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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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January

29

2021

News | The Seattle Times

Seattle, state look to join King County in multimillion dollar Washington State Convention Center bailout

The city of Seattle and the state of Washington are looking at joining King County in a possible $300 million bailout of the troubled multibillion dollar Washington State Convention Center expansion.

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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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