Economic Development Resources

Economic Development Resources

South Coast Development Council, Inc. (SCDC)

Creating Partnerships to Improve the Region’s Economy

The Southern Oregon Coast is the place you need to consider when choosing a place to locate or expand your business.  The South Coast has available land, fully developed business parks, enterprise zones, a willing and talented work force, State sponsored programs, and employee training.  Add to that the best deep water port between Seattle and San Francisco, the lowest barging rates on the west coast, stable and inexpensive electric/power rates, and a ready supply of natural gas and water.

The South Coast offers the only commercial airport on the Oregon Coast, a state of the art hospital that is the largest on the Oregon Coast, and an excellent education system that features Southwestern Oregon Community College.  This is a location of unparalleled natural beauty, temperate climate and a truly wonderful quality of life.

South Coast Development Council, Inc. is an economic development one stop and has a goal of maintaining and improving the economic viability of the Southern Oregon Coast.

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TELEPHONE NUMBER: 541-266-9753
PHYSICAL ADDRESS: 50 Central Ave, Suite A, Coos Bay, Oregon 97420

Small Business Development Center

The SWOCC Small Business Development Center is part of the Oregon SBDC Network that provides practical information and services for business success. We provide specialty assistance to both rapid growth businesses and start-ups. Our goal is to Strengthen and Support an Entrepreneurial Culture.

The Center offers training for businesses from getting started right through planning an exit strategy. No matter the size of your operation, training can be provided that will enable you and your employees to learn or improve skills and learn new technologies.

Many tools and resources are available to assist your business including business planning software, market research, financial analysis and referrals.

We are here to help you make your business a success!

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Arlene Soto 
Small Business Development Center Director

Mary Loiselle 
Small Business Development Center Business Counselor & Instructor