Where legendary ventures take root and flourish…

In the state of pristine forests, nourishing bodies of water and awe-inspiring mountain ranges there lies a reputation for blazing trails towards success.

From world famous brands to game-changing products and services, Washington businesses have carved their rightful place in history due to their creativity, tenacity, vision and competitive spirit.

Tumwater is a part of that pioneering spirit of business development, and offers businesses a

  • highly skilled workforce
  • inspirational culture of creativity
  • low-cost energy
  • robust supply chain
  • superior quality of life and
  • centralized export hub.

There’s no better geographical place in terms of talented and driven work forces, innovative ideas, and passion for local culture.

This is thanks in part to our proximity to Seattle and Portland.

The City of Tumwater hosts a solid business attitude with space for expansion for industrial and commercial businesses, a growing retail center and co-location options around other businesses. More than 1,500 businesses call Tumwater home, creating a diverse economy where any startup can become the next Starbucks, Amazon, Expedia or Ice Chips.

Combine that with the high-caliber talent coming off Joint Base Lewis McChord and you’re able to get creative, passionate workers and world-class collaborations to bring your vision to life! The availability of a well-educated workforce makes Tumwater a desirable place for growing a business; 59% of the 18-25 year old population have a bachelor degree and over 9% have higher education.

BONUS: We’re far enough south that traffic is NEVER an issue.

The success of your business relies strongly on your employees. Keeping and harnessing quality talent is imperative to your organization. Many workers report quality of life and pursuit of passions as most important in picking a new career.

Whether it’s government, emerging tech, skilled artistry, or the great outdoors, there’s a spirited mix of those on pursuit of their best lives in Tumwater.

An enriching attitude towards small business, is alive and well! The networking groups and Chamber work hand-in-hand to make outstanding, connective opportunities happen for business owners just like you!


For more information please call the Chamber Office at (360) 357-5153 or email info@tumwaterchamber.com