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$275 tax credit for new jobs in Pierce County

Pierce County leaders announce proposals for family-wage job credits An unprecedented number of Pierce County elected officials have come together to clearly state: Pierce County is open to business! Gathered…
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Northwest Seaport Alliance pumps up trade

Icons of Infrastructure features Ports of Tacoma, Seattle The Partnership Of Seattle And Tacoma Ports  – Called The Northwest Seaport Alliance – Is Positioning Itself As A Major Trading Post…
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Godzilla cranes change Port of Tacoma landscape

Even a snowstorm couldn’t dampen the impressive and much-anticipated arrival of four massive super-post-Panamax cranes in Commencement Bay Feb. 23. At 295 feet tall, the high-capacity cranes are designed to handle cargo…
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You outta be in pictures

Photos of the 2018 Annual Meeting The Economic Development Board for Tacoma-Pierce County celebrated the South Sound’s innovators at its 40th Annual Meeting on March 8, 2018 at the Greater…
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Northwest Now: Pierce County Economy

EDB President & CEO Bruce Kendall on KBTC’s Northwest Now Each week Northwest Now explores the current events and community issues that matter most to our region’s inhabitants.  On January…
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Tool Gauge

Business retention and expansion is a key pillar of the EDB’s work.  Tool Gauge had been operating for more than 50 years and is working with the EDB as it…
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Teamwork: Et tu, HQ2?

We are in it to win it On October 18 a team from across Tacoma and the South Sound announced the completion of their proposal for Amazon’s second headquarters (HQ2).   …
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