Why Renton

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Community & Economic Development
Renton, WA 98057
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Renton is strategically located in the heart of the Puget Sound region with easy access to local, regional, national and international markets.

As the fourth largest city in King County and the eighth largest in Washington, Renton is quite literally at the center of an extensive regional and international transportation network, intersected by freeways, highways, surface and mass transit routes and minutes from air, sea and rail transportation hubs.

A pro-business climate, location in the high-tech, Puget Sound region, and outstanding quality of life, has inspired many nationally recognized companies, including Boeing, PACCAR, IKEA, and Kaiser Permanente to relocate.

A Great Place to do Business

  • Renton is accessible by four state highways, Interstate 405, and just minutes away from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.

  • Office space and housing 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 draws from an exceptionally talented and well-educated workforce filled with world leaders in the high-tech, manufacturing, medical, biotech, and service industries.

  • With the nationally recognized Renton Public SchoolsRenton Technical 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 also has streamlined the planning and  development process and reduced approval time of permits in order to expedite quality developments.

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.

Contact the city's Community & Economic Development Department for more information or to discuss opportunities for locating or expanding your business in Renton.

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