• SLU Construction & Development

  • Construction & Development Construction & Development

  • Interactive Map of Current and Future Construction Projects Interactive Map of Current and Future Construction Projects

  • Broad Street Substation Broad Street Substation

    Seattle City Light is committed to producing and delivering environmentally responsible, safe, low-cost, and reliable power. As part of their commitment, they plan to make system improvements that will increase reliability of their power grid. System improvements are necessary at the Broad Street Substation to meet energy demands of the growing region and reduce the chances of widespread outages.  There are two different design options

    Learn More Here.

  • GLY Lakefront Construction Update GLY Lakefront Construction Update

    The lakefront projects consist of three new buildings and stretch from Fairview Ave N to Terry Ave N between Mercer and Valley Streets.

    The buildings are commonly referred to as Block 25 East, Block 25 West, and Block 31. Block 25 East and 25 West have independent below grade parking garages while Block 31 has one large below grade parking garage. Each building will have above grade retail and office space with Blocks 25 West and Block 31 having additional floors of apartment living.

    Project Completion: Winter 2019

    Special Project Update: Block 31 - East Mat Foundation - Crews will set up traffic control and equipment at midnight on Friday, October 13th. Concrete placing will begin at 1 AM. The concrete pour is anticipated to be complete no later than 5 PM Saturday the 14th.

    Valley will be closed in both directions between Terry & Fairview and during this pour except to Seattle Metro & Emergency vehicles. 

    Block 25E + 25W Contact: Fletcher Beall

    Block 31 Contact: Dane Buechler

  • Fairview Bridge Replacement Fairview Bridge Replacement

    The Fairview Bridge was built more than 65 years ago and needs replacement. Located on the southeast shore of Lake Union near the 1200 block of Fairview Ave N, the bridge is next to the historic Lake Union Steam Plant building. The Fairview Ave N Bridge Replacement Project team has been working to secure necessary permits to begin construction. Construction will now start in fall 2018. Construction is still anticipated to last 15 months. 

    Follow Project Here


    Questions? Email fairviewbridge@seattle.gov

  • Each Construction Hub has a dedicated resource who meets regularly with stakeholders, contractors and partner agencies to identify potential right of way conflicts and proactively resolve issues. The Coordinator also addresses emergent concerns, coordinating interagency responses to stakeholder issues in real time.

    South Lake Union contact: Ethan Jackson

  • Find It, Fix It is a smartphone app offering mobile users one more way to report selected issues to the city of Seattle. The app offers the following service request categories:

    • Abandoned Vehicles: report vehicles parked in a public right-of-way more than three days
    • Graffiti: report graffiti, including what is on it - parking meter, utility pole or building - so it gets automatically routed to the appropriate department for response
    • Illegal Dumping: report illegal dumping - junk, garbage or debris - on public property including, roadsides, open streets or paved alleys
    • Pothole: report a pothole
    • Parking Enforcement: make an inquire regarding a parking concern 
    • Streetlight Report: report a streetlight outage or damaged streetlight
    • Other Inquiry: this miscellaneous category is for making an inquiry or request not listed above, which will be processed by the City's Customer Service Bureau. Mobile users should choose this category to provide feedback.
  • DENNY SUBSTATION: Stewart Street Traffic Reminder

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    The Denny Network will be built underground in South Lake Union and Denny Triangle Streets. View Interactive Map.

    The Denny Substation meets the functional need of supporting and serving the expansion and growth of the area and the aspirational goal of being a community asset. The unique design includes public benefits that will encourage a safe and active pedestrian environment. Learn more by clicking the image below!

  • Seattle City Light is working to increase the reliability of the electrical system in the South Lake Union neighborhood by excavating for new electrical vaults and a conduit (duct bank). This work will be done in four stages. Learn more about the project by clicking the image below. 

    Stage 3 (June 2017 - July 2017): On Harrison Street, crews will work between 8th and 9th avenues north, Harrison Street will be closed down during work hours. Traffic will be detoured.

    For more information, contact Kristy Tibbetts 206.684.3043

  • Parklet Program & Streatery Pilot Program Parklet Program & Streatery Pilot Program

    As warmer weather approaches and people look for places to spend time outside, the Seattle Department of Transportation is working to increase awareness of its Parklet and Streatery Programs among businesses and community groups.

    Download the SDOT Parklet Handbook Here

  • Property & Building Activity Property & Building Activity

    Property & Building Activity in SLU - Click on Map for more Details

    Green = Construction & Land Use Permits

    Blue = Registered Residential Rental Properties (RRIO)

  • Member Benefit Member Benefit

    FREE Business Consulting, Workforce Development Assistance, Construction Mitigation, Permitting Assistance, Energy Savings & Business Loan Options

    The South Lake Union Chamber of Commerce is a partner with the Seattle Office of Economic Development's Business Retention and Expansion Program. The mission of this partnership is to provide direct assistance to businesses to help them grow and compete. Learn more on our Member Benefits page!