Walkable Workplace Profile: A Classic Home for Classic Foods

Jake Greenberg could have moved his Portland specialty food distribution company anywhere after it outgrew its longtime facilities. But where other companies might have chosen a tilt-up warehouse in a freeway office park, Greenberg recognized the hidden costs that held for his employees and the environment. Instead, he chose to renovate and relocate to a long-neglected icehouse in a walkable Portland neighborhood.

We paid Jake a visit in April for a feature in our May 2012 Oregon Stories newsletter. Click here to go on a tour and see why Classic Foods made a choice to invest in an existing community, rather than move to the fringes of the region.