Find Posts By Topic

Posts categorized under Erika Lindsay, Author at Bottom Line

Seattle Center and Office of Economic Development Open Temporary New Production Space for Film and other Creative Industries Downtown

The Seattle Office of Economic Development and Seattle Center are partnering to temporarily repurpose the former Cascade PBS building, at the corner of 5th and Mercer Streets, to attract, grow, and keep production teams in Seattle. The M5 Creative Building is designed to house a mix of businesses including feature… [ Keep reading ]

Good Drinks Offers a New Way to Explore and Support Local Bars and Restaurants

Celebrate with us at the Good Drinks Launch Party on June 5 at 6 p.m. The Seattle Office of Economic Development (OED) is partnering with Seattle Good Business Network to launch Good Drinks — a free digital passport designed to support local bars and restaurants while revitalizing Downtown. Users can… [ Keep reading ]

ISO the future of retail: OED opens Request for Proposals for Retail and Ground Floor Revitalization Analysis

Creating a unique retail experience requires knowing your customers, having the right product and of course location, location, location. The Seattle Office of Economic Development is seeking consultants to conduct Retail and Ground Floor Revitalization Analysis in some of Seattle’s distinctive neighborhoods as well as key areas Downtown. To learn more,… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle, Grow America and JPMorgan Chase Celebrate First-in-the-Nation Business Property Ownership Program: Business Community Ownership Fund 

BIPOC-owned design firm La Union Studio celebrates grand opening of new commercial space secured through the Business Community Ownership Fund Today, Mayor Bruce Harrell, joined the Seattle Office of Economic Development (OED), Grow America, and JPMorgan Chase to celebrate the opening of the first Business Community Ownership Fund (BCO Fund)… [ Keep reading ]

Lots of Love for Seattle Restored and Downtown Revitalization with $200,000 Investment by JPMorgan Chase

The Palengke presents Valentine’s Night Market, FREE Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2024, 4-8 p.m., Seattle Restored Downtown JPMorgan Chase announced a $200,000 investment in the innovative retail program Seattle Restored. The funding will go directly to Seattle Good Business Network and be focused primarily on deepening support for long-term leases and… [ Keep reading ]

Investing in our community: the Tenant Improvement Fund 

Pilot program provides $3.4M to local businesses, including 33 BIPOC-owned businesses, for commercial space improvements In 2022 and 2023, the Seattle Office of Economic Development piloted a new program aimed at addressing displacement and building community wealth: the Tenant Improvement (TI) Fund. Through OED, the City invested $3.4M in 34… [ Keep reading ]

Tenant Improvement Fund Recipients and Projects 2022-23 

The Office of Economic Development’s Tenant Improvement Program invests in a business’ infrastructure to support their growth and sustainability. The program makes initial tenancy costs more affordable for small businesses or lowers the cost to renovate and/or upgrade their commercial space. The program provides professional services such as space planning… [ Keep reading ]

The Liberty Project Launches with First Business Cohort

The Liberty Project is a new innovative business growth project that is working to increase revenues for businesses owned by people from underrepresented communities in Seattle – particularly Black-owned businesses.   More than 45 businesses applied to participate in this collaboration between the City of Seattle, Tabor 100, the Consulting and Business… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Office of Economic Development and Seattle Office of Arts & Culture Hosting Creative Economy Career Day

Free, one-day program for young people will take place February 9 at McCaw Hall The Seattle Office of Economic Development and Office of Arts and Culture are hosting the inaugural Creative Economy Career Day. The free, one-day education program will take place Friday, February 9 at McCaw Hall, 9 a.m…. [ Keep reading ]

Diem Ly joins the Seattle Office of Economic Development 

New OED Division Director brings deep experience in community impact and program strategy The Seattle Office of Economic Development (OED) welcomes Diem Ly as the new Division Director. Ly comes to OED from Comcast NBCUniversal where she served as the Director of Community Impact and External Affairs for the Pacific… [ Keep reading ]