Spokane Valley is a growing city in eastern Washington where businesses and their employees experience a quality of life that makes them want to stay. From its early days of agricultural production to now hosting several major manufacturers and distributors in a variety of industries, the city is a significant part of the growing Spokane metro area. If you are considering launching or expanding a business, the City provides a friendly business climate, access to skilled labor, a major interstate and two Class-1 railroads, robust infrastructure, reduced traffic, low taxes, streamlined permitting, and many other incentives.
Manufacturing and distribution businesses in the City: 1,208
Licensed businesses in the City: 11,400 (Jan 2024)
Undeveloped industrial land: 250+ acres
Committed to Business Success
Spokane Valley is home to a business-friendly environment. The City is centrally located among several higher education universities and programs, which ensures a pipeline of future talent. In addition, the City offers a robust transportation infrastructure and streamlined permitting process to meet the needs of industry and keep development expenses low.
Additional business incentives:
No local Business and Occupation (B&O) tax or corporate income tax
Low worker's compensation insurance rates.
A highly-skilled workforce, including a continual stream of graduates from nearby universities and technical programs who seek entry-level jobs in the area, such as Gonzaga University, Eastern Washington University, Whitworth University, University of Washington's Spokane-based programs, and to the south of the City - Washington State University and University of Idaho.
A robust transportation framework, including options for transporting products by rail, air and/or a major interstate.
A streamlined permitting process that caters to the needs of industry with a guaranteed project review within 10 days.
A suite of incentive programs for a wide range of industries and project types.
Not only is Spokane County home to a sizable labor market, but the city is centrally located among several universities that offer advanced degrees and continuing education programs that benefit businesses.