Startups & Entrepreneurs
There’s room to grow in Beaverton
Creativity and innovation rooted in the heart of the city
Look to Beaverton Central for your next business location! New office, residential, and hotel development is taking shape in the area surrounding the Beaverton Central MAX station. With the opening of the Patricia Reser Center for the Arts in 2021, the district will be a dynamic gathering place in the heart of Beaverton. Our team is here to show you around and discuss new opportunities available for your company.
Ideal location in Beaverton Central:
- Creative Class A office space available now and under development
- Restaurants, coffee and food carts: 30+ food carts and restaurants from all over the world as well as a short walk to Old Town Beaverton’s Restaurant Row
- Patricia Reser Center for the Arts opening 2021: 550 seat performing arts venue
- Creative companies are thriving here, with affordable spaces for micro-enterprises and our local tech incubator (OTBC) ready to offer assistance directly and through our annual Beaverton Startup Challenge
- Transit-rich and pedestrian-friendly: Beaverton Central MAX station connects travelers across the region, direct access to bike and pedestrian routes, and ample parking with two district garages
- Minutes away from Nike World HQ, Tektronix and other major employers
Located in the heart of Oregon’s “Silicon Forest,” Beaverton is home to many of the world’s top companies plus excellent schools and neighborhoods. We offer a tremendous blend of livability, recreation, arts and culture and are one of the most affordable cities on the West Coast. Beaverton is recognized for its ethnic and cultural diversity, with 1-in-3 residents identifying as BIPOC, 20 percent born outside of the U.S. and over 100 languages spoken in homes in the Beaverton School District. These factors strongly contributed to Money Magazine ranking Beaverton as “One of the Top 10 Best Places to Live in America” and Business Week ranking us as “One of the Best Places to Raise Kids.”
Beaverton is home to more than 5,000 businesses that employ some of the most highly-educated and skilled employees in the world with experience in software development, product innovation & design, biotech, advanced manufacturing, research & development, athletic & outdoor gear and food processing. Our population is young and very well-educated, with a median age of 35.8 years, a high school graduation rate of 81.3% and with 45% of our residents having a college degree.
Our Economic Development team is ready to provide you with a variety of business assistance support.
- Mike Williams, Economic Development Manager
firstname.lastname@example.org, (503) 526-2456
- Bill Berg, Business Development Manager
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Oregon Technology Business Center
The City of Beaverton is the founding sponsor of the Oregon Technology Business Center (OTBC). The purpose of the OTBC, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, is to help start-ups become thriving local businesses.
The center is located at 3800 SW Cedar Hills Blvd., Suite 260, Beaverton, OR 97005.
The OTBC provides free or low-cost:
- Networking events
- Entrepreneurship programs
- Shared office space
On-site resources for tenants include:
- 24/7 access
- Wi-fi internet
- Photocopying & faxing services
- Conference rooms
- Free parking
For more information, call 971-223-4660 or visit otbc.org.