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Klickitat County, Washington Renews Economic Development Contract with Site Location Partnership to Recruit Wind Energy and Aerospace Manufacturers

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  site location partnershipGoldendale, WA (November 5, 2010) – The Klickitat County Department of Economic Development has announced its contract renewal with Site Location Partnership (SLP), a Dallas-based corporate site selection and economic development consulting firm, to assist in the recruitment of targeted industry sectors for new jobs and corporate investment in Klickitat County, Washington. SLP’s Economic Development Practice will continue to aggressively promote the county as a dynamic location for businesses looking to expand or relocate.

“Klickitat County has thoroughly enjoyed its relationship with Site Location Partnership,” said Mike Canon, director of economic development for Klickitat County. “We congratulate SLP for being a leader in the site selection industry and appreciate their diligence to expand economic development in Klickitat County. They have been an incredibly helpful partner, bringing top-notch skills and talent to the table to help us get the message out about the opportunities in our small county.”

SLP’s strategies will heighten Klickitat County’s visibility to corporate investment prospects and improve the county’s competitiveness for winning location projects with significant job creation. SLP will focus business recruitment efforts on companies from wind power and aviation manufacturing industry segments.

“We very much value Klickitat County’s continued confidence in our work and accomplishments,” said Justin Thompson, CEO of Site Location Partnership. “Companies have full access to the resources, talent, and support necessary to successfully grow their business there. We are proud to represent the Klickitat County Department of Economic Development in its dedicated efforts to secure new industry and jobs for local residents.”

About The Klickitat County Department of Economic Development
The mission of the Klickitat County Economic Development Department is to enhance the economy of Klickitat County and the lives of its citizens, thereby creating increased opportunities for employment and an expanded property tax base through sustained leadership, planning and strategic investment. The organization supports the attraction, retention and expansion of business and jobs in Klickitat County as well as the development of infrastructures and public services to accomplish this goal. Municipalities served include Bingen, Goldendale and White Salmon.

About Site Location Partnership

Site Location Partnership (SLP) is a multi-disciplined advisory firm that enables the growth of businesses, communities and economies through its two primary consulting areas - corporate site selection and economic development. SLP’s Corporate Location Practice helps companies from industrial and commercial sectors select the optimal location for expansion, relocation or consolidation of business facilities. SLP’s Economic Development Practice assists various organizations in implementing business attraction strategies for new corporate investment, job creation and economic growth.

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Strategic Initiatives Specialist
Site Location Partnership
Phone: 972-874-7483


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