Why Join DSA?

We’re a nonprofit membership organization focused on creating a healthy, vibrant downtown. We believe when downtown thrives, the whole city flourishes. Our membership include 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

SpotHero envisions a world where parking is the connective tissue for the whole urban mobility ecosystem. Through its operator platform tools, SpotHero builds real-world solutions for access, payments, and redemption. As the #1 consumer parking reservations platform in North America, SpotHero connects operators with 6M+ customers via its top-ranked mobile app and website.

Urban Villages is a real estate development and property management company that focuses on long-term value generation through place-oriented design and detail-oriented operations. Informed by nature, the firm employs the best practices of traditional urban design and ecological planning to create forward-leaning neighborhoods and communities that support regional planning, balance economic needs with environmental concerns, and are designed for diverse use and transit methods. Urban Villages’ projects use less energy, consume fewer natural materials, create long-lasting returns, and evolve harmoniously over time in tandem with their communities.

Located in the heart of downtown Seattle, Purple Café and Wine Bar pairs a global wine selection with a menu that combines classic American styles with seasonal Northwest ingredients. For more information, visit

The WSFTA advocates at the local and state level on behalf of all mobile food vendors, we serve our members as a central hub of communication & information, an event & catering referral and information source, and provide the only state-wide food truck directory.
We help new vendors get started in the industry, work cooperatively with municipalities and governmental agencies to review codes, ordinances and procedures so they can better address the realities of the industry, and we use our strength in numbers to provide members with better prices on supplies and services all food trucks use.
We offer consulting on a wide range of topics for new & existing vendors, cities & government agencies, event planners and also offer a food truck booking service and lot management solution for property managers, DOT and Parks programs, and other stakeholders.

Embarking on their 100th anniversary, UMC is one of the most experienced specialty contracting firms in the nation offering full-service mechanical design and construction, energy and environmental consulting, building automation, and building service and maintenance. Since 1920, they have been operating continuously in the Puget Sound region evolving their services and innovations to repeatedly exceed client expectations. UMC’s clients count on them to build the highest quality systems for the most complex projects in high-tech commercial buildings, healthcare facilities, lab and biotech research facilities, data centers, airports and more. Their diverse team of designers, engineers, builders, consultants and project managers all have one thing in common—an incredible passion for the work they do.

Target Corporation (NYSE TGT) offers high-quality, on-trend merchandise at discounted prices in clean, spacious, guest-friendly stores and through its digital channels. We make Target our guests' preferred shopping destination by delivering outstanding value, continuous innovation and an exceptional guest experience—consistently fulfilling our Expect More. Pay Less.® brand promise.

Our mission is to change the banking system for good, build prosperity in our communities, and restore the environmental commons through beneficial banking. We are the only for profit bank, owned by a nonprofit foundation. We are also the highest rated B corporation in the United States, that serves commercial and consumer clients with transparency in banking.

What Members Are Saying

Downtown is growing rapidly, and DSA provides advocacy, direction and a vision for how our city will thrive as our community continues to evolve.

— Tom Douglas, Chef and Restaurateur

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: