WASHINGTON STATE

Where the next big thing begins.

Why Washington?

Learn more about Washington State as a place to start and run a business, invest and live.

Key Industries

Learn more about what drives our economy, from the traditional to the cutting edge.

Property Search

Everything you need is at your fingertips, including our customizable site selection tools.

County Data

View each county’s demographics to find the right fit for your business.

Our Team

Meet our team of professionals who are here to take your business to the next level.

Events

Find out where we’ll be next or sign on as an exhibitor at an upcoming trade show.

WASHINGTON STATE

Where the next big thing begins.

Why Washington?

Learn more about Washington State as a place to start and run a business, invest and live.

Key Industries

Learn more about what drives our economy, from the traditional to the cutting edge.

Property Search

Everything you need is at your fingertips, including our customizable site selection tools.

County Data

View each county’s demographics to find the right fit for your business.

Our Team

Meet our team of professionals who are here to take your business to the next level.

Events

Find out where we’ll be next or sign on as an exhibitor at an upcoming trade show.

Upper Left USA

Washington State is a melting pot of people, companies and ideas that has reshaped the way we think, shop, travel, entertain and communicate. Coming up with the Next Big Thing is what we do, from world-famous brands like Amazon to new scalable clean energy solutions.

Welcome to Washington sign as you cross into the state.

office hours

M-F: 8am – 5pm

address

2001 Sixth Ave., Suite 2600, Seattle, WA  98121

Email

Phone

(206) 256-6100

A great investment

Businesses around the world are investing billions in Washington’s economy and its future. See who’s who in foreign direct investment across the state.

SPOTLIGHT:
Space

An industry leader for 60+ years.

Building on its rich aerospace history, the state has drawn a new generation of visionaries who are redefining space exploration, from harvesting asteroids and ferrying tourists to the outer reaches of inner space to systems that are taking us to the Moon, Mars and beyond.

A well established supply chain.

100+ companies are part of Washington’s space cluster, including such well-known companies as Aerojet Rocketdyne, Blue Origin, SpaceX and Spaceflight. They are supported by another 1,500 companies in the aerospace supply chain.

More than half of all satellites in orbit are Washington built.

The state is a major manufacturer in low-orbit earth satellites, providing broadband connectivity, GPS, real-time imaging and mapping, and mission support.

Groundbreaking research and development.

Innovative public-private partnerships as well as major universities and one of only 10 national laboratories in the U.S. provide an ideal environment for visionary R&D that lead to market-ready space systems, products and services.

Two astronauts set up a base camp on the surface of Mars.

In the News…

A quantum state for business
A quantum state for business

A Quantum Leap Accelerator may be gee-whiz fodder for a reimagined television series. But in Washington State, quantum computing is taking its own quantum leap, thanks to a new factory in Bothell. IonQ, which started with a 65,000-square-foot space in a former...

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Startups a plenty!
Startups a plenty!

Washington’s startup community is not only alive and well, but changing with the times. A plethora of startups made the Geekwire 200, representing new ideas in health, energy, artificial intelligence, and other industries of the future. Exciting times, given that...

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There’s plenty of space here!
There’s plenty of space here!

Washington’s bold pioneer spirit has long been a staple of our culture of innovation and exploration, dating back to the ancient people who settled here more than 10,000 years ago. So it should come as no surprise that this spirit is alive and well as humans escape...

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office hours

M-F: 8am - 5pm

Address

2001 Sixth Ave., Suite 2600, Seattle, WA  98121

Phone

(206) 256-6100