Workforce & Regional Competitiveness – Portland is the center of a thriving, equitable, regional economy that produces abundant quality jobs that residents are able to attain; underserved residents and people of color have ready access to workforce development resources.
Affordability & Neighborhood Solutions – Portland neighborhoods remain affordable to residents at all income levels and for small businesses across all industry sectors.
Neighborhood Capacity Building – Local business owners, residents and community experts drive economic development results and have the capacity to engage in productive, balanced partnerships between public, private, and non-profit organizations.
Innovation & Infrastructure – Portland is recognized as a leader in civic innovation and serves as a market for local technology solutions. The city pursues cost-effective and resilient approaches to infrastructure and utilities.