LOCATION

Advantageous position of the West Coast, between larger, more expensive Seattle and San Francisco

TALENT

Leading attractor of young, educated professionals 150,000 students enrolled in the region’s colleges
and universities Approximately 50% of the labor pool holds degrees in science and engineering fields

AFFORDABILITY

Portland offers the one of the most affordable mid to large size MSA’s on the West Coast

PORTLAND OFFICE
► Average existing Class A Rates: $32-$40/SF Full Service
► New Construction Rates: $42-$48/SF Full Service

MEDIAN RENT (Single Family Homes)
► Portland: $1,860; Seattle: $2,208; San Francisco: $3,420 Cost of Living Index
► Portland: 128.5, Seattle: 145.1, San Francisco: 177.4

PRODUCTIVITY

  • ► Leader in national productivity growth Regional GDP of $147 Billion
  • ► 10.2% Worker Output Growth Rate (Seattle: 1.6%, San Francisco: 2.7%)