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Economic Development
Allan Berry
Public Works Director

Ph: (503) 674-6206
Fx: (503) 667-7866

Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Fairview offers businesses many advantages including:
  • Attractive sites including the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold Certified Birtcher Build-to-Suit industrial buildings
  • Choice industrial locations with exceptional regional access
  • Columbia Cascade Enterprise Zone 100% property tax abatement program
  • Educated workforce
  • Fast track permitting process and business friendly local government
  • High quality of life features including a wide array of housing choices, recreational opportunities, highly recognized school system, and award winning pedestrian friendly neo-traditional Fairview Village Development.

Fairview is conveniently located minutes from Portland PDX International Airport, Troutdale General Aviation Airport, Interstates 84, 205, & 5, Downtown Portland, and the Columbia River.

Major private sector employers include:
  • NACCO Materials Handling Group – The international test facility for Yale and Hyster lift trucks.
  • Townsend Farms – One of the largest fresh fruit packing operations in the United States.
  • Other major private sector employers include: General Pacific, Connor Manufacturing, CTDI, Thermo King, Navistar, Knight Transportation and Intertek.

Strategy for Success
The city’s economic development strategy focuses on six action areas:
  • Business recruitment
  • Business retention
  • Data tracking / information collection
  • Existing conditions analysis
  • Marketing
  • Regional participation