Portland art.

Art for All

OK, I’m playing catchup but happy, happy news is good news to share. Don’t miss the recent Portland Business Journal article detailing Jordan Schnitzer’s sizable donation to PSU, he’s making a major contribution to the building of a new art museum at Neuberger Hall. And not just any museum, this one is free. Free for students, free to the…

Why Portland?

Why Portland

If you missed the RMA Portland Metro Chapter luncheon on the future of commercial real estate and capital markets, you missed a lot. This peek at why the Rose City is growing leaps and bounds fascinates. Massive job growth and record numbers of college grads headed our way. Rapid increases in industrial construction are pushing growth…

Window cleaning small business.

Small Business is Good Business

Of course Portland rides near the top of the list of cities with the highest concentration of small businesses. Lucky number seven! Reading this stat delights me: According to The Business Journals, Portland clocks in at number seven with 2,717 small businesses per 100,000 residents. Speaking roundly, with nearly 2.4 million Portland Metro residents, that…

The United Airlines legging case.

United Divided

At Ideagility we provide marketing and public relations services especially designed for small business; all things communications is the industry that I have loved for, well, several decades. Did you read about the very public nightmare that United Airlines created for themselves? This week they denied boarding to a couple teenager girls and then a family with a little girl…