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About the Economic Development Department

The Economic Development Department believes our community is better when businesses here thrive, and companies will stay when they are successful and know they are supported. More businesses will choose Pierce County as they learn what a great place it is.  A strong business community leads to job retention and job creation – our ultimate goal.  We deliver programs and services to support our local businesses and enhance the operating environment for them. 
  • Mission: Support a business environment that creates local jobs and is the foundation for community wealth and prosperity in Pierce County. 
  • Vision: The best economic development organization possible, supporting job creation, workforce readiness, and tourism. We contribute to making Pierce County a great place to live, work, and raise a family.

Attract, Grow and Retain More Business
Increase Workforce Readiness
Greater Accountability for Results
Workload Indicators