Seattle Southside is a convenient gateway not only to other parts of the Pacific Northwest but to major destinations throughout the world. Situated in the hub of the region’s commerce corridor, with the ability to move goods via roads, rail, airport and seaport, Seattle Southside businesses are able to engage in the global marketplace with greater efficiency and less cost.
Uniquely situated between the large metropolitan areas of Seattle and Tacoma, Seattle Southside’s convenient location enables companies to have quick access to Washington’s two major freeways, Interstates 405 and 5, as well as easy access to Highways 99 and 509, and Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.
Seattle Southside is even more accessible following Sound Transit’s completed construction of Link light rail, a passenger light rail line running from downtown Seattle to Sea-Tac International Airport. The Tukwila International Blvd. Station was completed and in use beginning in July, 2009 and the SeaTac/Airport station opened in December, 2009.There are a variety of regional and local benefits associated with Seattle-Tacoma International Airport: