Good citizens are the riches of the city
Portland is recognized nationally as a city with an exceptionally high quality of life, a passionate commitment to a sustainable, green lifestyle, and an ethos of progressive politics and community participation. The central city is heralded as a vibrant urban core surrounded by dynamic neighborhoods, each with a distinctive identity and commercial character.
The Portland Development Commission works with city residents to maintain and build on Portland’s well-deserved reputation as one of the nation’s most livable cities. Our investments, programs, and events are designed to promote the types of jobs, housing, and urban development that best serve Portland citizens. We welcome your partnership, and encourage you to learn more about the PDC.