News

Where are we now?

‘State of’ addresses tout economic opportunity in South Sound Pierce County Executive Bruce Dammeier and City of Tacoma Mayor Victoria Woodards recently gave their state of addresses and both highlighted economic development…
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2018 Major Employers List Press Release

259 Qualify as Pierce County’s Major Employers in 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 29, 2018 – Tacoma, WA The Economic Development Board for Tacoma-Pierce County has published its 2018 Major Employers…
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November 2018 Briefs – event announcements

Register today: Recruiting Resources During Times of Low Unemployment FREE event 8:30-10 a.m., Dec. 4, 2018 Lakewood City Council Chamber As local unemployment rates drop to historic lows, how do businesses…
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We went to high school and wound up in a zoo

October Investor Briefing focuses on workforce of tomorrow Several times each year the EDB invites its Investors to attend an update on our recruitment, retention, and outreach efforts. But the…
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Board of directors meeting, 9-2018

Board of Directors Meeting Agenda 9-2018 12:00 noon – 1:30 p.m., Friday, September 28, 2018 Location: Gordon Thomas Honeywell, Tacoma WA, 1201 Pacific Avenue, Suite 2100, Tacoma, WA 98402 September…
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JBLM pumps $9b into South Sound economy

Joint Base Lewis-McChord is comprised of more than 52,000 active-duty military and Department of Defense civilians. Add in 45,000 military dependents and 32,000 retirees, and the population serviced at JBLM is…
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Emily’s Chocolates takes international stage

AMES International making sweet, global splash Consumers in Southeast Asia are looking to satisfy a sweet (and salty) tooth. A deal between AMES Internationaland Tmall will make that easier. Fife-based AMES is the…
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June 2018 Briefs

Action Item: Take the U.S. Economic Census Information gathered may help grow your business The Economic Census is the U.S. Government’s official five-year measure of American business and the economy. It’s conducted…
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