Two wood products businesses are in the running to set up shop at the Port of Astoria's North Tongue Point Industrial Park.
Despite a glut of vacant office space elsewhere, a new development is under way in Tualatin.
In order to attract businesses and keep them, more landlords are offering attractive deals.
As in many other parts of the state, home sales in Florence saw a recent boost.
The first-time homebuyer tax credit boosts Eugene-Springfield sales 6% in three months.