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WA: Community Economic Revitalization Board Invests $5.1M in Four Counties

January 21, 2022

Port of Pasco clean energy project, expected to create over 400 jobs, is among four projects approved for funding at the CERB January meeting. more >>


CA: Adidas to Expand Marketing, Sales, Design Operations in Downtown L.A.

January 14, 2022

Adidas has signaled a major expansion of its Los Angeles operation with the lease of 107,000 square feet of downtown office space. more >>


OR: Dutch Bros Coffee Chain Looks to Open 125 New Locations in 2022

January 12, 2022

Oregon-based drive-thru coffee chain Dutch Bros is looking to add 125 new locations in 2022, saying it has “great confidence in our new unit... more >>


WA: Golftec Opens New Instruction, Club Fitting Center in Bellevue

January 10, 2022

Golftec is opening an instruction and club fitting center in Bellevue, WA. The 2,500-square-foot facility features four indoor bays. more >>

clean tech

WA: State Grant Supports Expansion of Clean Tech Firm, Creating 100 Jobs

December 30, 2021

Commerce announces grant to support expansion of clean tech startup with a mission of decarbonizing buildings. more >>

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Port of Coos Bay: Oregon's Seaport

November 6, 2019

The Oregon International Port of Coos Bay delivers the efficiency, flexibility and customer service needed to move cargo domestically and... 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>>


GrassSeed Article | October 12, 2021
Seed Money: Grass Seed Shortage, Inflation Affecting Sports Industry

By: Trade & Industry Development, Mary Helen Sprecher

There's a shortage out there and it's not toilet paper. It's grass seed, something needed for venues like golf courses and sports fields. And this...   More>>

blank Article | September 28, 2021
A Workforce for the Future, and Quality of Life Considerations

By: Tracey Schelmetic

To thrive in 2022 and beyond, companies need an educated workforce with the right resources to support their families. To attract skilled employees,...   More>>

blank Article | April 7, 2021
America’s Top Sites for Business Prosperity and an Enjoyable Life

By: Tracey Schelmetic

Have a look at some of the top locations for businesses seeking to pursue their goals of success and leadership while enjoying a quality of life that...   More>>

blank Article | January 5, 2021
CiCi Awards 2021 Community Impact Awards

By: Tracey Schelmetic

A company’s decision to locate a new facility or expand an existing one can have a profound effect on a community, and it can go well beyond a...   More>>

blank Article | October 6, 2020
Workforce and Quality of Life

By: Trade & Industry Development

One of the most critical factors a company needs to succeed is a location that will support the business, its workers, and their families. This...   More>>