USDA Rural Development
USDA Rural Development’s Business & Cooperative builds cooperative financial partnerships with rural Oregonians. Their staff administers a variety of Federal loan guarantee, direct loan, and grant programs designed to create and retain jobs, support business and cooperative development, and promote sustainable economic progress in Oregon’s rural communities.
Industrial Land & Building
Located less than 50 miles south of Portland, the Mid-Willamette Valley is a dynamic location for business expansion and relocation. The areas cost competitive sites, close to major population centers in the Northwest have access to a well-trained labor force, enterprise zones and pro-business city governments. read more »
SEDCOR Construction Alliance
The SEDCOR Construction Alliance is dedicated to serving the needs of developers, companies and investors involved in the Mid-Willamette Valley's construction industries; through providing value-added construction services by creating a successful partnership network. Training and education promote best practices and improves competitive opportunities. read more »
Regional Data, Demographics
& Community Profiles
Marion and Polk Counties lies along the western side of the northern part of the Cascade Mountain Range. The climate of the Valley is relatively mild throughout the year, characterized by cool, wet winters and warm, dry summers.
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Wednesday, March 11, 2015 State of the County with Marion County Commissioners Come hear Marion County Commissioners Sam Brentano, Janet … read more »
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 from 12 – 1:30 p.m. Chemeketa Center for Business/Industry 626 High Street NE, Salem – 1st … read more »
The Oregon Manufacturers’ Summit is an annual event that celebrates and empowers our state’s makers of prosperity. The 2015 Summit … read more »
The next Salem Capitol Connections event is scheduled for February 24th from 7:30am to 8:45am. This is an opportunity to … read more »
The City of Newberg has hired Doug Rux to be its first-ever director of community development. The new position comes as … read more »
The Dallas City Council unanimously approved an expansion of the Dallas – Independence – Monmouth Enterprise Zone, reported the Polk … read more »