Available Sites

Research sits for lease or sale through Invest Pierce County & explore demographics, similar businesses in the vicinity.

Regulatory Roadmap

Online guide to help you assess a site's feasibility for manufacturing. Provided through the Washington State Dept of Commerce.

Permits

Get fees, forms and information to start the permit process. Tip for success: use the pre-application opportunity!

Utilities

Find out about city-operated water, sewer and stormwater utilities in the City of Sumner including rates and how to set up an account.

Sustainability

From Tree City USA to an unprecedented wildlife restoration project, explore ways to achieve sustainable success with a green business in Sumner.

Workforce

Learn more about your greatest asset from demographic information to education opportunities in the area.

This is a place where history still matters, but dreams for tomorrow are fueled. Where creativity is ignited, craftmanship is celebrated, and innovation is born.​

What do we have for you?

What makes Sumner stand out? We’re in this for the long-haul. We offer quality service from the moment you arrive to every day success, year after year. If you call Sumner home, you receive the following benefits:

RIGHT AWAY

  • Low Transportation Impact Fees
  • Personal service with permitting
  • Form-based code (Town Center)
  • Affordable Housing tax abatement option (Town Center)
  • Broadband/fiber access (varies by location)

ONGOING

  • No Business & Occupation tax
  • Low utility taxes
  • Low City property tax rates
  • Lower sales tax rate than adjacent cities
  • Award-winning service
  • Millions invested in reducing traffic congestion
  • Accredited, distinguished Police department
  • Pre-treatment Coordinator to help you stay green
Puyallup Sumner Chamber of Commerce Port of Tacoma

A Perfect Fit for Your Business

MANUFACTURING INDUSTRIAL CENTER
The largest manufacturing job center in Pierce County offers quality infrastructure, repaved 24th St & 142nd Ave and an interchange with SR 167. Already home to over 14,000 jobs that range from aerospace to coffee roasting, this area has room for further growth and another estimated 12,000 jobs.

INTERCHANGE ZONES
Thousands of vehicles pass by these highly visible interchanges each day. Available space adjacent to hotels, car dealerships and a grocery store offer ideal opportunities for transit-oriented retail and services.

TOWN CENTER 
Bring your new retail or service to an established, celebrated Main Street. Home to parades, festivals and celebrated by Sunset Magazine, PBS and Seattle Magazine, Sumner’s classic downtown is walkable and charming with room for growth, featuring form-based code, and lots available adjacent to the Sound Transit station with direct links to Seattle and Tacoma by bus or train.

A Taste of Success

Sumner is high up on the "opportunity meets value" barometer.
Daily Journal of Commerce
Over the years, Sumner has worked hard to meld a visionary future with its historic gems. It’s a balancing act that is no small feat but one the city has embraced.
South Sound Business

Sumner Stories

Bellmont Cabinets & Dillanos Coffee Roasters

In 2019, South Sound Business magazine honored companies with the first Idea Awards.  Two out six awards went to Sumner companies. Bellmont Cabinets were awarded Manufacturing Firm of the Year (cover), and Dillanos Coffee Roasters were honored with Best Office Space.

Click here to read the full article online.

Pacific Baking Company

Did you know that the buns for McDonalds are baked here in Sumner? Sometimes, you can actually smell fresh bread baking as you round the corner from Fryar Avenue to Puyallup Street.

Take a video “tour” of this facility and learn its impacts to the entire region.