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Economic Development Department 

The Economic Development Department executes the strategic Economic Development Plan to ensure Kent is a safe, connected and beautiful city; culturally vibrant with richly diverse urban centers.

Economic Development staff can assist you with:

  • identifying an appropriate Kent location for your business
  • expanding or relocating your business to Kent
  • serving as a liaison between your business and City departments and other government agencies
  • identifying incentives for locating in Kent and connecting your business to local and regional services or resources; for more information see here.
  • finding economic, property, demographic or other statistical information for your business plan

For more information on visiting and living in Kent, go to www.VisitKent.com.

 Kent is full of networking opportunities, collaboration, and support services for your business. To learn more about partnering in Kent, visit: Working Together


For information on business and real estate development resources and services, please contact: 

Economic Development Manager

Kurt Hanson AICP




Economic Development Analyst

William Ellis