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The Office of Economic Development (OED) is committed to creating a sustainable economy with shared prosperity.

Continuing to sustain and enhance Seattle's innovative economy is an important part of our work. That includes improving the ways we support new entrepreneurial ventures, develop homegrown talent, enhance our quality of life, and build and maintain the next generation of infrastructure.

Read more about the City's investments and highlights of our progress in our annual reports listed below, and check out the Economic Indicators we track each year to measure how Seattle's economy is growing.

Visit our Economic Development Data and Resources page to find links to various sources of local and state economic data produced by the City of Seattle and its economic development partners. Topics include select industry sector reports, labor market data, and regional and local economic development plans and strategies.