Businesses of all sizes are welcomed to Pendleton! Whether you are starting a new business, or expanding or relocating an existing business, your success is an important priority for the City of Pendleton. The Mayor, city council, and City Manager have proven track records for cultivating and sustaining commercial grown in the area; working together the city has a proud history of producing high-quality products in Pendleton. In addition to the Pendleton Woolen Mills, Pendleton is home to two world-famous saddle makers, and also serves as the West Coast home to Keystone RV Company, the world's largest manufacturer of towable RVs (recently expanded). In fact, the Pendleton name is so well respected that companies pay just to use it; as is the case with Pendleton Whiskey.
Pendleton is centrally located within a day's drive of Seattle, Portland, Spokane, Boise, Salt Lake City and all points in between. Our affordable utilities and low SDC's make us attractive to many types of industry. We also offer excellent highway, rail, and air access, and two Columbia River ports less than an hour away. Pendleton is an Enterprise Zone and offers qualifying manufacturers a three-year tax abatement program, which can be extended for larger projects. The economic development staff is prepared to support business in any way possible to ensure that a business's relocation is a smooth one.
We know you'll enjoy your stay here in The Real West and hope you take some time to discover why we believe that Pendleton would be an ideal place to locate a company.
To learn more about Pendleton and how your relocation efforts can be assisted, please contact Steve B. Chrisman at 541-272-1655.