Economic Vitality

Advance living-wage job creation and business development opportunities in Pierce County with a focus on marine trade and transportation.

The Port is an economic engine that makes strategic investments to generate jobs and promote vitality for our region.


Strategically acquire and develop real estate to support marine trade activity of the Port and The Northwest Seaport Alliance.
Invest in assets that support living-wage job creation throughout Pierce County.
Develop and support land use and infrastructure policies that protect the cargo supply chain and promote a robust employment base.
Partner with regional organizations to facilitate career development and business growth in Pierce County.