“If cities had coming-of-age parties, this would be Burien’s.”

–Marc Stiles, Puget Sound Business Journal

City of Burien: A City Where Business is Welcome


A City of makers and entrepreneurs, Burien is one of Puget Sound’s hottest up-and-coming communities. Noted for its authentic ‘main street’ feel, Burien’s walkable downtown boasts the third highest walk score for any city in Washington State. This thriving multi-modal downtown also features a diverse range of local restaurants that serves a large portion of the population in South King County and West Seattle. Burien’s businesses enjoy direct access to SR-508, SR-518, and Sea-Tac International Airport as well as miles of beautiful Puget Sound waterfront. The City of Burien also offers diverse demographics of skilled and highly educated labor force that is also highly mobile because of the many regional transportation hubs in and around the city. Burien is a dynamic local engine for economic development in the region.