10 Great Reasons to Choose Washington

The coffee’s not bad either.

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An Inspirational Lifestyle

Revolutionary ideas flow like wine around here.

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800 multinational firms are in Washington.
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Getting Around

Washington State is easy to get to and easy to get around.

Washington State: Building Business Legends

The birthplace of such legendary businesses as Amazon, Boeing, Costco, Expedia, Microsoft, Nordstrom, PACCAR, REI and Starbucks, Washington State offers businesses, site selectors and investors a critical mass of highly skilled workers in the aerospace, agriculture, clean technology, information & communication technology (ICT), forest products, life science/global health and maritime sectors. Our culture of creativity and collaboration brought the world the age of jet travel, spawned an international coffee culture with a language all its own, built digital empires out of slivers of silicon and strings of binary code, and in the process, fundamentally changed the way people around the world shop, travel, eat, drink, relax, dress and think.


The cream of the crop.

One of the largest dairy co-ops in the U.S., Darigold is a locally loved favorite of families throughout the greater Pacific Northwest. More than 450 family farms supply the company with dairy products, something they have done for more than a century.

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Starting a business is exciting stuff. If you’re thinking about striking out on your own, we have a new diagnostic tool designed with you in mind. SizeUp! lets you do a lot of the ground work, from running revenue scenarios to finding an ideal location for your new enterprise. Best of all, it’s free!

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In The News…

Blue Origin expanding space.

Blue Origin’s workforce stood at about 600 three and a half years ago. Today it is at 2,500 and heading toward 3,500 next year. The company has long said it's been running out of space at its Kent headquarters. But soon, the company will have a lot more space to work...

A Cosmic experience.

Move over Honey Crisp and Red Delicious. There’s a new apple in town. Known as the Cosmic Crisp, the Washington-bred apple has been in development for more than two decades and is just reaching supermarket shelves throughout the state this week. According to Bruce...

The race is on…

Automotive technology and Washington State go hand in hand. Just ask Jason Fiorito, whose grandfather built Pacific Raceways in 1959. Home to some of the best professional and amateur racing in the Northwest, the huge expanse of real estate surrounding the track is...

Baby, it’s cold inside…

Washington is a popular place these days. Not only when it comes to people traveling in and out, but Washington products looking to hop aboard an outbound flight. Sea-Tac International has been the traditional arrival and departure point for the state’s export crops...

UW named most innovative for third time.

The Huskies football team may not be giving the University of Washington anything to brag about this year, but Reuters and Clarivate Analytics folks have given the university plenty to brag about. In their annual rankings of the world’s most innovative public and...

Startup ecosystem reaches critical mass.

Two experts at the Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence have predicted ideal conditions for an explosion of new startups in Washington State. They make a good case. Washington is home to 130 engineering offices and the list is impressive. It includes  Adobe,...

5G lab is state’s newest IPZ.

Sponsored by the city of Bellevue, the 5G Open Innovation Lab is Washington’s newest Innovation Partnership Zone.  The new zone will serve as a global hub for the development of next generation 5G mobile networks and technology. Partners in the new IPZ include the...

New Bremerton project is in the Zone.

Marina Square, a new mixed-use waterfront development in Bremerton, has been awarded GlobeSt.com’s 2019 ADAPT Award for top economic revitalization and social impact project. The new development is located in one of Washington’s 139 Opportunity Zones. The project not...

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