The CARES Act is bringing more dollars to Grant County:

By GrantEDC | July 15, 2020

The Grant County EDC has almost completed the Working Washington Grants that were granted to 19 different businesses in Grant County. Only two more contracts remain incomplete at this time and things are moving along quickly. The CARES act is bringing another 2.5 million dollars to Grant County in Federal Grants. We’d like to thank […]

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The Grant County EDC is going virtual!

By GrantEDC | June 15, 2020

We at the Grant County Economic Development Council have been looking for ways to bring business to our county as efficiently as possible during the COVID-19 crisis. One of the ways we have found to help people look for locations is the idea of developing virtual site visits. These visits involve combining drone footage with […]

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Working Washington Small Business Emergency Grants

By GrantEDC | June 15, 2020

Governor Jay Inslee, coupled with the WS Department of Commerce, have rolled out a Working Washington Small Business Emergency Grant program for businesses affected by COVID-19. The grants are reimbursable funds covering a variety of expenses. These grants helped provide nearly twenty small businesses in Grant County alone with reimbursement for expenses during this difficult […]

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Groundbreaking all-electric plane first takeoff in Moses Lake

By GrantEDC | June 15, 2020

          A Seattle-based electric motor manufacturer, magniX, teamed up with Harbour Air to fit a Cessna Grand Caravan 208 with a 750-horsepower zero-emissions motor and they recently conducted their first test lake in Grant County’s Moses Lake Airstrip. The CEO of magniX, Roei Ganzarski, says this is just the first step […]

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Raceway Technology Breaks Ground on New Facility

By GrantEDC | August 30, 2019

Raceway Technology and the Port of Quincy have broken ground on a new manufacturing building in Quincy. Raceway Technology manufacturers PCV joints for underground utility lines for power, telephone, fiber and other electric systems. The company plans on employing 50-60 employees at the Quincy site, and have already set up the management team for Quincy. […]

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Boeing Announces New Jobs in Moses Lake

By GrantEDC | August 30, 2019

Boeing has announced they will continue to store the 737 MAX planes that have been grounded at their Moses Lake Facility at the Port of Moses Lake. This will bring a few hundred new jobs to the Moses Lake area starting in the Fall of 2019. Many of those jobs will be for the upkeep […]

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Countywide Events from the GCEDC

By GrantEDC | August 30, 2019

The Grant County Economic Development Council has always strived to provide timely information to all our investors and all those interested in the work that we do. To keep all of you better informed we are working on starting a new addition to our newsletter that will focus on upcoming County wide events within a […]

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WSU Research and Intelligence Office Tours Grant County

By GrantEDC | July 31, 2019

Dr. Brian Kraft from the Office of Research at Washington State University (WSU) is not only tasked with over seeing the Small Business Development Center for Washington State, he also works to engage Washington businesses with the faculty to find out how the university is able to collaborate with businesses on research and innovation. WSU […]

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Quincy High School

By GrantEDC | July 31, 2019

The Grant County Economic Development Council was able to tour the new Quincy High School that is currently being built on Road 11 NW. The state-of-the-art building will be open for the 2019-2020 school year. The new high school will boast of a new FFA barn, new sports complex, culinary arts facilities, a theater with an orchestra […]

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Grant County Labor Area Summary

By GrantEDC | July 31, 2019

The Washington Employment Security Department released the latest labor area summary. This summary analyzes the economies of Washington State and focuses on the comparison from May 2019 to May 2018 as well as the annual yearly change from 2017 to 2018. In Grant County the average annual unemployment rate dipped from 6.3 percent in 2017 […]

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