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Business Incentives

The City of Tacoma works hard to leverage public assets to drive economic development in Tacoma. Staff is also dedicated to helping its business community and neighborhoods thrive by serving as expert business consultants on local and surrounding markets. If you're a developer or investor considering Tacoma, here are some resources for you.

Downtown Development Opportunity Sites
Business Financing
Economic Development Board List of Resources
Financing Start Ups/Specialized Uses
Tacoma Facade Loan Program 
Flexible Incentives 2014
MultiFamily Property Tax Exemption Incentive
Tacoma Historic Tax Exemption
Federal Historic Tax Credits
Washington State Department of Revenue Tax Incentives


Ricardo Noguera

Community and Economic Development Director

(253) 591-5139


Martha Anderson

Assistant Director

(253) 591-5207


Elly Walkowiak

Business Development Manager

(253) 591-5209


Patricia (Pat) Beard

Project Manager

(253) 591-5039