Bremerton is the epi-center of the Kitsap region where businesses and families thrive. With a vibrant business economy and diverse community of residents, The City has created an environment that supports business development while enhancing its quality of life. Community leaders nurture entrepreneurial spirit and foster successful partnerships. Bold economic development plans have diversified the City's employment base and strategically positioned Bremerton for the future. This makes Bremerton the right choice to start a business or raise a family.
Access to Bremerton is easy due to navigate due to Bremerton’s location on the Kitsap Peninsula. With ferry routes serving Seattle and a main highway corridor spreading from Tacoma to the Hood Canal Bridge, getting to Bremerton is easy. The City is well-served by mass transit and ferry system, making commuting to and from work simple and convenient for employees. This allows employers to draw from a large talent pool and provides direct transportation connections for goods and services. Being surrounded by water and hiking/biking trails makes it an attractive location for outdoor enthusiasts.
Affordable land costs and lease rates, as well as large blocks of developable property, make Bremerton rich with opportunities you can’t find in Seattle, Tacoma, or the surrounding region. With tax breaks and incentives the City's streamlined permitting process and low mitigation and permit fees help speed development, lower costs, and reduce risk.
Bremerton draws an exceptionally talented and extremely educated workforce from the region that is filled with leaders in the defense, manufacturing, medical, maritime, and service industries. With the top rated Olympic College offering 4 year degrees, the number of individuals who have received higher education adds to the demands of employers. With recognized public schools, Bremerton offers a learning environment that benefits employees and their children.