25 Jul 2017
There has been a development and construction boom going on in Oregon. Portland is among the cities with the highest number of construction cranes in the country. But there is a downside – chronic labor shortages. Most companies are having trouble finding enough skilled labor to keep up with the demand for new projects. Labor shortages can lead to delays in completion and an increase in the total cost.
Article by Jeff Manning and Anna Marum of The Oregonian/OregonLive, July 17, 2017
An employment summary prepared by the Workforce and Economic Research Division and highlights business activity throughout the state by region.Amerititle\'s Business Around the State Update July 7th, 2017 (190)
An employment summary prepared by the Workforce and Economic Research Division and highlights business activity throughout the state by region.Amerititle Business Around the State Update 4-14-17 (230)
Pacific Crest Affordable Housing is a unique Central Oregon company. They have built a development in Bend that is producing a good portion of it’s own electricity and heating most of it’s own water, has energy efficient appliances and amenities like a fitness center and community library. What sets this apart, is that this an affordable housing complex, but you’d never know driving by it, and that’s one of their main goals.