Economic Development

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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 County? 
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
- Outdoor Recreation
- Clean Technology 

Specialty Food Processing
- Canadian Business Expansion