Category Archives: Featured Communities

Wacom moves headquarters to Pearl District in Portland.

PORTLAND — Wacom, the leading manufacturer of digital pen and touch input technologies, relocated its headquarters to a 55,000 square foot operations center at the Pearl West building in the energetic Pearl District in Portland, Oregon. Wacom Technology ...

SolarWorld hiring 200 for Hillsboro facility.

PORTLAND — The Portland Business Journal reports that, after layoffs rocked the once 1,000-strong staff at SolarWorld’s Hillsboro facility and  shrunk the company’s local payroll to 600, the solar panel manufacturer has been hiring back up, ...

Vestas to team up with Xcel on a massive wind farm.

BRIGHTON, Colo. — Vestas Wind Systems is teaming up with Xcel Energy on a huge 600-megawatt project in eastern Colorado, Portland Business Journal reported. The project will be Colorado’s largest wind farm. David Eves, president and CEO of Xcel&# ...

Avago Technologies chipping in more jobs in Eugene.

EUGENE, Ore. — Electronics component maker Avago Technologies is opening a new manufacturing facility in Eugene. The company will renovate the former Hynix chip plant and create up to 250 jobs when the facility begins operations in 2017. Avago Technolo ...

Ward Insurance logging a new office in Portland.

PORTLAND, Ore. — Eugene-based wood products industry insurance company Ward Insurance is opening an office in Portland. The company, which has leased 2,000 square feet in John’s Landing, will initially add seven jobs at the office. Ward Insurance ...

Goodwill bringing good jobs to West Salem.

WEST SALEM, Ore. — Goodwill Industries is opening a new community and training facility in West Salem. The facility, which will open in the second half of 2016, will create about 40 jobs. Goodwill invested $3.1 million to purchase the 23,000-square-fo ...

Marshalls means jobs in Springfield.

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Off-price department store chain Marshalls is opening a new location at Gateway Mall in Springfield. The store, which will be the retailer’s ninth location in Oregon, is creating 60 full- and part-time jobs. The new Marshalls ...

Indow Windows open to expansion in Portland.

PORTLAND, Ore. — With revenue growth at 100 percent for three straight years, Indow Windows is growing in Portland. The company, which makes energy efficient, custom window inserts designed for older windows, is adding about 10,000 square feet of spac ...

A new DSW store is stepping into Portland.

PORTLAND, Ore. — Footwear and accessories retailer DSW is opening a new location in Jantzen Beach Supercenter in Portland. The store is creating 30 jobs. “We’re so excited to open a store in the Portland area,” said Carrie McDe ...

Willamette Valley Cancer Institute expanding in Eugene.

EUGENE, Ore. — The Willamette Valley Cancer Institute and Research Center is expanding its operations in Eugene. The facility is investing $4.3 million in the expansion, which will allow it to offer more services to more patients while enhancing its ab ...

FedEx delivering a new distribution center in Bend.

BEND, Ore. — FedEx has begun construction on a new distribution center in Bend. The company is investing $5.2 million in the facility, which is opening on Brinson Boulevard. The new distribution facility will cover 69,000 square feet and offer 18 loadin ...