Relocation Made Easy

IMG_11_Nov_2013_MARKETING_NewThe PCEDC offers each client a single point-of-contact to your legislatures, county and city officials, ports and workforce development council, institutions of higher education, financial institutions and the key stakeholders in our County.  We are here to help you with the challenges of expansion or relocation.

The PCEDC is a networking tool and resource hub for business retention, expansion, and relocation in Washington. We are here to help your existing business expand or looking to relocate in Pacific County with site location, business data and demographics and permitting facilitation.

  • Site location – help you find your sweet spot
  • Business Financing Assistance – help you find the right financial institution for your needs
  • Incentives – help you find the right incentives for your business
  • Permit Facilitation – help you work through the local and state processes
  • Demographics – Help you with your decision-making
  • Impact Washington – Help you connect with all the organizations to help improve your competitiveness

Access to a Collaborative Region


Access to Metropolitan Locations

Located in the southwest corner of Washington State, we are bordered by the Columbia River, the Pacific Ocean and the pristine Willapa Bay.  Centrally located, approximately
60 miles for the State’s Capital, Olympia, 136 miles from Seattle and Portland, Oregon.

Access to State-of-the-Art Infrastructure

  • Low-cost energy, and high-speed telecommunications, at 1Mb/second or greater.
  • Over 466 acres currently zoned for “Community Commercial” use.
  • Over 917 acres currently zoned for industrial use.  Home to four ports, and four incorporated cities.

Access to Low Cost of Doing Business

  • Cost of Living Index:  85.5%  (01/2011)
  • Sales Tax – 7.9%
  • Affordable Housing – Median Home Price – $158,000 (U.S. Census Bureau, 2014)

Access to a Distinctive Northwest Lifestyle

An attractive place to live, work and play.  Year round kayaking, fishing, bike riding, storm watching, etc.  We offer a high-quality lifestyle in a world class natural
setting.  An outdoorsman’s paradise.

  • Affordable housing
  • Low crime rates
  • Cultural activities — Many fine museums, interpretive centers, theatres
  • Four public golf courses
  • Good schools
  • Fine medical care and hospitals
  • Sportsman’s paradise – superb hunting and fishing
  • Grays Harbor Community college / WSU, Continuing education
  • Water Sports – canoeing/kayaking
  • Airports with fueling facilities
  • Little traffic congestion
  • Public transportation system
  • 2 hours from Seattle or Portland
  • Many Quality Festivals & Events
  • Assisted living facilities
  • Parks  –View Cape Disappointment video
  • Pet/Animal Care
  • County Seat – Court House and Legal Services
  • All the services to let you be independent
  • Boys & Girls Club, 4-H, FFA and after school programs for youth
  • Fitness centers
  • World class dining