Happy Valley offers a vibrant business climate, productive workforce, and a wonderful quality of life, all while in close proximity to major highways, an international airport, and transit services. We have made your business needs a priority to assure the success of your business.
Several district advantages exist for businesses to locate within the City of Happy Valley. They include lower property taxes, streamlined and business-friendly permitting, and desirable demographics, and lower insurance rates.
Lower Property Taxes
The taxes you'll pay in Happy Valley are lower than any other nearby city. Happy Valley's city tax rate is by far the lowest in the area, and the City's total tax rate is significantly less than surrounding cities. For example, an owner of a commercial office property valued at $5 Million would save more than $10,000 a year in Happy Valley compared to Milwaukie.
Streamlined, Business-Friendly Permitting
Happy Valley is focused on being business-friendly, offering fast and simplified procedures for licensing, building permitting and for land-use transactions.
When you join Happy Valley, you'll be a recognized part of your community. The City enjoys one of Oregon's highest household income levels, where roughly two-thirds of the population are adults age 25 to 44 - prime customers for local businesses.
Lower Insurance Rates
Happy Valley has its own designated zip code, 97086. There may be a potential for lowering your insurance rates.
Contact our Economic and Community Development Department
to learn more.