New real estate term "surban" a sign of the times

OBReal Estate

Developers are betting that millennials are demanding a new type of neighborhood. 

OBEducation

New tech school tackles diversity challenge head on

Warner Pacific University partners with business community to provide new technical degrees.

100 Best

100 Best Companies to Work for in Oregon 2019

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Politics

Why businesses are resorting to shooter defense training

In an age of frequent mass shootings, employers teach staff how to fight back against violent intruders.

Economy

The Emissary

The state's director of outdoor recreation on fixing overcrowded campsites and boosting private-lands vacationing. 

Restaurants and Retail

Retail returns to historic Portland department store building

A Japanese retailer opens a store in the iconic Meier & Frank building in time for the holiday shopping season.  

Tech

Should your company get political on social media? Experts weigh in.

Brands will take edgier political stances on social media in 2019, experts predict

Energy and Environment

The fish crisis: businesses called on to do more to conserve stocks

Unsustainable fishing practices are part of the problem.