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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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June

26

2017

Press Release | KIng County

Executive Constantine on the sale of Convention Place Station: More funding for transit improvements, a boost for economic devel

King County Executive Dow Constantine released the following statement after the King County Council approved the sale of Metro’s Convention Place Station to the Washington State Convention Center.

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June

26

2017

News | The Seattle Times

King County agrees to sell downtown Seattle bus station for convention center expansion

The Metropolitan King County Council voted 8-0 on Monday to sell a four-acre bus station in downtown Seattle for $162 million, so the Washington State Convention Center can double in size...

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April

21

2017

News | Seattle Times

Convention Center expansion: Public benefit dollars can go only so far

The Op-Ed, [“A convention-center redo for the people,” Opinion, April 11], asking the Washington State Convention Center Addition to fund $86 million in other community projects, raises fundamental issues.

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