Portland chose local business Alta Bicycle Share for the city's planned $4 million bike-sharing system.
U.S. manufacturing grew for the first time in four months.
A solid gain in home construction failed to offset declines in nonresidential activity for builders in August.
Ocean Power Technologies announced it will deploy its first utility-scale wave energy buoy off the coast of Reedsport in spring 2013.
Portland restaurateurs have mixed feelings about an upcoming bacon shortage.
Fortune Data Centers opened a 240,000-square-foot facility in Hillsboro, soon to house data centers for clients.
Nike's growth in China has exceeded expectations, and the company plans to go further into the Chinese market.