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Site Selection Assistance

If you are considering locating your business in Seattle, OED and our partners can help you prepare a customized site selection analysis that will describe business opportunities in Seattle and address specific questions you may have about Seattle. Industry specific briefings and tours of potential sites are also available.

Economic Development Council of Seattle and King County

Economic Development Council of Seattle and King County provides free customized assistance to businesses expanding or relocating into King County. It also offers demographic and economic information, permit troubleshooting, financing information, help with site selection, workforce training referrals and details on local taxes and incentives.

Choose Washington

The Washington State Department of Commerce provides information about business development, business assistance, international trade and Washington State's energy policy. The Choose Washington program works with manufacturing/processing firms on retention and local expansion issues.

Check out Living Seattle - a look at activities a Seattle visitor or local might experience during a week (Acrobat PDF 415 kb)

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For assistance contact:

Lance Randall, Business Relations Manager