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About Renton

Renton—A Great Place to Be!

The word is getting out! Renton is an innovative, creative and energetic community, filled with committed and caring people who work hard to make their city a great place to work, live and play.

People come to Renton to live and work in this leading high-tech region for many different reasons. New businesses are moving to Renton each year to provide an even greater variety of job opportunities and services. Office space and housing in this lakefront community are considerably less expensive than the two closest business centers of Seattle and Bellevue and numerous new developments provide a greater range of choices. Renton also draws an exceptionally talented and extremely well-educated workforce from the region which is filled with world leaders in the high-tech, manufacturing, medical, biotech and service industries. With nationally recognized public schools, an excellent community college and nearby higher learning institutions, Renton offers a learning environment that benefits employees and their children. The City's parks, theatres, concerts, festivals and special events provide diverse entertainment opportunities for residents, employees and visitors with unlimited cultural and recreational opportunities also available in the greater Puget Sound region.

Renton is in an ideal location in the heart of King County.  The City is centrally located for access to the regions' transportation network, accessible by four state highways and Interstate 405, close to Interstate 5 and Interstate 90 and only minutes away from Seattle, Bellevue, Tacoma and Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. Renton's strong economic base, diverse marketplace and favorable business climate have attracted the attention of nationally recognized companies that are looking to provide employees and their families with an outstanding quality of life. Renton is becoming the place to live, work and play.

Come find out what others have experienced in Renton and be a part of our urban community's dynamic future! You will not find another location that has all the recreational and quality of life amenities, healthy business climate, economic diversification and value anywhere; it's that simple.

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Renton is located on the south end of Lake Washington, just minutes away from Seattle and Bellevue. As part of the greater Seattle area, Renton is also close to the Puget Sound and Olympic Mountains to the west and the Cascade Mountains to the east with unlimited cultural and recreational opportunities.