Friday, June 9, 2017

New Business at Grays Harbor

By Karen Robes Meeks

The Port of Grays Harbor’s Satsop Business Park recently welcomed its newest tenant with the grand opening of’s “Evergreen” Customer Care Call Center.

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee and other lawmakers were present for the ribbon-cutting ceremony of the new 20,000 square feet of office space that the online company began leasing in December.

“Overstock’s grand opening celebration was a testament to the amazing local and regional partnerships that helped this occur on such an expedited timeframe,” said Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. CEO Dru Garson. “It was great to see representation from all of the various partners at the event along with all of the enthusiastic, smiling faces of the new employees.”, which began the hiring process in January, started taking calls in early May.

“We are thrilled to welcome as a partner and tenant at the Satsop Business Park and even more excited to see 150 individuals coming to work here every day,” said Business Development Manager Alissa Shay. Satsop Business Park, which recently earned the Outstanding Job Creator Award from the Washington Public Ports Association, is a mixed-use facility two hours away from Seattle that is home to more than 30 businesses and 600 acres of developed land and buildings.

The Grays Harbor Public Development Authority, which developed the site, transferred the park’s management and assets to the Port of Grays Harbor in January 2013.