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ESCO prepares to shut down production line

Jessica Ridgway - Tuesday, July 22, 2014

The Portland-based manufacturer will lay off as many as 70 workers this year when it shutters its aging production line.


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Old investor will finance SoloPower restart

Jessica Ridgway - Tuesday, July 22, 2014

SoloPower Systems' main private backer, Hudson Clean Energy Partners, is leading a "substantial" funding round to restart production in Portland.


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Reser's new Hillsboro facility approved by city planners

Jessica Ridgway - Tuesday, July 22, 2014

The Hillsboro planning director has approved Reser's Fine Foods' development plans for a $18 million, 306,000-square-foot facility.


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Growing investment group opens in Portland

Jessica Ridgway - Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Massachusetts-based Meketa Investment Group, a consulting and advisory firm, has opened a new office.


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Governor candidates jab during first joint appearance

Jessica Ridgway - Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Gov. John Kitzhaber and rival Dennis Richardson have laid out their differences for the upcoming fall campaign.


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Republican Vic Atiyeh passes away

Jessica Ridgway - Monday, July 21, 2014

Atiyeh guided Oregon through the deep recession of the early 1980s; he died of kidney failure at the age of 91.


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Tektronix names new president

Jessica Ridgway - Monday, July 21, 2014

The Beaverton-based oscilloscope-maker nominated Pat Byrne, a former Intermec Technologies CEO, as its new president.


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Portland hospitals face big fines

Jessica Ridgway - Monday, July 21, 2014

A number of hospitals in the Portland area will be penalized by a federal program which fines hospitals with high rates of infection and other hospital-acquired conditions.


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Greenbrier railcar repair venture ready to open

Jessica Ridgway - Monday, July 21, 2014

The railcar maker formed GBW Railcar Services LLC, which owns and operates 38 railcar repair, refurbishment and maintenance shops.


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Construction begins on Zenger Farm

Jessica Ridgway - Monday, July 21, 2014

The Portland urban farm is expanding its 16-acre educational farm and wetland with a $2.3 million, 6,660-square-foot Urban Grange development.


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Who said we should sell in May?

Jessica Ridgway - Friday, July 18, 2014
BY JASON NORRIS | OB GUEST CONTRIBUTOR

Back in May, we shared a common Wall Street quote about investing, “Sell in May and go away.” Fast forward to July and the most common question we have been getting from clients is, “When is the market pullback going to occur?”


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The Nines Hotel sold

Jessica Ridgway - Friday, July 18, 2014

Maryland-based Pebblebook Hotel Trust acquired the downtown Portland hotel for $127 million.


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Oregon sues 5-Hour Energy over ad claims

Jessica Ridgway - Friday, July 18, 2014

State Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum has sued companies responsible for the popular energy drink, alleging they engaged in deceptive advertising.


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Andersen Construction opens Eugene office

Jessica Ridgway - Friday, July 18, 2014

The Portland-based construction manager and general contractor has opened an office in Lane County.


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Daimler Trucks breaks ground on new HQ

Jessica Ridgway - Friday, July 18, 2014

Portland-based Daimler Trucks North America will begin construction on its new $150 million Swan Island headquarters.


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Linear Technology eyes expansion in Camas

Jessica Ridgway - Friday, July 18, 2014

The California-based chipmaker is nearing a decision to build a second computer-chip factory in Clark County.


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ESCO prepares to shut down production line

Jessica Ridgway - Tuesday, July 22, 2014

The Portland-based manufacturer will lay off as many as 70 workers this year when it shutters its aging production line.


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Old investor will finance SoloPower restart

Jessica Ridgway - Tuesday, July 22, 2014

SoloPower Systems' main private backer, Hudson Clean Energy Partners, is leading a "substantial" funding round to restart production in Portland.


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Reser's new Hillsboro facility approved by city planners

Jessica Ridgway - Tuesday, July 22, 2014

The Hillsboro planning director has approved Reser's Fine Foods' development plans for a $18 million, 306,000-square-foot facility.


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Growing investment group opens in Portland

Jessica Ridgway - Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Massachusetts-based Meketa Investment Group, a consulting and advisory firm, has opened a new office.


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Governor candidates jab during first joint appearance

Jessica Ridgway - Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Gov. John Kitzhaber and rival Dennis Richardson have laid out their differences for the upcoming fall campaign.


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Republican Vic Atiyeh passes away

Jessica Ridgway - Monday, July 21, 2014

Atiyeh guided Oregon through the deep recession of the early 1980s; he died of kidney failure at the age of 91.


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Tektronix names new president

Jessica Ridgway - Monday, July 21, 2014

The Beaverton-based oscilloscope-maker nominated Pat Byrne, a former Intermec Technologies CEO, as its new president.


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Portland hospitals face big fines

Jessica Ridgway - Monday, July 21, 2014

A number of hospitals in the Portland area will be penalized by a federal program which fines hospitals with high rates of infection and other hospital-acquired conditions.


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Greenbrier railcar repair venture ready to open

Jessica Ridgway - Monday, July 21, 2014

The railcar maker formed GBW Railcar Services LLC, which owns and operates 38 railcar repair, refurbishment and maintenance shops.


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Construction begins on Zenger Farm

Jessica Ridgway - Monday, July 21, 2014

The Portland urban farm is expanding its 16-acre educational farm and wetland with a $2.3 million, 6,660-square-foot Urban Grange development.


Read more...

Who said we should sell in May?

Jessica Ridgway - Friday, July 18, 2014
BY JASON NORRIS | OB GUEST CONTRIBUTOR

Back in May, we shared a common Wall Street quote about investing, “Sell in May and go away.” Fast forward to July and the most common question we have been getting from clients is, “When is the market pullback going to occur?”


Read more...

The Nines Hotel sold

Jessica Ridgway - Friday, July 18, 2014

Maryland-based Pebblebook Hotel Trust acquired the downtown Portland hotel for $127 million.


Read more...

Oregon sues 5-Hour Energy over ad claims

Jessica Ridgway - Friday, July 18, 2014

State Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum has sued companies responsible for the popular energy drink, alleging they engaged in deceptive advertising.


Read more...

Andersen Construction opens Eugene office

Jessica Ridgway - Friday, July 18, 2014

The Portland-based construction manager and general contractor has opened an office in Lane County.


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Daimler Trucks breaks ground on new HQ

Jessica Ridgway - Friday, July 18, 2014

Portland-based Daimler Trucks North America will begin construction on its new $150 million Swan Island headquarters.


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Linear Technology eyes expansion in Camas

Jessica Ridgway - Friday, July 18, 2014

The California-based chipmaker is nearing a decision to build a second computer-chip factory in Clark County.


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