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January

29

2016

News | Daily Journal of Commerce

WSCC wants street, alley vacations for expansion

The Washington State Convention Center is asking the city of Seattle for a series of alley and street vacations for the $1.4 billion expansion project.

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January

11

2016

News

Convention Center Addition milestone named to King County’s top moments of 2015.

King County Executive Dow Constantine named the joint agreement on terms for the pending land sale between King County and the Washington State Convention Center as one of his top moments of 2015...

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November

19

2015

News | Seattle Transit Blog

Metro Sells Convention Place for $147M: What Does It Mean for Transit?

Yesterday, County Executive Dow Constantine announced the long-expected sale of Convention Place Station (CPS) to the Washington State Convention Center for a price tag of $147M. The long-expected move provides the WSCC with the largest parcel required for its vision of a $1.4B expansion (financed primarily by $1.1B in 30-year bonds) that would be the largest such development project in state history...

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November

18

2015

News | The Seattle Times

King County Metro, Convention Center Reach $147M Deal on Site’s Sale

The Washington State Convention Center has reached a deal with King County Metro to buy 4 acres in downtown for $147 million, officials said Tuesday. The deal for Metro’s Convention Place Station is the linchpin of a $1.4 billion project to double the capacity of the convention center and help the region compete against cities like Denver, Portland and Vancouver, B.C., which have larger facilities...

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November

18

2015

News | KING5

Washington State Convention Center Announces Expansion

The Washington State Convention Center (WSCC) announced plans for a $1.4 billion expansion Wednesday. The additional space would be scheduled to open in 2020 between Pine and Howell Streets, and Ninth and Boren downtown....

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November

18

2015

Press Release

Convention Center Addition a Step Closer, with Agreement on Sale of Convention Place Station Site

King County Executive Dow Constantine and Washington State Convention Center (WSCC) Public Facilities District Board of Directors chairman Frank Finneran today announced agreement on terms for WSCC to acquire Convention Place Station (CPS) from King County, in exchange for $283 million in principal and interest payments to King County Metro...

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