Why Choose the Yakima Valley?

When you choose Yakima County, you choose success. You choose shovel-ready sites, inexpensive utilities and a world class transportation infrastructure that ensures productivity and rapid response to market demands.


A strong workforce and welcoming communities.

You choose responsive technical schools and colleges and a well-trained, prepared workforce. You choose public and private leadership that encourages growth; people and organizations ready to help get your company up and running as inexpensively and quickly as possible.

quotes_leftquotes_rightThere’s tremendous untapped potential in Yakima; there’s also tremendous room for expansion – you’re not constrained with respect to land.

Robert Wallace, CEO, Wallace Properties

An ideal location with diverse industries.

You choose the heart of Washington State; a burgeoning mecca for both recreation and industry with over 300 days of sunshine every year. Yakima County is #1 for agricultural production in the Northwest and home to a network of thriving communities supported by industry clusters as diverse and productive as its towns and peoples. Our top business clusters include agribusiness and food processing, logistics and distribution, manufacturing, aerospace, and healthcare.

Who we are.

Best of all, when you choose Yakima County you choose savvy, friendly communities and people as vested in your business and your success as you are. The primary objectives of Choose Yakima include supporting and growing local business, attracting and facilitating the expansion of new industry to our region, and developing and retaining a well-trained, prepared workforce.

October 6, 2017
Greater Yakima Chamber of Commerce to Launch “Yakima Valley Trends” Website

In Partnership with the Yakima Valley Community Foundation, Yakima County Development Association, and Yakima Valley Conference of Governments, the Greater Yakima Chamber of Commerce will unveil their new “Yakima Valley Trends” website November 13, 2017 at the general membership and community luncheon from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM. The website will help feature to help promote…

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September 14, 2017
Port of Grandview Announces Another New Addition to Bayam Business Park

Just one week after announcing the arrival of three new businesses to the Port of Grandview’s Byam Business Park, the Port is honored to announce another addition. We are pleased to announce that Henningsen Cold Storage Co. has signed an agreement to purchase nearly 26 acres of property to expand its business into Grandview. Henningsen…

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