Business Assistance

My experience with the City's permitting process to expand my restaurant was great. It was straight forward and quick, allowing me to focus on growing my business!

Federico Ramos, owner, Agave Cocina

Issaquah is home to businesses of all sizes, from Costco corporate headquarters, REI and SanMar to to startup businesses. We're here to help your business get connected with a number of technical assistance providers.

Liaison & Advocacy

Have a question about permits, roads or a new City policy and don't know who to call? Facing a business-related concern? The City’s Economic Development team can answer your questions and walk you through the process. Contact us to find solutions.

Technical Assistance

The City of Issaquah can connect you with no or low cost technical assistance providers to get you the customized, one-on-one business counseling you need. A wide variety of educational resources are available through our partners. Need help making a connection or deciding your best point of contact? The Economic Development team is here to help you find the right program that best fits your business stage.

The Washington Small Business Development Center offers free, confidential one-on-one consulting services. The business advisors can help you build your business plan, suggest financial service providers, and advise on marketing and promotion efforts. 

Small Works Rosters

Are you interested in doing business with the City? The Shared Procurement Portal maintains several rosters to make it easier for companies to do business with public agencies, including Issaquah. You can learn more about doing business with the City here

Workforce Development & Hiring

Need help with finding employees? The City helps businesses find the right employees through job fairs and other programs. We can help connect you to the resources right for your business.

Going Green

Interested in saving money and protecting our planet? The City of Issaquah has resources and programs available to help you get started with energy efficiency, clean buildings, pollution reduction, and more.

Site Selection

Need a bigger space for your business? Search our property database or contact us to help connect you with the right properties in Issaquah.


Want to know how many cars drive by your business every day? Or the average Issaquah household income? Find the data you need for business planning, market analysis and application for financing in the Data Center. Contact us.