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The State Lands Building in Salem houses the central offices of the Oregon Business Development Department. (Oregon State Archives Photo)

The State Lands Building in Salem houses the central offices of the Oregon Business Development Department. (Oregon State Archives Photo)

Present Duties

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.

 

Contact Information

Mailing Address: 755 Summer St. NE, Suite 200, Salem 97301-1280
Phone: 503-986-0123; TTY: 1-800-735-2900
Fax: 503-581-5115
Contact: Chris Harder, Director
Administrative Rules Coordinator Email: Mindee Sublette
Records Officer Email: Jim Cunningham
Staff Directory from Oregon.gov
Location Map: by Yahoo! Maps


Legal and Legislative Information

Statutory Authority: ORS 285A.070
Budget Analysis (PDF) - by Legislative Fiscal Office
Audit Reports - select agency from menu


Records, Publications and General Information

Agency History (PDF) - a detailed history of the agency
Records Retention Schedule (PDF) - a list of the public records kept at the agency
State Archives Holdings - a select list of the agency's records available for research at the State Archives
State Library Publications - a link to the Oregon State Library Catalog