Business Incentives

The success of your business is our business! Here are some programs and strategies that you may benefit from as a business located in University Place.

Family-Wage Job Credit Program
The Family-Wage Job Credit program provides a one-time $275 credit per job to employers who create at least five new permanent family-wage jobs located in University Place.  

Free Technical Reviews
Our Planning and Development Services department will facilitate a technical review of preliminary plans, providing you with information that will help your development project go smoothly.

Monthly Business-Oriented E-newsletters
Keep in touch with news that affects your business.  Sign up to receive a monthly e-newsletter that will keep you informed about trainings, events, and more.

Site Selection Assistance
Looking to locate a business in University Place? Staff can point you toward several resources that will help you in your search.

No City B & O Taxes
The City of University Place does not charge a B & O tax.

For more information on these programs, or if you have a question, please contact Becky Metcalf in our Economic Development Office at 253.460.5442.