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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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November

18

2015

News | King County

Washington State Convention Center Addition a step closer with agreement on sale of Convention Place Station site

The transaction between King County and Washington State Convention Center will secure a critical parcel needed to construct the new center's Addition...

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October

8

2015

News | Capitol Hill Times

Convention Center Expansion Moves Forward

The Washington State Convention Center expansion project took another step closer to construction Tuesday night, after receiving approval from the Downtown Design Review Board for an early design guidance application...

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September

30

2015

News | Capitol Hill Times

Seattle Board To Review Convention Center Design Next Week

The Downtown Design Review Board will assess an early design guidance application for the Washington State Convention Center expansion project 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 6, at Seattle City Hall...

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September

2

2015

News | Capitol Hill Seattle Blog

Connecting Capitol Hill to downtown, what ‘public benefits’ should Convention Center expansion provide?

In the midst of the many reviews and public oversight shaping the expansion of the Washington State Convention Center is one special process designed to determine the public benefits developers must provide as part of the $1.4 billion expansion project...

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July

21

2015

News | Puget Sound Business Journal

Distillery Suggested for Key Corner of $1.4B Convention Center Expansion (slideshow)

The main entry to the expanded Washington State Convention Center will be on Pine Street at Ninth Avenue, but the real action could be a block to the east where plans include space for a distillery. These and other details are in the latest plans for the $1.4 billion expansion that also could include a 30-story residential tower and 16-story office building in addition to adding more than 1.2 million square feet of exhibition, ballroom and other meeting spaces...

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