Economic Development Department staff proactively works to strengthen the Edmonds economy, create a more business-friendly environment, and works with other city departments and elected officials on policies to bolster the retail and commercial sectors. We also meet regularly with local businesses, property owners, and associations. If you’re thinking of opening a business in Edmonds, check in with the Economic Development Department first and let us be your guide at City Hall.
It is vital that the City maintain a link between and among our business
community for our mutual benefit. For example, it is critically important that
we understand the needs of local businesses so that we can, when possible,
address their individual and collective needs. It is equally important that we
make businesses and their employees aware of the many services that Edmonds
The Economic Development Director acts as the primary liaison between the private sector and city government. Department services include:
The City of Edmonds is committed to supporting and retaining our business community, and enhancing economic development. The Departments of Community Services and Economic Development staff are available to assist you with your business-related questions and direct you to the City's business resources webpage to support your business. Please contact Community Services/Economic Development staff at:
We look forward to working with you.
The Edmonds Chamber of Commerce on occasion conducts educational seminars. Please contact the Edmonds Chamber at www.edmondswa.com for more information.
Are you looking for tools to strengthen your business? – Edmonds Community College (EdCC) Business Training Center offers courses to help keep your business competitive and state-of-the-art. Whether your company is customer-driven, patient-oriented, service or product based, from 1-1,000 or more employees, their award winning Small Business Development Center (SBDC) can provide training to help your business succeed. For more information go online at www.the-btc.com or call 425-640-1840.
EdCC can provide....
For information on regional economic development priorities, see: