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WA: Revitalization Board Invests $5.1 Million for Econ Development

May 26, 2020

Washington State Community Economic Revitalization Board invests $5.1 million in low-interest loans and grants to support development. more >>


SC: Outdoor Outfitter REI to Open Second Store in State, Creating 45 Jobs

May 19, 2020

Outdoor outfitter REI Co-op is targeting August to open its new store in Columbia, S.C., creating 45 jobs. more >>


WA: Commerce Awards Over $65,000 for Skilled Worker Training Programs

May 15, 2020

The Washington State Department of Commerce announced three grants to help increase Washington’s skilled workforce and provide job opportunities. more >>


WA: Econ Revitalization Board Invests $1 Million in Pacific, Yakima Counties

March 20, 2020

The Washington State Community Economic Revitalization Board approved $720,000 in loans and $290,000 in grants for economic development. more >>


CA: CAN: ValGenesis Opens New Offices to Accommodate Rapid Growth

March 16, 2020

ValGenesis Inc. is the opening of two new offices in Mississauga, Canada and Long Beach, CA, to accommodate rapid growth across North America. 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>>


Articles

blank Article | March 16, 2020
Ports Move Goods—And the Economy

By: Jennifer Alten

Ports are responsible for more than moving goods. They are also major engines that drive the influx of business development, which in turn has a...   More>>


blank Article | March 16, 2020
Shifting Trade Routes Shape Seaports

By: Lori Musser

Trade routes shift. Constantly. That presents a challenge to seaports whose strategies and investments in infrastructure and services are shaped by...   More>>


blank Article | August 22, 2019
Light Manufacturing Provides a Heavy Lift for Economic Development

By: Jennifer Alten

Light manufacturing’s impact throughout the U.S. is anything but featherweight. To attract and retain businesses in light manufacturing,...   More>>


blank Article | June 14, 2019
Keys to Winning in the Corporate Real Estate Industry

By: Fred D. Burkhardt

Rapid changes in how companies “do business” and market competition, extensive use of technology, and changing tenant and investor expectations...   More>>


blank Article | June 14, 2019
Base of Operations: Finding the Best Location for a Corporate HQ

By: David Hickey

Location decisions require a strategic approach with attention placed on key factors specific to the project’s requirements. The decision should...   More>>