CARS (Charitable Adult Rides & Services) Expands to Medford

By SOREDI | July 12, 2016

25-40 Customer Service Positions Created Southern Oregon Regional Economic Development, Inc. (SOREDI) is pleased to announce that CARS, a nonprofit organization based in San Diego, has opened a customer service center in downtown Medford at 344 North Bartlett near the Lithia Commons. Founded in 2003 as a company of just a few employees accepting around […]

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American Tire Distributors Breaks Ground in Medford

By SOREDI | December 22, 2015

National Company to Build Warehouse, Service Southern Oregon American Tire Distributors (ATD) has purchased property and will begin construction of a 100,000 s/f concrete tilt-up warehouse and distribution center off Industry Drive in Medford beginning in January. ATD will create more than 15 new jobs for Southern Oregonians. As the nation’s largest tire distributor, the […]

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By SOREDI | December 10, 2015

Motorcycle Apparel & Accessory Ecommerce Business Opens Shop Medford, OR. – December 10, 2015:, an online retailer of motorcycle apparel and accessories has relocated to downtown Medford and will create over 25 jobs in its first year. As one of the region’s latest tech sector expansions, this leading motorcycle retailer located near Salt Lake […]

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One West Main Wins 2015 OEDA Award for Business Development Success Story

By SOREDI | October 27, 2015

The collaboration that brought 200+ jobs to downtown Medford was recognized by the Oregon Economic Development Association. Medford, Ore. – October 27, 2015:  –  One West Main, a collaboration between Pacific Retirement Services, Rogue Disposal and Recycling, Inc., and Pro Care Software to bring jobs to downtown Medford to make it more vibrant. This collaboration […]

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Southern Oregon Edge Profile: Rogue Valley Microdevices

By SOREDI | January 29, 2015

Accomplishing Greatness In the early 2000’s, Jessica Gomez and her husband, Patrick Kayatta, made history when they became Medford’s first microelectronics manufacturing company. Today, Rogue Valley Microdevices is not only a local model for successful business development with 300 percent growth, they have also earned a reputation as a global industry leader. Jessica and Patrick […]

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Southern Oregon Edge Profile: Lithia Auto Stores

By SOREDI | June 21, 2014

MEDFORD, OR – With 100 dealerships in 12 states, Lithia Auto Stores could have located its national headquarters anywhere, but chose to build a LEED silver certified facility in Medford, Oregon. “We made a conscious decision to locate our new headquarters here,” says Tom Dobry, vice president of marketing. “Here we have the best of all worlds—an […]

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Southern Oregon Edge Profile: ORW Architecture

By SOREDI | June 21, 2014

MEDFORD, OR – The principals at Ogden Roemer Wilkerson Architecture came to Southern Oregon for the lifestyle and stayed for much more. Ken Ogden “fled” from Los Angeles 20 years ago after a close brush with a gang-related drive-by shooting. He didn’t mind leaving the four-hour-a-day commute either. He loves living in a place where he can […]

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Southern Oregon Edge Profile: Procare Software

By SOREDI | June 14, 2014

MEDFORD, OR – Procare Software creates the world’s leading management tools for child care businesses. Recently, they outgrew their office space and rather than move out of Southern Oregon, owner Jeff Blum chose to build their new corporate headquarters in the heart of historic downtown Medford because Southern Oregon has everything their business needs to thrive. The quality […]

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