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  • Snohomish County Economic Report -- December 2017

    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 Economic Report -- September 2017

    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.

  • Snohomish County Business Optimism Survey Q3 2017

    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.

  • Equifax Data Breach

    Recently Equifax, one of the three national consumer credit reporting agencies, announced a major data breach. This breach affects approximately 143 million Americans. Coastal Community Bank provides these tips for consumers.

  • Snohomish County Business Optimism Survey - Spring 2017

    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.