Economic Development

Our Goal
To attract and retain jobs and private investment throughout Whatcom County

Port Services:

  • Promote Whatcom County as a place to do business
  • Manage expansion and recruitment leads
  • Provide access to economic development resources
  • Work closely with partner organizations and communities


Why Whatcom?

There are many benefits to relocating, starting or expanding a business in Whatcom County. Our economic development team supports industry across the county. Contact us for details!

Industries such as ...

- Maritime Trades
- Advanced Manufacturing
- Recreation Companies
- Clean Technology Firms

High-value Food Processing
- Canadian Business Expansion

Click below to see our Community Profile

Whatcom County Profile Cover Page