HOME
Site Index

Getting Your
Newspaper


Advertising &
Marketing Research


· Market Information

– Market Rankings
– Population Profile
– Business & Education
– Economy
– Lifestyle Information
– Publications

· Advertising Options

· Advertising Info

· Contact Advertising

Editorial & Opinion

Working at
The Seattle Times


Inside the
Newsroom and
seattletimes.com


Corporate
Communications


Community
Involvement


Supporting Education

Other Departments

The Seattle Times Store


FAQ

Contact Us

MARKET INFORMATION

A technology powerhouse, Seattle is ranked number 1 by Forbes magazine for high tech job growth. Grubb & Ellis ranks Seattle second for projected office building investment in 2012, and Marcus & Millchap ranks Seattle 3rd in projected retail investment. These rankings, when coupled with a market worth $105 billion in total spending power, add up to a region that is dynamic today and prepared for its next wave of growth and prosperity.

Geographically, there are a few ways to look at the Seattle market: market boundaries map (PDF, 493K).

Here are the details:

For a complete overview of the Seattle market: Market Overview (PDF, 7.4M)

Sources: Forbes, 12/2011; Grubb & Ellis, 2012; Marcus & Millchap, 2012; Nielsen Claritas, 2011