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To ensure the commercial viability of the central area.
THE CENTRAL AREA AS A THRIVING ECONOMIC AND CULTURALLY VIBRANT COMMUNITY.
Meet the new community navigator
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
Micro Business Development
Small Business and Entrepreneurship Education
Business Promotion Planning
Post-Construction Customer Marketing
Contact: TBD, firstname.lastname@example.org
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The Office of Economic Development is asking how they can help support YOU...the small business owner. Please respond and make your concerns known. Survey-Introduction-Link
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Central Area Collaborative is looking for someone to fill a new position – Community Construction Navigator
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BUSINESS RELATED NEWS
Currently development projects being considered within the Central Area boundaries are governed by two different design review boards. This makes in difficult to respond to homogeneous design principles throughout the neighborhoods.The community is requesting the City...
There are 2 different boards that govern our buildings so it makes it difficult to manage developers. We are forcing the City to create a DRB specfically for the Central Area Neighborhood as a whole.