Washington State: Building Business Legends
The birthplace of such legendary businesses as Amazon, Costco, Expedia, Microsoft, Nordstrom, PACCAR, REI and Starbucks, Washington State offers businesses, site selectors and investors a critical mass of highly skilled workers in the aerospace, agriculture, clean technology, information & communication technology (ICT), forest products, life science/global health and maritime sectors.
As the global pandemic runs its course, Washington State is poised to recover more quickly than other parts of the United States. The state is fortunate to have built a diversified portfolio of high-growth industries over the decades, led by a flourishing technology sector and a well-earned reputation for groundbreaking creativity and innovation.
Leading the way in COVID-19.
One of the world’s most respected research organizations, the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is at the forefront of efforts to combat the COVID-19 outbreak. “The Hutch” is focusing on tracking the spread of the virus, developing new diagnostic tests, designing vaccine trials and combatting future outbreaks.
Ready to restart or rebuild?
Our new Restart Academy offers you a wealth of knowledge to help you get your business back on track or to start a new one in the wake of a global pandemic and economic downturn. From moving forward to reinventing your business from the ground up, we’ve got you covered.
You’re welcome, Florida.
A favorite sport of retirees in the Sunshine State, Pickleball was the brainchild of Washington Congressman Joel Pritchard and his friends who blended badminton and tennis in their backyard. The name, by the way, came from the sport of crew racing, where the pickle boat was manned by oarsmen not selected for other teams.
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