The Port of Moses Lake is an aviation, manufacturing, and technology hub in the Pacific Northwest. Home to Grant County International Airport, one of the largest airports in the Western United States, the Port is surrounded by greenfield land and low population density, and is supplied with the most affordable renewable power of any county in the nation.
Everything needed for Business: As a major hub in rural central Washington, the Port of Moses Lake connects people and products to a global marketplace. The Port and its partners, including Grant County, Grant County Economic Development Council and the City of Moses Lake, collaborate closely to optimize benefits, incentives, and perks for site-seeking clients.
In support of its mission to promote economic vitality and diversify the region’s economy, the Port and its partners are committed to creating and maintaining an environment that is financially appealing for companies.
Grant County is home to over 15,000 manufacturing related jobs, with Moses Lake providing the largest concentration of skilled workers within a short commute. Eastern Washington boasts robust workforce readiness strategies aligned with associated central Washington economic development.
Adjacent to the Port of Moses Lake, the college provides academic and training programs. The Job Skills Program funds customized, short-term and job-specific training. The program pays up to one-half of the total costs of training with participating companies providing dollar-for-dollar cash or in-kind matches for the remainder. The college enrolls over 4,000 students per year, over 1,300 of which are receiving professional and technical degrees. The college offers 43 separate degree programs and 21 certificate programs.
With regional services, CBTECH provides provides access to comprehensive, industry-defined career and technical programs that prepares motivated high school students for employment, apprenticeships, and post-secondary education.
The Academy seeks to provide hands-on learning, collaboration, innovation, critical thinking, and discovery in preparation for students’ professional development and life after graduation.