USDA Rural Development
USDA Rural Development’s Business & Cooperative builds cooperative financial partnerships with rural Oregonians. Their staff administers a variety of Federal loan guarantee, direct loan, and grant programs designed to create and retain jobs, support business and cooperative development, and promote sustainable economic progress in Oregon’s rural communities.
Industrial Land & Building
Located less than 50 miles south of Portland, the Mid-Willamette Valley is a dynamic location for business expansion and relocation. The areas cost competitive sites, close to major population centers in the Northwest have access to a well-trained labor force, enterprise zones and pro-business city governments. read more »
SEDCOR Construction Alliance
The SEDCOR Construction Alliance is dedicated to serving the needs of developers, companies and investors involved in the Mid-Willamette Valley's construction industries; through providing value-added construction services by creating a successful partnership network. Training and education promote best practices and improves competitive opportunities. read more »
Regional Data, Demographics
& Community Profiles
Marion and Polk Counties lies along the western side of the northern part of the Cascade Mountain Range. The climate of the Valley is relatively mild throughout the year, characterized by cool, wet winters and warm, dry summers.
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Save the Date Wednesday, June 19, 2013 Noon until 1:45 pm Salem Conference Center – Willamette River Room 200 Commercial Street SE, Salem OR Event … read more »
Friday, June 28, 2013 Illahe Hills Country Club, Salem 7:30 am – Registration 8:30 am – Shotgun BBQ Lunch/Awards Ceremony to Follow Sponsorship Opportunities Available … read more »
Celebrating Business through Leadership, Vision and Innovation Richard K. Davis Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer U.S. Bancorp Wednesday, June 12th 2013 | Salem Convention … read more »
Wednesday, June 5 Time: 2 – 5 pm Chemeketa Center for Business & Industry, 626 High Street NE, Downtown Salem Cost: FREE Sponsored By: Chemeketa … read more »
New statistics show record high sales in 2012 with 25 counties showing an increase Agriculture remains a key player in all 36 Oregon counties June … read more »
News Release from: Business Oregon (Ore. Business Development Dept.) OREGON’S 2012 GDP GROWTH AGAIN ONE OF THE LARGEST IN THE NATION June 6th, 2013 3:42 … read more »