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July

27

2021

News

July Newsletter: Project milestone comes with positive signs for travel and tourism

The Washington State Convention Center (WSCC) Addition—also known as the Summit building—is one year from completion. In June, Addition crews hoisted the final beam onto the steel structure, officially “topping out” the building.

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May

26

2021

News | ENR Northwest

Addition Pulls Daylight Into Convention Center

The $1.2-billion contract to build a separate addition to Seattle’s Washington State Convention Center has required crews to work under an active downtown street, build components while hanging over sidewalks and the freeway, create fresh approaches to bringing natural light into the building and employ a billboarding construction method to keep everything on schedule.

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April

27

2021

News

April Newsletter: A Project That Lifts the Whole Community

Thanks to about $342 million in private financing to offset a pandemic-induced funding shortfall, construction will continue on the Washington State Convention Center (WSCC) Addition.

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April

3

2021

News | The Seattle Times

No bailout needed for Washington State Convention Center expansion, as private financing presumes economic rebound

The Washington State Convention Center expansion project, which saw its finances hammered by the pandemic and the ensuing devastation of the travel and tourism industries, has secured financing to complete the project, developers announced this week.

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March

11

2021

News

March Newsletter: Changing Lives With Opportunities in the Building Trades

For the past eight months, the Washington State Convention Center (WSCC) Addition project has had a unique partner on the jobsite – What’s Next Washington (WNW), an organization focused on helping employers benefit from the talents of people with conviction histories.

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February

9

2021

News

February Newsletter: Bridge could sustain WSCC Addition Project

The Washington State Convention Center’s (WSCC) Addition project – and some 1,000 construction jobs – are still in jeopardy.

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