Entrepreneurial Climate

Government doesn't create jobs but we play a supporting role by helping create the conditions where businesses can thrive.

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Doing business in Pierce County has never been easier.

Initiatives to lower fees, streamline permits and save time are underway to encourage business owners to start or expand their business here!
Video: Business Boom in Pierce County


Pierce County is home to a larger share of Construction, Trade, Transportation and Logistics industries than any other county in Washington state. And our economy is growing: every key industry expects growth through 2023, though some will grow faster than others.
For more information:
Department of Economic Development