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Residents Council Meeting to Focus on Downtown Retail

Learn about the trends driving Downtown’s retail development and what goes into Seattle’s retail recruitment efforts at the Downtown Residents Council (DRC) Quarterly Meeting.  Seattle is currently experiencing an economic boom and Downtown is quickly becoming well-known nationally as a …
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Hope Stays Alive for Downtown School

With a lowered minimum bid required, Seattle Public Schools is well positioned to purchase the former Federal Reserve Bank building. School Board members unanimously authorized a district bid for the building at their January 21 meeting. The minimum bid for …
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New Measures for Homeless are Step in Right Direction

Mayor Ed Murray’s recently announced measures to add new beds, permit new camps are step in the right direction in reducing homelessness.  Following the conclusion of the Emergency Task Force of Unsheltered Homeless, the Mayor recently announced his steps to respond to the growing number …
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Survey Says Downtown is Region’s Premiere Holiday Destination

The results of the annual Holiday Visitors Survey helps the Downtown Seattle Association gauge effectiveness of the Holidays in Seattle campaign and learn more about the holiday experience in Downtown. Every year, Metropolitan Improvement District (MID) conducts a survey to gauge the …
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New Members – January 2015

DM Consulting is a one-person management and public affairs consulting firm established to help businesses and government accomplish strategic goals.  After 40 years of public management service, the last 6 as the Director of Washington State Ferries, I am available …