Umpqua Business Center

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Downtown Roseburg Oregon's riverfront restoration project is being catalyzed by an exciting new development... the Umpqua Business Center

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Umpqua Business Center

  1. 1. Umpqua Business Center<br />
  2. 2. 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 />12,500 sq. ft. includes 5000 sq. ft. state of the art data co-location facility and 4000 sq. ft. office space to support the facility<br />
  3. 3. Site Plan <br />
  4. 4. Facility – Business Incubator<br />12,500 sq. ft. business incubation center (Second floor)<br />28 fully connected Class A office spaces <br />(executive suite and incubator clients)<br />Receptionist services and conferencing rooms <br />Fully equipped copy/print common area for all tenants<br />“Community Connect” public internet access<br />3 computers with broadband and printing access<br />Training room with HD teleconference system<br />2 Build-to-suit spaces (kitchen, wet lab, etc)<br />
  5. 5. Second Floor- Umpqua Business Center<br />
  6. 6. What are business incubators?<br />Business incubators nurture the development of entrepreneurial companies to help them survive and grow. This happens during the start-up period when they are most vulnerable – typically 2-3 years.<br />These programs provide their client companies with business support services and resources tailored to young firms.<br />The most common goals of incubation programs are creating jobs in a community and enhancing a community’s entrepreneurial climate.<br />
  7. 7. What are the different types of business incubators?<br />Organization:<br />Most North American business incubators (about 94 %) are nonprofit organizations focused on economic development. <br />About 6 % of North American incubators are for-profit entities, usually set up to provide return on investments.<br />Focus:<br />39 % focus on technology businesses.<br />About 4 % focus on service businesses, serve niche markets or assist other types of businesses. <br />3 % serve manufacturing firms.<br />54 % are “mixed-use,” assisting a range of early-stage companies.<br />
  8. 8. Who sponsors business incubators?<br />About 31 % of North American business incubators are sponsored by economic development organizations.<br />21 % are sponsored by government entities.<br />20 % are sponsored by academic institutions. <br />8 % are sponsored by other types of organizations. <br />8 % of business incubators are “hybrids” with more than one sponsor. <br />4 % are sponsored by for-profit entities.<br />8 % of incubators have no sponsor or host organization. <br />In many ways, all incubators rely upon the sponsorship of the community they serve.<br />
  9. 9. How do incubators contribute to local and regional economies?<br />Incubator graduates create jobs, revitalize neighborhoods and commercialize new technologies, thus strengthening local, regional and even national economies. <br />Business incubators reduce the risk of small business failures. Historically, NBIA member incubators have reported that 87 percent of all firms that have graduated from their incubators are still in business. <br />
  10. 10. Facility – Data Center<br />5,000 sq. ft. Data Center collocation facility<br />Includes 200 6’ x 24”x 48” secure enclosed server racks<br />Enhanced fire detection and suppression<br />Redundant climate controlled atmosphere<br />Redundant generators, power conditioning, and battery backup<br />High end security and surveillance system<br />Network Operations Center<br />24x7 centralized monitoring and control systems for network management and deployment<br />Secure entry, loading, staging and programming areas <br />
  11. 11. First Floor-Data Center<br />
  12. 12. 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 business demand massive, redundant, quality, wide area network and internet traffic distribution. <br />This will establish Douglas County as the meeting place for accessing the internet superhighway – we are strategically located between Silicon Valley and Seattle. <br />This will stimulate the success of Douglas County by providing the infrastructure to attract the internet sector – brings high tech individuals and enterprise businesses to our community (benefits all regional development efforts).<br />
  13. 13. Facility – Data Center<br />200 6’ x 24”x 48” secure enclosed server racks<br />
  14. 14. Telling the Story: ComeToUmpqua.com <br />Lifestyle marketing: <br />This is a great place to live.<br />The people of the Umpqua tell the story:<br />Why is this a great place to live?<br />Why is this a great place to raise a family?<br />Why have they chosen to be here?<br />What kind of folks would do well here?<br />What sorts of businesses do we need here?<br />What are our local success stories?<br />What dreams do they have for the Umpqua?<br />Using social multi-media to attract entrepreneurs, creative stars and investors <br />
  15. 15. Marketing<br />Tenants in the building<br />Contributor<br />Executive Suite<br />Incubator Clients<br />Fundraising dollars<br />Creates funds for operations<br />
  16. 16. Summary<br />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. <br />Data center supports local businesses and attracts the internet dependant sector and high tech companies who can serve customers & markets worldwide. <br />Attract, develop and support a technology based culture while building on the rich cultural heritage and traditions of the region. <br />

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