Economic Development

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. 

Strategic Partner

The Office of Economic Development acts as a strategic partner with the business community. From startups to major corporations, we strive 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 entrepreneur ready to start a new business, an existing Bellevue business planning to expand, a business considering establishing a new office, or an investor or property developer, we invite you to contact our office to see how we can work with you so your business can grow and thrive.

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.

Start Your Business 

Bellevue’s well-educated, innovation-focused workforce, helps startups grow quickly.  We offer resources, including coworking spaces and mentoring, to help you start your business.

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. If you're thinking of moving your business here, we offer an economic overview that includes local workforce demographics, office space information and background on Bellevue's fastest growing business clusters.

Expand Your Business 

Bellevue’s Business Retention and Expansion program promotes a healthy and vibrant business climate. Learn how we can support your company’s growth with permitting, transportation planning and more.

City News

Want a complete picture of the city's activities? Consult the city newsroom to see city news releases, video, newsletters and other publications.


Office of Economic DevelopmentReceptionist

Business Hours

8am - 5pm


(425) 452-4114
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