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Why Washington?

Increased airplane production on the horizon.

Increased airplane production on the horizon.

A record number of aircraft rolled off production lines in Washington State in 2014 accounting for 95.4% of all Boeing’s airplane production.  And over the next 5 years, Boeing has projected an increase in production of jetliners to 900 per year by 2020. While that’s great news for the aerospace workers on the production lines, it […]

| January 28, 2015
Seattlelites to build satellites for SpaceX.

Seattlelites to build satellites for SpaceX.

Washington State’s aerospace expertise is poised to help Elon Musk’s expansion of SpaceX and his goal of settlements on Mars. The first successful commercial rocket maker has big plans to put a network of 4,000 satellites into Earth orbit to provide high-speed Internet access everywhere on the planet. To make his dreams of global Internet connectivity […]

| January 20, 2015
Boeing expansion draws aerospace suppliers to region.

Boeing expansion draws aerospace suppliers to region.

Aerospace supply chain companies are finding it’s a smart move to be closer to their major customer. Since Boeing’s new facility for 777X construction is rapidly going up in the Everett area, other companies are relocating operations or expanding with new facilities nearby. Companies like Canada’s landing gear manufacturer, Heroux-Devtek Inc, have a renewed confidence […]

| December 17, 2014
Drone camera maker moves north to Seattle.

Drone camera maker moves north to Seattle.

It seems nearly every day brings an announcement that yet another company is looking to Washington State as the center for creative software engineering. Startup MicaSense makes a multispectral camera that uses drone technology to aid farmers in assessing crop health in the field. CEO and co-founder Gabriel Torres is moving his company’s headquarters from […]

| December 5, 2014
Alibaba recruiting in Washington State.

Alibaba recruiting in Washington State.

Chinese online retail giant Alibaba has opened an office in downtown Seattle and is recruiting engineers. Washington is home to over 50,000 software engineers and has a culture of innovation that has set the standard for online retailing, app development, gaming and cloud computing. Our exceptional quality of life, passion for creativity and depth of […]

| October 30, 2014
Making it simpler to bike across town.

Making it simpler to bike across town.

Washington State is considered by the League of American Bicyclists the #1 bike friendly state. Now, Seattle has just launched Pronto!, a bike share program that will make it easier to make short trips around town. With 50 stations and 500 bikes available for short-term rental, the program hopes to take cars off the road, […]

| October 14, 2014
Washington State: A hot investment market.

Washington State: A hot investment market.

Wealthy Chinese citizens – now the largest group of foreign investors in the US – are making major investments in Puget Sound real estate, commercial properties and business acquisitions. Washington State’s robust business climate, high quality schools, clean air and broad-based Chinese community make it very attractive to those who are interested in emigrating. And, […]

| October 9, 2014
Taking the heat off the energy grid.

Taking the heat off the energy grid.

In a case of neighbors helping neighbors, Amazon’s new downtown Seattle campus is going up across the street from the Westin Exchange building. The data center located in the Westin building generates enough energy to heat the entire Amazon facility. A unique system was designed to connect one building’s waste energy supply and with another building’s demand […]

| September 22, 2014