The Portland City Council has unanimously approved, with a [...]
Advance Portland is a strategic framework and action plan [...]
Portland has many promising traded sector industry clusters, including Green Cities, Athletic & Outdoor, Metals & Machinery, and Food & Beverage Manufacturing. It also has cross-cutting functional clusters around headquarters, software and professional services that intersect with and support these key clusters. Together, these clusters offer major growth opportunities – some in established, growing industries (e.g., Athletic & Outdoor, Software), some more emergent (e.g., Green Cities innovations around grid modernization), and others in legacy industries with a strong employment base and lower barrier to entry positions (e.g. Metals & Machinery).
While growth of higher wage, knowledge industry jobs is certainly a positive economic sign, we’re also seeing how growth in this “next economy” is contributing to the disappearance of the middle class, with a relatively flat level of growth in middle-wage employment opportunities. And when we divide Portlanders into five income quintiles, we see the stark impact of systemic racism and inequitable opportunities.
Prosper Portland has been committed to the growth of [...]
My People’s Market is back in September as a reimagined market centering BIPOC businesses and makers
My People’s Market is back, offering an immersive, in-person [...]
NEWS RELEASE Contact: Shawn Uhlman, Prosper Portland, 503-823-7994 Significant [...]
NEWS RELEASE Contact: Shawn Uhlman, Prosper Portland, 503-823-7994 Prosper [...]
Contact: Shawn Uhlman, Prosper Portland, 503-823-7994 The Portland Film [...]
The City of Portland has eleven urban renewal areas [...]