Moving to Corvallis

A warm, innovative, vibrant community.

Relocating to Corvallis, Oregon will provide you with all the benefits of a friendly, small-town atmosphere and reward you with many of the services, amenities and activities you might expect in a bigger city.

Making Corvallis Home

Corvallis, the home of Oregon State University, has charming neighborhoods, a vibrant downtown complete with many one-of-a-kind restaurants and breweries, and is close to incredible outdoor activities.

Many homes in Corvallis are historic. In fact, we have two designated neighborhoods listed on the National Registry for Historic Places. And this charm extends to other neighborhoods throughout our wonderful community.

Corvallis was recently ranked 7th in the Creative Class, with 41.7% of our total workforce reflecting professionals in the fields of science and technology, design and architecture, arts, entertainment and media, and healthcare, law, management and education.

The vacancy rate in Corvallis is less than one percent due to high demand, especially when OSU students are in town, and the average price of a home is $271,716 in Benton County. Property taxes are $0.45 per $1,000 of assessed value.

Bringing Your Business to Corvallis

The City of Corvallis’ Economic Development Office offers plenty of detailed information regarding business practices and the business environment in Corvallis, Oregon. For complete information about bringing your business to Corvallis, contact Economic Development Manager Tom Nelson by email or by calling 541-766-6339.

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all-day Pacific Lamprey Geocaching Adven... @ Willamette River from Portland to Eugene
Pacific Lamprey Geocaching Adven... @ Willamette River from Portland to Eugene
Oct 2 all-day
Pacific Lamprey Geocaching Adventure @ Willamette River from Portland to Eugene | Oregon | United States
Ready for an adventure? Get outside to learn about the Pacific Lamprey, one of the world’s oldest and most interesting fish! Explore nature and discover geocaching, a fun, family-friendly activity. A hand-carved Lamprey has made its way to the ocean
8:00 am Vistas & Vineyards 2014 @ Giustina Gallery
Vistas & Vineyards 2014 @ Giustina Gallery
Oct 2 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Vistas & Vineyards 2014 @ Giustina Gallery | Corvallis | Oregon | United States
The Giustina Gallery will display the beautiful work of Vistas & Vineyards during October 2014. Vistas and Vineyards is a group of artists that meets weekly between mid-May through mid-October to express themselves individually as artists, to enjoy painting “en
10:00 am Cool Tools! @ Benton County Museum
Cool Tools! @ Benton County Museum
Oct 2 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Cool Tools! @ Benton County Museum | Philomath | Oregon | United States
Cool Tools! is now open at Benton County Museum in Philomath. Tools of regional and national significance from the workshop, laboratory, farm, field and home are featured. Informational labels are available on touch screen computers or your own smartphone. Visitors
10:00 am Yuji Hiratsuka Works on Paper @ Benton County Museum
Yuji Hiratsuka Works on Paper @ Benton County Museum
Oct 2 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Yuji Hiratsuka Works on Paper @ Benton County Museum | Philomath | Oregon | United States
Yuji Hiratsuka Works on Paper: Prints, Drawings and Book Arts opens at Benton County Historical Museum on Friday, September 5, 2014. The exhibition will be on view through October 11, 2014. “Yuji Hiratsuka needs no introduction in artistic, institutional, or
11:00 am Craft Beer & Hard Cider Tastings...
Craft Beer & Hard Cider Tastings...
Oct 2 @ 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
Craft Beer & Hard Cider Tastings on Thursday @ Corvallis | Oregon | United States
Award-winning wines aren’t the only thing Benton County is known for – we also have a rich and active craft beer culture, featuring several local craft breweries, as well as a cider house and a new meadery. Check out their

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