Why Kennewick?

Community Benefits

Demographics, affordability and an unparalleled quality of life make Kennewick an attractive location to expand.

Benefiting from a talented labor force, steady job market and low cost of living, Kennewick is a thriving city with an attractive demographic of residents, tourism and a reputation for fun.
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The largest of the “Tri-Cities,” the pursuit of happiness stretches 27 square miles and features a variety of sports and recreational activities, entertainment, the region’s retail shopping hub and a casual, easy-living vibe. Nestled in the heart of Washington wine country, Kennewick citizens and visitors enjoy 27 parks, 4 fantastic golf courses, and more than 160 wineries within a 50 mile radius.


More than 300 days of sunshine and its location along the Columbia River provide a variety of recreational pursuits including world-class fishing, birding, bike trails and parks.

Economic Value

Businesses locating in Kennewick find considerable value in its pacific northwest central location, affordable land, world-class infrastructure, and transportation connectivity. Water and power resources are abundant, reliable and low-cost. Data services are high quality and high capacity.

Considered the shopping hub for southeastern Washington and northeastern Oregon, retail opportunities are plentiful throughout the city. Ample commercial office and an assortment of light industrial spaces are available.

From Columbia Center in the west to the historic downtown and waterfront district in the east, and the fast-growing gateway entrance at Southridge to the potential at Vista Field, find the right neighborhood for your business in one of Kennewick’s Opportunity Centers.
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