The agreement would require the online vacation-rental service to collect an 11.5% tax on rentals in the city.
Livability.com based its calculations on factors like retail vacancies and income growth.
The vacation rental startup will build its North America headquarters at 34 NW First Avenue.
National and regional retailers are unable to find openings in Lane County shopping centers.
Ski Bowl sales and rentals plummeted due to the lack of snow.