Tag: Office of Economic Development (OED)

STARTUP SEATTLE SUPPORTS NEW TECH COMPANIES

May 28th, 2013

Seattle has launched a new project to support the growth of the Seattle technology startup community. The project, which is being developed in cooperation with leaders of the tech and venture communities, is another step in keeping Seattle’s economy growing. It is part of ensuring that Seattle continues to be one of America’s leading cities […]

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SEATTLE’S ECONOMIC RECOVERY STRATEGY IS WORKING

April 26th, 2012

In the last several recessions, Seattle has lagged the national recovery, sometimes by as long as a year.  But, in this recession, we are at the leading edge of recovery.  Washington’s official numbers show the state’s unemployment rate at 8.2% in February, about equal to the national average – but that the Seattle area rate […]

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‘ONLY IN SEATTLE’ CAMPAIGN EXPANDED!

October 6th, 2011

The City’s ‘Only in Seattle’ campaign implements the Council’s Economic Recovery strategy (Resolution 31135, adopted in May, 2009), which called for a ‘Buy Local’ campaign to help Seattle’s neighborhood business districts.  We included this because we know that local businesses are critical parts of our community, and that dollars spent locally stay in the local […]

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