Nike now must choose where to build in Oregon

| Print |  Email
Must Reads
Monday, December 17, 2012

Nike is actively exploring at least two locations for an upcoming expansion. They include a waterfront site near downtown Portland and a site near the company's Beaverton headquarters.

The company's path to construction, perhaps breaking ground as early as April, is clearer because of last week's special legislative session.

The lawmakers' Nike-specific bill allows Gov. John Kitzhaber to enter into a contract with the company (and others, potentially, that promise major investments in the state) to lock in the "single-sales factor" taxing method for up to 30 years. Under Oregon tax policy, multistate corporations such as Nike and Intel are taxed only on sales within the state.

Read more at OregonLive.com.

{biztweet}nike oregon{/biztweet}

 

More Articles

Political theater

News
Wednesday, January 07, 2015
0107-orbizplansum14-thumbBY LINDA BAKER | OB EDITOR

The Oregon Business Plan Leadership Summit drew more than 1,000 people to the Oregon Convention Center yesterday.


Read more...

Legislative Preview: A Shifting Balance

January-Powerbook 2015
Thursday, December 11, 2014
BY APRIL STREETER

Democratic gains pave the way for a revival of environment and labor bills as revenue reform languishes.


Read more...

Dan and Louis Oyster Bar opens up to a changing neighborhood

The Latest
Thursday, December 11, 2014
121114-oystervidBy MEGHAN NOLT

VIDEO: Revamping a Classic — an iconic eatery stays relevant in a changing marketplace.


Read more...

Powerbook Perspective

January-Powerbook 2015
Friday, December 12, 2014
BY LINDA BAKER

A conversation with Oregon state economist Josh Lehner.


Read more...

Justice for All

January-Powerbook 2015
Thursday, December 11, 2014
BY JESSICA RIDGWAY

Lawger upends the typical hourly based fee model by letting clients determine the cost.


Read more...

Top stories in 2014

The Latest
Thursday, December 18, 2014
10-listthumb

2014 was a year of wild contradictions, fast-paced growth and unexpected revelations.


Read more...

Old school: Paulsen's Pharmacy maintains old fashion ethos

The Latest
Thursday, December 18, 2014
121914-pharmacy-thumbBY MEGHAN NOLT

VIDEO: Under the radar — complete with a soda counter, the traditional Paulsen's Pharmacy looks to compete with big box retailers.


Read more...
Oregon Business magazinetitle-sponsored-links-02
SPONSORED LINKS