Rainier Beach Economic Development Roundtable

ROUNDTABLE WORKING PRIORITIES FOR 2018

ALIGN DEVELOPMENT WITH PRIORITIES

Create best practices to engage property owners, through providing a platform for early engagement with development projects. Building on position in the neighborhood to strengthen relationships with property owners and developers. Exploring options for collaboration with partners in real estate development.

 

JOBS & ECONOMIC ACCESS COORDINATION

Jobs and community Board. Especially for youth. This focus area is intended to dramatically increase the communities’ access to information and opportunities. Establish a community “bulletin” board that creates access to learning, education, jobs, and access to services, in addition to a community calendar that creates access to events and other efforts in Rainier Beach related to economic development.

SMALL BUSINESS SUPPORT & ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Develop core entrepreneurship support for existing small businesses to help them succeed and stay in Rainier Beach. Create the groundwork for a culturally relevant small business accelerator initiative. Support the Sharks At The Beach event and Art Installation. Provide local investment in entrepreneurship/leadership opportunities.

 

  • A Place for Everyone

Eddie’s Update: Priority Hire

This Saturday, Rainier Beach High School alum and former NBA player Jamal Crawford is having an event at Greenlake in the afternoon, and Eddie will be setting up a table to recruit people for highly paid jobs in the trades....

Rainier Beach Farm Stand and Garden Update

The Rainier Beach Farm Stand is still going strong! It has been operating for 4 weeks now!  The Farm Stand happens every Saturday from 10-12 right across from the RB light rail station. Each week there is fresh produce from...

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