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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Come hear Marion County Commissioners Sam Brentano, Janet Carlson, and Kevin Cameron at a special Economic Business Forum on March … read more »
Back by popular demand, the SEDCOR site tours provide a unique educational opportunity, where business and community leaders learn more … 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 public is invited to attend a North Santiam Economic Vitality (EV) Summit, delivered by GROW EDC and facilitated by … read more »
Officials from Business Oregon, the Oregon Department of Agriculture, SEDCOR and other local economic development partners, and existing Oregon food … read more »
Gervais School District Superintendent Matt Henry shares in the Woodburn Independent his vision of how schools and business, working together, can … read more »