Economic Development in Oregon is a team sport. As we work together to help grow our communities and our economy, advocating for smart, strong policies to create a healthy business environment is a piece of this.
Urban renewal is an important tool for economic development in Oregon. Through tax increment financing, urban renewal agencies can provide grants and other incentives to build infrastructure in support of community economic development activities. In 2017 the Association of Oregon Redevelopment Agencies (AORA) merged with OEDA to better serve members and our overlapping missions.
Travel Oregon is one of the most visible manifestations—nationally and internationally—of the Oregon brand. The positive associations of Oregon established by the brand benefit businesses and agencies