The Waterfront District includes large areas of property available for industrial activities such as marine cargo and related construction, clean technology,
high-tech, and light manufacturing and assembly. Western Washington
University will expand its main campus to six acres in the Waterfront
District providing a resource for local industrial research and
development and commercial innovation. The Waterfront District is
serviced by a deep-water shipping terminal and a truck route which is
located approximately 5 minutes from Interstate 5.