Why Invest?

With your help, the EDC can be more effective in its support of businesses in Thurston County, helping to generate more wealth in our region. Your investment dollars are leveraged by the organization to attract new industries and businesses, retain existing companies in our community and help them grow, expand our ability to generate interest in doing business in Thurston County, and provide direct services to entrepreneurs, start-ups and small businesses. Ensure that our economy remains vital through an investorship in the EDC.

Investing in the EDC is an investment in your business future. By helping ensure the vitality of Thurston County’s economy, you will contribute to the long-term success of your own business as well as your customers.

How We Serve Our Investors

One of our primary goals as an organization is to serve the needs of the businesses that invest in our organization. This investment is the lifeblood of our organization, and we could not do the important work we do in our community without their support.

We create a platform as business advocates, providing feedback and analysis to elected officials and government on behalf of the local business community. We host delegations, events and conferences and create technical reports and white papers that provide up-to-the-minute economic information for investors, so they can use data to make sound decisions for the future of their business. And we give our investors an opportunity to help us craft economic activities and policies that further our mission and create wealth in our community. In short, we ensure the work that we do will support our investor businesses so they can thrive and grow.

Thank You to Our Investors

Principal Investors

Chehalis Tribal Enterprises

Harlequin Productions
Heritage Bank
J Robertson and Co.
South Sound Business Magazine

Corporate Investors
Commercial Properties Services LLC
Diamond Technologies Inc
H2O Jet Inc
MJR Development
Multicare Capital Medical Center
Olympia Federal Savings
Puget Sound Energy

Participant Investors
Express Employment Professionals
Gary Andrews
Great Wolf Lodge
Harbor Foods Group
Korsmo Construction
KPFF Consulting Engineers
Olympia Tumwater Foundation
Phillips Burgess Law PLLC
Single Handed Consulting

Associate Investors
Batdorf & Bronson
BrightWire Networks LLC
Cap City Law PS
Capital Development Company
Capitol City Press
Centralia College
Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty
Columbia Bank
Commencement Bank
Community Youth Services
The Creative Office
Earth Friendly Products
Edward Jones – Jeff Kopp
The Evergreen State College
FORMA Construction
GHB Insurance
Greene Realty Group
Kaiser Permanente
Kaufman Construction & Development Inc
Kidder Mathews
Navigate Financial
North Thurston Public Schools
Olympia Orthopaedic Associates PLLC
Olympic Rental & Landlord Services
Panattoni Development Company
Pardiman Productions
Physicians of Southwest Washington
Port Blakely Forestry
Prime Locations
Providence St. Peter Hospital
The Rants Group
Rob Rice Homes
RSS Management
Saint Martin’s University
Satsop Business Park/Port of Grays Harbor
Stormans, Inc.
StraderHallett PS
Sunset Air, Inc.
TVW, Washington Public Affairs Network
TwinStar Credit Union
Virgil Adams Real Estate
Washington Business Bank
West Bay Development

Primary Investors
America’s Credit Union
Beech Tree Woodworks
Callison’s, Inc.
Clarus Eye Centre & Aurora Lasik
Community Action Council
Community Foundation of South Puget Sound
Desco Audio & Video
Edwards Family Trust
Family Education & Support Services
Generations Credit Union
Gibbs & Olson
Hardel Mutual Plywood Corporation
Hatton Godat Pantier
Hometown Property Management
Hummingbird Scientific
Intercity Transit
KnoxWorks LLC
Lacey Glass, Inc.
Lee & Associates
LeMay Pacific Disposal
LOTT Clean Water Alliance
Morningside Services
MPH Holdings, LLC
MSGS Architects
O Bee Credit Union
PacMtn Workforce Development
PCI Pest Control
Prairie Hotel
Shur Kleen Car Wash
South Sound Solar
Thurston County Title
Thurston Talk
Timberland Regional Library
Vine Street Investors

Community Investment Partners
City of Lacey
City of Olympia
City of Tumwater
City of Yelm
City of Tenino
Port of Olympia
South Puget Sound Community College
Thurston County
Washington State Department of Commerce