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, May 14, 2014 12 Noon – 1:30 pm SEDCOR is pleased to offer it’s third series of Presentations of Cities in Marion and Polk County at its May Economic Business Forum. City officials from Woodburn, Gervais, … read more »
PGE is excited to offer a new lighting seminar in Salem on May 6. Attend It’s Becoming an LED World and learn how and why to upgrade to money-saving … read more »
SEDCOR members are invited to join Energy Trust on April 18 as they set the stage for net-zero energy design. The seminar will review established … read more »
A new new highway work zone study study released by the Associated General Contractors of America reported that forty-five percent of highway contractors had motor vehicles … read more »
At the first-ever SEDCOR evening forum, Forbes Publisher Rich Karlgaard offered business insights to a packed house of business and public sector leaders Wednesday night … read more »