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From manufacturers to microbrewers, creative services to coffee carts, and bike shops to bookstores, Portland’s neighborhood business districts serve the diverse residents that call our city home.

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Venture Portland

Venture Portland means business. Since 1986 Venture Portland has invested in the smart, strategic growth of Portland’s unique neighborhood business districts.

Through grant funds, trainings, and technical assistance the organization serves Portland’s diverse and dynamic business districts. Comprised of a majority of the city’s businesses and nearly half of its jobs – playing a vital role in Portland’s economic prosperity.

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Upcoming Events

Attend “Knowledge is Power” and learn how to use a brand-new, powerful system that will allow you to access business and economic data from your district online! Identify trends in your business mix, demographics, lease rates, and more. Learn more ›› 

Lloyd Litter Clean-u...

April 23, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Lloyd District Farme...

April 24, 2018
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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Northeast Portland came alive in 1888 when a new bridge crossed the Willamette River and connected NW Glisan Street with NE Broadway Street for the … Keep Reading ››

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