Economic Development

Southeast Seattle is Open for Business

SEED offers businesses support with Site Selection, Workforce Development, Retention & Expansion, and Technical Assistance.

Why Southeast Seattle?

  • Transport: Excellent access to truck and train transit lanes; close to the airport and light rail; SoDo and the Port of Seattle are easily accessible
  • Labor: Diverse population has a strong work ethic and is eager for job opportunities – Many immigrants here are striving to apply or learn needed skills
  • Affordability: Attractively priced land, buildings, and commercial rents
  • Amenities: Southeast Seattle is rich with arts and culture, many restaurants, and educational opportunities