Proposed regulations protect Portland’s strict zoning codes and hotel operators, but they may have an adverse effect on Airbnb’s business.
The “polar vortex” of 2014 seems to have finally thawed and we believe this change in weather will bring more sunshine to the U.S. economy as well.
The auto industry is starting to share more costs across manufacturers for complex and challenging design work, like new transmission design, and certain new engine technologies. What we’re not yet seeing is wholesale outsourcing of “unavoidable waste” components to specialist companies.
SEMpdx hosted a workshop this week for entrepreneurs, website developers and others interested in search engine optimization (SEO). Here are a few tips and tricks aimed at bumping up your search engine rankings.
It may be obvious, but most farmers don’t make a lot of money. According to preliminary data from the 2012 Agriculture Census, 52% of America’s 2.1 million principal farm-operators don’t call farming their primary occupation. Farm cooperatives may offer a solution.
The rapidly rising cost of higher education has left even the smartest researchers and the wonkiest of wonks wondering what’s happening and where’s all that money going. More and more, prospective students—and their families—are asking: Is college worth the cost?
Learn how to green your workplace and lower your environmental footprint at the office. Oregon Business presents a two-hour "Greening Your Workplace" seminar on May 28th, 2014 at the Nines Hotel in Portland.
A new report explores the impact of millennials on Oregon's business and political climate.
Three years ago, PPS set out to begin to convert the 1930s-era boilers from diesel/bunker fuel to cleaner-burning natural gas. Oregon’s largest school district has realized impressive carbon dioxide emissions reductions, setting an example for public and private institutions.
The next mysterious (or disastrous) event could be one that you or your team might suddenly need to respond to, probably under intense scrutiny.
Watch this OB Original Video about three Oregon companies and how crowd-funding "kickstarted" their business ideas.
Community college career, technical and workforce programs present an opportunity to bring business and education together as never before.
Despite Mayor Charlie Hales' repeated attempts to build the grocery store on a city-owned lot, Trader Joe's officials denied the proposal.
The chipmaker is investing in wind power to help power its data centers.
The Lake Oswego-based railcar-maker named Jim Cowan its senior vice president of operations.
AHA!'s revenue increased 30% in 2013 to approximately $10 million; the agency projected another 30% sales growth this year.
Butler Amusements was fined more than $100,000 for knowingly operating unsafe rides.
The Boston-based financial firm purchased the equity stakes of two investors in Viewpoint Construction Software.
Yue Yuen Industrial Holdings Ltd. offered to raise worker salaries and increase benefits.
Anchor Brewing Co. selected NORTH as its agency of record.
Boyd Coffee Company released single-cup coffees for K-Cup brewers.
Deschutes County gained 230 jobs in March, when economists projected 250.
The Columbia River Crossing paid $199,499,108 to 171 companies, consultants and others in the last 10 years.
Americans spent $50.4 billion last year on lawn and garden projects. In 2018, sales are projected to reach $61.9 billion.
The new design focuses on pedestrian entrances and outward-facing storefronts.
The San Francisco-based online rental service is said to be valued at roughly $10 billion.
The Food and Drug Administration would require brewers and distillers to dry and package spent grain before distributing the material to local dairy farms.
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Oregon State University's hospitality degree program invests in next-generation leaders.