Portland Metro Area

Portland Metro Area
Deal Watch: SurveyMonkey keeps mum on acquisition
June 2009
Monday, June 01, 2009

DealWatchsurveyThis much we know for sure about the April acquisition of Portland’s SurveyMonkey:

A private investment group, led by Spectrum Equity Investors, acquired a majority interest in the 10-year-old online survey company.

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Port feels global shipping pain
June 2009
Monday, June 01, 2009

indicators0609As shipping traffic slowed all over the world, the number of vessel calls at the Port of Portland fell 35% and container traffic dropped 26% during the first three months of 2009.

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All aboard!
High Five
Friday, May 29, 2009

A high-speed rail line from PDX to Vancouver, B.C. gains new political support.

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Soccer sucker punch
High Five
Thursday, May 28, 2009

A House bill would take tax revenue from soccer to finance major league stadium makeover of PGE Park.

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Kitzhaber comeback?
High Five
Thursday, May 28, 2009

John Kitzhaber, Oregon's governor from 1995-2003, considers another run.

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