The SODO Business Improvement Area is more than just one person or organization, it is a collaboration of businesses, property owners and the City of Seattle working together to create lasting change in SODO.
The purpose of the SODO BIA is to enhance transportation, safety, and cleanliness for the benefit of property owners, tenants, businesses, patrons, and employees by performing activities that go beyond the basic services provided by the City of Seattle.
Mayor Ed Murray announced the creation of an Industrial Lands Advisory Panel tasked with providing recommendations to ensure that the Seattle 2035 Comprehensive Plan balances growth with the needs of Seattle’s manufacturing and maritime industries. The Seattle 2035 plan, currently before the City Council, outlines a framework for equitable development and future land use in … Continue reading 8/19/2016- Mayor launches advisory group to study industrial lands and future growth
A sliver of state-owned land near downtown Seattle is being positioned as a temporary destination for people moving out of homeless encampments underneath and adjacent to Interstate 5 known as The Jungle. Several Dumpsters and portable toilets were delivered to the SODO camp last week after officials got a permit from the state Department of … Continue reading 8/17/2016- SODO camp is stopgap site for homeless leaving The Jungle