Tag: green jobs


June 26th, 2012

Seattle’s long range strategy for encouraging manufacturing is paying off, as Forbes magazine, in a recent article, rated the Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue Metropolitan Area as the top area for manufacturing growth in the nation over the last five years. Manufacturing employment is growing around the country, as industries realize the opportunity for ‘reshoring’ industrial activity.  Much of […]


Green Jobs to the Max: “Community Power Works”

September 23rd, 2010

With several pieces of implementing legislation having been adopted, Seattle is poised to launch a dramatic new initiative this fall that will save energy and create up to 2000 green jobs. “Community Power Works” is a $140 million program to retrofit residential, commercial, hospital, and municipal buildings in Central and South Seattle.