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Islabikes chooses Portland for North American HQ

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Monday, April 01, 2013

United Kingdom-based children's bike maker Islabikes selected Portland as the location for its new U.S. headquarters.

Islabikes will open its new HQ at 2113 S.E. 7th Ave. on April 15. The company received assistance from the Portland Development Commission, which provided property owner Mike Tevis with a $20,000 storefront grant to upgrade the space and building facade.

"In looking to site premises in the U.S., Portland stood out as the natural home for our company," said [designer Isla] Rowntree. "With the familiar climate and a sense of shared values, it's a welcoming, visionary community with a passion for cycling as a sustainable way of life."

Read more at Sustainable Business Oregon.

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