Latest News

July Marks Beginning of 27th Street Sewer Line Project

In July, the City of Bend will kick off a nearly two-year construction project to build a new sewer line down 27th Street – a hub for medical, retail, employment and residential users. This will bring considerable construction and heavy equipment to the area as crews dig significant trenches along the 27th Street corridor and […]

Bend Economic Development Advisory Board Seeks Applicants for Three Openings

The City of Bend is seeking applicants for three positions on the Bend Economic Development Advisory Board. Bend Economic Development Advisory Board members are appointed for three-year terms to advise the City Council on economic development matters, facilitate entrepreneurial support among community resources, guide City marketing and outreach efforts to the business community and oversee City […]

What to Expect from Summer Paving Season in Bend

It’s street paving season in Bend, that means crews will be out through the coming months putting approximately $5 million in funds to work improving local roads. Typical traffic or business access disruptions due to paving are short lived, but check out the map below to know when a paving crew may be moving through […]

Report: Central Oregon Rental Vacancy Rate Remains Below 1.5%

For the fourth year in a row, Central Oregon’s residential rental vacancy remained under 1.5%, coming in at 1.04%, according to the latest survey presented by the Central Oregon Rental Owners Association (COROA). “That is a very low rate, and it is highly unusual for it to have stayed so low for that long,” said […]

Bend for Business Newsletter-May Edition

Each month Bend Business Registration holders receive an emailing filling them in on relevant developments at the City of Bend. You can check out the May edition below. Would you like the monthly edition of the Bend For Business newsletter sent directly to your inbox? Email Bendforbusiness@bendoregon.gov to be added to the mailing list. Welcome to […]

Local Businesses Join City of Bend on Erosion & Sediment Certification

This spring, several local businesses joined City of Bend staff in earning the Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead (CESCL) certification, which is valid for three years.  This is an intensive two day class including both classroom and field components to become proficient in keeping soil sediments from moving off construction sites. All construction sites […]