Economic development

Economic development
Metro maps 50-year plan
High Five
Friday, February 26, 2010

The Metro Council designates 28,000 acres in the Portland area as urban reserves.

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Oregon's first crafts guild launches
March 2010
Thursday, February 25, 2010

Oregon’s first guild comprised of historic preservation craftsmen is expected to be launched this month providing craftspeople with networking and marketing opportunities to attract new business.

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"Economic gardening" nurtures small businesses
March 2010
Thursday, February 25, 2010

Economic developers are beginning to focus on growing Oregon’s small businesses by targeting those with a potential for quick growth and sharing tactical information typically sourced only by big businesses.

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New homes boost economy
High Five
Wednesday, February 24, 2010

An economist says new home construction usually pays for itself in the form of local jobs and revenue.

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Sherwood growth undecided
High Five
Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Regional leaders debate over the inclusion of Sherwood land in urban growth boundaries.

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