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Economic Development

  • Building Permits

    When you obtain a permit, a certified inspector ensures the work is done safely and to code.

  • Economic Development Services

    The City's Economic Development team will help your project run smoothly, with a single point of contact and the expertise you need to help you be successful in Gresham.

  • Small Business Center

    We can help you navigate the City's application and permitting processes.

  • Economic Development Incentives

    We are a business-friendly city, with tools and incentives to help eligible companies invest and reinvest in Gresham.

  • Rapid Response Team

    We understand time is money during industrial expansion and relocation projects.

  • Welcome to Gresham
  • Our Approach
Welcome to Gresham

As the fourth-largest city in Oregon and the second-largest in the Portland metropolitan area, Gresham is ideally located, benefitting from business-friendly demographics, strong transportation connections and a high quality of life.

Our Approach

The City is committed to providing the right information quickly. The right site, powerful infrastructure, and skilled people combined with committed customer service means success for your business in Gresham.

As advocates for large and small industrial companies we provide:

  • Contacts and resources
  • Business retention services
  • Assistance with City permitting processes
  • Expansion and relocation services
  • Support to help industrial businesses thrive

Read more about our Economic Development Services.