Puget Sound regional partnership continues to develop

Sunday, August 21, 2005

A new regional partnership is continuing to develop in the Puget Sound area of Washington State. The alliance, known as the Partnership for Prosperity, is promoting a cluster-based strategy to accelerate economic development in the region.

The Partnership has set a goal of creating 100,000 additional new jobs in the Puget Sound region by 2010.

Read more about the Partnership for Prosperity here. Or, visit their web site.

An interesting article from St. Louis raises the question of whether the regional group in Washington state is focusing on the right target. St. Louis is generating a relatively high per capita income growth. Between 1970 and 2003 the St. Louis region produced a higher per capita income growth in the national average. Read more.

posted by Ed Morrison |

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