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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Save the Date Wednesday, June 19, 2013 Noon until 1:45 pm Salem Conference Center – Willamette River Room 200 Commercial Street SE, Salem OR Event … read more »
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 Meeting Location Broadway Commons 1300 Broadway Street NE - Salem, OR 12:00 – 1:30 pm [click here to download parking map] Subtle Change … read more »
Sign up now for upcoming community workshops. Community members interested in Dallas’ future are welcome to join workshops to discuss components of the community’s new … read more »
May 2nd – May 28th Complete schedule of events on their website at www.irisfestival.com. SCHREINER’S DISPLAY GARDENS – THROUGHOUT MAY – Make a tour of … read more »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Maps Credit Union Receives Excellence Award for Outstanding HR/Training & Development Achievements May 16, 2013 – Salem, OR — Maps Credit Union was … read more »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 13, 2013 (Salem, OR) — Two new Enterprise Zones (EZ) in Marion County have been approved by Business Oregon – the … read more »