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.
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.
OneEastside SPARK focuses resources on small business and nonprofit recovery and resiliency. Whether you seek one-on-one advising, funding opportunities, promotion and marketing assistance, or industry connections, OneEastside SPARK is a great resource for growing your business.
Business Impact NW works with small business owners to provide business coaching, training and access to funding needed to successfully launch and grow your business. Their services are open to all, with focused programs for women, minorities, and veterans.
The Greater Seattle SCORE Small Business Counseling Service will connect you with a mentor to provide free, expert business advice. SCORE also provides business workshops and resources.
The Department offers programs and resources to help you launch, grow, and scale your business. The Department of Commerce also provides financing support, entrepreneur resources and how-to guides.
The Small Business Administration provides help with services including funding programs, counseling, federal contracting certifications and disaster recovery.
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
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.
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.