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The Office of Economic Development & Competitiveness has a suite of programs and services designed specifically for small- to medium-size businesses. Our business experts understand the pressure owners and C-suite executives are under and the challenges they face every day. Best of all, our teams are here to help your business grow and expand, and in the process, strengthen communities and create jobs and economic vitality across the state.
Looking for a place to site your business or a new facility? We can help you with permitting and regulations, utilities, incentives, logistics, Foreign Trade Zone access and location in one of our Innovation Partnership Zones, aligned with key sectors, industries and areas of innovation.
Growth & Expansion
A skilled workforce is an essential part of any business’ strategy for success. We work with businesses and state educational institutions to align classroom and technical training with the needs of companies to build the workforce of the future, ready to step in and contribute to your bottom line.
Small Business Export Assistance
Starting a Business
If you’re just starting out building your business, the OEDC has some great resources assembled just for you, from our Small Business Playbook and links to co-working and makerspaces to connections to state agencies that regulate and oversee small businesses.
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2001 Sixth Ave., Suite 2600, Seattle, WA 98121