The Port of Whitman County offers an industrial park, airport and three port properties with features to match your every need. From buildable land to move-in ready facilities, we create spaces for new business to launch and existing firms to expand. We also build broadband infrastructure to ensure your business – whether you work in the remote reaches of Whitman County or the high-technology firms of Pullman – has access to fast, reliable, secure internet options.

For assistance such as business planning or grant funding, please consult one of our state and regional agency partners below.


The Washington State Department of Commerce is the primary state economic development agency and has a mission to grow and improve jobs in Washington State by championing thriving communities, a prosperous economy, and sustainable infrastructure.

The Department of Commerce is a diverse state agency with more than 100 programs that address a wide range of community and economic development objectives.

To explore how Department of Commerce might be able to assist you with starting or growing a business in Washington State, please visit or contact the Spokane satellite office below.

Department of Commerce
Spokane Satellite Office
10 North Post Street,
Suites 447-450, 639, 649, 650
Spokane, WA 99201


The Washington Small Business Development Center (WSBDC) is a network of business advisors, trainers, and support staff who operate from Washington State University, Western Washington University, several of the state's community and technological colleges, and selected economic development agencies. The Washington SBDC is recognized as a trusted and valued resource to help small to medium businesses grow and succeed.

Mission: We are a network of business advisors providing expert and customized advising, training and market intelligence to existing businesses and entrepreneurs to promote and support economic vitality.

Whitman County WSBDC office and contact information:
1610 NE Eastgate Blvd., Suite 650
Pullman, WA 99163



The Center for Inclusive Entrepreneurship (CIE) provides training, one-on-one advising and other support to help entrepreneurs with the first steps of building a business, from idea generation to solidly established and ready to generate revenue and maximize profits.

For more information on how the CIE can assist you, please visit The Whitman County Business Advisor Juan Garcia can be reached at 509-289-4993 or