Greater Portland’s livability and wide range of diverse communities make the region especially attractive to businesses and their workers. People in Greater Portland enjoy active, unique and fulfilling lifestyles enhanced by access to incredible outdoor recreation options and a renowned food and arts scene. Exciting metropolitan amenities, access to world-class educational institutions and West Coast affordability allow residents to grow and thrive.

Our region spans two states, seven counties, and many incredible communities, each with its own unique characteristics. From downtown Portland condos to waterfront houseboat communities, and from suburban homes to secluded mountain cabins, the Greater Portland region offers an incredible range of  lifestyle opportunities. There is truly something for everyone here. 

Why Live in Greater Portland