Economic Developer’s Resource Library

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Info Sessions for Economic Developers
10/16 OMEP Oregon Manufacturer’s Summit
10/26-28 Oregon Economic Development Conference: Resilient Economic Recovery
RECORDED: How Equity & Inclusion Boost Economic Recover Pt. 1
RECORDED: How Equity & Inclusion Boost Economic Recover Pt. 2
RECORDED: SEDCOR October Business Forum
RECORDED: PNITA Trade & Election 2020

Resources for Economic Developers

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REOPENING BUSINESS
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CDC Reopening Guidance for Cleaning & Disinfecting Guidance

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT SHIFTS TOWARD RECOVERY
New Developments

Oregon Economic Analysis Rolls Out New COVID Tracking Dashboard
PBJ Boeing Offers $700K to Assist Wildfire Victims
Oregonian Wildfires Destroyed 7+ Marijuana Businesses
Economic & Biz Data Analysis
CWP No Small Mater: Oregon’s Childcare Crisis (Recorded)
IEDC To Address Racial Financing Gap, CFDIs are Essential
Oregonian Why Oregon’s Economic is Not As Bad As Predicted
USDA ERS Minorities Comprise 22% of Rural Population, 43% Urban Areas
Oregonian Oregon Women Dropping Out of Workforce During Pandemic
OEA Economic Dynamism In Oregon – Oct. 2020
OEA
Oregon Employment Report Sept. 2020
OEA Wildfires: Impacts in the Forecast 10/1
General Economic Recovery

IEDC Leadership Guide for Economic Recovery  + Restore Your Economy Dashboard
CDFA Resource Center & Recovery Strategy
Funding Programs
NEA Our Town Creative Placemaking Grants Available
Place Marketing & Site Selection
SSG Doing Deals During Covid (Recorded)
Area Dev’t COVID and Site Selection in Near & Long Term
Area Dev 2020 Site Selection: “Regional Depth” w/ Global Reach
IEDC Pivot to Virtual Investment Attraction (Recorded)
Tax Increment Finance
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EcDev Strategy

SSG Impact of Work-from-Home on Economic Incentives
IEDC Broadband, Telework and Economic Development
FDI Intelligence How and Why Industry Clusters are Made
SSG Incentives That Matter – Recorded Podcast
EIG Supporting Business in Opportunity Zones (RECORDED)
Brookings Supporting Microbiz in Underserved Communities During COVID
CDFA Catalytic Brownfield Financing (Recorded)
Racial Equity Disparate Impacts & Inclusive Opportunity
Oregon Business Why Owners of Color are More Impacted by Coronavirus
Oregonian Black-Owned Businesses Still Facing Lending Barriers
Partners in Diversity Workplace Inclusion Study Shows Deep Dissatisfaction
McKinsey Economic Impact of Closing Racial Wealth Gap
PBJ (Un)Equal Access: How US Financial Systems Fails Black Business Owners
Workforce 
Government Technology Will Telework Boost Smaller Communities?
NYT Pandemic Has Accelerated Demands for More Skilled Work Force

INDUSTRY NEWS LIBRARY
Commercial Real Estate

SSG Virus-Driven Trends in Data Center Real Estate
CBRE Retail-to-Industrial Property Conversions Accelerate
Construction
BDC Report Predicts Major Demand Growth for Mass Timber Components
Energy
Forbes How Coronavirus Makes the Case for Renewable Energy
Entrepreneurship
Brookings Understanding Disparate Impacts on Small, Young & Minority Businesses
Agriculture & Farming
USDA Hope for Industrial Hemp in Global Markets
Produce News Record Hazelnut Crop for US Anchored by Oregon
Food & Beverage
Oregon Business Tech-Driven Renaissance in Local Food Production
SSG Food Supply Bent Not Broken – The Strong Will Survive
Moss Adams Fall 2020 Food & Bev Market Monitor
Health /  Biomedicine
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Manufacturing
JLL Mitigating Risks by Building Resilient Supply Chains
Pharmacueticals
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Retail
LISC Commercial District Recovery Guide
Technology

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Timber/Forestry
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Tourism
USDA EcDev Resources for Rural Recreation Economies
Trade
Oregonian OEDA Opinion Editorial: Rebuilding Oregon’s Trade Dependent Economy
Transportation

Oregon Business Economics of Traffic & Shifting Business Norms
ECONW What Shutdown Taught About Traffic Congestion
Tribal Enteprise
ECONorthwest Virus Impact on Casino Enterprise, Tribal Communities