Family Business of the Year

Port Blakely’s roots run deep in the Northwest

Seattle, WA. Port Blakely has kept its focus on sustainable management both in nature and the boardroom. The century-old forestry company embraces change and family values.

The Civil War was raging and Washington was still a territory when former sea captain William Renton made a $10 down payment on 165 acres of land at Blakely Harbor on Bainbridge Island.