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January

27

2021

Press Release

Seattle, King County, and Washington state explore bridge loans to sustain Washington State Convention Center Addition Project

Loans needed to help project overcome coronavirus-induced financing gap.

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December

3

2020

News | The Seattle Times

King County will look to bail out the Washington State Convention Center with a $100 million loan as private sources of funding

King County will look to bail out the Washington State Convention Center with a $100 million loan as private sources of funding for the $1.9 billion expansion project in downtown Seattle have dried up amid the coronavirus-fueled economic downturn.

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November

24

2020

News

November Newsletter

The Washington State Convention Center (WSCC) Addition project has made significant progress since breaking ground in 2018, but if a solution to its $300 million funding gap isn’t identified by the end of 2020, steps will be taken to begin shutting down the project in the Spring and sending 1,000 workers home.

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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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