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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The purpose of the SEDCOR site tours is to provide a unique educational opportunity, to learn more about local industry, and … read more »
Wednesday, September, 2014 from 12 Noon – 1:30 pm at Broadway Commons, 1300 Broadway Street NE, Salem Energy Trust of … read more »
Made in Rural America Regional Forum Aug 28 – Oregon City, OR White House Rural Council Made in Rural America … read more »
Congressman Kurt Schrader invites members of the small business community to join him and Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici for an Exporter … read more »
The Statesman Journal reported that a local real estate development company has purchased a former manufacturing plant for $3.6 million … read more »
The Fall, 2014 edition of Enterprise magazine—hitting mailboxes this week—is focused on the construction trade. We reached out to all … read more »