The prospect of Oregon construction field has increased in recent years. The Gross State Product of Oregon was $161.6 billion in 2008. The per capita personal income was around $38,801 in the same time. This state is the 26th wealthiest state in the United States.
Wineries and timber production have made this state a very rich one. Agricultural products like hazelnut are also extremely popular. As is common with any of these activities, construction of warehouses and food processing are extremely important. Hence, construction has become one of the major activities of the state.
High technology services and industries have also been set up in the state and this has provided a major boost in Oregon construction. Till the 1980s, the largest employer in the private sector in Oregon was Tektronics. Intel has set up its center in Washington County and this inspired many other companies to come to Oregon. » Read more: Oregon Construction Jobs