The City of North Bend is a highly livable, highly educated community and the premier outdoor recreation destination in the Puget Sound region. Located 30 miles from downtown Seattle, North Bend has experienced significant residential growth in recent years. In addition, North Bend’s unbeatable access to the outdoors, proximity to international ports and property available for development make it a peak destination to relocate, grow, or establish a business.
North Bend approved this action plan in June 2023. Please contact North Bend’s Economic Development Manager to learn more about this plan or to explore opportunities in North Bend. Here is a link to the Economic Development Action Plan.
More people are turning to North Bend as a place to call home or visit for its exceptional outdoor recreation. This increased residential and tourism interest provides a great opportunity for businesses to grow, expand, or begin in North Bend.
Check out these short videos to see North Bend in action:
Looking for resources to assist your new or existing businesses in North Bend?
Check out our Business Resources page to find local maps and data, grant and loan opportunities, support for small businesses, and opportunities to connect with other businesses and entrepreneurs.
North Bend boasts a 35,000 sq ft bike park open to all levels of riders at Torguson Park. An in-town, beginner-level dirt track offers a safe environment for young children learning to ride.
North Bend offers family-friendly community events throughout the year, featuring local artists, wineries, and musicians. Residents and visitors alike love the eclectic mix of dining and shopping in historic downtown and at the North Bend Outlet Stores.
Check out these links to stay informed about activities and upcoming events:
"There is a sense of pride in the community from business owners and residents."
- Volition Brewing Co.
"North Bend is growing and the potential to grow within North Bend is here."
- Ericka Laureano Design Studio
"North Bend lives out the word 'community' which is much more than people living together. It's people doing life together."
- Trail Youth Coffee Home