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1 Organic catalysts help drugs work effectively
2 Powerlist: Staffing firms
3 Ashland's new age economy
4 Carpenters union attacks wage fraud
5 Private sector shapes education reform
6 Prices for farm products increase
7 Oregon economic indicators as of June 2011
8 Oregon Business ranks top 3
9 Portland home to chicken-sitting business
10 The Dalles sees payoff in a decade of steady effort
11 Questions linger on pricey toxic cleanup
12 Made-in-Oregon grills gain popularity
13 Bioplastic businesses grow
14 Pendleton launches Portland collection
15 Oregon City revitalizes despite mill closure
16 Windells sports academy flourishes
17 Gap between optimists and pessimists widens
18 From the Editor: Open your mind to optimism
 

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Sales of small businesses surged in 2013 according to the biggest Internet marketplace of such transactions, BizBuySell, increasing to 7,056 reported sales, a 24% increase over 2012, when they dropped 7%. Portland Metro sales tracked by the site grew 9% to 73, capping three years of solid growth. On top of that, Portland’s median sale price jumped 67% to $250K, versus just 13% to $180K nationally. Portland was one of just six metros tracked where the median sale price matched the median asking price, with sellers getting, on average, 92% of what they asked.

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