North Gateway Urban Renewal Area


​The North Gateway Urban Renewal Area is approximately 926 acres in North Salem. Recent activities have focused on stimulating private development and improving traffic circulation in the area, including:

  • New infrastructure
  • Clean up of contaminated sites
  • Selling Agency-owned properties for redevelopment
  • Encouraging rehabilitation of property through the use of loans and grants

Assessed values and key projects were determined when the urban renewal district was first established. Project plans are subject to change at the direction of the Urban Renewal Agency.


Assessed value at creation: $133,430,867
Current assessed value: $305,080,314
Total bonding capacity: $75,000,000
Return on investment: $112,949,148

​Plan documents

North Gateway URA Overview566 KB
North Gateway Urban Renewal Plan7647 KB

​Advisory information


Projects: Portland Road Improvements, Hollywood Station, Environmental Clean-up, Sale/Redevelopment
Portland Road Corridor Action Plan2063 KB
Community Food Study Informational Flier1075 KB
Salem Community Food Study Complete with Appendix19889 KB
Salem Community Food Study Executive Summary9402 KB


Contact us

Annie GorskiEconomic Development ManagerUrban Development Department
Mailing address:
350 Commercial ST NE
Salem OR 97301

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