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Resources for Settling in


Watch this video to hear why three recent GEMBA alumni think Seattle is ideal for your entire family.

Experience the Northwest quality of life

With a mild climate, a lively dedication to the arts, and a natural environment that attracts visitors from around the world, Seattle has consistently ranked as one of the most livable cities in the United States. Seattle combines the benefits of a big city – an international airport, a diverse population and a thriving business community – with the safe family neighborhoods of a smaller town.

Click the following headings for more information about life in Seattle:

Housing resources
Transportation resources
Cultural interests
Public and private schools
Libraries and community centers
Outdoor recreation
Sports
Shopping and restaurants