EDC MEANS BUSINESS
IN KING COUNTY

COME HERE. STAY HERE. GROW HERE.

HOME TO BIG IDEAS

REGIONAL LEADERS WITH GLOBAL IMPACT.

45th Anniversary

CELEBRATING 45 YEARS

OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN KING COUNTY

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Why do business here? Seattle-King County is the home to big ideas

Seattle-King County is home to some of the world's most influential companies and industries, has a deep talent pool to attract and grow business, and has a culture of innovation that makes it a hub for R&D and groundbreaking ideas.

Besides being great for business, Seattle-King County has an unbeatable quality of life, making it one of the best places to live in the country. 

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Free Confidential Business Consulting Services

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39 cities make up King County, each with exceptional quality of life & vibrant business community.

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News & Updates

EXCLUSIVE: Economic Development Partners Join Forces to Recruit Foreign-Owned...

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Upcoming Events

Oct 11

Immerse Summit

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Industries as varied as the region. Explore King County's Industry Clusters

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30% of the world's commercial airplanes flying today were built in Renton, WA.

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WA State's Maritime industry generated $30B of economic impact in 2012.

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The Seattle area is home to more than 1700 Clean Technology companies.

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Financial & Business Services accounted for more than $30B in revenues in 2013.

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40% of jobs in Washington State are tied to trade.

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Life Sciences organizations in Washington state accounted for $12.5B in economic impact in 2015.

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Washington State has the highest concentration of application software developers in the nation.

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The Seattle area is the nation's largest consumer of sunglasses.

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