Archive of: DuPont

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South Sound leads the Industrial market

Puget Sound-based Kidder Mathews commercial real estate firm reports in its first quarter summary that Pierce County and South King County led the way for Industrial Space absorption. Regional vacancy stands at 5.62 percent, down significantly from 8.47 percent at the depth of the recession.

April 2013

State Farm brings 2,000 jobs to Tacoma

State Farm is likely adding 2,000 new jobs to downtown Tacoma in the coming months.

March 2013

CalPortland closer to mining site approval

CalPortland got one step closer yesterday to expanding its mining footprint in DuPont.

March 2013

WSDOT Point Defiance Rail Bypass plan gets OK

A Washington State Department of Transportation proposal to reroute Amtrak Cascades to a less congested route between Seattle and Portland just received approval from the Federal Railroad Administration.

March 2013

Sequestration? So what, says Norm Dicks

Retired Congressman Norm Dicks told today’s luncheon crowd at the annual meeting of Tacoma Pierce County Economic Development Board that he is confident there will be a federal budget resolution soon.

February 2013

DuPont's shoreline program approved

The Washington Department of Ecology has approved DuPont's updated shoreline master program.

January 2013

OTA event targets online data protection

Protecting online data, whether for businesses, organizations, or government entities, was the focus of the regional "2013 Privacy & Data Protection" forum at the Seattle Art Museum this morning.

January 2013

Closing military groceries could hurt, help

A federal budget-cutting proposal to close military commissaries might further complicate the financial lives of active-duty military members as they prepare for the impact of defense downsizing on family finances.

January 2013

Pierce Co. industrial market #2 in region

The Pierce County industrial market eclipsed the Seattle Close-In market as number two in size in 2007, according to analysis from Kidder Mathews brokers, as rapid expansion of big box distribution facilities took advantage of available land and the success of the Port of Tacoma.

January 2013

DuPont opens new Hampton Inn & Suites

The newest Hampton Inn & Suites in the Lexmar Hospitality Group opens in DuPont

January 2013
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