Job Hubs (4.1)
This initiative combats Greater Seattle’s geographic disparities by fostering growth in innovative industries in more parts of the region. It will do so by aligning organizations across the region around strategies to:
- Identify key assets for economic growth regionwide (talent and workforce development, R&D, entrepreneurship, infrastructure, etc.) and creates an inventory.
- Performs data analysis of the asset inventory across the ecosystem and identify hubs with growth potential in key industries in geographies with high equity gaps.
- Aligns business attraction efforts to promote these hubs for investment and new company locations.
SCORECARD FOR SHARED PROSPERITY: MEASURING CHANGE TO DRIVE COLLECTIVE ACTION
Civic Commons measures Greater Seattle’s shared prosperity by tracking the total well-being of its residents. Collectively these measurements are meant to help guide local decisions and drive greater equity. Learn More>
Please share your organization’s programs and activities in support of this initiative. The more we elevate best practices in the region, the more we can align resources to optimize impact.
Programs & Activities
Advanced Manufacturing Business and Learning Center
The City of Kent is working with a developer and several economic and workforce development organizations to transform over 9 acres of city-owned real estate into a center of advanced manufacturing innovation and training. The site, known as the Naden Avenue Assemblage, is a qualified census tract that sits between the Kent Valley’s advanced manufacturing
Throughout 2021, GSP identified four subregions across the 3-county region it represents and hosted discussion forums with key stakeholders representing each one of them. The subregions comprised: East King County, South King County, Snohomish County, and Pierce County. The first round of forums yielded insightful feedback into the unique needs and challenges these communities face,
ACE Seattle (Fall 2022)
GSP has secured a bid to host the ACE 15 Program in the Fall of 2022. Alongside a hosting team including the Washington State Dept. of Commerce, PSRC, and Visit Seattle, GSP will craft an agenda that showcases key assets across the three-county region with an emphasis on visits to emerging job hubs. The ACE