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Welcome to Magnolia

Located on a peninsula west of Queen Anne Hill‚ south of the Ballard Locks‚ and only minutes from downtown Seattle‚ Magnolia with its natural boundaries has a special feeling of being an island. Accessible by three bridges‚ Magnolia is a special place to live and visit‚ yet it still retains a small town atmosphere where you can easily get to know your neighbors. [more]

The Magnolia neighborhood of Seattle has a remarkable and unique business district. The center is known as the ‘village’ and is home to some of Seattle’s top award winning restaurants and coffee shops, well known specialty shops and professional services. The outer rim of this unique island-like neighborhood is home to marine business and borders the Fisherman’s Terminal with docks for the fishing industry. Additionally, there are a number of other great businesses in various commercial areas throughout magnolia.

Our Mission

To build a united, vibrant business community by enhancing our visibility and promoting our unique mix of enterprises to attract and engage the public.

By Seattle Washington Real Estate

Featured Member Benefits:

The Magnolia Chamber of Commerce is a partner with the Seattle Office of Economic Development’s
Business Retention and Expansion Program. The mission of the partnership is to provide direct
assistance to businesses to help them grow and compete. Benefits under this partnership include:

Business Loan Options

Businesses have access to equity and debt financing products, which are available through nontraditional and non-profit lending institutions to meet their specific financial needs

Navigating Government

Businesses that are having a problem going through the standard city process to get assistance from city departments, can contact the Magnolia Chamber of Commerce who have direct access to advocates
within the Office of Economic Development and other City of Seattle departments to resolve issues

No Cost Business Consulting

Businesses can receive one-on-one business consulting services at no cost to enhance their daily
operations which include: assistance with business planning, strategic planning, marketing strategies,
customer loyalty programs, cash flow, inventory cycle, budgeting, and much more

Restaurant Success

Direct business support and navigational help for restaurant and other food business entrepreneurs as
they start and operate their businesses in Seattle, including a comprehensive, one-stop online guide with city, county, and state permitting and licensing information, and tools to help restaurateurs more easily navigate the process to starting and growing a restaurant

Workforce Development

Businesses can receive assistance with identifying potential employees to fill open positions in their
establishments

Utility Savings

Businesses can receive assistance in reducing their utility bills through no costs audits that identify
potential energy, water, and waste reductions savings. In addition, there is a no cost green business
program that helps businesses efficiently address and reduce environmental impacts, and showcase
their efforts to the community

Construction Impact Assistance

Businesses can receive assistance to help reduce the impact construction projects have on their ability
to conduct business