Portland getting Salesforce.com hub

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Monday, August 27, 2012

San Francisco-based Salesforce.com plans to open a major hub in the Portland area, employing "hundreds."

Salesforce, scouting locations for a prospective corporate expansion, narrowed its search to Salt Lake City and the Portland area. In the spring of 2011, it contacted Business Oregon, the state economic development office. GPI arranged a site visits for Salesforce in Multnomah and Washington counties.

Business Oregon and GPI proposed incentives from the governor’s strategic reserve fund to Gov. John Kitzhaber, who signed off on a package to offer the company. Details of those incentives remain unclear, but Salesforce ultimately chose Oregon.

Read more at OregonLive.com.

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0 #1 a nice winGuest 2012-08-28 02:09:34
Whatever it took, I am glad to see Portland win over SLC for a major site of a Silicon Valley company. This will pay off in additional ways.
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