More than four years after Pahlisch Homes received approval to construct 2,000 single-family homes, townhomes and triplexes in Northeast Bend, the developer is tweaking its construction strategy. It now wants to build smaller homes that will be more attractive to buyers.

Planning amendments tentatively granted by the Bend City Council Wednesday will allow smaller quadplexes of about 1,000-square-feet per unit.


A sign for the Petrosa community is seen on Thursday in Bend.  


Construction continues on homes in the Petrosa community on Thursday in Bend.  

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Clayton Franke covers growth, development and transportation for The Bulletin. A graduate of the University of Oregon's School of Journalism and Communication, Clayton joined The Bulletin in 2024. He was born and raised in Missoula, Montana. 

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