Portland Metro Area

Portland Metro Area
Start me up
High Five
Friday, May 22, 2009

The bad economy boosts the number of startups.

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The PDX-BK connection
May 2009
Friday, May 01, 2009

ATSBrooklynPortlandFor Lexy Funk, opening the only West Coast chapter of her clothing company, Brooklyn Industries, in Portland was a no-brainer.

 

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Baby, you can drive my electric car
May 2009
Friday, May 01, 2009

ATSThinkcarThe prospect of replacing soon-to-be-lost Freightliner jobs with a forward-thinking, emissions-free hub of electric vehicle manufacturing centered in Portland is certainly a tantalizing scenario to consider.

 

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The good book
April 2009
Wednesday, April 22, 2009

MichaelPowellEven before stock markets plunged and banks went bust, independent bookstores were closing their doors for good. But not Powell’s Books.

 

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Esco sees bright spot in gold as global slowdown hits
April 2009
Wednesday, April 01, 2009

oilsandsWhat a difference a year makes. A year ago, Portland-based heavy equipment manufacturer Esco was surging along on strong prices for metals and oil as well as emerging markets in India and China. Not any more.

 

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