Our Investments

Investment Reports

Business Oregon invests in business development and infrastructure projects throughout the state of Oregon. The reports linked below each cover a fiscal year and is separated by program.

  • FY2019 (July 1, 2018–June 30, 2019)
  • FY2018 (July 1, 2017–June 30, 2018)
  • FY2017 (July 1, 2016—June 30, 2017)

Below is a summary table of recent investments. This does not capture all the projects Business Oregon has worked on, just those with dollars invested through the programs listed in the above linked fiscal year reports.

Period Total # Investments Total $ Rural $ Rural # Investments % Rural Investments
FY2018 278 $418,851,429 $377,162,030 228 74%
FY2017 307 $241,751,196 $191,690,996 207 74%
TOTAL 585 $660,602,625 $568,853,026 435 74%

Transparency Reports

Find annually submitted reports for transparency and public records associated with Business Oregon programs used to help Oregon businesses.


Strategic Investment Program (SIP)

The program exempts a portion of very large capital investments from property taxes for 15 years.

Oregon Investment Advantage (OIA)

Income tax exemption program helps businesses start or locate in many Oregon counties with a multi-year income tax holiday.

Oregon New Market Tax Credit

Helps finance investments and create jobs in low-income communities; only Community Development Entities receiving federal New Market Tax Credits are eligible. This program reports cover July 1 to June 30, each year.

Strategic Reserve Fund (SRF)

With coordination and approval from the Governor's office, Business Oregon makes strategic loans and forgivable loans from the Strategic Reserve Fund. These targeted investments are made to specific projects that create jobs, provide actionable research, or build regional capacity for future growth.

Business Expansion Program (BEP)

A cash-based incentive (forgivable loan) for existing companies expanding operations in Oregon or new companies coming into the state that is based on the estimated increase in income tax revenue from new hires.

This page last updated 13/6/2018.