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Industrial sectors are pushing Portland’s employment growth/408/portland-10-16-2017-industrial-pushes-employment-growth<img alt="" src="/united-states/en-us/PublishingImages/Snapshots/construction-men-wearing-reflective-orange.jpg?RenditionID=6" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />/united-states/en-us/research/snapshots/408/portland-10-16-2017-industrial-pushes-employment-growthIndustrial sectors are pushing Portland’s employment growthEmployment in industrial sectors is pushing employment growth in Portland.
Portland office vacancy remains one of the lowest in the country /389/portland-10-9-17-office-vacancy<img alt="" src="/united-states/en-us/PublishingImages/Snapshots/buildings-sunset-reflectiion.jpg?RenditionID=6" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />/united-states/en-us/research/snapshots/389/portland-10-9-17-office-vacancyPortland office vacancy remains one of the lowest in the country ​Portland office vacancy remains low, remaining the 5th lowest in the U.S., now standing at 9.9%.
Computer Science occupations in Portland surging/362/overall-computer-occupations-grew-at-an-annualized-rate-of-7-5-percent-from-2010-to-2016-(7-5-percent-from-2012-to-2016-and-6-2-percent-from-2015-to-2<img alt="" src="/united-states/en-us/PublishingImages/Snapshots/technology-printed-circuit-board.jpg?RenditionID=6" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />/united-states/en-us/research/snapshots/362/overall-computer-occupations-grew-at-an-annualized-rate-of-7-5-percent-from-2010-to-2016-(7-5-percent-from-2012-to-2016-and-6-2-percent-from-2015-to-2Computer Science occupations in Portland surgingOverall Computer Occupations grew at an annualized rate of 7.5 percent from 2010 to 2016.
Need a web developer? Portland has you covered./352/portland-9-25-2017-need-a-web-developer<img alt="" src="/united-states/en-us/PublishingImages/Snapshots/technology-web-developer-screens.jpg?RenditionID=6" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />/united-states/en-us/research/snapshots/352/portland-9-25-2017-need-a-web-developerNeed a web developer? Portland has you covered.​As of May 2016, there were 2,570 people employed as web developers in Portland.
2017 on track to deliver most industrial construction in 20 years/337/portland-9-18-2017-most-industrial-construction-in-20-years<img alt="" src="/united-states/en-us/PublishingImages/Snapshots/construction-site-workers-ground.jpg?RenditionID=6" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />/united-states/en-us/research/snapshots/337/portland-9-18-2017-most-industrial-construction-in-20-years2017 on track to deliver most industrial construction in 20 yearsNearly 2.17 million square feet of industrial space has been delivered YTD 2017 with another 2.26 million square feet expected to be deliver in Q4 of 2017 alone.
All the new faces in Portland – likely from another state/308/portland-9-11-2017-new-faces-in-portland<img alt="" src="/united-states/en-us/PublishingImages/Snapshots/Photo%20for%20Portland%20Snapshot%20Website.jpg?RenditionID=6" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />/united-states/en-us/research/snapshots/308/portland-9-11-2017-new-faces-in-portlandAll the new faces in Portland – likely from another state​Since 2010 Portland’s population has increased by almost 200,000 people and in 2016 the metro area grew by almost 1.7 percent from the previous year to more than 2.4 million people.