Special Project of the Washington State Convention Center

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Diversity & Inclusion

Meet three of Our Team Members

Bob Tiscareno

Tiscareno Associates

Bob Tiscareno

Bob Tiscareno founded Tiscareno Associates, a boutique full-service architectural and urban design firm, in 2002. From an early age, Tiscareno had a love for design and architecture and that passion ultimately drove him to establish his own firm.

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Christine Scharrer

Scharrer AD

Christine Scharrer

Christine Scharrer heads the woman-owned full-service architecture firm Scharrer AD, whose work focuses specifically on projects and buildings serving the public realm. Scharrer AD manages a uniquely complicated part of the Addition project, collaborating with public agencies to design a redirect of bus routes around the project site during and after construction, and relocating the traction power substation under Olive Way.

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Alex Rolluda

Alex Rolluda

Alex Rolluda

Alex Rolluda is the President of Rolluda Architects, a full-service design firm located in Pioneer Square. As a child, Rolluda’s love for drawing and design led him to spend hours admiring the built environment and watching towering cranes slowly construct new buildings.

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A Deep Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

WSCC has a strong, voluntary commitment to partnering with minority, small, veteran, disadvantaged and women-owned businesses. These companies are critical to making the WSCC Addition a success.

Contracting Opportunities

The WSCC Addition has set a goal of $70 million in contracting opportunities for local minority, small, veteran, disadvantaged and women-owned businesses. For similar project types in the region, these voluntary goals will result in record subcontracting opportunities for diverse businesses.

Resources for Contractors

The WSCC Addition has several resources available for qualified service providers interested in bidding on contracting opportunities. 

Union Partnerships

The existing Convention Center is a union facility. The Addition project will employ union labor during the construction process, and it is anticipated that the completed Addition will employ union labor. The construction and operation of the Addition will retain and grow thousands of quality, living wage jobs in the Seattle region.

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