Portland Metro Area

Portland Metro Area
Hard-money lender takes up coaching
May 2011
Wednesday, April 20, 2011
0511_FinanceCoachingHard-money lending can be a hazardous occupation in the best of times. In the worst of times — say, 2008-2010 — it can be a nightmare. Everybody got hurt when property values plummeted and default rates soared during the recession, but few industries took as big a hit as did hard-money lending, the risky act of funneling loans into troubled businesses at high interest rates, using property as collateral.
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Ski startup launches in Portland
May 2011
Wednesday, April 20, 2011
0511_ON3PSkiON3P Skis builds rocker style skis in Portland.
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Businessmen once again invest in custom suits
May 2011
Wednesday, April 20, 2011
0511_SuitingUpBusinessmen are once again investing in custom suits.
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Portland named a "Comeback City"
High Five
Tuesday, April 12, 2011
The business publication Kiplinger picked Portland as one of its 2011 "Comeback Cities."
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Southwest cancels one PDX flight
High Five
Monday, April 04, 2011
Southwest canceled 600 flights this weekend to inspect 79 of its Boeing 737 aircraft, after one of its planes made an emergency landing on Friday.
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