Small Business Support Services

At OneRedmond we think no project is too big and no company is too small. We know that running a small businesses is hard work. We are proud to offer a full suite of small business support services for all levels of business — from entrepreneurial start-ups to established entities. We also host frequent Community Connections networking events, and we provide access to the following free-of-charge advisory services:

Locate Your Business In Redmond

Large businesses are attracted to Redmond’s well-educated, technically advanced, and culturally diverse work force. Small businesses thrive with the support of market opportunities presented by major employers, the purchasing power of an affluent workforce, and the region’s growing culture of innovation. Whether you run a family business or a multi-national corporation, you will find a friendly city with nurturing public policies committed to supporting growth through investment in quality transportation, civic infrastructure, education, and world-class customer service.

Talent and Workforce

Redmond has the talent to drive your business. Employees in Redmond and throughout the Innovation Triangle are some of the highest educated people in the United States, with over 62% having attained a bachelor’s degree or greater.

Incentives and Taxes

The City of Redmond and the State of Washington offer a wide variety of favorable tax advantages to businesses of all sizes, including no personal or corporate income tax, deferrals and credits for specific high growth industries, and more. Contact OneRedmond to discuss how your business can best take advantage of the tax incentives available in our region.

Transportation

Link Light Rail is being extended to Redmond. When completed in 2023 it will provide a 30 minute transit time to downtown Seattle and 14 minutes to Bellevue. Today, Redmond businesses and residents benefit from an integrated transportation system that includes over 54 miles of bike and pedestrian trails and standard and express bus connections to employment centers including Bellevue, Kirkland and Seattle.

Real Estate

OneRedmond provides customized no-cost site selection services for companies seeking to locate or expand in Redmond and the Eastside. We are knowledgeable of the regional inventory of office and flex buildings and are well-networked with regional property owners and developers. Contact us for more details.

Civic Engagement

OneRedmond is structured a public/ private partnership of local and regional businesses community, and the City of Redmond. As such we have the ability to work with government to communicate and resolve business issues not available through other business organizations. OneRedmond develops and promotes policies that improve the local and regional business environment.