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Mayor Harrell Proposes Legislation to Support the Conversion of Existing Buildings from Commercial to Residential Uses Citywide

Winners of our Office to Residential competition in 2023 with OPCD director Rico Quirindongo and Mayor Bruce Harrell. As part of his Downtown Activation Plan, Mayor Bruce Harrell has submitted new legislation to the City Council aimed at removing regulatory barriers for converting existing buildings from commercial to residential uses. The proposed changes aim to make… [ Keep reading ]

Join Us at the Seattle Design Festival!

We are excited to be involved in this year’s Seattle Design Festival, founded in 2011 as a strategic initiative of AIA Seattle to promote public dialogue and community engagement about the role and impact of design in urban life. Join us at the festival as a follow up to our Office to… [ Keep reading ]

We Belong Here Podcast S4 EP2: The Future of Downtown Seattle

Civic Common’s latest podcast about the future of Downtown Seattle features Yoon Kang O’Higgins from Friends of the Waterfront, Rico Quirindongo from Seattle’s Office of Planning & Community Development, and Jon Scholes from Downtown Seattle Association. Listen to the podcast here:

Mayor Harrell and Office of Planning and Community Development Unveil Competition Winners Advancing Innovative Office Space Conversion Ideas Focused on Sustainable Downtown Activation 

Bold proposals will inform future legislative and regulatory efforts to advance conversion projects, optimize urban assets, and meet unique neighborhood needs Mayor Bruce Harrell and The Office of Planning and Community Development (OPCD) announced the winners of the City’s design competition seeking innovative ideas for downtown office space conversions. The… [ Keep reading ]

Converting Downtown Offices to Housing

City of Seattle Announces Call for Ideas The Seattle Office of Planning and Community Development (OPCD) is sponsoring a competitive Call for Ideas to convert Seattle Downtown commercial office spaces to residential use. Building owner/architect teams are invited to share innovative solutions that will identify obstacles to conversion and lead… [ Keep reading ]