Canby Economic Development

  Economic Development Strategy: See Canby’s Economic Development Strategy, adopted April 3, 2013, that guides efforts to support existing businesses, recruit new businesses and development, and ensure Canby remains an attractive place for business. The report provides a wealth of information about Canby’s strengths, opportunities and challenges. There are also links to detailed background reports focused on industry clusters, retail strategies, business survey information and more.

The City of Canby is proud to launch a new initiative to promote and support our local businesses. Canby Shop Local is an online searchable up-to-date directory of Canby businesses which makes it easy to find the products and services you need.

Features include:
Individual business micro webpage for each business with contact information. Many will enhance their web page with coupons, newsletters, job opportunities, links to social networking sites and more - Link to "How to Manage Your Business"

Support Canby Businesse
A map highlighting the businesses in the category chosen
Ways to post and find local job opportunities
* Opportunity to subscribe and “follow” the business and receive exclusive information on upcoming events, e-newsletters, coupons and other highlights  

In Canby, an innovative new tool called OpenCounter helps businesses get up and running more quickly and easily. It provides fast, easy and comprehensive information on the Canby business location process online 24/7.
It asks the right questions, in the right order, so business owners see the requirements, fees, and processing time for their business and proposed location. Then businesses will receive a customized report based on their specific needs.

Welcome to Canby Photo Canby Overview

Canby, Oregon is an attractive growing community of 15,830 residents just 25 miles south of Portland. It is an excellent business location offering excellent highway access, ample utilities, and a plentiful supply of shovel-ready land. Canby is nestled in the heart of the Willamette Valley offering all the amenities of a larger city while maintaining a rural "hometown" feel. Residents and business owners alike enjoy the high quality of life that Canby offers.

Business Highlights

Pro-business climate
: Canby is determined to do what it takes to develop and retain businesses and jobs in our community. voters approved a 150-acre industrial annexation by a 2-1 margin and the City's Urban Renewal District is funding infrastructure to develop employment land and invest in an attractive downtown.

Workforce: Canby's location near the metro area means that over 213,000 people live within a ten mile radius, with a labor force of over 166,000.

Incentives: Canby Urban Renewal District offers a Strategic Investment Zone 15 year property tax abatement for investments over $25 million.

Community: Come to Canby and discover a strong, vital community that welcomes your family and your business. See for yourself what our hometown can offer you.

Downtown Design Standards - April 2008

Renate Mengelberg
Economic Development Director

Phone: 503-266-0701

Canby Economic Development Department
222 NE 2nd Avenue, Canby OR 97013
Main: 503-266-7001 Fax 503-266-1574

Last Update: October 26, 2016

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