Low cost to operate & business-friendly

Choosing Tacoma and Pierce County

Our region is one of the fastest growing in the U.S. and is an ideal location for businesses seeking to cut operating costs and reach strategic markets. In the heart of the Northwest, Tacoma offers companies unparalleled access to the world. Read the economic overview of Pierce County.

Tacoma and Pierce County are committed to enhancing the business-friendly climate and establishing an environment that helps your company prosper. In fact, the region consistently ranks as on of the most business-friendly in the nation with a low cost of doing business and a tax base that lends itself to economic growth. Learn more.

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Economic Development Partners

TPU works with a team of partner organizations around Pierce County to promote economic vitality in the communities we serve.

Universities and Community & Technical Colleges