6200 Southcenter Blvd.
Tukwila, WA 98188
Phone: 206 433-1832
Tukwila is a great place for business. With over 40,000 jobs, more people are employed in the City of Tukwila than in 29 counties in the State of Washington. Approximately one third of the jobs are in retail, one third are in manufacturing, and the remainder span everything from entertainment to real estate.
Located in the Kent Valley, Tukwila is in a global aerospace and advanced manufacturing hub in the Seattle region and has has thousands of people employed in aerospace companies such as Boeing and LeoStella satellites. Further, Tukwila is home to the global headquarters of BECU, Continental Mills, Odin Brewing Company, Pop Gourmet Foods, Red Dot Corporation, Sabey Corporation, and Seattle Chocolates.
Tukwila is a retail powerhouse. Anchored by Westfield Southcenter, which is the largest mall in the Pacific Northwest, Tukwila generated nearly $2.0 billion dollars in taxable retail sales in 2016. It is also home to hundreds of small businesses, many of which are owned by members of Tukwila’s diverse international community.
The Office of Economic Development welcomes your business in Tukwila and can help answer questions about City-specific requirements such as how to navigate the city permitting process, deciding where to locate, how to get a City of Tukwila business license, and more
Tukwila is not just a great place to live and work, but to visit as well. In addition to shopping, visitors can tour museums, catch a soccer game, go bowling, or even go indoor skydiving. These are just a few examples of the variety of attractions located in Tukwila.
Starting or Expanding a Business in Tukwila
Thinking about starting or expanding a business in Tukwila? The Office of Economic Development can help answer questions about City-specific requirements such as how to navigate the city permitting process, deciding where to locate, how to get a City of Tukwila business license, and more. Please contact 206-433-1850 or email Business@TukwilaWa.Gov.