Home Must Reads Nike executives meet with Portland city commissioners

Nike executives meet with Portland city commissioners

| Print |  Email
Must Reads
Friday, April 05, 2013

Nike is still considering expanding to Portland, as evidenced by company executives meeting with three of four city commissioners.

Making things even more interesting: Portland Mayor Charlie Hales was there for each session, his office said Thursday.

The sportswear giant, one of Oregon's two Fortune 500 companies, won long-term tax assurances from the Oregon Legislature last year and is now considering expansion options near its existing Washington County headquarters or in Portland.

Hales' office, in conjunction with the Portland Development Commission, is leading talks in Portland. Nike may be interested in expanding to the South Waterfront, although the Conway site in Northwest Portland also has been mentioned. Property tax abatements or urban renewal funding could be in play, depending on the location.

Read more at OregonLive.com.

{biztweet}nike portland{/biztweet}

 

More Articles

Water World

November/December 2014
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
BY KIM MOORE

Fred Ziari aims to feed the global population.


Read more...

What I'm Reading

November/December 2014
Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Peter Lizotte at ACME Business Solutions and Roger Busse at Pacific Continental Bank share their favorite reads.


Read more...

Fly Zone

November/December 2014
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
BY JOE ROJAS-BURKE

The black soldier fly’s larvae are among the most ravenous and least picky eaters on earth.


Read more...

Semiconductor purgatory

News
Monday, October 06, 2014
roundup-logo-thumb-14BY LINDA BAKER | OB EDITOR

Intel's manufacturing way station; Merkley's attack dog; Diamond Foods gets into the innovation business.


Read more...

Downtime

November/December 2014
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
BY JESSICA RIDGWAY

Bob Dethlefs, CEO of Evanta, balances work and play.


Read more...

Healthcare Perspective

November/December 2014
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
BY KIM MOORE

A conversation with Majd El-Azma, president and CEO of LifeWise Health Plan of Oregon, followed by the Healthcare Powerlist.


Read more...

Innovation: a critique

News
Wednesday, October 08, 2014
1008 innovation thumbBY LINDA BAKER | OB EDITOR

A Design Week panel discussion raises questions about how innovative we really are.


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