Situated less than 30 miles away from Seattle and with a population exceeding 200,000, Tacoma is currently among the best locations in the U.S. for technology companies.
So begins CyberTrend magazine’s assessment of Tacoma as one of four “Midsize Cities with Big Tech Ambitions.” Click here to read the full article about the exciting things happening in Pierce County as it grows its cybersecurity industry.
His keynote presentation, “Rethinking the South Puget Sound Region: Trends and Prospects,” prompted dozens of calls and emails to the EDB in search of the information.
Dr. Modarres has posted his presentation online, edited so that it can be understood without a speaker interpreting some of the slides. Click here to go to the Urban Studies Department’s Community Resources page, where the presentation can be found.
Since 1978, the private nonprofit EDB has worked with job and wealth-creating companies to grow the economy of the South Sound and Washington State, USA. In the past five years alone, the EDB has helped recruit or retain 3,338 jobs; generated $189 million in wages and salaries; and enabled $252 million in private capital investment.
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