A Vibrant North End Community

By admin / May 5, 2021 /

Eight years after the loss of The Rivers regional center and the Center Cal’s locating Cabela’s in Tualatin, a group of local developers have a vision to transform the Rossman Landfill, completing another leg of Oregon City’s 2004 Economic Development Strategy. Summit Development Group is a sophisticated, boutique development firm located in Tigard, Oregon. Of…

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Urban Renewal – Does it work?

By admin / March 25, 2021 /

For the March OCBA meeting, James Graham, Oregon City’s Economic Development Manager, and his team of consultants explain how Urban Renewal (UR) has been an effective tool in stimulating new economic development throughout the Metro region. For decades, local cities have been utilizing UR as a primary resource to stimulate new business and employment opportunities on difficult…

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Creative Solutions for Workforce Challenges

By admin / June 25, 2019 /

Economic mobility and success must be intentional. Please, watch Bridget Dazey and her panel share about the state of the workforce and the public workforce system, partner coordination, and ways to engage in the future of our community. No one entity or system can take on all the challenges, that’s why it’s so important to…

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Larry Didway from ORegon City

Is Clackamas Workforce Future-Ready?

By admin / April 23, 2019 /

Are you experiencing challenges finding employees? Are you worried about how our community is keeping pace with next generation of talent? Clackamas Workforce Partnership, Clackamas Community College, and your school districts found out how you can engage to prepare our community for the future of work. Training and ongoing education are essential to the youth,…

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Is it really all about jobs?

By admin / August 28, 2018 /

What is the relationship between population growth and business growth? Does business growth always result in job growth? How would “full employment” affect our community? Will we be ready? Last month, your Oregon City Business Alliance explored issues related to population growth’s impact on housing in Growth Part I: Housing. This month’s Forum brings Part…

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