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Beach town on the beautiful Washington Coast

The Port has developed the facilities and demonstrated the expertise to move diverse cargoes, including a wide range of bulk, breakbulk, neo-bulk and general cargoes. The terminals are supported by large, paved, secured cargo yards, the port's own on-dock rail system, and more than 104,000 square feet (9,661 square meters) of on-dock covered storage.

Equipped with two 50 ton Whirley cranes and on-dock rail spurs, Terminal 4 accommodates direct loading and unloading of cargoes from ship to rail. Project cargoes, including heavy machinery and equipment are expertly handled at this Port, located only two hours from open sea.

Grays Harbor has the equipment to service container vessels, including a Taylor Top Pick. With more than 75 acres of paved, secured, storage area Grays Harbor can accommodate large volumes of containerized and breakbulk cargo.

Storage facilities on-dock include more than 104,000 sq. ft. (9,661 sq. mt.) of rail, truck and lift accessible warehousing. Weather sensitive cargo including pulp, paper, kiln dry lumber, steel coils and copper are received, staged and reloaded for transport to its final destination.

The Port of Grays Harbor, the largest deepwater port on the coast of Washington State, offers its customers benefits of a general purpose US Foreign Trade Zone -- FTZ #173. A total of 587 acres (238 hectares) of land, buildings, located throughout Grays Harbor County, are available for use by companies engaged in international trade.

A Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) is a designation granted to property which, when activated, allows business to be conducted on that property as if it were located outside of US Customs Territory. It allows businesses to store, process and manipulate foreign goods within the Zone, while duty paid on the goods is deferred until they leave the Zone. If goods are brought into a Zone and exported to another country, duty is avoided, because the goods never formally entered US Customs jurisdiction.

There are many special ways an FTZ can benefit your company. We welcome the chance to answer your questions and work with you to set up FTZ procedures tailored to meet your needs. Four separate land areas are included in the Port of Grays Harbor's official Foreign Trade Zone designation.

Located in the center of Washington's Pacific Coast, the Port of Grays Harbor offers more than 600 acres of prime industrial property. Site range from less than an acre to 150 acres with marine terminal access. All sites are along the Coastal Super Corridor, providing rail, road, marine and telecommunications access. The regional airport is Grays Harbor Airport at Bowerman Field. Seattle Tacoma International Airport is less than 2 hours from most parcels. Many sites are equipped with basic infrastructure on-site or nearby.

Designated as a Foreign Trade Zone, these sites offer international trading companies financial incentives for re-manufacturing of goods. Additional financial incentives, including forgiveness of State Business and Occupation Taxes for qualifying companies are available for companies developing in Grays Harbor.



Commerce Park

Prominently located on Port Industrial Way, this 15 acre industrial park is under development with sites available ranging from .3 acres to 5 acres in size. Located within 100 yards of Terminal 4, the Park is equipped with industrial water, sewer, rail and direct road access. Telecommunication infrastructure is available on-site, with the CELL Center technology training facility only one block away.

Aberdeen Landing Waterfront Development

With more than 4 million cars passing this site each year, the Aberdeen Landing Waterfront Development is a prime site for local amenities and tourist facilities. Visible from Interstate 101 and State Highway 12, Aberdeen Landing is a 2+ acre waterfront site master planned for a hotel, restaurant and complimentary retail development. Phase 1 of Aberdeen Landing is underway with the construction of Guest House Inn and Suites to begin in Fall 1999. This 60 room hotel will feature an in-door swimming pool and comfortable suites for business and personal travelers.

The Port of Grays Harbor is working with developers for Phase II, the waterfront restaurant. The site includes an over-the-water pier for construction of the restaurant. Customers can enjoy the waterfront amenities while watching the ships sail the working harbor. Homeport of the Tall Ship Lady Washington, this site offers the best waterfront draw for tourist and local traffic. A walkway connecting Aberdeen Landing to the Aberdeen Waterfront Walkway is one component of the master plan.

Hoquiam River Industrial Site

Situated at the confluence of the Hoquiam and Chehalis River, this 45 acre parcel is zoned for industrial purposes. The property was diked and filled in late 1970s and is level. The property fronts the navigation channel and has adjacent rail service.

Warehousing

Office, distribution, e-commerce and manufacturing facilities are available for lease from the Port of Grays Harbor. Demand for existing buildings is high in the area, but space does open at times. The Port has a large quantity of land available for build-to-suit projects and encourages private partnerships in developing these sites. The tax incentives for companies employing local labor are attractive for growing and new businesses.

Ocean Front Resort Development Opportunity

350 acres of Pacific Oceanfront property is available for a resort/destination development in the City of Westport. Westport is home to the largest coastal marina in Washington State. Tourism is a strong and growing industry in Grays Harbor with Westport being one of the top destinations. The right combination of development on this site will take advantage of the many tourism activities already developed in the area, including charter fishing, sport fishing, beach combing, surfing, bicycling, recreational boating and many others.

Owned and managed by the Port of Grays Harbor, this full-service Marina offers modernized facilities to support an active fishing and tourism industry in the authentic fishing village of Westport.

Westport Marina offers an inviting surrounding for visitors with its pedestrian esplanade, viewing platforms, and a three story observation tower. A unique 1,800 foot long fishing boardwalk is popular with anglers as well as tourists all year round.

Come and discover the Westport Marina's distinctive character and advantages yourself. Make your next home port Westport.

The Port of Grays Harbor's airport --Bowerman Field-- is coastal Washington's only jet-capable airport, with a 5,000 - foot (1,524 meters) runway and parallel taxiway. Developing vital airborne transportation connections, the Port has upgraded and expanded the airport's runway and taxiways, its terminal and equipment facilities with a $5 million capital improvement program designed to meet modern business and pleasure travel needs.

The airport's central location allows it to serve as a terminal for business and recreational travel along the Pacific Coast. It offers convenient regional access to Seattle, Portland, British Columbia and small communities throughout the Pacific Northwest.

Located west of Hoquiam, Bowerman Field is 145 acres (59 hectares) in size. The airport is included in Foreign Trade Zone #173.

In addition to the aviation facilities, the Port has industrial land available for development near the airport.