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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Three community leaders highlighted the economic vitality of their cities today at the SEDCOR Economic Business Forum. SEDCOR Chair George Jennings launched the event with a big-picture look at investment in the region in the … read more »
SEDCOR members Green Acres Landscape and Valley Credit Union, along with Roberson Motors, proudly announced their 4th annual “Diaper Drive” to benefit Family Building Blocks … read more »
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 Meeting Location: Broadway Commons 1300 Broadway Street NE - Salem, OR 12:00 – 1:30 pm [click here to download parking map] Special Forum: Our … read more »
Tami Lundy, SEDCOR events manager reported that sponsorships are now available for the Economic Business Forums in 2014. The popular luncheon gatherings are held on … read more »
At a gathering on December 2 with employees, elected officials, economic development professionals and the press, Garmin celebrated its plans to build a new 66,000-square-foot building … read more »