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East Portland Enterprise Zone

The state of Oregon has approved PDC’s application to establish an Enterprise Zone (E-Zone) focused predominantly on geography east of Cesar Chavez Boulevard.  PDC’s application was supported by numerous public and private entities, including Multnomah County, the Technology Association of Oregon, Greater Portland Inc., Columbia Corridor Association, the Port of Portland and the Portland City Council.  Read more >

The E‐Zone is a state economic development program intended to leverage jobs and other community benefits from companies which make capital investments in their operations. In return, eligible companies receive a five-year property tax abatement on the value of their new investment. This is a proven tool to support business growth, job creation and community benefit. The City's E-Zone program in North/Northeast Portland has had a considerable impact on our economy, leveraging more than $1 billion in private investments and creating/retaining more than 5,000 full-time, quality jobs since 1996.

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Proposed East Portland E-Zone Fact Sheet

Documents submitted to the State of Oregon for E-Zone/E-Commerce Designation: