Invest in Pierce County
Since 1978, the private, 501(c)(6) nonprofit EDB has been laser-focused on recruiting new firms to Pierce County, retaining those that are here, and helping all of them expand.
The EDB supports companies to create new jobs and to grow the economy of the South Sound and Washington State, USA. In the past two decades, the EDB has worked with companies that have made over $1.6 billion in capital investments and created over 25,000 jobs.
Quality of Life Starts with a Great Job
The EDB is in the business of recruitment and retention of businesses. The more high-wage jobs at companies in Tacoma-Pierce County, the greater the job and career opportunities for our citizens. The more opportunities in Tacoma-Pierce County, the better the quality of life.
The Last Five years: 2014–2018
Because most deals take well over a year to conclude, the EDB measures its results in five-year increments. The EDB’s $184:1 return on its investors’ dollars from 2014–2018 is indicative of the strength of its recruitment and retention programs.
We’re Serious about Our Work
Let us help your firm or client become a success in Tacoma-Pierce County. Contact us today.
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