Port of Seattle


PO Box 1209
Seattle, WA 98121
(206) 492-9295

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Founded in 1911 by a vote of the people as a special purpose government, the Port of Seattle's mission is to promote economic opportunities and quality of life in the region by advancing trade, travel, commerce and job creation in an equitable, accountable and environmentally responsible manner.

Their vision is to add 100,000 jobs through economic growth led by the Port, for a total of 300,000 Port-related jobs in the region, while reducing their environmental footprint. They are committed to creating opportunity for all, stewarding the environment responsibly, partnering with surrounding communities, promoting social responsibility, conducting themselves transparently and holding themselves accountable.

The Port of Seattle is a leader in moving people and cargo across the country and around the world. With facilities and property ranging in scope from a half-acre park to one of the largest airports and container terminals on the West Coast, they maximize the public assets in their portfolio with an eye toward best uses and environmental sustainability.