Economic Development

Bellevue Welcomes the World

From entrepreneurial to experienced executives, we strive to encourage and assist local and global businesses with proactive city-supported initiatives to help your company grow and compete on the global stage. 

We are a global city and recognized as a hub for technology in the Pacific Northwest. Some of the industry’s most prominent leaders call Bellevue home. Our stable and talented workforce, well-connected transportation system, breathtaking beauty, cutting-edge companies and innovation oriented culture encourages businesses to grow and prosper. 

Bellevue’s Office of Economic Development is a strategic partner with the business community. From startups to major corporations, our Office strives to welcome and assist local and global businesses with pro-active support that is flexible and personalized to meet your needs. 

Whether you are an existing Bellevue business planning to expand, a business considering establishing a new office, investor or property developer, or an entrepreneur ready to start your new business, we invite you to contact our office to see how we can work with you so your business can grow and thrive.

Doing Business in Bellevue

Economic Profile Overview  

Bellevue is a culturally diverse technology center and Pacific Gateway City where your company can tap into the creative energy leading the technology revolution in enterprise software, aerospace, interactive media, and business services. Take a look at our economic profile. 

Start Your Business  

Bellevue’s well-educated, innovation-focused workforce, helps startups grow quickly.  Visit Startup425 for information on co-workingspace, mentoring, and more.  

Move Your Business

Bellevue is an international technology center and home to some of the world’s best known technology companies. We are less than 15 minutes from the headquarters of Microsoft, downtown Seattle and the University of Washington. Take a look at our workforce demographics, office spaces, and industry profile.  

Expand Your Business 

Bellevue’s Business Retention & Expansion (BRE) Program promotes a healthy and vibrant business climate. We invite you to learn how we can support your company’s growth with permitting, transportation planning, and more.  

What's New

Latest News and Press Releases  

Find out what's happening in economic development and other news at the City of Bellevue.  

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