Umpqua business Center (U.B.C.)<br />Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians<br />
OrganizationCow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians<br />2.75 Million dollar Grant received from US Chamber of Commerce EDA, these funds will renovate a 24,000 sq. ft. building in downtown Roseburg. <br />Project directed by UIDC, additional support provided by the UBC advisory board, UIUC construction team and Rio Networks. <br />Tribal resources, oversight and partnering will stretch the dollars we have received for maximum results, construction completion date September 2011 <br />UBC has received very little press, marketing campaign to commence February 2011. Progress is available at www.cometoumpqua.com<br />Those in the community who are involved are extremely excited, through the marketing campaign the excitement will build and many more will become involved. <br />Expectations have been set high, this facility will be the focal point of business development and growth in Douglas County <br />Located in Douglas County–522 SE Washington Ave. Roseburg, Oregon<br />
Business Incubator Advisory Board<br />Douglas County Industrial Development<br />City of Roseburg<br />Umpqua Community College<br />CCD Business Development Corporation<br />Coalition for Good Governance<br />Economic Development Partnership<br />Umpqua Training & Employment<br />Cow Creek Tribe<br />Rio Networks<br />
Facility<br />Upper level<br />12,500 sq. ft. Business Incubator/Executive Suite space will promote new business ventures and create new jobs within Douglas County<br />Lower level<br />5000 sq. ft. state of the art data co-location facility and 4000 sq. ft. office space to support the facility<br />
High Tech/Creative Community Economic Development Focus <br />Original concept and focus; attract high tech/creative individuals and start ups. <br />Quality of life, Data Center infrastructure and business development professionals make this an excellent location for internet dependant entrepreneurs and businesses. Software developers, entertainment, remote education and training, sales and marketing, telemedicine, telehealth, e-government, finance and high tech companies among others will benefit. <br />Community input is being collected to determine other opportunities and uses for the UBC. We need to effectively leverage and utilize the local businesses, natural resources and gifts we have been provided with in Douglas County. <br />
Results - Deliverables<br />12,500 sq. ft. business incubation center (Second floor)<br />Includes 28 fully connected incubator offices<br />Class A office spaces for executive suite anchor tenants<br />Receptionist services and conferencing rooms <br />Fully equipped copy/print common area for all tenants<br />“Community Connect” access area for public internet<br />Provides a 30 seat workstation training room<br />Provides 5 public access computers with broadband<br />Provides a 3 screen HD telepresence system<br />
Results – Deliverables, continued<br />5,000 sq. ft. Data Center collocation facility<br />Includes 200 24”x48”x80”secure enclosed server racks<br />Fire suppression system<br />Redundant climate controlled atmosphere<br />Redundant generators, power conditioning system & UPS<br />High end security and surveillance system<br />Network Operations Center<br />24x7 centralized monitoring and control systems for network management and deployment<br />24x7 high security environment with full surveillance<br />Secure entry, loading, staging and programming area <br />
Why a Data Center?<br />There is rapidly growing demand for rural based web and server hosting facilities; metropolitan areas are overbuilt and a prime target for mass central disruption in the event of catastrophe. <br />Current uses include: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Microsoft, Cisco, public safety , FCC mandated disaster recovery for medical and banking sector, entertainment VOD, education, telemedicine, homeland security, and others. They demand massive, redundant, quality, wide area network and internet traffic distribution, this will establish Douglas County as the meeting place for accessing the internet superhighway. <br />Will stimulate the success of the UBC by providing the infrastructure to attract the internet dependant sector, high tech individuals and enterprise business to our community.<br />
Summary<br /><ul><li>Incubation, mentoring and training programs will benefit our local resources, foster the dreams of entrepreneurs, ensure the success of startup companies, create local jobs and stimulate the growth of Douglas county.
Data center supports local businesses and attracts the internet dependant sector and high tech companies who can serve customers & markets worldwide.
Attract, build and support a technology based culture while improving upon the foundation that has already been established so we may all enjoy the high quality of life Douglas County provides. </li>