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Locate in the Skagit Valley

 There are many good reasons to expand or relocate your business in the natural beauty of the Skagit Valley. The following are answers to typical inquiries:


Why should your firm come to the Skagit Valley?

  • Affordable real estate available.
  • Mild climate.
  • Well-educated work force.
  • Minimal traffic problems, crime and congestion.
  • A great place to live, work and play!


How do business costs stack up?

  •  Land and wage costs are competitive.
  • Taxes are lower than in most other areas of the Puget Sound region.


Are good employees available?

 You bet. The Skagit Valley's central location between two major population centers (Seattle and Vancouver, B.C.), gives any organization locating here a distinct recruiting advantage over most rural locations.  In fact, there are 6 million people living within a 100-mile radius of our valley.


What about transportation?

  •  Skagit Regional Airport is a hub for business jets, and commercial flights out of Bellingham International Airport are only 30 minutes away.
  • Interstate 5 runs through the heart of the valley, and State Highway 20 runs east-west.
  • Skagit Transit connects communities throughout the valley.


What about the lifestyle and community in Skagit County?

  • Outdoor activities such as hiking, rock climbing, skiing, fishing, boating, jet skiing, camping or golfing ... you'll find it all in or near Skagit County.
  • Local street fairs, festivals, shows and celebrations
  • Shopping centers & unique boutiques to visit
  • Easy access to professional entertainment and sports events in Seattle
  • Excellent K-12 school systems plus a terrific community college
  • Local hospitals serve the county with quality healthcare while residents have convenient access to specialized services at other centers located within a 60-mile radius.
  • To learn more about the Skagit Valley's attractions, CLICK HERE.

Learn More

Click HERE to learn more about the many services and educational opportunities offered by the Economic Development Alliance of Skagit County.


To learn more about the Dream Big Sedro-Woolley STEM Network visit

Sedro-Woolley City Scene Magazine:

April 2016


The NW Innovation Resource Center (NWIRC) helps innovators, inventors and entrepreneurs bring their products and business ideas to life. Learn more at


Skagit County Profile

To view a detailed economic profile of Skagit County, CLICK HERE.


Choose Washington

To see more information about the Skagit Valley, CLICK HERE for the Choose Washington web site.


Commercial & Industrial Properties Database

To view EDASC's comprehensive database showcasing commercial and industrial properties available in Skagit County, click HERE.  This tool also provides significant data about our communities.