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Clackamas County is a world class destination for corporations, manufacturers, professional firms, small business and innovative industries. Experienced economic professionals work with corporate decision makers from small companies to major industries interested in locating or expanding operations in Clackamas County. Clackamas County remains vital and continues to grow both its business districts and its communities. Businesses are flourishing here. Industry leaders can be found in metals, machinery, healthcare, high-tech, logistics, forestry, food and beverage processing, renewable energy, nursery/agriculture, tourism and software development. A variety of shovel-ready industrial sites within minutes of interstate and state highways or Portland International Airport make Clackamas County additionally appealing.

Clackamas Industrial Area This 2,000 acre industrial center is the largest market location for manufacturing, distribution and warehousing firms. Many metals fabricators and other industrial support services and suppliers are located here. Major employers include US Reddaway, Clean-Pak International, Tree of Life/Gourmet Foods Northwest, Consolidated Metco Inc., and Ingram Entertainment. There are many industrial and business parks that accommodate smaller firms and offer space for lease. The area has excellent transportation access via I-205, Highways 212 and 224 and Southern Pacific rail spurs. Area amenities include the 18-hole Sah-Ha-Lee Golf course, numerous restaurants, a nearby commercial district and a community park with access to the Clackamas River.

Clackamas Town Center Area This regional business center is a primary market area for retail, Class A office/hotel and multi-family development. Major developments include the 1.2 million square foot Clackamas Town Center Mall, Kaiser Sunnyside Medical Center (and several health clinics), Oregon Institute of Technology and Clackamas Community College. Convenient transportation access is provided by I-205 and nearby Highways 224 and 212. The Mall is a regional transit center and light rail is planned for regional employers, including Clackamas Town Center, Kaiser Sunnyside Medical Center and ADP Dealer Services Inc. There are 94,000 residents within a ten mile radius with an estimated average income of $47,042.

Clackamas County has remained vital despite the past downturn in the economy and continues to grow both its business districts and its communities. Businesses are flourishing here. Industry leaders can be found in Metals, Machinery, Healthcare, High-tech, Forestry, Food & Beverage Processing, Renewable Energy, Nursery/Ag, and Software Development.

Clackamas County Advantages:
A large pool of available and skilled workers.
Customized training and employee screening programs to match the skills and talents of your future workers to your needs.
A wide variety of available industrial, office and commercial buildings at competitive rates.
A supportive government that starts with the Clackamas County Commissioners.

Clackamas County Cost Advantages:
No business tax
No business license fee in unincorporated areas (most Clackamas County communities charge a modest fee)
Multiple interstate access (I-205, I-5 and proximity to I-84)
Quick access to Portland International Airport / I-205

Major Employers in Clackamas County:

Legacy Meridian Park Hospital
Willamette Falls Hospital
Kaiser Sunnyside Medical Center
Hollywood Entertainment Corporation
LiveBridge Computer Related Services
Mentor Graphics Corporation
Sysco Food Services of Portland, Inc.
Unified Western Grocers
Tree of Life
InFocus Corporation
Kinetic Group Corporation
Blount Inc. Oregon Cutting Systems Division
Precision Interconnect Corporation


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