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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
Incentives Web Links 
Financing Start Ups/Specialized Uses
Tacoma Facade Loan Program 
Flexible Incentives Descriptions
MultiFamily Property Tax Exemption Incentive
Tacoma Historic Tax Exemption
Federal Historic Tax Credits
Washington State Department of Revenue Tax Incentives


Kim Bedier

Acting Community and Economic Development Director

(253) 573-2554



Elly Walkowiak

Assistant Director

(253) 591-5209



Gloria Fletcher

Business Development Manager

(253) 591-5207



Patricia (Pat) Beard

Project Manager

(253) 591-5039