Whether you’re an entrepreneurial startup or an established enterprise, an address in Salem says that you balance the best resources of both life and work.
"Salem is blessed with a beautiful location along the Willamette River, has wonderful scenery, and boasts an impressive amount of open space. The city has assets that are the envy of many other cities."
~ Urban Land Institute,
Advisory Svcs Rpt
June 25-30, 2006
Here you have the luxury of investing your time in work, relaxation, and cultural attractions, not in creeping traffic and long commutes. Salem is within an hour of the ocean, mountains, secluded fishing streams, the mighty Columbia River, and just about any recreational option you can name.
Residential land and housing are abundant. Options range from affordable and comfortable neighborhoods, to executive homes and communities. Learn more about available retail or commercial property in Salem.
Salem’s bounty of excellent K-12 and post-secondary education serves business as both a direct and indirect source of professional talent. Three of the state’s top ten public high schools, as recently rated by The Oregonian, are from Salem – the only Oregon city with more than one school making the list.
For businesses that depend on regional reserves of graduate and post-graduate recruits, Salem is ideally situated. We stand at the nucleus of some 14 public colleges and universities, as well as many other private institutions (an hour or less away). These include world-class schools in engineering, healthcare, and business, who work closely with industry to design and deliver programs tailored to their needs. Learn more about our people.
Good land, strategic location, enticing livability: If you’re interested in any or all of these, Salem is a welcoming community for your business. Learn more about current projects and development in Salem.
Here, public agencies and private industry team up to support Salem’s new business ventures. Call us and let us help expedite and energize your relocation or startup, workforce recruitment and retention, regulatory assistance and logistics development. Learn more about City services, resources, and incentives for business.