The Oregon Business Development Department, operating as Business Oregon, has offices in Salem and Portland with field offices around the state that house business development and finance officers as well as infrastructure regional coordinators. The agency works to create, retain, expand and attract businesses that provide sustainable, living-wage jobs for Oregonians through public-private partnerships, leveraged funding and support of economic opportunities for Oregon companies and entrepreneurs. The agency’s programs, resources and assistance help Oregon’s communities and businesses with expansion projects, export opportunities, access to capital, certifications and to build infrastructure capacity that addresses public health safety and compliance issues.
Mailing Address: 755 Summer St. NE, Suite 200, Salem 97301-1280
Phone: 503-986-0123; TTY: 1-800-735-2900
Contact: Chris Harder, Director
Legal and Legislative Information
Statutory Authority: ORS 285A
Records, Publications and General Information
State Archives Holdings from This Agency
The following are selected abbreviated listings from the holdings of the Oregon State Archives. Additional records may be available. These records may be viewed free of charge at the State Archives Building in Salem. Copies are available for a fee. Take the Web tour
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Title: Economic Opportunity Section records
Cubic Ft.: 20.05