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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Navigate an Uneven Economy by Mastering the “Soft Edge” of Innovation Join over 400 business and community leaders at a unique SEDCOR dinner event April 2 from 6 – 9 p.m. at the Salem Convention … read more »
Gil Penalosa is a champion of advocating quality of life for people of all ages, from eight to 80 (and beyond). The Executive Director of … read more »
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 State of the County with Marion County Commissioners Come hear Marion County Commissioners Sam Brentano, Janet Carlson, and Patti Milne at … read more »
Strategic Economic Development Corporation (SEDCOR), the lead economic development organization for Marion & Polk Counties, announced that Truitt Family Foods will upgrade its plant and … read more »
Strategic Economic Development Corporation (SEDCOR), the lead economic development organization for Marion & Polk County, announced the official launch of Community Business Retention & Expansion … read more »