Kitsap Economic Development Alliance


The Kitsap Economic Development Alliance (KEDA) is a 39 year-old public/private nonprofit 501 (c) (6) corporation founded in June, 1983. Our goal is to to promote a strong economy with business, job and talent expansion across all of Kitsap County while ensuring healthy growth and a desirable quality of life. How? Through a partnership of business and government, KEDA provides free customized services to business clients in a confidential manner on challenges related to: Market Research and Analysis Site Selection Government Bidding & Contracting Exporting Capital Formation Workforce Hiring & Training Taxes, Regulations & Permitting Advanced Manufacturing & Industry Certifications B2B and G2B Referral Networking OUR SERVICES All services are provided in a confidential manner at no cost to you! Statistical Data – KEDA provides key market research & analysis for your business, including demographics, labor availability, wages, taxes, housing costs and more. Site Location – KEDA maintains information regarding building, land and build-to-suit facility availability. Click here for property search tool Site Visit Assistance – KEDA can arrange hotel accommodations, tours and ground transportation, and schedule interviews with local agencies and potential employees. Permitting – KEDA can provide introductions and/or follow up for new and expanded facility needs. Workforce Recruitment and Training – KEDA can assist with finding and training employees by coordinating involvement with appropriate educational institutions and government entities. Referral Network – KEDA is part of a local and state network of business assistance agencies and can provide referrals and introductions to partners with expertise in funding, exporting, business plan analysis and more. PTAC Center – KEDA provides professional and experienced business counseling for companies seeking or wishing to expand government contracts. Click here for more information.
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