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Press release: Welcome home, Amazon!

Welcome Home, Amazon! October 18, 2017 – Tacoma, Wash.  Today, a team from across Tacoma and the South Sound announced they were delivering their proposal for Amazon’s second headquarters (HQ2).…
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Teamwork: Wrapping up September

We’re busy! Eight months of numbers tell the story. From January to August 2017, the EDB conducted 21 site searches for companies looking to relocate to or expand in Tacoma-Pierce County. That’s…
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Teamwork: New projects on the horizon

August happenings: new projects breaking ground and opening doors There’s a lot going on in and around Tacoma-Pierce County. Here are three significant events that happened in August: Tacoma’s skyline…
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Teamwork: Briefs

American Job Center Opens at JBLM Washington State Governor Jay Inslee (center) and Pierce County Executive Bruce Dammeier (left of Inslee) helped celebrate the July 2017 opening of JBLM’s American…
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Tacoma’s Jesse Co. rocks heavy metal

If it’s big, complex, and made of metal, Tacoma’s Jesse Co. will take it on Tacoma-based metal fabricator and machinery producer Jesse Co. recently delivered the superstructure of a 144-car…
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Pierce County just keeps growing

Biggest jump in workforce in 24 years In its July 2017 Employment Report, WorkForce Central reported a significant increase in Pierce County’s labor force. The largest single-month increase in two-and-a-half…
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EDB tours Tehaleh

EDB Investors – Business is booming across Pierce County and that includes Tehaleh, the epic master planned community by Newland Communities on the outskirts of Bonney Lake.  Yesterday’s EDB Investor…
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