Economic development

Economic development
Eight companies start in Eugene business accelerator
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Tuesday, July 15, 2014

The accelerator, a 12-week mentorship and business development program, is part of the state-backed economic development initiative called RAIN — Regional Accelerator and Innovation Network.

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Downtown Hillsboro property owners want to tax themselves
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Friday, July 11, 2014

The group of property owners want to establish an economic improvement district—an organization to revitalize and promote the downtown area.

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Trends in business succession
News
Thursday, July 03, 2014
TrendsBY TED AUSTIN & MIKE BAELE | GUEST CONTRIBUTORS

The Office of Economic Analysis announced that Oregon is currently enjoying the strongest job growth since 2006. While this resurgence has been welcome, the lingering effects of the 2008 “Great Recession” continues to affect Oregon businesses, especially with regard to estate planning and business succession.

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Oregon landlords can no longer advertise 'No Section 8'
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Wednesday, July 02, 2014

Landlords are no longer allowed to turn away prospective tenants because they receive rent subsidies from the federal Section 8 program.

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BFN Operations to shut down Cornelius nursery
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Tuesday, July 01, 2014

Texas-based Berry Family of Nurseries will close its nursery near Cornelius and lay off the 100 workers employed there.

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