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September

30

2020

News

September Newsletter: Supporting an Inclusive Recovery

Projects such as the Washington State Convention Center (WSCC) Addition play a crucial role in helping those disproportionately affected by economic adversity to participate in the pandemic recovery.

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September

4

2020

News

Major Seattle Thoroughfare, Olive Way, Realigned as Convention Center Addition Project Reaches New Milestone

Traffic lanes returning after almost two years of reroute for WSCC Addition project construction.

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July

30

2020

Press Release

Washington State Convention Center Completes $40 Million in Investments for Affordable Housing

SEATTLE – July 30, 2020 – Families and individuals in need of safe, stable housing in the region received a boost in July as the Washington State Convention Center (WSCC) Addition project completed delivery of nearly $40 million to support affordable housing. The project’s investment includes funds for the City of Seattle, King County and Plymouth Housing.

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July

15

2020

Press Release

Washington State Convention Center provides $10 million in funding for Jim Ellis Freeway Park improvements

The Washington State Convention Center, as part of the public benefit package associated with the Convention Center Addition project, is providing $10 million in funding to Seattle Parks and Recreation for Freeway Park improvements.

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June

26

2020

News

June Newsletter: Spotlighting the Workers Building the Addition

As our region continues to navigate fast-changing circumstances, the economic benefits of projects like the Washington State Convention Center (WSCC) Addition are more important than ever. The Addition project is creating thousands of family-wage construction jobs and will be a key to economic recovery as our region resumes business. However, without a $300 million funding bridge to make up for lost funds associated with a lodging tax that has been decimated by the pandemic, ...

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May

15

2020

Press Release

New Washington State Convention Center Addition at Risk Without Urgent Federal Funding

SEATTLE – May 15, 2020 – Leaders representing the Washington State Convention Center (WSCC), King County, labor, business and civic groups today sounded the alarm about the need for critical financing to complete the Convention Center’s Addition project.

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