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Business Development and Contract Compliance

Business Development
Contract Compliance
Chinook Building
401 Fifth Avenue, 3rd Floor
Seattle, WA 98104

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Contracting opportunities program

Program overview

To create opportunities for King County and its contractors to make use of SCS firms on county contracts and increase the competitiveness of these firms as:

  • Prime Contractors and Subcontractors;
  • Consultants; and
  • Suppliers.

The program will apply to county contracts for:

  • Goods & Services;
  • Consulting Services; and
  • Construction.


Increases the competitiveness of Small Contractors and Suppliers or proposing on King County contracts.

  • Goods & Services. Incentive: 5% Fair Market Range to rank SCS for evaluation purposes;
  • Consulting. Incentive: Award of Points for the use of SCS firms;
  • Construction: Participation requirements for SCS firms.

Certification Directory

All SCS Company Names and Profiles are placed in an online directory. Link:

Eligibility Criteria

  • Personal net worth less than $1.32M 
  • 50% of the SBA business size standards
  • Agreement to participate in technical assistance/business development

The Contracting Opportunities Program is a small business development program that requires all participants to complete 15 hours of business training during the first year of enrollment.

Types of training include, but are not limited to:

  • Vendor training
  • Continuing education courses
  • Online business courses
  • Business seminars / Workshops
  • University / Technical Institution classes
  • Business or outreach forums