Economic development

Economic development
Almost 40 percent of adults in state out of labor force
Must Reads
Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Oregon's labor force participation rate drops to lowest level since data first was collected.

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Portland lands spot in top-10 in ranking of increasingly crowded cities
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Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Storage company compares growth in population and density over 10-year span to create ranking.

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The Private 150: From Strength to Strength
July/August 2015
Monday, July 13, 2015
BY KIM MOORE

Revenues in Oregon's private, for profit sector maintained solid growth as the economy continued to rebound.

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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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