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October

26

2018

Press Release

Convention, City and Community Leaders Celebrate Major Public Benefits Contribution

Totaling $38,250,000, October’s payments include $30 million for affordable housing, plus bicycle infrastructure, a lid I-5 study and Freeway Park improvements

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July

6

2018

Press Release

Metro bus stops at Convention Place Station will be relocated on July 21; buses expected to continue to operate in the Downtown

An expansion of the Washington State Convention Center continues, the bus stops at Convention Place Station will relocate to Ninth Avenue on July 21. Buses are expected to continue to operate in the Downtown Seattle Transit Tunnel through March 2019, when it will be used exclusively for Link light rail service.

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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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June

26

2017

Press Release

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

8

2016

Press Release

Clark/Lewis, a joint venture, named new Washington State Convention Center General Contractor/Construction Manager (GC/CM)

SEATTLE – June 8, 2016 – The Washington State Convention Center (WSCC) Public Facilities District announced today the selection of a joint venture of Clark Construction and Lease Crutcher Lewis, headquartered in Maryland and Seattle, respectively...

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April

26

2016

Press Release

Skanska-Hunt Joint Venture and Washington State Convention Center Amicably Resolve Disagreements

SEATTLE – April 26, 2016 -- The Washington State Convention Center Public Facilities District (WSCC) and the joint venture of Skanska and Hunt Construction Group (Skanska-Hunt) announced today that they have amicably resolved their disagreements...

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