Fortify Holdings/Neuman Hotel Group: Planned conversion of Inn at the Commons to apartments (2020).
SOREDI: Created letters of support for an 8-unit development by Rentec Direct in Grants Pass, and an expansion of the Urban Growth Boundary in Central Point.
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SOREDI: Granted 20% of grant admin. funds to Foundry Village in Grants Pass.
SOREDI: Granted $30,000 through the EDA 2020 CARES ACT to Rogue Retreat (Jack & Jo Counties).
Development Partners: Started housing projects through MURA and other organizations. Genesis Project, Northgate Expansion, New Spirit Village, mixed-use plans for housing in downtown Medford, Ashland, etc.
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Medford: Passed a $60M bond for the Aquatics Center in May 2020.
Rogue Credit Union: Supported the Aquatics Center and received naming rights.
SOREDI: Administered the EDA CARES ACT, which set aside $70,200 for 9 small cities in the area.
Butte Falls: Created a community forest advisory group.
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SOREDI: Showed potential sites to developers and business recruits. Follow-up with Wildfire victims about status and redevelopment of their properties.
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Matt Brinkley, Planning Director, City of Medford
Carrie Borgen, Executive Director, ACCESS
Alex Campbell, Regional Solutions Coordinator, Oregon Gov.
Sam Engel, Manager of Social Determinants of Health, AllCare
Caitlin Fernandez, Business Support Manager, SOREDI
Josh LeBombard, SO Oregon Regional Representative, OR Dept. of Land Conservation and Dev.
Valerie Lovelace, City Councilor, City of Grants Pass
Amber Neeck, Housing Specialist, City of Grants Pass
Kelly Madding, Deputy City Manager, City of Medford
Tamra Martin, Fairgrounds & Event Center Director, Josephine County
JeanAnn Miles, City Councilor, City of Cave Junction
Colleen Padilla, Executive Director, SOREDI
Terrill Roper, Business Development Manager, SOREDI
Marta Tarantsey, Regional Development Officer, Business Oregon
Julie Thomas, Owner, Concierge Home Watch
Kelsey Yoho, Owner, Weekend Beer Co.
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