Southwestern Small Business Development Center……………541-888-7182
Southwestern OR Community College
1988 Newmark Ave.
North Bend OR 97459
Assistance and training for new and existing businesses, small business management program, seminars and workshops, specialized training for manufacturers, individual counseling.
City of Coos Bay.………(541) 269-1811 or (541) 269-8918
500 Central Ave, Coos Bay, OR 97420
Fax (541) 267-5615
Rodger Craddock, City Manager
Information on comprehensive planning and zoning ordinances, enterprise zone incentives, business codes and licenses, and urban renewal programs.
City of North Bend……….(541) 756-8500; Fax (541) 756-8527
PO Box B, 335 California St.
North Bend, OR 97459
David Milliron, City Administrator /Jessica Engelke, Mayor
Information on comprehensive planning and zoning ordinances, business codes and occupancy permits, and urban renewal district.
CCD Development Corp……….(541) 756-4101; Fax (541) 756-1167
540 Anderson Ave. Coos Bay OR 97420
Kathy Strickler, Loan Servicing Specialist/ Loan Assistant
Theresa Haga, Business Finance Manager
Assistance with long and short-term financing for qualified businesses, Certified Development Company or SBA loans, other loan packaging, administration of Oregon regional/rural investment funds, management consulting for business start-ups.
Oregon International Port of Coos Bay.……………..(541) 267-7678; Fax (541) 269-1475
PO Box 1215; 125 Central Ave. Ste.300
Coos Bay, OR 97420
John Burns, Executive Director
Information on maritime trade and transportation, the seafood industry, Foreign Trade Zone sites and regulations, marketing and management of the North Bay Marine Industrial Park, assistance with other industrial locations and marine projects.
South Coast Business Employment Corp.
PO Box 1118; 93781 Newport Lane
Coos Bay, OR 97420
(541) 269-2013 or (800) 858-5777
Fax (541) 267-0194
Melissa Metz, CEO
Private, non-profit organization providing screening, recruitment, customized training programs and a wide range of related services. SCBEC can also offer training wage subsidies to qualifying employers.
South Coast Development Council………………(541) 888-7003; (800) 717-7945
2110 Newmark Ave. Suite 219, Coos Bay, OR 97420
Shaun Gibbs, Executive Director
SCDC is a Public/Private, non-profit economic development organization that serves as a regional economic development clearinghouse. SCDC works with the recruitment, expansion and retention of business. Mission Statement: “To improve the Regions Economy.”