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WA: New Darrington Wood Innovation Center to Create 150 Jobs

March 5, 2021

The city of Darrington, Wash., received a $6 million grant recently for a 94-acre campus to develop cutting-edge timber technology. more >>


TX: NV: IL: PA: Dicks Expands Footprint, to Create 190 Jobs

March 3, 2021

Dick’s Sporting Goods will expand with the opening of three Dick’s Sporting Goods locations and one Warehouse Sale location, creating 190 jobs. more >>


IA: WA: NJ: Golf Club Fitter Club Champion Opens Three New Fitting Studios

February 18, 2021

Custom club fitter Club Champion announced the opening of three new fitting studios this month, located in Des Moines, IA; Tacoma, WA; and... more >>


VA: CA: Hibbett Sports Opens New Stores in Virginia, N. California

February 16, 2021

Hibbett Sports has opened stores in Colonial Heights in Virginia and Vallejo in Northern California. The retailer operates nearly 1,100 sites in 35... more >>


WA: Nikwax Upgrades Headquarters; Prioritizes Sustainability NA Investment

February 9, 2021

Nikwax North America deepens its commitment to the North American market with a new office in Seattle, WA. 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   

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White Paper | April 24, 2013
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White Paper | May 24, 2012
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