• Economic Development

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    Home to leading global companies, Bellevue welcomes visionaries who take on today’s biggest challenges to build a better tomorrow. Whether you are an international corporation or small business just getting started, Bellevue’s culture of collaborating and supporting businesses strengthens our economy and quality of life. As the heart of Seattle’s Eastside, we have a tradition of successful collaboration across government, business and nonprofit sectors to make Bellevue and the Eastside a vibrant and inclusive global innovation hub.

    In 2020 Bellevue updated its economic development strategic plan. The Cultural and Economic Development division's vision is that Bellevue is a vibrant and inclusive global innovation hub fueled by a highly educated, entrepreneurial and diverse workforce. With our stable and talented workforce, well-connected transportation system, breathtaking beauty and innovation-oriented culture, businesses grow and prosper in Bellevue!

    Your Strategic Partner

    Bellevue's Cultural and Economic Development team serves as a strategic partner with the business community. We welcome and assist local and global businesses – from one-person startups, artists, restaurants and other small businesses to Fortune 50 corporations.  Our team works to provide proactive and personalized support to meet your unique business needs. Reach out and say hello!

    Get Engaged

    The City of Bellevue has many opportunities to get engaged with the future of the city. Collaboration between the many groups that make up the city is vital to building the best city for everyone. Bellevue consists of a diverse set of people and ideas, and the future of the city is vibrant because of that variety.

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    Business Assistance

    Business Assistance

    From one-person startups, and artists to restaurants and Fortune 50 corporations our team works to provide personalized support and navigation of available resources to meet your unique business needs.

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    COVID Support

    To aid local businesses impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak, the City of Bellevue continues to provide the latest information, updates and resources to help our businesses recovery stronger.

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    Bring your Business to Bellevue

    Bellevue is a diverse, global city at the heart of Seattle's Eastside, home the world's leading technology companies, retail and arts. Learn why companies are choosing to call Bellevue home!

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    Diversity is Our Strength

    Bellevue welcomes the world and prides itself on being a dynamic, international and multicultural city with residents, businesses employees and visitors from around the world. Learn about our diversity initiatives including the Hate Has No Home Here Campaign.

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    Arts & Creative Economy

    Bellevue’s strong, creative sector contributes to our economic vibrancy, quality of life, business attraction and talent recruitment. Bellevue supports the arts through grants, technical assistance, and it robust public arts program.

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    Partner Organizations

    The City of Bellevue works with many partner organizations to assist and highlight the businesses that make Bellevue the destination of choice for businesses and their employees, visitors and residents! Learn more about some of our partner organizations below.

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    Bellevue Downtown Association (BDA)

    The BDA's Heart of Bellevue campaign showcases the people and places that bring life to the Heart of Bellevue.

    Eastside Together

    The Bellevue Chamber Eastside Together

    Bellevue Chamber Eastside Together campaign features Eastside businesses, events, and quality of life.

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    Visit Bellevue

    Visit Bellevue Washington highlights the must see places to experience, eat, play, drink and stay in Bellevue Washington.

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