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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Improving Your Return on Investment in Your Business and Community Wednesday, October 8, 2014 from 12 Noon – 1:30 pm … read more »
Donning raincoats and sunglasses, 55 SEDCOR members learned about two of the region’s ag powerhouses during the SEDCOR Industrial Site … read more »
Join SEDCOR member Rogue Ales at the 14th Annual Independence Hop & Heritage Festival. Oregon is the former Hop Capital … read more »
October 3rd is National Manufacturing day! Whether you’re a manufacturer, a student, or a business owner, Oregon Manufacturing Extension Partnership … read more »
[Salem, Ore. September 19, 2014] Strategic Economic Development Corporation (SEDCOR), the lead economic development organization for Marion & Polk Counties, … read more »
Oregon has been awarded $300,000 in a third round of federal grant funding to help Oregon companies promote their products … read more »