About Thurston EDC

Developing a Strong Community

The Thurston Economic Development Council (EDC) was founded 30 years ago with the mission of creating a vital and sustainable economy throughout our county that supports the livelihood and values of our residents.



Learn more about members of our staff, and how they work to serve the business community in Thurston County.

What We Do

Economic Development Means Building Community –¬†¬†identifying opportunities and applying efforts that result in creating a vibrant and sustainable economy. Learn how we work to attract investment and enhance collective prosperity in Thurston County.

Investor Information

The EDC does its best work through strategic and creative partnerships. These alliances help us to successfully attract new industries and businesses to Thurston County.


Thurston EDC partners with local businesses to create a vibrant economy in our region. Read about some of the great projects we’ve worked on recently.