“Years ago we decided to relocate Seattle Chocolate from Seattle to Tukwila and we could not be happier.”

– Jean Thompson, CEO Seattle Chocolate

City of Tukwila: The City of Opportunity, the Community of Choice

The City of Tukwila is a great place for business. With over 40,000 jobs, more people work in Tukwila than in 29 counties in the State of Washington. Thousands of our jobs are in the global aerospace and advanced manufacturing industry sectors through companies like Boeing, satellite manufacturer LeoStella, and nuclear fusion reactor developer Avalanche.  Tukwila is also home to hundreds of small businesses, many of which are owned by members of Tukwila’s diverse international community.

Tukwila is a retail and entertainment powerhouse. Anchored by Westfield Southcenter, the largest shopping mall in the Pacific Northwest, Tukwila generated over $2.0 billion in taxable retail sales in 2022. Tukwila is proud of its many attractions and experience businesses like the Family Fun Center, Defy, I-Fly Indoor Skydiving, Legacy Gaming, Seattle Seawolves, Seattle Chocolate, and Starfire Sports.