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October

16

2017

News

Mayor, community, Convention Center & partners announce agreement

Mayor Tim Burgess, King County Executive Dow Constantine and representatives from the Community Package Coalition (CPC) and Washington State Convention Center (WSCC) today announced an agreement on terms for WSCC to provide more than $82 million towards a suite of benefits for the community. This partnership moves the Convention Center Addition project - and the creation of new convention space - closer to reality.

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October

16

2017

News | Capitol Hill Times

WSCC injecting more than $90M into public projects Community Package Coalition agreement guarantees $61M for affordable housing,

Seattle and King County officials announced Monday that the Washington State Convention Center will make more than $90 million in public investments to coincide with its Addition project between Downtown and Capitol Hill.

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October

16

2017

News | Seattle Times

With expansion, Washington State Convention Center agrees to provide more than $80 million in public benefits

The Washington State Convention Center has agreed to provide more than $80 million in public benefits as part of its planned $1.6 billion expansion in downtown Seattle, officials announced Monday.

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August

14

2017

Press Release

WASHINGTON STATE CONVENTION CENTER AND UNITE HERE LOCAL 8 ANNOUNCE FORMATION OF HOSPITALITY TRAINING PROGRAM

The Washington State Convention Center (WSCC) and UNITE HERE Local 8 have partnered to create a new Hospitality Training Program in service of current and future hospitality workers and employers in Seattle as part of the proposed Addition project for the Convention Center.

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August

2

2017

News | Daily Journal of Commerce

Design Perspectives: WSCC Addition's public benefits: How much is enough?

Time and money are limited, and the line of good ideas is long. But there are no rules about how to pick what “public benefits” should come from the largest downtown project we've seen in a generation: the $1.6 billion expansion of the Washington State Convention Center.

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June

26

2017

News | King County

Council approves sale of Convention Place Station for Convention Center expansion

Agreement includes funding for housing, schedule for buses to leave tunnel

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