Infrastructure Improvements Position Visitor Industry for Growth
Lane County, Ore. – The Eugene, Cascades & Coast region attracted a record $633 million in visitor spending in 2015 and 2016 is on pace to run past the 2015 total like Devon Allen sprinting past his hurdle competitors. But without consistent investment in infrastructure the ability to keep pace can be compromised. "It's not unlike owning a home," noted Kari Westlund President and CEO of Travel Lane County. "There's always painting to be done, a roof to replace and a hot water heater that goes out just as the relatives arrive. The difference for our members is adding a few zeros to the payment."
Background documents including contact information, questionnaires, photos and historical documents have been provided. Contact information on these projects is included on the questionnaire document. Additionally, the following contacts are available to provide information on recent improvements to their properties: