There are numerous opportunities for foreign investment in the Greater Seattle region. The Trade Alliance can help connect you to the resources you need.

Connect with the economic development community

Foreign investment is handled by different organizations on regional, state and federal levels. These organizations all provide assistance from site selection to detailed information about the industries and assets of each county.

This Business Resource Guide prepared by the Washington State Department of Commerce provides a directory of economic and trade organizations in Greater Seattle that can assist with the investment process.

Snohomish County

Economic Alliance of Snohomish County
Contact: Mr. Matt Smith
Industry & Resource Development Director
[email protected]

King County

Economic Development Council of Seattle and King County
Contact: Suzanne Dale Estey
Interim CEO
[email protected]

Pierce County

Economic Development Board for Tacoma-Pierce County
Contact: Mr. Bruce Kendall
President & CEO
[email protected]

Kitsap County

Kitsap Economic Development Alliance
Contact: Mr. John Powers
Executive Director
[email protected]


Washington State Department of Commerce
Contact: Ms. Mary Trimarco
Business Development Managing Director
[email protected]



Get information from the private sector via the FDI Directory

This directory includes private sector companies in the areas of real estate, finance and investment and industry associations that may be able to provide assistance with your investment needs.

FDI Directory