State Successfully Attracts East Coast Biotech Firm to Lake Oswego
A Boston-based bioscience company relocates its operation to Lake Oswego in the fall of 2011.
Business Oregon gives priority when funding technical assistance, programs and projects to geographic areas determined to be economically distressed as prescribed by Oregon law.
Below is a list of identified distressed areas in Oregon. This is the update for 2012 and will be in effect until the next update in late 2013. The department will publish updated lists every year in December under the normal methodology and every month under the temporary methodology.
Posted November 25, 2013
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 A county is in phase if, since being classifed as distressed under the temporary methodology, the county unemployment rate is currently below 8.0%.
 If a county is in phase for 6 consecutive months, the county's economic status transitions to non-distressed. See the distressed methodology for more details.
Source: Produced monthly by Business Oregon based on current data from the Oregon Employment Department