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Welcome Back Weeks Attended By At Least 15,000 People, Spur Economic Activity and Support for Workers Downtown

Welcome Back Weeks Catalyzed Tens of Thousands of Dollars in Spending at Downtown Small Businesses Mayor Jenny A. Durkan today announced the outcomes of Welcome Back Weeks – a two-week effort from the City and downtown partners to bring workers, small businesses, and visitors back to downtown Seattle. As part… [ Keep reading ]

Digable Planets to Headline Free Sunset Concert at Welcome Back to Westlake Event

City Partners With More Than 30 Restaurants and Retailers for Halloween in July Trick-or-Treating at Westlake. Welcome Back to Pioneer Square and Westlake Events Taking Place This Saturday and Sunday. Mayor Jenny A. Durkan announced final lineups and activations as part of the City of Seattle’s large-scale Welcome Back to… [ Keep reading ]

$30 Million to Invest in Equitable Communities

On Tuesday, June 13, Mayor Durkan transmitted to Council the community-led Equitable Communities Initiative Task Force’s recommendations for $30 million in investments to improve outcomes for Seattle’s Black, Indigenous and people of color communities. The Office of Economic Development worked closely with the Task Force to support the development of… [ Keep reading ]

Reimagining Commercial Space Usage

Ballard Blossom Provides New Pop-up Space for BIPOC and Women Owned Small Businesses On July 1, Seattle Office of Economic Development (OED) Director Pamela L. Banks and Deputy Director Tina Inay met with Ballard Alliance Executive Director Mike Stewart and Senior Development Manager Devin Reynolds to tour the old Ballard Blossom retail store. Currently, this location is serving as a small Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) business pop-up incubator space. … [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Office of Economic Development Partners With Comcast to Launch New Digital Point-of-Sales Program

Public and private partnerships are providing critical solutions to address the digital divide for small businesses. The City of Seattle Office of Economic Development (OED) and Comcast are partnering to launch and expand critical digital resources to support Seattle’s small businesses most impacted by COVID-19 and the digital divide. Comcast… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle Reaches $10 Million Milestone in Small Business Investment

The Seattle Office of Economic Development awarded over $10 million in Small Business Stabilization Fund grants to small businesses impacted by COVID-19 The Office of Economic Development (OED) recently awarded an additional 356 businesses $10,000 grants from the Small Business Stabilization Fund (SBSF), reaching a significant investment milestone of over… [ Keep reading ]

Small Business Update Webinar: January 28, 2021

The Seattle Office of Economic Development (OED) hosted a Small Business Update webinar on the renew federal COVID-19 relief.

Worker Wednesday: Mohamed

Before enrolling in GrowHire, Mohamed was working part-time as a machine operator, but knew that healthcare was where he wanted to build a career. When Mohamed heard about GrowHire he was excited about this opportunity, that could serve as a pathway to gaining the hospital work experience he needs to pursue his long-term dream of one day being a medical assistant.

Neighborhood Business Districts Webinar

Small Business Resource Updates On Monday, January 11, the Only in Seattle (OIS) team hosted a webinar with neighborhood business districts and partners to provide relevant and timely information for small businesses. This webinar focused on the reopening of the U.S. Small Business Administration Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and Economic… [ Keep reading ]

From Coffee to Arepas, Celebrate Latinx Heritage Month by Supporting Latinx-Owned Businesses

September 15 – October 15 is Latinx Heritage Month! This month recognizes the independence anniversaries of several Latin American nations and uplifts the cultural legacy of communities deeply-rooted in rich traditions. As Latinx Heritage Month comes to an end, Seattle Office of Economic Development celebrates and honors the many Latinx communities throughout Seattle. To celebrate, we encourage the Seattle Community to support Latinx-owned businesses.