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 members include nearly 2,000 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 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.

Incoming Members

Since our founding in 1888, Swinerton’s success has been built on a foundation of shared values. We are a 100% employee-owned company, so our people have a personal interest in the success of every project. With a culture of collaboration, we work toward a common purpose: to be the preferred builder and trusted partner in every market we serve, proudly leading with integrity, passion, and excellence.

Located in the heart of the vibrant Belltown neighborhood, The Sound Hotel Seattle celebrates the sights, sounds, and tastes that are unique to Seattle. Its 142 exquisitely designed guestrooms occupy the first 10 floors of the 43-story Arrivé tower. The hotel features the ground level restaurant Currant Bistro, as well as a full-service, grab & go coffee bar and lobby pantry. For meetings, the hotel offers the 7th Floor Lupine Room with 770 square feet of divisible meeting space and ideal for groups of up to 35, as well as Sound Bite Lounge, a relaxed, post-meeting gathering spot with seasonal outdoor seating and unobstructed views of the Space Needle. The Sound Hotel is the first Tapestry by Hilton in the state of Washington and will be managed by The Hotel Group.

Sky View Observatory, located on the 73rd floor of the Columbia Center, is the tallest public viewing area in the Pacific Northwest. Enjoy a drink from downtown Seattle’s highest peak; Sky View Observatory features a full service bar and café in addition to 360 degree panoramic views. Perfect for happy hour, private events, or entertaining out-of-town visitors.

Founded in Dallas, Texas in 1965, LPC has 45 full-service offices in the United States and six in Europe. Since 2000, LPC has acquired more than $15 billion in commercial and residential properties, and its development volume has exceeded $11 billion for commercial projects. LPC currently manages and leases 400 million square feet of commercial property and 212,000 multi-family residential units for over 100 separate clients worldwide.

Since 1979, Hermanson Company has provided Mechanical Construction, Design-Build Engineering, and Service/Maintenance to customers throughout the Pacific Northwest. Service offerings include design, construction, and service/maintenance for HVAC, Pipe and Plumbing systems including new construction, major renovation, retrofit, tenant improvement and specialty metals work.

Burgess Design is a Pacific Northwest interior architecture firm that believes design is an engaging and transforming experience.
True creativity blossoms from constraint and we are passionate about finding design solutions collaboratively with our clients.

Bright Horizons® has been committed to the field of early education for more than 30 years. Our centers are caring communities of learning in which families, staff, and children interact and grow.

Hyatt Regency Seattle – The Largest Hotel in the Pacific Northwest. Now Open.

Experience our new premier meeting and event venue located in the heart of downtown Seattle and within a five minute walk to both Washington State Convention Center facilities. The hotel features 1,260 guestrooms, 103,000 square feet of meeting space, 3 restaurant and bars and gathering areas for guests to relax and make connections.

EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities. For more information, please visit

YouthCare works to end youth homelessness and to ensure that young people are valued for who they are and empowered to achieve their potential. Through a range of services including prevention, shelter, housing, education, and employment training, we ensure that young people experiencing homelessness have the hope, skills, and self-confidence needed to thrive.

UEB is a builder specializing in design conscious and environmentally responsible projects for the healthcare, hospitality, housing, education, and commercial sectors. For the last decade, UEB has provided industry-leading integrated delivery services to a national clientele from its offices in Dallas, Seattle and Scottsdale, Arizona. UEB employs a staff of construction specialists, award-winning architects, and in-house LEED Accredited Professionals. For more information, please visit

Daniel’s Broiler prides itself on developing and growing unique restaurants where a guest can expect a great meal in a distinctive atmosphere. Daniel’s Broiler features USDA Prime Steaks—the top two percent of all graded beef in the nation—as well as other traditional steakhouse favorites and our award-winning wine list. From the October 1970 opening of The Butcher Restaurant in Bellevue by founders Bill and John Schwartz, the focus of Daniel’s Broiler has been to provide our guests with an exceptional dining experience each and every time they visit us.

AMR has proudly served the Seattle / Puget Sound area since 1923.
AMR provides Basic Life Support, Critical Care RN and Paramedic services in the region as well as medical standby services. AMR has contracts with many fire departments, insurance companies and hospitals in the area.
AMR offers a Washington State and King County approved EMT certification class that is open to the public. AMR combines national expertise in emergency medicine with a local staff dedicated to serving in the communities in which they live.

Founded in 2007, Ethan Stowell Restaurants has grown to be Seattle’s most dynamic and vibrant restaurant group. Chef and owner, Ethan Stowell, has long had a goal of creating community and enlivening Seattle’s many neighborhoods with his restaurants, and he has done so successfully, opening restaurants in a variety of areas across the city. For more information, visit

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: