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!

Burrard Properties Inc. is a private family company that has operated in Seattle, WA since 2019. We focus on building and developing residential multi-family and commercial properties and hospitality businesses. Our mission is to meaningfully improve quality of life by creating value through our professional, thoughtful and progressive approach, aligning with our vision of better urban living experience for all.

Gemdale USA Corporation is a real estate investment and development company headquartered in Pasadena, CA with offices in Seattle, New York, San Francisco, and Dallas. Gemdale USA develops office, life science, and multi-family, and for-sale residential developments. Gemdale USA Corporation is a United States subsidiary of Gemdale Corporation, one of China’s largest and leading real estate developers with contracted sales of over $44.9 Billion USD in 2021.

Parametrix is a 100-percent employee-owned firm providing inspired solutions in engineering, planning, and environmental sciences. Headquartered in Seattle, WA, we are comprised of 600 employee-owners serving our clients from locations across the Western United States. Parametrix has been named one of Washington’s 100 Best Companies to Work for.

Inspired People, Inspired Solutions, Making a Difference.

Located in one of the top two tech markets in the nation and among the fastest-growing cities in the country, Polsinelli’s Seattle office opened in 2018, expanding the firm’s geographic footprint to the Pacific Northwest. This growing office demonstrates Polsinelli’s continued commitment to providing advice that meets our regional and national clients’ strategic business objectives.

Our attorneys collaborate across state lines to provide clients with the deep experience of our practices and maintain our balanced cost structure. We serve clients in health care, financial services, intellectual property, middle-market corporate, and commercial litigation. As a national firm, Polsinelli achieves success by dedicating resources to recruit a diverse array of top-tier talent across all offices. We also believe in giving back to our community. Many of our attorneys are board members and active participants to local organizations.

Trammell Crow Company (TCC), founded in 1948, is the nation’s leading developer and investor in commercial real estate. TCC’s teams are dedicated to building value for its clients with professionals in 26 major cities throughout the United States and Europe. The company serves users of and investors in office, industrial, healthcare, multi-family residential, through its operating subsidiary High Street Residential, and mixed-use projects. For those who occupy real estate, TCC can execute the development or acquisition of facilities tailored to meet the needs of its clients. For investor clients, the company specializes in joint venture speculative development, acquisition/re-development ventures, build-to-suit development and providing incentive-based fee development services.

TCC is an independently operated subsidiary of CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBRE), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Dallas, and the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm (based on 2021 revenue).

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

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