Five businesses recently joined the Swan Island Business Association: Anna’s Island Cafe Columbia Distributing MBS – Millennium Building Services Maletis Beverage Republic Services We welcome them to SIBA! ... read more
We're proud of Swan Island and what we get done every day. During the week about 10,000 people commute to their family-wage jobs in one of the country's most unique urban industrial districts - situated on the shores of the Willamette River adjacent to vital north Portland neighborhoods and even home to a surprising diversity of wildlife.
We've designed this website to clear up any confusion, to inform, to motivate and maybe even to inspire. We invite you to explore these pages. Write us with your questions. Find that job on the Island. Locate your business here. Join SIBA. And, if you're in the area, stop by the SIBA office and say hi.
Attention all SIBA members and other businesses on Swan Island: SIBA and the Columbia Corridor Association are pleased to partner in offering the first ResourceFULL Use Workshop on Swan Island. Network and share ideas about how to reduce costs and develop new market opportunities through by-product re-use and waste prevention. Find trading partners for your own by-products. Post your by-product materials online at the Materials Innovation Exchange. This is a free event, but please RSVP here. Thursday, October 16th, 9:30-11:30 am (come for coffee and conversation at 9am) The new PCC Trades Center on Swan Island Room 136 6400 N.... read more
On September 17, leaders from Portland Community College, businesses on Swan Island, SIBA and elected officials cut the ceremonial ribbon and officially opened the doors to the new Swan Island Trades Center (SITC). Strategically deciding to bring their Trades & Industry department down to the businesses that need skilled technicians, PCC used 2008 bond funds to purchase the land at 6400 N. Cutter Circle and renovate the building that had originally housed the State Motor Pool. The department’s programs include Facilities Management/HVAC-R, Fiber Optics, Pre-Apprenticeship and Electrical Trades. Embracing the value that SITC would bring to Swan Island, SIBA members... read more