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WA: Mitsubishi Aircraft Opens U.S. Headquarters at Renton, Wash.

May 15, 2019

Mitsubishi Aircraft opened its U.S. headquarters in Renton, Wash., on May 10. more >>


WA: Autonomous Vehicle Firm to Open Office in Bellevue, Hiring Up to 200

April 24, 2019

Cruise, an autonomous vehicle (AV) company, plans to open an office in Bellevue, adding up to 200 engineering jobs. more >>


WA: Commerce Awards $1.6 Million for Solar Energy Projects

April 22, 2019

The Washington State Department of Commerce announced over $1.6 million in grants from the state’s Clean Energy Fund to three projects to advance... more >>


OR: Apparel Start-Up Oros to Relocate to Portland, Hire Additional Workers

April 18, 2019

Oros, a Cincinnati-based outdoor apparel digital start-up, will move to Portland, Ore., and increase its workforce to 20 employees. more >>


WA: State Grant Helps International Food Processor Expand, Add Jobs

April 16, 2019

A $100,000 state grant to the Adams County Development Council supported the expansion of SVZ-USA Washington Inc.'s plans to invest $4.8 million to... more >>


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Case Studies

Case study | August 31, 2006
Cultivating a Business-Friendly Climate in Coastal California   

By: Rhonda Proctor

When Bob Dylan so prominently chimed in song, "Times, they are a changing," he probably wasn't referring to the economic development activities of... More>>


Case study | June 30, 2006
Mill Creek Industrial Park   

By: Trade & Industry Development

The State of Oregon, Department of Administrative Services (DAS), and the City of Salem have partnered to create one of the largest, best planned... More>>


White Papers

White Paper | March 18, 2016
Cyberstates 2016   

CompTIA presents its 17th-annual edition of Cyberstates to use as an accessible reference tool for national and state-level tech sector data. More>>


White Paper | April 24, 2013
Bioscience Economic Development Report 2013   

Bioscience Economic Development Report 2013 highlights legislative priorities, best practices and return on investment. The Report shows the bio... More>>


White Paper | May 24, 2012
Ernst & Young LLP's 2012 US Investment Monitor Shows Increased Investment in New Facilities and Jobs   

Companies continue to invest in the US economy and businesses show strong levels of investment in new and upgraded facilities, according to the 2012... More>>



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blank Article | March 23, 2019
Consider the Options in Medical Manufacturing Site Selection

By: Larry Gigerich

The global market for the medical device and equipment manufacturing industry, also known as Medtech, is estimated to reach $409.5 billion by 2023....   More>>


blank Article | January 30, 2019
Delivery System

By: Jennifer Alten

Ports deliver vital goods and services to consumers and ship exports out the country. But they also go well beyond that—they create jobs and...   More>>


blank Article | November 26, 2018
Workforce Development Programs Connect the Dots Between Companies and Employees

By: Jennifer Alten

What is workforce development? Workforce Central, a workforce development program in Pierce County Washington, offers a description that hits the...   More>>


blank Article | September 17, 2018
Hotspots and their Cool Business Attractions

By: Linda Dobel

It's important to examine what areas consider to be their most delightful qualities for livability to businesses and staffs. Its all here.   More>>


blank Article | April 30, 2018
Shaking the Game Board: Will the New U.S. Tax Law Impact Location Decisions?

By: Christopher Steele

New U.S. tax law may make the U.S. a more favorable tax regime overall, but what about less-obvious impacts on corporate location decisions?   More>>