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July

21

2015

News | Curbed

$1.4 Billion Convention Center Expansion Up For Review

Tonight, the design review board will check out early designs for the expanded Washington State Convention Center. If the $1.4 billion expansion goes through as planned, it will include not only 1.2 million square-feet of exhibition & meeting space but also a 30-story residential tower with 428 units, 16-story office building and new retail & public spaces all along the exterior...

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July

16

2015

News | The Seattle Times

$1.4 Billion Plan in Works to Double Convention Center

The Convention Place bus station in downtown Seattle could be transformed into a five-story exhibition center, as part of a $1.4 billion plan to double the capacity of the Washington State Convention Center. The massive project, which is feeding a hotel-development boom, will fill in the area with new event space and could speed up the planned closure of a major transit gateway into downtown...

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June

19

2015

News | Puget Sound Business Journal

Contractor Chosen for $1.4B Washington State Convention Center Project

A joint venture of Hunt Construction Group and Skanska will build the $1.4 billion expansion of the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, the project manager said Thursday. Skanska-Hunt beat out two other finalists, joint ventures made up of Mortenson and PCL, and Lease Crutcher Lewis and Clark Construction Group...

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June

18

2015

Press Release

Skanska-Hunt Selected as General Contractor/Construction Manager

The team of Skanska-Hunt, a Joint Venture, is the successful general contractor in the competition to provide general contractor/construction manager (GC/CM) services for the proposed addition to the Washington State Convention Center (WSCC), subject to completion of contract negotiations.

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May

20

2015

News | MyNorthwest.com

Sneak Peek at Washington State Convention Center Expansion

The Washington State Convention Center's expansion is being viewed as an opportunity to connect some of Seattle's "most dense and vibrant neighborhoods." Preliminary designs for the expansion were shown during a public meeting May 19, where people got to see one of the project's design...

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May

15

2015

News | Puget Sound Business Journal

First Look: $1.4B Convention Center Expansion will 'Fit into the Context of the City'

The first images of the Washington State Convention Center expansion are out, and design nerds aren't going to like them. But relax, everyone. This is not what the buildings will ultimately look like. This is according to Matt Griffin, managing partner of Seattle real estate company Pine Street Group, which is helping oversee the $1.4 billion convention center expansion...

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