Beaverton's building division is requesting authorization to hire new employees due to a major uptick in new construction.
Portland's Housing Bureau preserved 11 affordable housing buildings over the past five years.
Oregon's economy fell in June as hiring slowed in construction, transportation, finance and private education.
Portland startup Lytics raised $2.2 million in funding from two venture capital firms.
Corvallis-based NuScale responded to a Washington DC think tank that is saying small modular reactors are unsafe and uneconomical.
Precision Castparts sales hit almost $2.4 billion this quarter, though the manufacturer lost about $12 million due to union organizing.
SolarWorld avoided insolvency with a financial restructuring plan.