Economic development

Economic development
Preserving the Legacy
July/August 2015
Monday, July 13, 2015
BY KIM MOORE | PHOTOS BY JASON E. KAPLAN

A New York floral and gift business takes on the iconic Harry & David brand.

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Store Bought
July/August 2015
Friday, July 10, 2015
BY LINDA BAKER

Market of Choice is on a tear. In 2012 the 35-year-old Eugene-based grocery chain opened a central kitchen/distribution center in its hometown. The market opened a third Portland store in the Cedar Mill neighborhood this year; a Bend outpost broke ground in March. A fourth Portland location is slated for the inner southeast “LOCA” development, a mixed-use project featuring condos and retail. Revenues in 2014 were $175 million, a double-digit increase over 2013. CEO Rick Wright discusses growth, market trends and how he keeps new “foodie” grocery clerks happy.

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Flattery with Numbers
July/August 2015
Friday, July 10, 2015
BY JOE CORTRIGHT

The false promise of economic impact statements.

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Suburu relocating distribution facility to Gresham
Must Reads
Thursday, July 09, 2015

Car company expects to fill 30 to 50 positions at facility in Portland suburb.

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Oregon's sixth-largest private company sells
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Thursday, July 09, 2015

Knowledge Universe has been acquired by Swiss company, Partners Group.

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