Why Join DSA?

We’re a nonprofit membership organization focused on creating a healthy, vibrant downtown for all. We believe when downtown thrives, the whole city flourishes. Our membership includes 1,700 businesses, nonprofits and downtown residents. While our members join DSA for different reasons, they all share a love of downtown and a desire to help shape our city. Membership in DSA gives you access, influence and opportunity: access to member-only events, information, business experts and political leaders; a chance to influence critical public policy issues; and countless opportunities to network and grow your business.

What Our Members Are Saying

As a DSA member, you’re part of a community of people who love downtown and care about the future of this city. Join us and become a City Maker.

New Members

Aegis Living Lake Union is the world’s first assisted living community to meet the rigorous sustainability building standards of a Living Building Challenge certification. Our community is designed to be emission-free and energy-efficient, and harnesses solar power and rainwater. Inspired by the history of rowing on Lake Union, the community’s architecture resembles a shell house design and features well-appointed studio and one-bedroom apartments in a stunning six-story community. The Sky Lounge and balcony as well as most apartments have a panoramic view of the Seattle skyline and Lake Union – spectacular!

Housing Diversity Corporation is a housing innovator dedicated to providing a forward-thinking alternative to traditional apartment living in urban centers. Offering generous amenity packages in a small footprint, these sustainably designed, modern spaces allow people to live in beautiful surroundings at a middle-income price point. Founded by Seattle-based developer, Brad Padden, Housing Diversity Corporation is committed to producing high-quality homes that help create healthy, diverse neighborhoods. The company currently has developments in Los Angeles and Seattle with plans to expand across the West Coast.

LBA Realty owns and operates approximately 7 million square feet of office space in the major markets across the western United States. From high-rise class A office buildings to low and mid-rise buildings, we provide attractive and efficient working environments for a wide variety of companies. Our office properties are characterized by quality construction, attention to detail, pride of ownership, environmental stewardship, efficient operations and above all exceptional customer service.

Marshall Design + Management focuses on partnering with commercial real estate developers, landlords, and tenants to support the goals of their business through expertise in interior design and management to bring a vision to life.

RISE Properties Trust is a private Canadian REIT that acquires and revitalizes underperforming rental apartment communities primarily in the Pacific Northwest. At RISE, we believe improving lives is a good investment. Through ethical business practices and sustainability, we redefine return on investment—so an investment in RISE is an investment our investors can feel good about.

Silver Creek Capital Management is a Seattle‐based alternative investment boutique focused on developing unique investment solutions for a global client base which includes public and corporate retirement plans, insurance companies, foundations, endowments, and high net worth individuals. Silver Creek’s multi‐manager comingled, and custom investment solutions include private credit, absolute return, and real asset strategies. With a history beginning in 1994, Silver Creek has over $8.5 billion of assets under management and committed capital.

Our downtown parks have become safe, lively, active destinations. DSA has led and managed the transformation to vibrant areas for all to enjoy.

— Bob Donegan, Ivar's

Contact Us

If you’re interested in learning more about the benefits of DSA membership, please contact our Member Relations team: