A strong job market along with increases in retail spending, population growth and commercial flights out of Paine Field are spurring added confidence to an already strong economic environment.
Snohomish County boasts one of the strongest economic environments in the Country. Employment remains strong and housing prices are above pre-recession highs. Read about these and other trends and what they say about continued growth in our area.
The Business Optimism Survey Report is a collaboration between The Center for Economic and Business Research and Coastal Community Bank. On average, respondents for this survey remain positive with the largest variance between large and small businesses.
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Through a continued collaboration between The Center for Economic and Business Research at Western Washington University and Coastal Community Bank, the Business Optimism Survey Report is published on a quarterly basis. The first report of 2017 shows the most optimistic rating of any survey period collected to date.