Stanwood Washington is a small community that lies between Interstate 5 and Camano Island. It’s accessible along Pioneer Hwy., Marine Drive or Highway 532, which turns into 268th St., Northwest through Stanwood. Located in Snohomish County, Stanwood is about 50 miles north of Seattle. It’s nestled at the mouth of the Stillaguamish River and is home to about 6500 residents. The city was originally home to several food processing plants due to its location to the sea and to the main routes of Interstate 5. It is now a bedroom community for Seattle and Everett and has annexed uphill areas that were developed into suburban subdivisions. Stanwood also has its own train station, which opened in 2009.
Stanwood has a growth rate of about 5% per year with the service area population of over 45,000. It’s average temperatures are between 35° and 71° with an average rainfall of about 33 inches. With a beautiful setting nestled at the edge of Puget Sound, many places have beautiful views to Mount Baker and the cascade mountain range. Stanwood is a city rich with farming and timber and farming history and features excellent schools and many thriving businesses. Stanwood would welcome your business as well. Whether it’s a coffee stand along Highway 532 or you’re looking to open a shop or restaurant downtown, Stanwood makes an ideal destination or even just a pass through town on your way to Camano Island.
You might be looking at Stanwood as a less expensive place to do business, and you’re right. Business taxes and permits are far less expensive than major cities like Everett or Lynnwood. However, because of the population density, it may or may not be the best option for your business. People love to travel to Stanwood for trendy coffee shops and unique restaurants but they also have opportunities for other businesses as well such as multi-family, apartment complexes, duplexes, or condo buildings.
If you are thinking about opening a business in Stanwood Washington or looking for any Stanwood commercial real estate, start by searching some of the most current listings below or contact my office for a list of properties that might meet your search criteria and price. Stanwood commercial real estate is really all over the board whether it’s a little coffee house or multi-family investment, so contacting me would be the best way to find exactly what you’re looking for in Stanwood.