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The future is written in Redmond

Redmond City view_CroppedIf you want to build the next great anything, you need the vision to push forward, the culture to inspire you, and the talent to get you there. Redmond is a place where all three come together. Whether you aspire to create a startup or relocate an already thriving business, here you can find the resources and the welcoming environment your company needs to thrive. Feel free to reach out to learn more about locating your business here.

Close to Planes, Trains, Boats, and Adventure!

Located 15 miles east of Seattle, Redmond is situated in the picturesque Sammamish Valley at the north end of Lake Sammamish. Seatac, an international airport, is only 23 miles away, allowing for easy access to business and personal travel. 

Sound Transit - Light RailRedmond is also preparing for the arrival of four new light rail stations that will provide fast, frequent, and reliable connections to Bellevue, Seattle, and the rest of the region!

  • 23 miles to Seattle Tacoma International Airport
  • 21 miles to Everett Paine Field Airport
  • 16 miles to the Port of Seattle
  • 16 miles to King Street Station
  • 53 miles to Snoqualmie Pass
  • Link Light Rail to open in 2024

Balancing the best of urban life and the great outdoors.

The city prides itself for its high quality of life with good schools, a healthy economic base, a parks system that provides a variety of active and passive recreational opportunities, diverse offerings for shopping and dining, safe neighborhoods, and an emphasis on quality development and protection of the natural environment.

The Pacific Northwest is a year-round outdoor playground and Redmond is at the center of everything: mountains, water, and endless evergreens. Miles of bike trails provide convenient access to downtown, businesses, parks, craft breweries, restaurants and shops. Catch an outdoor concert at Marymoor Park, explore wine country, attend a cultural event and best of all, enjoy a diverse and welcoming community atmosphere. Check it out for yourself at  Experience Redmond

It's the thinkers, solvers, creators, and dreamers who give Redmond its rhythm.
A community of innovators and entrepreneurs, students and startups. Families of all make ups and backgrounds. This is Redmond. To the outside world, we’re a renowned hub of invention and creativity. The insider’s perspective? It’s our safe and diverse neighborhoods, variety of housing, transportation choices, recreation options, strong schools, healthy economic base and vibrant quality of life that attract and keep the best.  

  • Median Household Income - $142,920 (2019)
  • Evening Population (non-business) - 77,490 (2023)
  • Daytime Employment Population - 130,523 (2019)

Redmond’s estimated population forecast for 2050 is 128,400*.

Couple walking in Downtown RedmondMuch focus is on the City’s two urban centers, Downtown and Overlake, where both residential and commercial development are flourishing. Southeast Redmond and the Willows Road corridor are also great opportunities for businesses, especially for the manufacturing and high technology sector. For more details about zoning and properties for sale and lease, visit the City’s Property Viewer.

Redmond is changing from a suburb to a city. Learn more about the vision and planning process. Visit Redmond 2050.

*This estimate depends on several factors. Among the biggest factors: the Comprehensive Plan Update is exploring a variety of growth scenarios, which will have different estimated populations. Also, Puget Sound Regional Council (PSRC) is currently developing new population, housing, employment projections. Updates will be made to this page when new information is received.