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WA: Amazon Opens Cashierless 'Go Grocery' Store in Redmond

September 10, 2020

Amazon has opened a Go Grocery store in Redmond, Wash., its second in the state. more >>


WA: Amazon to Add Another 10,000 Jobs in Bellevue, Build Out 2M Sq. Ft.

September 9, 2020

Amazon plans to add another 10,000 jobs in the city of Bellevue, Wash., over the next few years. more >>


CA: MD: Choice Opens New Hotels on East and West Coasts

September 1, 2020

Choice Hotels International has opened an upscale Cambria Hotels on both the East and West coasts in August. more >>


NV: Makita to Open Distribution, Training, Service Facility in Reno

August 26, 2020

Makita U.S.A., Inc. is expanding its distribution, training and service capabilities with a new state-of-the-art facility in Reno, Nevada. more >>


WA: Costco Adding More Corporate Office Space in Issaquah

August 11, 2020

Costco Wholesale has bought a former Barnes & Noble store in the Issaquah, Washington, area to expand its corporate capacity. 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

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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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Keys to Winning in the Corporate Real Estate Industry

By: Fred D. Burkhardt

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