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DMII 2017: Kitsap-the next tech HOTSPOT? will share information on technology developments in Kitsap with a focus on nurturing a healthy tech economy in Kitsap County. The program which features renown technology leaders and innovators who will explore issues and progress surrounding workforce and talent development, regional connectivity and infrastructure, entrepreneurship, and how how you can keep up with tech in YOUR business! (Click here […] Read more »

Decision Makers II explores Kitsap’s Tech Economy

DMII 2017: Kitsap-the next tech HOTSPOT? will share information on technology developments in Kitsap with a focus on nurturing a healthy tech economy in Kitsap County. The program which features renown technology leaders and innovators who will explore issues and progress surrounding workforce and talent development, regional connectivity and infrastructure, entrepreneurship, and how how you can keep up with tech in YOUR business! (Click here […] Read more »

Is Kitsap The Next Tech Hotspot? A Case Can Be Made – Here’s Why

  John Powers, Executive Director, Kitsap Economic Development Alliance for the KPBJ Leaders of Kitsap’s technology community will publicly ponder this question at KEDA’s fall forum – Decision Makers II – at Kiana Lodge on Thursday October 26th from 3-6:00 PM. Join in the interactive attendee dialog by registering at http://2017dm2.bpt.me/ as collectively we answer the question: ”Is Kitsap the Next Tech Hotspot in Seattle […] Read more »

Region adopts new economic strategy

  Amazing Place: Growing Jobs and Opportunity in the central Puget Sound region The region’s Economic Development District board has put its finishing touches on Amazing Place: Growing Jobs and Opportunity in the central Puget Sound region. It’s a data driven regional economic strategy that identifies leading sectors and the ways the region intends to sustain economic development. The strategy has three big goals: Open economic […] Read more »

Kitsap home prices up 13 percent in August

Tad Sooter, Minding Your Business, Kitsap Sun Home prices are up in Kitsap and the supply of homes for sale is dwindling as fall approaches. Meanwhile, a burst in sales activity in July was followed by a lull in August, according to numbers released Wednesday by Northwest Multiple Listing Service. Homes sold for a median price of $330,000 last month, up 13 percent from August of […] Read more »

KEDA and WWU partner to produce 2016 Kitsap County Top Employers List

New! KEDA releases 2016 Kitsap Top Employers Lists The most often requested data sheet from the KEDA office is the Top Employers list.  Website stats for any given month show near daily downloads. This data is utilized by public and private partners, potential real estate investors and companies considering expansion or relocation for inclusion in market analysis, industry cluster analysis, competitive analysis and workforce analysis […] Read more »

Events, biz opps & 2016 Top Employers! Read it now!

Read KEDA’s latest newsletter for the latest biz opps, 2016 Top Employers results, and  information on great events happening this fall! Including: October 26th 3:00-6pm Decision Makers II: KITSAP- the next tech HOTSPOT? September 6th 7:30-9am Contracting Coffee Hour September 12th 7:30-9am  Kitsap Business Forum: FUELING MOTIVATION When You’re in the Driver’s Seat September 27th 11am-2:30pm  NW Maritime Defense Luncheon Read more »

More than 90,000 jobs in Kitsap at mid-year

Tad Sooter – Minding Your Business – Kitsap Sun Kitsap employers provided more than 90,000 jobs on average during the first half of 2017, marking a new mid-year high. The county boasted about 91,700 jobs in June and averaged 90,300 jobs since January, according to estimates from the state Employment Security Department. Kitsap gained about 1,500 jobs from the first half of 2016 to the […] Read more »

Construction begins on Olympic View Apartments

Bob Smith – Kitsap Daily News PORT ORCHARD — Ground has been broken on a 38-unit apartment building that will sit behind the vacant K-Mart building in Port Orchard. Construction of the Olympic View Apartment Homes, at 3410 and 3420 Orlando St., was kicked off Aug. 3 with a groundbreaking ceremony attended by city mayor Rob Putaansuu. The new apartment complex project is one of […] Read more »