Benton City, Washington – Open for Business
Strategically located where the Yakima Valley meets the Columbia Basin, Benton City is just off Interstate 82 amidst abundant vineyards, orchards, and small farms. Benton City is only 10 minutes from the Tri-Cities, Washington’s fastest growing metro area, and three hours from the cities of Seattle, Spokane, and Portland. Benton City is the community with nearest proximity to the US Department of Energy’s Hanford Site, and the development of the nearby Red Mountain American Viticulture Area (AVA) as Washington’s premier wine grape growing region brings additional opportunities.
Benton City has the necessary infrastructure to support new, expanding, or relocating businesses in varied industries. Enjoy access to affordable land, Interstate 82, low electric rates, plentiful water, a high speed fiber optic network, multimodal transportation, and a highly trained workforce.
The Benton City Economic Development Council is dedicated to promoting economic development and a positive business climate in the greater Benton City area while maintaining the community’s small town charm and rural ambience. BCEDC provides services, support, and resources for businesses in central Benton County, Washington.
If you like TV dance shows, you’ll love this live competition!
Fans of television’s “Dancing with the Stars” will have the opportunity to have a front row seat and cast a live vote for their favorite couple in a local version of the show, planned for November 1 in Benton City. The event will also include wine and microbrew beer tasting and a silent auction.