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Income dividing Portland's neighborhoods

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Wednesday, August 29, 2012

More neighborhoods in Portland are segregated by income today than 30 years ago.

 

Tsunami cleanup costs money Oregon doesn't have

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Wednesday, August 29, 2012

More debris from the Japanese Tsunami is expected to arrive on the Oregon coast this winter, and funding for its removal remains unknown.

 

Malheur Lumber gets reprieve

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Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Malheur Lumber's sawmill is getting a short-term reprieve from private landowners who are providing timber to continue operations.

 

U.S. economy expands in second quarter

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Wednesday, August 29, 2012

The U.S. economy expanded more than previously estimated in the second quarter, boosted by consumer spending and exports.

 

Walmart getting Portland's largest green roof

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Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Construction on a new 90,000-square-foot Walmart in North Portland has begun. The store will have a 40,600-square-foot green roof.

 

Vestas considers Mitsubishi cooperation

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Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Vestas Wind Systems said it is in discussions with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries to consider a "potential strategic cooperation."

 

Organic hop acres rising

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Tuesday, August 28, 2012

The number of organic hop acres is rising, ahead of a new rule that removes hops from a national list of non-organic ingredients that can be used in organic products.

 
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BY BRANDON SAWYER

Sales of small businesses surged in 2013 according to the biggest Internet marketplace of such transactions, BizBuySell, increasing to 7,056 reported sales, a 24% increase over 2012, when they dropped 7%. Portland Metro sales tracked by the site grew 9% to 73, capping three years of solid growth. On top of that, Portland’s median sale price jumped 67% to $250K, versus just 13% to $180K nationally. Portland was one of just six metros tracked where the median sale price matched the median asking price, with sellers getting, on average, 92% of what they asked.

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Fuel's gold

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BY SOPHIA BENNETT

The coastal town of Coos Bay appears poised to land every economic development director’s dream: a single employer that will bring hundreds of family-wage jobs and millions in tax revenue. 


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How to help your staff solve their own problems

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During a recent talk to HR Directors, I asked if they saw leaders trying to solve every problem, instead of delegating to and empowering staff. Every head nodded. Every single one.


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In this issue, we celebrate our 21st annual 100 Best Companies to Work For in Oregon project.


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