We offer families a safe community
in which to live, work and learn.
Located in the heart of Oregon’s second-largest county
(Washington County, population 550,000+) and fastest
growing region, Forest Grove offers a dynamic mix of
services, incentives and amenities that give businesses
a distinct advantage.
• Diversity of housing, from
apartments to starter homes
to executive housing, in new
subdivisions or in historic districts.
• Diverse education opportunities,
from public or private K- 12 schools
to Portland Community College and
the city’s own nationally recognized
• More than 350 acres of open spaces:
14 parks (including ball parks and a
skateboard park), walking and bike
trails, and an aquatic center.
• Local youth sports leagues.
• Low crime rate.
• No business or sales tax; property
tax rates and assessments are
• Some of the lowest water, power
and land costs in the Portland
• Available industrial and commercial
land, most in prime locations near
• Enterprise Zone incentives;
supportive programs for small
businesses and entrepreneurs.
• Highly skilled regional workforce
of 90,000+ within a 10-mile radius,
as well as workforce training and
CONTACT JEFF KING, (503) 992-3293,
JKING@FORESTGROVE-OR.GOV, OR VISIT
NEW HOUSING COMPLEX LATEST INVESTMENT IN DOWNTOWN
The $18 million, 78-unit Jesse Quinn building was completed in
October in Forest Grove’s historic downtown, giving some 120
future residents access to unique special features (fitness center,
playground, rooftop patio and more) as well as an exciting location
in the city’s heart. Within walking distance are downtown’s rich
assortment of fine eateries, including the nationally acclaimed
Kama’aina (Hawaiian) restaurant, Urban Decanter wine bar/
restaurant and Bites (tapas bar) – not to mention a handcrafted
ice cream shop and killer bakeries. Two breweries – Ridgewalker
and Waltz – offer places to kick back and enjoy homemade suds,
while the Growler Garage tap room at the Jesse Quinn offers a
wide selection of local and regional craft beers. Between meals, our downtown shops and boutiques offer a bounty of unique
treasures, from locally designed clothing and jewelry to specialty health and beauty products and beyond.