Why Issaquah?

Our team has assisted many highly-successful companies in their growth, continued success or move to Issaquah. Companies want to move to Issaquah for a high quality of life and proximity to major amenities.

Top 5 Reasons to Locate in Issaquah

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Quality of Life

A beautiful natural environment — in close proximity to skiing, hiking, boating, fishing and a multitude of other outdoor activities — combined with convenient transportation, quality schools and friendly people create the backdrop for a great life.

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Small & Friendly

Although part of the growing Seattle metropolitan area, Issaquah is committed to retain its small-town charm and friendly disposition.

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Transportation Convenience

Location! Location! Location! Only 20 minutes to downtown Seattle, Issaquah benefits from north-south regional access (State Route 900) and east-west regional access (Interstate 90).

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Issaquah School District is consistently rated one of the best in the state.

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Business-Friendly Services

The City’s Community Planning & Development and Economic Development  teams ensure businesses and residents receive quality service from the City.