With a mission to "help grow, recruit and create local businesses," the
Office of Economic Development is a strategic partner with the business
community. It assists businesses currently in Bellevue, businesses
considering establishing offices in the city, property developers and
citizens. It also provides leadership in collaborative regional efforts
to build the regional and statewide economy.
Economic Profile Overview
Bellevue is a Pacific Gateway City located in the heart of the Central Puget Sound Region.
Global & Regional Economic Center
Global market leaders are the major Bellevue and regional employers.
Bellevue's Next Generation strategy is to encourage a creative and entrepreneurial environment.
Start Your Business
Bellevue offers a strong and supportive business climate, well-educated and technologically savvy workforce,
and a high quality of life.
Locate Your Business
Bellevue is less than 15 minutes from the headquarters of Microsoft, downtown Seattle and the University of Washington,
and less than 30 minutes from the Seattle-Tacoma International airport.
Expand Your Business
The Business Retention & Expansion (BRE) Program was developed to promote a healthy and vibrant business climate in
Bellevue, and facilitate the retention and expansion of local companies.
Latest News and Press Releases
Find out what’s happening with economic development and other news at the City of Bellevue.