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Business Owners Business Districts Key Industries News and Resources
Overview
Introduction
Letter from the Mayor
How to Use This Guide
Abbreviations Used in This Guide
Hints for Successful Business District Improvements
Beautification Projects
Flower Planters
Holiday Lighting
Metro Bus Shelters
Public Art
Street Trees
Clean and Green Seattle Initiative
Enhancement Projects
Street Furniture
Pedestrian Lighting
Bicycle Racks
Newspaper Boxes
Funding
Office of Economic Development
Neighborhood Matching Fund
Forming a Business Improvement Area
Grant Programs
Services to Businesses
Maintenance
Litter Cans
Sidewalk Cleaning
Spring Clean
Street Cleaning
Street Paving
Graffiti
Building/Fire Code Violations
Parking
Managing Parking
Public Safety
Street Light & Power Line Repair
Alley & Security Lighting
Crime Prevention
Emergency Preparedness
Signs
Banners
District Identification Signs
A-Frame
Traffic Controls
STOP SIGNS AND SPEED REDUCTION
TRAFFIC SIGNALS
MARKED CROSSWALKS
Use of Public Areas
City Parks
Sidewalk Cafes
Street Vendors
Additional Information
Neighborhood Business District Support
Business Dists., Merchants Assns., Chambers of Commerce
Community Development Corporations
FAQs

Create a Thriving Business District

SEATTLE NEIGHBORHOOD BUSINESS DISTRICTS, MERCHANTS ASSOCIATIONS
AND CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE

Admiral District Business Group
2348 California Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116, Phone 206-755-7228,
Email mamazatz@hotmail.com

Aurora Avenue Merchants Association
951 N 100th, Seattle, WA 98133, Phone 206-526-1366, Fax 206-528-5590,
Email garneau_properties@msn.com

Ballard Chamber of Commerce
2208 NW Market St #100, Seattle, WA 98107, Phone 206-784-9705, Fax 206-873-8154,
Email info@ballardchamber.com
http://www.ballardchamber.com

Ballard Merchant Association
2242 NW Market St, Seattle, WA 98107-4024, Phone 206-783-4562

Beacon Hill Chamber of Commerce
3801 Beacon Ave S, Seattle, WA 98108, Phone 206-322-3773,
Email info@beaconhillchamber.com
http://www.beaconhillchamber.com

Belltown Business Association
2608 2nd Ave #290, Seattle, WA 98121-1212, Phone 206-448-9100 x122,
Email info@belltownbiz.org
http://www.belltownbiz.org

Broadway Business Improvement Association
2150 N 107th St #205, Seattle, WA 98133, Phone 206-367-8704, Fax 206-367-8777,
Email info@broadwaybia.org

Capitol Hill Chamber of Commerce
903 East John Street, Seattle, WA 98102, Phone 206-328-6640, Fax 206-328-6646,
Email director@experiencecapitolhill.org
http://www.experiencecapitolhill.org/

Cascade Area Business Neighbors
PO Box 778, Seattle, WA 98111-0778, Phone 206-628-4315, Fax 206-628-5971,
Email terri.bess@pemco.com
http://www.pemco.com/about_us/details/cabn.aspx

Central Area Chamber of Commerce
2108 E. Madison, Seattle, WA 98112, Phone 206-325-2864
http://www.scacc.net

Chinatown/International District BIA
409 Maynard Ave S #P1, Seattle, WA 98104, Phone 206-382-1197, Fax 206-382-9958,
Email info@cidbia.org
http://www.cidbia.org

Chinatown Chamber of Commerce
675 King St, Seattle, WA 98104, Phone 206-332-1933

Columbia City Business Association
Phone 206-722-4998,
Email mohnrobert@qwest.net
http://www.columbiacityseattle.com

Crown Hill Business Association
8050 15 th Ave. NW, Seattle, WA 98118, Phone 206-7891020,
Email crownhillba@hotmail.com
http://www.crownhillbusiness.com

Downtown Seattle Association (and Metropolitan Improvement District [MID])
500 Union St #325, Seattle, WA 98101, Phone 206-623-0340, Fax 206-625-9940,
Email info@downtownseattle.org
http://www.downtownseattle.com

Environmental Coalition of South Seattle
8201 – 10 th Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98104, Phone 206-767-0432,
Email: Charlie@ecoss.org
http://www.ecoss.org

First Hill Improvement Association
1426 Harvard Ave #281, Seattle, WA 98122, Phone 206-609-2450, Fax 206-633-0589,
Email mailbox@firsthill.org
http://www.firsthill.org

Fremont Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 31139, Seattle, WA 98103, Phone 206-632-1500, Fax 206-632-7156,
Email fccdirector@qwest.net
http://www.fremontseattle.com

Genesee Merchants Association
4610 41st Ave S, Seattle, WA 98118, Phone 206-722-6947,
Email ghaynes30@hotmail.com

Georgetown Merchants Association
5701 Airport Way S, Seattle, WA 98109, Phone 206-763-8100,
Email Sara@calamityjanes.biz

Greater University Chamber of Commerce
4519 ½ University Way NE #203, Seattle, WA 98105, Phone 206-547-4417, Fax 206-547-5266,
Email director@udistrictchamber.org
http://www.udistrictchamber.org

Greenwood-Phinney Chamber of Commerce
8515 Greenwood Ave N, PO Box 30715, Seattle, WA 98103, Phone 206-789-1148, Fax 206-233-2654 Email info@greenwood-phinney.com,
http://www.greenwood-phinney.com

Hillman City Business Association
Denise Gloster, President
5504 Rainier Ave S., Seattle WA 98118
Phone: 206-723-4637 or 206-795-5824
Fax: 206-725-3110
Email: denisegloster@yahoo.com or hillmancitybiz@yahoo.com
Website: www.hillmancitybiz.org

Holly Park Merchants Association
c/o Ron Newton/WA Mutual, 7100 MLK Wy S, Seattle, WA 98118, Phone 206-461-4775,
Fax 206-554-2775

Inter-Im Community Development Association
310 Maynard South, Seattle, WA 98104, Phone 206-624-1802,
Email info@interimicda.org

International District Parking Association
214 5th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98104, Phone 206-624-3426, Fax 206-682-4233,
Email transia@aol.com

Lake City Chamber of Commerce
12345 30th Ave NE #F-G, Seattle, WA 98125, Phone 206-363-3287, Fax 206-363-6456,
Email chamber@lakecitychamber.org
http://www.lakecitychamber.org

Lake Union Association
PO Box 31873, Seattle, WA 98103, Phone 206-632-0152,
Email margie@fremonttugboat.com

Madison Park Business Association
4111 East Madison Street, Box #137, Seattle, WA 98112, Phone 206-697-0355
Email terryshort3@comcast.net
http://www.madisonparkseattle.com

Magnolia Chamber of Commerce
3213 W Wheeler #518, Seattle, WA 98199, Phone 206-284-5836, Fax 206-282-9544,
Email info@magnoliachamber.org
http://www.magnoliachamber.org

Metropolitan Improvement District (MID)
(see Downtown Seattle Association)
http://www.downtownseattle.com/content/programs/MIDOverview.cfm

Manufacturing Industrial Council
PO Box 81063, Seattle, WA 98108, Phone 206-762-2470
Email dgering@seattleindustry.org
http://seattleindustry.org/

Northgate Chamber of Commerce
9594 First Avenue NE., #296 Seattle, WA 98115-2012, Phone 206-398-5600, Fax 206-363-2518, Email info@northgatechamber.com
http://www.northgatechamber.com

Pike Place Merchants Association
93 Pike St #312, Seattle, WA 98101, Phone 206-587-0351, Fax 206-624-6960,
Email Stephanie@pikeplacemarket.org
http://pikeplacemarket.org/frameset.asp?flash=true

Pioneer Square Community Association
201 Yesler Way, Suite B, Seattle, WA 98104, Phone 206-667-0687, Fax 206-667-9739,
Email nick@pioneersquare.org
http://www.pioneersquare.org

Queen Anne Chamber of Commerce
109 W Mercer St, PO Box 19386, Seattle, WA 98119, Phone 206-283-6876,
Email irvineqacoc@aol.com
http://www.qachamber.org

Rainier Beach Merchants Association
9238 Rainier Ave S, Seattle, WA 98118, Phone 206-722-3661, Fax 206-722-1433,
Email mquarna@comcast.net

Rainier Chamber of Commerce
5290 Rainier Ave S, Seattle, WA 98118, Phone 206-725-2010, Fax 206-725-0412,
Email mail@rainierchamber.com

Roosevelt Chamber of Commerce
800 NE 65th St, Seattle, WA 98115, Phone 206-528-5997,
Email newdavidbarnes@hotmail.com

Seattle Central Area Chamber of Commerce
2108 E Madison, Seattle, WA 98112, Phone 206-325-2864, Fax 206-322-8296,
Email SCACCcommerce@yahoo.com
http://www.scacc.net

Seattle Chinese/Chinatown Chamber of Commerce
675 S King St, Seattle, WA 98104, Phone 206-423-6870, Fax 206-332-1933,
Email info@chinesechamber.net
http://www.chinesechamber.net

Seattle Marine Business Coalition
2547 Perkins Lane W, Seattle, WA 98199, Phone 206-285-1707, Fax 206-285-1707,
Email lisekenworthy@comcast.net

SODO Business Association
2732 3rd Ave S, Seattle, WA 98134, Phone 206-292-7449, Fax 206-682-1582,
Email mike@processheating.com
http://www.sodobusinessassociation.org

South Lake Union Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 9411, Seattle, WA 98109, Phone 206-547-2577,
Email Jason@SLUchamber.org
http://www.SLUchamber.org

South Park Business Association
PO Box 80992, Seattle, WA 98108-1335, Phone 206-763-8777, Fax 206-762-6729,
Email lmc@rlcook.com

Union Street Business Group
PO Box 22054, Seattle, WA 98122-0054, Phone 206-325-3328,
Email mike@seattlepilates.com

Vietnamese American Economic Development Association
1032 S Jackson St #205, Seattle, WA 98104, Phone 206-568-7771, Fax 206-568-0999,
Email vaeda.org@mail.com

Wallingford Chamber of Commerce
2100-A N 45th St, Seattle, WA 98103, Phone 206-632-0645, Fax 206-632-3171,
Email chamber@wallingford.org
http://chamber.iactivesite.com/

West Seattle Chamber of Commerce
3614-A California Ave SW, PO Box 16487, Seattle, WA 98116-0847, Phone 206-932-5685,
Fax 206-932-5753,
Email pmullen@wschamber.com
http://www.wschamber.com

West Seattle Junction Association
4210 SW Oregon Street, PO Box 16487, Seattle, WA 98116, Phone 206-935-0904,
Fax 206-932-5753,
Email wsja@wsjunction.com
http://www.wsjunction.com

White Center Community Development Association
9615 16th Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98106, Phone 206-694-1082, Fax 206-694-1082,
Email aileen@wccda.org
http://www.wccda.org/