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December 27, 2014 

City of Tacoma Economic Development Department Manager Interview


Apr 16, 2014

BY Rob Smith

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By Kate Martin and Candace Rudd

April 15, 2014 


Tacoma council gives OK to negotiations for hotel-condo towers​

Chinese investors could spend millions of dollars to build two towers for a hotel and condos in downtown Tacoma if city officials are able to negotiate a development deal in the next couple of months.

Tacoma says yes to convention hotel plan

Tacoma's City Council has approved a plan  to open negotiations with a Chinese developer who wants to build a hotel next to the Tacoma Convention Center.

Apr 16, 2014 


November 18, 2014

September 24, 2014 

Council gives go-ahead for Tacoma hotel tower deal


The Tacoma City Council unanimously approved an agreement with a developer Tuesday night to explore the construction of a 24-story hotel in the heart of the city’s downtown.

Tacoma council to vote on $150M complex with hotel and housing

The Tacoma City Council is expected to vote tonight on an agreement that would pave the way for developing two 240-foot towers near the Greater Tacoma Convention and Trade Center.

Tacoma mayor’s commission aims to attract more foreign investors


Tacoma Mayor Marilyn Strickland thinks the Puget Sound region can do better at attracting foreign direct investment.

Tacoma hotel complex proposal gets OK from City

The Tacoma City Council gave its OK on Tuesday to a proposal for a hotel/condominium complex adjoining the Greater Tacoma Convention Center, paving the way for Chinese investors to potentially spend millions building downtown.

Tacoma Convention Center Hotel & Condo


Convention Center Hotel Breaks Ground 

After a few last-minute tweaks to the agreement between the developer and city officials, construction of the four-star hotel next to the Greater Tacoma Convention Center will break ground on Aug. 8.

By Tacoma Weekly