“Med Ed” effort gets some attention

The Partnership has been working for several months on a research effort to evaluate the potential of establishing a new institution of higher education in central Douglas County. The key players in the feasibility study are The Partnership, Mercy Medical Center of Roseburg, and Mercy College of Des Moines, Iowa. Currently, the group, is mining data on […]

Industrial tour focused on distribution centers in Douglas County

Twenty-five local business people from a variety of backgrounds participated in a tour of four local companies heavily involved in distribution on October 30. The tour was arranted by The Partnership for Economic Development in Douglas County and co-sponsored by Umpqua Community College. The four tour stops were and Harbor Wholesale (both based in […]

News Review article on industrial land designation, access to new incentives

“Three Douglas County properties get boost to attract developers” Ryan Imondi,  November 1, 2012, The News Review Three vacant pieces of property in job-starvedDouglasCountyhave received a special designation by state economic development officials to make them more attractive to industrial developers. The 32-acre Sutherlin Industrial Park, 130 acres along Del Rio Road at Winchester and […]

Douglas County Sites Designated Regionally Significant Industrial Areas

The Back Nine (130 acres), Stearns Lane (200 acres), and Sutherlin Industrial Park (32 acres)–collectively the Central Douglas Regionally Significant Industrial Area–was approved by the State of Oregon’s Economic Recovery Council on September 28. This deisgnation means that the industrial zoning for each of these sites is protected, the sites can be given preference in […]

September Newsletter

Partner News Our next industry tour will focus on distribution companies in Douglas County (Ingram Books, Winco Foods, and Pure Bulk). The tour will take place on October 30 from 9:30 AM to 3 PM. If you would like to reserve a spot, please send us an email, or you can purchase tickets here. CCD […]

ORENCO Wins Major Water Treatment Award

Orenco Systems–based in Sutherlin, Oregon–is a leader in sustainable wastewater collection and treatment solutions. The company was awarded this month the Water Environment Federation’s (WEF’s) prestigious Innovative Technology Award for the nutrient-removal configuration of its AdvanTex® Treatment System. The AdvanTex Treatment System is ideal for unsewered communities or commercial properties needing a cost-effective, easily-maintained, and reliable solution […]

Umpqua Dairy Adds 6KSF

Umpqua Dairy–which recently celebrated its 80th year in business in Roseburg–is continuing to grow their capability to provide a range of high-quality dairy products to their customers throughout the northwest. The dairy is currently constructing a 6200 square foot building adjacent to its current location in downtown Roseburg. The new building will be a new home […]

First Call Resolution Continues Growth & Hiring

First Call Resolution is a call center and business process outsource firm based in southern Oregon and headquartered in Roseburg. The company has found consistent growth in recent years, allowing the establishment of new call centers in Grants Pass and Coos Bay. FCR is currently actively hiring at its Roseburg location … and offers an on-line […]