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May

8

2018

News | Curbed Seattle

With City Council approval, Convention Center project can move forward

A Seattle City Council vote Monday afternoon authorized a project to expand the Washington State Convention Center to move forward. The $1.6 billion Washington State Convention Center Addition project is set to transform the Downtown Seattle area, and not just because of the 1.4-million-square-foot center itself...

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May

7

2018

News | Crosscut

Seattle’s $1.6 billion new convention center gets the green light

The Seattle City Council Monday brushed away the final hurdle for what will be the largest new development in Downtown Seattle’s history — a massive expansion of the Washington State Convention Center. At a whopping $1.6 billion, the project dwarfs the construction of Safeco and CenturyLink fields, plus the renovation of KeyArena — combined.

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March

27

2018

News | Seattle Times

Convention Center ‘Addition’ good for Seattle, small business

Adding the proposed “Addition” to the Washington State Convention Center would roughly double the 400,000 visitors it now gets each year, bringing scores more customers to small restaurants and retailers like us.

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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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