Business Development in Ellensburg
CenterFuse helps with start-ups and expansion, and welcome new businesses with open arms.
We’re glad you’re considering growing your business here. We can’t wait to meet you!
New, Relocating Businesses
Ellensburg offers many advantages to businesses who start or relocate here. Centrally located ‘on the way to everywhere’, Ellensburg has excellent access to major transportation systems, ready-built public utility services, and a workforce of skilled and unskilled laborers who are job ready. The small town feel and quality of life attract many people to Ellensburg.
CENTRAL LOCATION. Just under two hours from Seattle and less than three hours from Spokane, Ellensburg is strategically located in the center of Washington State.
BUSINESS FRIENDLY. Fees for licensing and permits rank below the state’s average. To start a business in Ellensburg, you will apply for an Ellensburg Business License.
WELL-EDUCATED WORKFORCE. Home of Central Washington University, 38% of Ellensburg’s population earned a bachelor’s degree or higher.
LOW TAXATION. Ellensburg’s sales/use tax rate is lower than the double-digit rate in the Puget Sound area, and lower than the average rate of other Washington cities.
INCENTIVES. Ellensburg is home to TWO Opportunity Zones for businesses who are looking for a financial tool to reduce the impact of capital gains. Washington State Department of Revenue offers many tax incentives for businesses. Tax Increment Financing is coming soon.
QUALITY OF LIFE. Enjoy the natural beauty of the Kittitas Valley with over 200 days of sunshine, and on average a 17 minute commute to work. Enjoy an art show, visit one of our many growing craft breweries, go for a hike, or expand your mind at the university.
Existing Business Expansion, Job Creation.
Whether your business is growing, looking into economic incentives or expanding your workforce, the CenterFuse is here to help.
INCENTIVES. Washington State Department of Revenue offers many tax incentives for businesses.
SITE SELECTION. CenterFuse maintains an inventory of properties currently available for rent, lease or purchase. Let us know what you are looking for by using our Location Services form. With our local knowledge and local network, we can provide you with information that is more comprehensive than that which is available using an internet search.
LIGHT INDUSTRIAL BUILDING SPACE. The 9,800 SF light industrial building is located near the Ellensburg Airport. The building has four bays, easy access to the freeway (I-90), high speed internet, and full utilities.
BUSINESS RESOURCES. To aid with your success, we have available a range of support resources. From understanding financials to marketing to business planning and more, we offer the expertise to lend you a hand in a meaningful way.