Locate in Mountlake Terrace

Interim City Hall is adjacent to Interstate 5 and 220th Street SW Overpass

Aerial View of 220th Corridor
A Sound Location 
Mountlake Terrace is a small city with big connections. Nestled in the Seattle metropolitan region, our city is a transportation hub with access to three transit lines. Interstate 5 runs right through the heart of our city and can put you in downtown Seattle in 20 minutes or SeaTac International Airport in 35 minutes.  Mountlake Terrace is close to the amenities offered by downtown Seattle -- but not too close!

Our convenient location means efficient freight transportation and shorter travel times for local businesses, your employees, and your customers/clients. Learn more about the benefits of locating your business in the City of Mountlake Terrace!

Economic Highlights   
  • No B&O Taxes, Low Property Taxes & Utility Rates
  • Development Incentives
  • Town Center Plan & Regional Town Center Stormwater Facility
  • Business-Friendly Development Process
  • Multifamily Property Tax Abatement
  • Planned Action Ordinances for Town Center & Freeway/Tourist Zoning Zones Eliminate Most Environmental & Transportation Impact Reviews
  • Affordable Commercial Lease Rates
  • Recreation Pavilion with Indoor Pool (1,200 visitors per day)
  • Light Rail Station Coming in 2023

Demographics (As of 2019)

  • Population: 21,560
  • Median Age: 36.9
  • Employment Numbers: 7,795 
  • Households: 8,990
  • 366 acres of recreational attractions
  • Great Schools: Edmonds School District
  • Form of Government: Council/Manager
  • Largest Employers: Premera, Edmonds School District, City of Mountlake Terrace, Umpqua Bank
“Access is a key issue in considering a business location, whether it’s the movement of people, raw material or finished product. With its proximity to Seattle, Interstate 5 and a Transit Center with a future light rail station connecting to SeaTac International Airport, Mountlake Terrace provides urban center access with suburban center costs.”

John A. Monroe, Chief Operations Officer
Economic Alliance of Snohomish County