Who We Are
The South Coast Development Council, Inc. is an economic development one stop with a goal of maintaining and improving the economic vitality of the Oregon South Coast. SCDC is focused on Business Retention and Expansion of traded-sector industries in the region. SCDC also assists with the recruitment or start-up of new businesses to improve the regions economy and provide living wage jobs.
The Oregon South Coast is the place you need to consider when choosing a new location or expanding your business. The Oregon South Coast has available land, fully developed business parks, enterprise zones, a willing and talented workforce, State of Oregon sponsored programs, and employee training opportunities. 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 to fit your needs.
The Oregon South Coast also offers the only commercial airport on the Oregon Coast at the Southwest Oregon Regional Airport (OTH), a state of the art hospital that is the largest on the Oregon Coast at Bay Area Hospital, and an excellent education system that features Southwestern Oregon Community College. This region has unparalleled natural beauty, temperate climate and a truly wonderful quality of life.