Daily Archives: November 1, 2018

Largest Manufacturing Companies in Oregon & S.W. Washington

Information was obtained from firm representatives through questionnaires and could not be independently verified by the Portland Business Journal. In case of ties, companies are listed alphabetically. 60,290: Combined Oregon & S.W. Washington employme...

By | 2018-11-01T23:19:52+00:00 November 1st, 2018|Budget and Tax|

EXCLUSIVE: Local hospital to occupy huge space at Spooky Nook sports complex

Fort Hamilton Hospital has committed to be an anchor tenant at the Spooky Nook sports complex, a massive redevelopment planned for the former Champion Paper Mill in Hamilton. “We will be the exclusive health care provider,” said Ron Connovich, preside...

By | 2018-11-01T16:01:10+00:00 November 1st, 2018|Sports|

Michael Jordan to pour millions into Portland nonprofit

The NBA's biggest superstar ever has made yet another massive gift to Portland's Friends of the Children. The Portland nonprofit said Thursday that Michael Jordan will make a "multimillion" dollar "investment" in the group through his upcoming ESPN Fi...

By | 2018-11-01T15:45:03+00:00 November 1st, 2018|Sports|

NM startup tapped for major company’s incubator program

A Los Alamos-based startup just received a jolt from Wells Fargo. UbiQD, a company working to develop materials that can change and optimize light for use in the solar and agriculture industries, will receive up to $250,000 from the Wells Fargo Innov...

By | 2018-11-01T13:06:01+00:00 November 1st, 2018|Technology|

Plans for new Premier Health facility in Beavercreek move forward

Premier Health's plans for a new primary care facility in Beavercreek are moving forward. Cincinnati-based contractor Al. Neyer was issued a building permit valued at $7.23 million for a 46,000-square-foot facility on Lakeview Drive. Beavercreek city ...

By | 2018-11-01T11:51:18+00:00 November 1st, 2018|Healthcare|

Greensboro publisher shifting focus with Charlotte publication after change in ownership

This longtime Charlotte publication has new owners — and a new focus. Charles Womack, president of Womack Newspapers Inc. in Greensboro, says he has sold Creative Loafing Charlotte to Womack Digital LLC. That company is run by Womack’s son, C. Alex W...

By | 2018-11-01T11:15:00+00:00 November 1st, 2018|Media|

Why an entrepreneurship MBA is better than accelerated startup programs

In an entrepreneurship MBA program, students have the opportunity to dive deeply into learning about the product or service that they are trying to sell. By spending an ample amount of time exploring the ins and outs of the business, students can explo...

By | 2018-11-01T04:00:00+00:00 November 1st, 2018|Education|