Focus Group Center of Seattle is the newest and most cost effective research facility in the region.

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Why work with us?


Located just north of downtown, the Focus Group Center of Seattle is the newest and most cost effective research facility in the region, featuring the latest high definition visual and audio capabilities. The brand new, state-of-the art facility gives you the option to observe on-site or tune in remotely to watch your qualitative research projects from anywhere there’s internet access. Because it has high definition video and high-quality audio capture, it allows your research team to see and hear every nuance – from anywhere – either live or after the session is finished. The Focus Group Center of Seattle can provide what you need, at a price that’s not in the stratosphere.

Seattle is one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in the US, and is home to some of the world’s most innovative and impactful companies including Amazon, Microsoft, Starbucks, Costco, REI and Nordstrom. Seattle is a very influential market, and the opinions and insights of Seattleites area are highly regarded and sought after. This is due to the fact that the Seattle area has a highly educated, culturally aware and trend-setting population of nearly 4 million people. The Seattle metro area has it all: globally recognized companies, growing small and minority-owned businesses, highly skilled workers, cutting-edge research and thriving industry clusters.

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    Our Services


    Whether you’re an independent research firm needing use of a facility or you need a complete turn-key research conducted for your organization, Focus Group Center of Seattle has what you need. The facility is equipped with the latest video and audio capabilities, allowing established organizations to walk in and operate as if it was your own facility.

    For clients who would like research done for them, the Focus Group Center of Seattle can help by providing facilitators, focus group participants and support staff. The bottom line is that we can get you the people you need right when you need them – allowing you to obtain and retain the information you need – so you can get on with running your business.

    Our Recruiting Services include; Random Digit Dialing, Client Lists and Advertising and Retargeting Campaigns.

Facts about Seattle

• Rated “most secure place to live in the United States”
according to Farmer’s Insurance
• Seattle is the home of the corporate headquarters for
Microsoft, Starbucks, Amazon and Costco.

• Bachelor’s degree or higher, age 25+: 57.4%
• Homeownership rate: 46.8%
• Per capita income (2013 dollars): $43,237
• Median household income: $65,277
• Persons below poverty level: 13.6%

Ethnic demographics
• White: 69.5%
• Black or African American: 7.9%
• American Indian and Alaskan Native: 0.8%
• Asian: 13.8%
• Pacific Islander: 0.4%
• Two or more races: 5.1%
• Hispanic or Latino: 6.6%


Market Research Partners


“Strategic Research Associates continues to be a research firm of choice for many local, regional, and national companies for their primary market research (focus groups, surveys, and market testing). With over a quarter century of research experience, they have conducted customer, member, voter, rider, user, juror, business to business, residential, and general population for hundreds of organizations including; over three dozen YMCA and public recreation facilities, multiple public schools and universities, utilities, and state owned organizations, and among over a million individual research respondents.”

(425) 644-3778

“Next Step Consulting consists of a team of professionals supporting the efforts of Dave Kreimer, the company’s principal.

Dave Kreimer’s background in psychology, and years of facilitation and marketing experience enhance his market research skills. Since 1993, Dave has successfully designed, conducted, and documented roughly 500 research projects involving thousands of focus groups and personal interviews. The company’s most loyal clients include medical, educational, publishing, technology, and finance firms.”

(206) 782-6002


    Conveniently located North of downtown Seattle


The Facility


Focus Group Center of Seattle is a brand new, state-of-the-art facility located just north of downtown Seattle. It features two rooms suited for research and observation. One room allows for both on-site and remote observation, and the second room features high definition video and high definition sound recording. Our South Room features large touch panel monitors with annotation capabilities. Both rooms allow for remote observation as well as high quality audio and video recording capabilities.

Friendly and knowledgeable staff will be on site to assist you with your sessions, and free parking available to all participants.


South Room
South Room
South Room

• Host events, teleconferences, and depositions
• Remote observation of what’s happening in the room
• Large touch panel monitor with annotation capabilities
• Display videos, documents, powerpoint presentations, photos, or teleconferences

Dimensions: 20.75′ x 13.5′

Conference table: 12
Classroom style: 10
Theatre style: 20

North Room
Observation Room
North Room

• Focus groups and jury research
• Remote observation or monitor from our observation room
• Large touch panel monitor with annotation capabilities
• Display videos, documents, powerpoint presentations, photos, or teleconferences

Dimensions: 15.5′ x 17.5′

Mirror dimensions: 7.5′ x 3′ – includes sliding doors if you’d prefer to view via the two monitors in the room’

Conference table: 12
Classroom style: 12
Theatre style: 18
Viewing room size: 15.5′ x 8.75′
Client capacity: 7-8

Observation Room

• 15.5′ x 8×5′
• Comfortably seats 7-8
• One way observation mirror in to South Room
• Two video monitors
• Audio piped in from the adjoining focus room

Other Amenities

There are numerous restaurants within a short
distance of the center and catering services
are also available.

Restaurants in the area

Saffron Grill
Chaiyo Thai Cuisine
Nori Presto Teriyaki
Tubs Gourmet Subs
Toyoda Sushi
Mojito Latin Grill

Hotels in the area

Hotel Nexus Seattle
Watertown Hotel


About Us


Unlike several of the research facilities in the area, Focus Group Center of Seattle is locally owned and operated. Being a part of the community allows us to form unique partnerships and alliances with local businesses and organizations. We listen and learn from our clients and continue to evolve the business to meet our customer’s needs – including attentive client service, skilled recruiting, and state-of-the-art recording technology.

Whether your organization is a pure research company, a political organization, a law firm or a non-profit, we’re here to help you get the information you need, when you need it.

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