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MISSION

To ensure the commercial viability of the central area.

OUR VISON

THE CENTRAL AREA AS A THRIVING ECONOMIC AND CULTURALLY VIBRANT COMMUNITY.

OUR VALUES

ALIGNMENT
COLLABORATION
COLLECTIVE RESPONSIBILITY
TRANSPARENCY

Meet the new community navigator

LATEST NEWS

Let the Community Navigator help you solve business challenges brought on by construction within our neighborhoods. (SDOT, City Light, PSE)

Tell the community what your organizations are planning within the Central Area.

Construction Disruption Business Assistance Program

The Office of Economic Development and SDOT in partnership with the Central Area Collaborative are launching a program to provide businesses assistance during construction events that disrupt normal business activities. Current SDOT construction on 23rd and Jackson and South on 23rd to Ranier Ave S are priority for assistance.

Services in Support of Construction Affected Businesses include:

Signage and Wayfinding Improvements
Construction Impact Mitigation
Business Consulting
Micro Business Development
Small Business and Entrepreneurship Education
Business Promotion Planning
Post-Construction Customer Marketing

Contact: TBD, navigator@cacseattle.org 

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