Economic Development Focus Areas

Infrastructure In Place, Rapid Permitting, Let's Go!

The City of Arlington has implemented business processes that help any enterprise – big or small – get up and running quickly.  If that’s not incentive enough, there are three Economic Development Focus Areas where the City has streamlined the permit process, makes staff available to provide assistance during the development process, and makes officials from all city departments accessible to ensure there’s nothing impeding your forward momentum.  With over 125 acres available at the airport, large retail development potential in the Hilltop area, and 46 acres of commercial potential in Kent Prairie, Arlington has incentives that other cities can’t match.  Click on each zone to learn more.

Arlington EDFZ Airport
Arlington EDFZ Hilltop
Arlington EDFZ Kent Prarie

Why Arlington?

Recreation, Return on Investment, Quality of Life

Snohomish County has the fastest growth rate in the State of Washington and Arlington is located perfectly at the intersection of growth and available resources.  With ever increasing costs, congestion, regulatory burden, and taxation in King County, people have figured out that Arlington represents the change they want in their lives.

The sky’s the limit when your business is located in Arlington — and that’s not just a catch phrase.  Your business will prosper when it has the city as a partner.  Award-winning schools and endless recreation opportunities are right at your porch with the Cascade Mountains immediately to the east and Puget Sound to the west.

Arlington by the Numbers


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What's Happening?

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