Thursday, March 27, 2014

This Week's Business Announcements in Oregon: Education, Fitness, and Cake!

Here's what's been in the headlines over the past week:

Openings and a relocation:
  • Mohr Solutions, a power and telecommunications integration company, will relocate from the Willamette Valley to Sisters. It will start with eight employees, expanding to 14 by year's end, and 48 by the end of 2015. The Nugget Newspaper, 3/25/2014
  • Construction is underway on the Warm Springs K-8 Academy, which will open for the 2014-15 school year. The Madras Pioneer, 3/12/2014
  • Waltz Brewing, a brewery, taproom, and record store, will open in Forest Grove. The Oregonian, 3/26/2014
  • Nothing Bundt Cakes, a bakery specializing in nostalgic molded cakes, opened in Clackamas. Clackamas Review, 3/12/2014
  • Northwest Rehabilitation Associates Inc. will open a sports orthopedics and wellness facility in south Salem in September. It will employ four physical therapists, a massage therapist, and a personal trainer. Statesman Journal, 3/17/2014
  • 3nterGalactic Apparel & Design, a design shop for T-shirts and other garments, opened in northeast Salem. Statesman Journal, 3/7/2014
  • Beachcomber Vacation Homes, a property rental business, opened in Cannon Beach. The Daily Astorian, 3/20/2014
  • The Warehouse, a fitness center, opened in Tillamook. Headlight-Herald, 3/12/2014
  • The Hen House CafĂ© & Lounge opened in Riddle. The Register-Guard, 3/17/2014
  • Quizno's and Hot Dog on a Stick in downtown Portland closed. The Oregonian, 3/17/2014
  • KeyBank in Hubbard will close in June. Its three employees will be transferred to other branches. Woodburn Independent, 3/19/2014
  • Roller Odyssey in Medford will close in April. KTVL, 3/24/2014
  • Chase Bank in Gold Hill will close next month. Mail Tribune, 3/24/2014
For more business news, check out this week's full report or visit the Around the State page on

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