Business Oregon Strategic Plan

Business Oregon Strategic Plan

The Oregon Business Development Department (“Business Oregon” or “Department”), with support from the United States Economic Development Administration (EDA), is undertaking a COVID-19 economic recovery plan that will provide a roadmap that...
Bainbridge Island Housing Action Plan

Bainbridge Island Housing Action Plan

Affordable housing remains one of the West Coast’s biggest challenges. Housing that is scarce, expensive, or low-quality affects a region’s ability to attract and retain workers and families—and these issues are even more pronounced on islands, where workers also face...
Innovation Hub Work

Innovation Hub Work

Responding to a statewide effort to foster high-growth firms, maximize linkages between sectors and create a more inclusive innovation ecosystem, these hub development projects are nearing completion. The process has included a systems approach to looking at regional...
Social Policy Advising to the Oregon Business Community

Social Policy Advising to the Oregon Business Community

Since 2013 ECOnorthwest has supported the Oregon Business Council’s (OBC’s) poverty reduction and economic mobility work. In earlier years, the Poverty Reduction Task Force provided in-depth strategic and tactical advice to business leaders advocating for public...