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April

16

2017

News | Seattle Times

Greenlight Washington State Convention Center expansion

THE Puget Sound region’s popularity as a hub of global business, and a draw for tourists who annually spend hundreds of millions of dollars here, is a key factor in our extended period of local economic growth.

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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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March

9

2017

News | Cairncross & Hempelmann

Washington Convention Center Expansion Could Bring King County $275 Million

CH& is proud to support the ongoing efforts of our client King County, in their sale of the four-acre Convention Place Station site to the Washington State Convention Center.

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March

2

2017

News | Seattle Times

Tentative deal reached to sell Metro bus station in Seattle to expand convention center

King County Metro has reached a tentative deal to sell a downtown bus station for $161 million to the Washington State Convention Center, for its massive expansion project. Metro’s Convention Place Station, at the north end of the downtown Seattle transit tunnel, would likely close Sept. 30, 2018.

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March

2

2017

News | Daily Journal of Commerce

Selling Convention Place Station to WSCC would bring county $275M

Today, King County Council will take up legislation for a deal that has been publicly discussed for years: selling the four-acre Convention Place Station site for expanding the Washington State Convention Center.

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March

2

2017

News | King County

Proposed sale of Convention Place Station: more funds for transit improvements, big boost for regional economic development

King County Executive Dow Constantine sent legislation to the King County Council to sell Metro’s Convention Place Station to the Washington State Convention Center for a total of $275 million.

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