Thursday, August 28, 2014

New Caffeine Corners Around the State

This week's edition of Business News Around the State will bring smiles to the coffee and tea-loving crowd.
  • The Human Bean will open at the North Coast Retail Center in Warrenton. The Daily Astorian,8/14/2014
  • Anchor Brew Coffee Company opened in Seaside. It offers espresso, blended drinks, smoothies, and locally sourced food items. The Daily Astorian, 8/14/2014
  • Dobra Tea, a tea house, opened in Ashland. Ashland Daily Tidings, 8/20/2014
  • Kingdom Coffee and Anthem House, a coffee shop, will open in Klamath Falls. Herald and News,8/10/2014
  • Planet Cup of Joe, a drive-thru coffee stand, opened in Sandy. The Sandy Post, 8/6/2014
There were some other large announcements as well:
  • Marquis Companies opened an elderly care campus in Tualatin that will employ 150 people. Phase two of the development will add 14 cottage units, a wine bar, a pool, and a community center. Portland Business Journal, 8/18/2014
  • Albertina Kerr, a mental health nonprofit, will undergo a $6.5 million, multi-phase reconstruction ofits Gresham campus, which will provide mental health services for children from throughout Oregon. Portland Business Journal, 8/18/2014
  • Hop Valley Brewing Co. added four tanks at its Eugene brewing facility and plans to expand into new markets. It recently added 80 workers and plans to add four more in October. Portland Business Journal, 8/5/2014
  • Amy's Kitchen is undergoing a two-phase expansion at its plant in White City. Phase one involves reworking existing space to begin production of gluten-free burritos now done in Santa Rosa, Calif. Completion is set for the end of the year and it will add 80 jobs. The second phase will begin this fall and be completed in mid-2015, adding an additional 120 positions. Mail Tribune, 8/26/2014
You'll find all of the business news we compile from around the state at on the Around the State page!

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