The Innovation Triangle is a place where innovation is the norm, creativity is the goal, and building the future is the destination.
We invite technology and innovation-intensive businesses to experiment, develop, and prosper in the Innovation Triangle! A partnership of Bellevue-Redmond-Kirkland, the Innovation Triangle is where today’s technology companies are developing and shaping our future.
Puget Sound and the Innovation Triangle offer all the benefits of other Pacific Coast locales with significant upsides over other regions. The proximity to Silicon Valley and the numerous flight options allow seamless integration with partners, customers, and investors in California. Convenient non-stop flight options to all the major business centers in Europe, Asia, and North America will keep you in front of everyone you need to close your business deals globally.
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Talent & Facts
Our Economic Output
Technology, data science, and engineering are the leading business drivers in the Innovation Triangle.
The Innovation Triangle’s economic output in 2013 was nearly $48 billion, making it one of the most dynamic regional economies in the United States. Our economy is larger than Durham, North Carolina, Boulder, Colorado, and Charleston, North Carolina.
Approximately 25% of Washington’s exports are technology products from the Innovation Triangle. Companies from around the world come to our region to expand their development capabilities and global reach.
Innovation Triangle’s Exports in 2013 was $65 billion.
The Innovation Triangle is a national leader in the knowledge economy. The talent pool here has a depth and breadth unmatched anywhere in the U.S.
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A Global Mindset
Over 30 percent of our residents were born outside the United States. The diverse perspectives of our population help create the energy where creativity and new ideas thrive. In the Innovation Triangle you will experience a welcoming environment, a cosmopolitan workforce, and a culture focused on global issues.
Quality of Life
Talented people are attracted to the Innovation Triangle. Nestled between the Cascade Mountains and picturesque waters of Puget Sound, the Innovation Triangle is one of the best places to live, work, learn, and play in the world, especially for those who love the outdoors.
We place a high value on work/life balance and sustainability. We have hundreds of miles of hiking & biking trails, easy access to winter skiing, plus a strong culture for boating & kayaking.
Surrounded by pristine natural beauty and abundant outdoor spaces, this unique area offers the ultimate in shopping, dining, and cultural attractions in pedestrian friendly neighborhoods.
It’s no wonder that so many workers choose to put down roots and raise a family in the Innovation Triangle.
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Major Industries in Our Area
Our area hosts engineering centers from the world’s leading tech companies.
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- Business Services & Enterprise Software
- Interactive Media
- Big Data
- Commercial Space
- Research & Development
The Innovation Triangle is where some of the most popular video games were born. We have over 300 regional companies involved in game development. We are also at the center of the immersive reality revolution with companies developing VR and AR tools for next generation games, architecture, and medicine.
The next generation of space exploration led by firms based in the Innovation Triangle. Aerojet powered the Mars Exploration Rover missions while Planetary Resources is developing the technology to mine asteroids. The ability to recruit and retain talented engineering and computer science employees is an important asset of our region.
In the words of Carl Sagan
“Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.”
Our region excels at producing engineering, science, technology and creative talent that become global thought leaders. Your company can have access to the same leaders and pioneers that are designing the future of technology.
The University of Washington is rated by Reuters as the most innovative public university in the world. The UW boasts top degree programs in engineering, medicine and sciences.
Northwest University prepares individuals to pursue business and management careers in technology. Hands-on learning helps students adapt their skills for rapidly changing businesses.
Cascadia College offers two year and four year degrees in technology subjects ranging from sustainable energy practices to mobile application development.
DigiPen ranks as one of the best schools in the U.S. for digital arts and game design. Their industry-focused curriculum sends graduates to AAA studios like Valve and Bungie.
GIX is a partnership with the University of Washington, Tsinghua University and Microsoft to train tomorrow’s visionaries and tech trailblazers.
Bellevue College opens the door of higher education to students from around the world with degrees in technology and engineering.
LWTech provides students with training pathways that are practical, purposeful and promising from engineering and computer technology, to digital gaming and media.
Availability & Vacancy Rate
Real Estate Market
Asking Rent Per SF
Industry Cluster Fact Sheets
Business District Fact Sheets
Bellevue – BelRed
Bellevue – Downtown
Bellevue – Eastgate
Kirkland – Downtown
Kirkland – Totem Lake
Redmond – Downtown
Redmond – Overlake
Is your company looking for a location with the best technology and engineering talent? Do you want to be part of the same ecosystem as some of the world’s most innovative companies? Then Washington’s Innovation Triangle is the right place for your next office. Contact us today.