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By REDI Staff | Jan 29, 2021

If you’ve driven along Hwy 97 recently, you may wonder as you approach Redmond’s south end of town, “what is the massive steel structure arising from the BasX parking lot?” 

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By Courtney Cobb - REDI Board Member | Jan 27, 2021

The 2021 state legislative session is underway, and Redmond Economic Development Inc. will play its usual role of engaging legislators about bills impacting businesses and future development and advocating for resources which help pull the private sector through the COVID recession.

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By REDI Staff | Jan 25, 2021

A Team-based Rapid Assessment of Community-Level Coronavirus Epidemics (TRACE) team from OSU will visit Redmond neighborhoods from January 29-31 as part of a joint effort to determine the prevalence of COVID-19 in the Redmond community.  The TRACE field teams will invite as many as 600 Redmond residents to conduct a nasal swab test for SARS-CoV-2 the virus that causes COVID-19. Since April 2020, TRACE research has already taken place in Corvallis, Bend, Hermiston, Newport, and Eugene.

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By REDI Staff | Jan 21, 2021

Did you know REDI has been celebrating its record year in 2020? Despite the pandemic, business recruiting and expansion efforts in Redmond are thriving in the traded sector.

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By REDI Staff | Jan 18, 2021

Prices are rising not because products are necessarily manufactured here; it is because they are being transported here. When you are out shopping this year, whether you are buying in person at a local store or shopping online and having something shipped to your door, consider the cost of supply chain. For many, if not all, sales transactions, the price of logistics is included in the products we buy. From transportation costs of materials manufactured, to the transportation costs of the finished merchandise,... Read More

By REDI Staff | Dec 30, 2020

While 2020 has ended, the pandemic and its after-effects have not. How can small businesses endure even more of this pandemic environment? REDI looks to two sources where businesses can turn to for guidance and strength. These are Central Oregon SCORE and SBDC. 

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By REDI Staff | Dec 3, 2020

Keep the Holidays local. Here is a Central Oregon gift guide.

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By REDI Staff | Nov 30, 2020

One doesn’t need to wait until Oktoberfest to celebrate good “old-world” style sausage any longer. A former Bend food truck company, We’re the Wurst, decided to expand into the world of manufacturing. In its Redmond, Oregon facility, a fine sausage purveyor makes an array of provisions that include: Kielbasa, British bangers, Bockwurst, Chorizo, Linguiça, Moroccan Merguez and more.

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By REDI Staff | Nov 6, 2020

Proclaimed by Mayor George Endicott, the first Friday in October is “National Manufacturing Day” and Redmond Economic Development Incorporated (REDI) recently held its 8th Annual Made in Redmond Tour on October 2nd, 2020

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By Courtney Cobb - REDI Board Member | Sep 2, 2020

Redmond is in Demand

Even in the middle of a pandemic, Redmond is in high demand for industrial property. According to the most recent market report from Compass Commercial Real Estate, out of Redmond’s industrial sector of 1,654,385 square feet total leasable space, there is now just 35,384 SF available for lease, which amounts to a nine month supply at current leasing activity levels.

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