About Us

Economic Vitality for All — in One Spectacular Place!

OUR MISSION: To facilitate healthy economic growth and investments that support livable, resilient communities, fueled by innovation and the diverse people and businesses of Kitsap.

Through a partnership of business and government, KEDA provides free customized services to business clients in a confidential manner on challenges related to:

  • Market Research and Analysis
  • Site Selection
  • Government Bidding & Contracting
  • Exporting
  • Capital Formation
  • Workforce Hiring & Training
  • Taxes, Regulations & Permitting
  • Advanced Manufacturing & Industry Certifications
  • B2B and G2B Referral Networking


Learn about One Kitsap - KEDA's 5-year Strategic Plan


Our Services

All services are provided in a confidential manner at no cost to you!


Statistical Data – KEDA provides key market research & analysis for your business, including demographics, labor availability, wages, taxes, housing costs and more.

Site Location – KEDA maintains information regarding building, land and build-to-suit facility availability. Click here for property search tool

Site Visit Assistance – KEDA can arrange hotel accommodations, tours and ground transportation, and schedule interviews with local agencies and potential employees.

Permitting – KEDA can provide introductions and/or follow up for new and expanded facility needs.

Workforce Recruitment and Training – KEDA can assist with finding and training employees by coordinating involvement with appropriate educational institutions and government entities.

Referral Network – KEDA is part of a local and state network of business assistance agencies and can provide referrals and introductions to partners with expertise in funding, exporting, business plan analysis and more.

PTAC Center – KEDA provides professional and experienced business counseling for companies seeking or wishing to expand government contracts. Click here for more information.


The Kitsap Economic Development Alliance (KEDA) is a 40 year-old public/private nonprofit 501 (c) (6) corporation founded in June, 1983.

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2020 Combined List
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2020 KEDA Annual Report
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2020 Read News Release with analysis
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2021 KEDA Annual Plan
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2021-22 Board List
2022 KEDA Annual Plan Overview
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