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Posted on: March 23, 2022

Kari Rinn Joins Economic Development Team to Support Creative Businesses

We're excited to welcome Kari Rinn to our team! Kari will focus on innovation in the creative sector of Pierce County to foster businesses development, collaboration and connection. “I believe in the power of creativity; to heal, provid...

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Economic Development
Posted on: March 23, 2022

Pierce County Economic Development Receives 2022 WEDA Innovation in Economic Development Award

At its March conference, the Washington State Economic Development Association (WEDA) recognized the Department for its work with community partners to launch the Pierce County Business Accelerator Program in 2021. The 2022 Innovation in Economic Developm...

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Economic Development
Posted on: October 20, 2021

Update: SAFE Boats awarded new Naval contract, will add 75 new maritime workers

Update: SAFE Boats International has been awarded an $89,717,984 firm-fixed-price modification to a previously awarded contract for design, construction, outfitting, reactivation, and training for six Mk VI Patrol Boats with an option for two additional v...

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Economic Development
Posted on: February 1, 2019

Family-Wage Job Credit Program

The Pierce County Executive and County Council are committed to creating jobs in Pierce County. They recently passed a Family-Wage Job Credit Program effective January 1, 2019.

The Family-Wage Job Credit Program provides a one-time $275 credit per job to e...

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Economic Development
Posted on: January 30, 2019

Opportunity Zones

What are they? How do they work? Learn all about the Opportunity Zones from the State of Washington's Department of Commerce website.

www.piercecountywa.org/edd

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Economic Development