SEED’s jobs creation strategy incorporates economic development best practices which enables us to meet the needs of entrepreneurs and established businesses. In addition to providing strong support to current local employers, SEED aggressively recruits businesses to the community through creative marketing of Southeast Seattle as the ideal place to locate a business.

SEED’s economic development program works with businesses, organizations, and institutions to improve existing commercial areas and broaden the mix of retail and commercial enterprises in Southeast Seattle. SEED is responsible for economic development projects representing investments in the community of over $200 million, and the creation of more than 500 direct new fulltime jobs to Southeast Seattle.

For more information, please contact Lance Randall, SEED Director of Economic Development: