helped distinguish itself as having more breweries than any other city in the world.  

With a great meal and drink behind you, you’ll be ready to hit Portland’s active nightlife scene, which includes annual comedy festivals, an eclectic mix of bars, and dance halls for almost every style. You can enjoy a diverse range of performers at the city’s open mic nights and live music venues, or take advantage of its many options for alcohol-free fun, which range from game nights and karaoke to monthly art walks and live storytelling. 

With so much ground to cover, you’ll find it easy to travel the city. Portland is a  bike-friendly city boasting 385 miles of bikeways, and was ranked in the top 10 for walkable cities in the country. The city also has an extensive bus system and conveniently located Amtrak station, making it simple to get from Point A to Point B. 

When it’s time to explore beyond Portland, you’ll have easy access to Mount Hood for scenic recreation and a vibrant wine country with rolling farmland and 250+ wineries.

Apartments for Rent Near Portland, OR

Recreational opportunities abound here.

Platform 14 apartments at Hillsboro’s Orenco Station are just steps from the MAX Light Rail Blue Line to Portland. The homes and amenities at Platform 14 are designed to allow you to relax, connect and make the most of your time at home.

1030 NE Orenco Station Pkwy
Hillsboro, OR 98121
(833) 339-1384
0-2 Bedrooms
1 - 2 Bathrooms

Prices shown are for new residents only. Square footages and apartment features shown are approximate and may vary. Rental rates, availability, deposits and specials are subject to change without notice. Discounts and other credits will be calculated upon lease execution. Minimum lease terms and occupancy guidelines may apply. Deposits may fluctuate based on credit, rental history, income, and/or other qualifying standards. Additional taxes and fees may apply and will be disclosed per governing laws and company policies.