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Examine Federal, State, local and private sector resources that may benefit businesses financially.Financial Support
As part of ongoing efforts to build upon the existing entrepreneurial ecosystem in Tacoma, the City of Tacoma’s Community and Economic Development Department is leveraging Washington State Department of Commerce’s Small Business Innovation Fund (SBIF) dollars to partner with three organizations specializing in technical assistance for small and micro businesses.Small Business Innovation Fund Technical Assistance Programs
Tacoma’s thriving trade economy offers direct access to Pacific Rim markets and the World Trade Center.Read More about International Investments...
From Mt. Rainier to the Waterfront Promenade, you can enjoy a bustling downtown, welcoming community, and picturesque surroundings.Read More about Active Lifestyle...
Get wherever you need to go in 15 minutes flat, while also accessing the global marketplace. Connect to an international port and airport, along with rail and I-5 access.Read More about Streamlined Transportation...
Affordable Real Estate
Take advantage of competitively-priced real estate, a streamlined permitting process, and some of the lowest-priced utilities in the country.Read More about Affordable Real Estate...
Educated & Skilled Workforce
Your dream team awaits: Tacoma's eight higher-ed institutions offer top talent and key industry connections.Read More about Educated & Skilled Workforce...
New businesses thrive in Tacoma. Join a welcoming community of fellow startups and get the support, talent, and real estate you need.Read More about Startup Friendly...
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Tacoma is part of the largest metropolitan region in Washington State. View key business data, like demographics, cost of living, labor force, and more, to see how our city compares.Compare Cities