Construction brings more jobs to Portland


The city’s recent construction boom helped create approximately 4,400 jobs in 2013.

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The city’s recent construction boom helped create approximately 4,400 jobs in 2013.

Those kinds of jobs represent almost 30 percent of all jobs created in the region in November. These are well-paying jobs that are helping to bring down the unemployment rate in the region to 6.7 percent. That’s lower than the national average.

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