Great Place to Work

Renton's central location in the greater Puget Sound Region and quality business environment make the city an ideal place for companies . . . and their employees. A reverse commute on major interstates from Seattle or Bellevue, 11 and eight miles away respectively, means less time spent in the car. There are also abundant public transportation options available with frequent Metro Transit and Sound Transit bus service, as well as commuter rail access.


These world-renown companies call Renton home

Renton is home to some of the most recognizable companies in Washington and the world.

  • The Seattle Seahawks, Super Bowl XLVIII champions, are headquartered in Renton.
  • The Boeing Company builds the 737, the most popular passenger airplane in the world, in the world's most efficient airplane factory in Renton.
  • International truck builder PACCAR, is headquartered in Renton and recently opened a 176,000-square foot parts distribution facility.
  • IKEA, another Internationally-know retailer, has it's only Washington store in Renton.
  • Renton is home to Valley Medical Center, the oldest and largest hospital district in the state of Washington.

There's plenty to do ...

... in the city before or after work. Or even during the lunch hour.

  • Renton boasts the highest number of restaurants per capita of the major cities in Washington. Before heading home from work, there are great places to enjoy a drink with co-workers. For a quick break, coffee shops abound.
  • Exercise and recreation opportunities abound. The city offers a community center with a full gym, weight room and fitness classes. There are also several private health clubs within the city.
  • Team sports such as softball, basketball and volleyball with co-workers also can be enjoyed through the city's Recreation Division. There are many parks in the city that provide a chance to get away from the office. The Cedar River Trail offers 4.5 miles of paved pathway to run, bike, skate, or walk. Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park provides numerous recreational activities with beautiful views of and access to Lake Washington.
  • And there are always special events. In the winter take in the Clam Lights festival at Coulon Park. In the summer stop by the Farmers Market and get fresh local produce and herbs for home. Stay for a while and enjoy live music or learn a few cooking tips from cooking demonstrations led by renowned local chefs. On Wednesday evenings, stay for a picnic dinner and free concerts at Coulon Park. There's always something going on in Renton.

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