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|Thursday, May 23, 2013|
BY LINDA BAKER | OB EDITOR
Urban Airship is moving into the Vestas building in the Pearl District. Urban Airship, of course, is the wunderkind startup leading the Portland mobile app boom. The company has raised millions in venture capital and hired 30 people in the past three months.
Then there’s Vestas, a company that rode the renewable energy boom yet built its new U.S. headquarters just as the market for wind energy began to wane. The company had nearly 400 employees in Portland when it moved in last year; that figure clocks in around 260 today.
Market demand for renewable energy is being superseded by market demand for specialized consumer experiences.
This is the way the wind is blowing.
Monday, April 27, 2015
BY KIM MOORE
A conversation with Martha Richards, executive director of the James F. & Marion L. Miller Foundation.
Friday, March 20, 2015
BY OB STAFF
Join us to celebrate and network with Oregon’s best green workplaces!
Friday, March 06, 2015
BY JEFF DELKIN | OP-ED CONTRIBUTOR
As a local business owner, I believe it’s important to build our economy on a platform of conservation values.
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Janet LaBar, Executive director, Greater Portland Inc.
Friday, April 24, 2015
BY AMY MILSHTEIN
Male tech workers speak out on the industry's gender troubles.
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
BY JACOB PALMER | OB DIGITAL NEWS EDITOR
Baseball is returning to Portland and city officials are hoping economic opportunity comes with it.
Friday, March 27, 2015
BY AMY MILSHTEIN
As baby boomers sell their businesses, too many forget the all-important succession plan.
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