Economic Development Studies

City Economic Development Strategy 2021-2025

The City Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) 2021-2025 identifies the City of Veneta's economic strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats (SWOT). As a result of the SWOT analysis, the strategy identifies several goals, strategies, and associated tasks to develop a stronger economy within a specific timeline. Click Here to Read the Complete CEDS

Business Retention & Expansion Report 2022

Completing an updated business retention and expansion (BR&E) study was one of the tasks identified in the CEDS 2021-2025. City staff worked with a group of volunteers to collect data from 14 business interviews and 90 survey participants. The BR&E report analyzes this data, identifies common trends, and recommends that the City take several actions to support business retention and expansion in the greater Veneta-Fern Ridge area. Click Here to Read the Complete Report

Veneta Retail Market Analysis

The retail market analysis identifies the different types of customers located in the Veneta-Fern Ridge area, describes the commodities that they consume, and if they are purchasing those commodities in the City of Veneta or the Eugene-Springfield metro because the commodities are not available locally. Businesses and investors can use this information to identify the commodities that would sell in the City. Click Here to Read the Complete Analysis