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 more than 2,200 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 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

Incoming City Makers

We are a team of strategists and designers, connecting business objectives to creative solutions. We are creating the framework around which people live their lives. Our ability to span scales and levels of complexity is evidenced by our large portfolio of work ranging from the planning of entire regions and cities to the shaping of public spaces, individual buildings and interiors – each requiring the coordination of talented designers. We are committed to delivering high-performance and sustainable communities, buildings, and environments that exceed client expectations and contribute to human well-being and enhance the health of our planet.

Aspect Consulting is an earth science and engineering firm built on delivering astute technical strategy and timely technical advice to business clients, public agencies, and the community. Our team of hydrogeologists, geologists, and engineers pursue earth and water solutions focused on implementation and outcomes.

At Delta Dental of Washington, we believe everyone deserves a healthy smile. It powers everything we do as we work to remove the barriers to oral health care. By offering affordable, high quality dental plans we make it easy to get the benefits and online tools you need to keep your smile healthy.

Encore Architects is a Seattle based architecture firm with experience in a broad range of project types. Collectively, we have over 100 built projects that include multifamily and mixed-use residential buildings, educational spaces, lifestyle centers, student housing facilities, commercial office space, and single family homes. Our projects respond to context and seek to create significant places that positively impact the human experience.

Farallon is a full-service environmental consulting firm built on a foundation of lasting connections — with clients, regulatory agencies, staff, and the communities we live and work in. Farallon is committed to providing responsive, trustworthy, strategic, collaborative and flexible solutions to our client’s environmental challenges, from due diligence for property transactions; regulatory compliance; and investigation and cleanup of soil, groundwater, surface water and sediments. We are headquartered in Issaquah, Washington with offices in downtown Seattle and in Oregon and California.

Fisher Marantz Stone provides an understanding and sensitive approach to light as an integral architectural material which supports the idea of a space and the human activities within it. Since 1971, the firm has created effective, innovative, and economical lighting solutions for over 5,000 challenging projects around the world.

HDR specializes in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts, and artists. Our employees, working in 225 locations around the world, push open the doors to what’s possible each and every day.

Lee & Associates is a national Commercial Real Estate Services company providing services to the Seattle and Puget Sound region. We specialize in the representation of owners and occupiers in the acquisition, disposition and leasing of office, industrial, retail and multi-family properties.

Resources Global Professionals (RGP) is a multinational professional services firm. Our accomplished professionals have expertise in finance & accounting, information management, risk & compliance, human capital, legal & regulatory, corporate advisory & restructuring, strategic communications, supply chain management, and healthcare solutions. Founded in 1996, today we have 3,100+ professionals, in 70+ practice offices, serving over 1,800 clients worldwide. We are the operating subsidiary of Irvine, California-based Resources Connection, Inc. (NASDAQ:RECN). RGP has served 87 of the Fortune 100 companies.

Winner of the 2016 MLS Cup, 2014 MLS Supporters' Shield and four Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup championships (2009, 2010, 2011, 2014), Sounders FC is Seattle's Major League Soccer franchise. With an ownership group led by Seattle-based entrepreneur Adrian Hanauer, Hollywood executive Joe Roth, Seattle Seahawks Chairman Paul G. Allen and entertainer Drew Carey, the club received an MLS charter on November 13, 2007 and has qualified for the MLS Cup Playoffs in every year of its existence. In 2016, Sounders FC reached a milestone as the franchise claimed its first MLS Cup championship with a road victory over Toronto FC. Since the club's debut MLS season in 2009, Sounders FC has set the standard for soccer support in North America by leading the league in attendance each year. Prior to joining MLS, the Seattle Sounders organization has been a part of the greater Seattle community and U.S. Soccer professional scene since 1974.

Featuring Mishima Reserve Wagyu beef, The Butcher’s Table is a modern steakhouse serving up an unparalleled culinary experience. Guests enjoy fine dining and a lively bar, alongside our own Butcher Shop.

The UrbanAsh Team at Pointe3 Real Estate has over 14-years experience in the Seattle real estate market. As downtown residents and industry leaders, we provide an expert perspective on Seattle’s dynamic real estate market while offering exceptional service and first-hand advice to sellers, landlords, buyers, and renters. We would be delighted to guide and serve you! is a Seattle’s Number One Condo Blog & Real Estate Team - Market Data, Property Search, Condo Profiles, Market Analysis & New Construction Updates.

Urban Villages is a real estate development and property management company that focuses on long-term value creation for all of our vested partners. We are good stewards for our investors, for our partners and tenants, for our neighbors and communities, and for our environment. We create places where people and businesses thrive.

The Walsh Group is a fourth-generation family-owned company providing design, build, finance, operation and outfitting services. We are the 11th largest contractor in the United States, operating out of 19 strategically located regional offices across North America. Walsh’s Building Division projects range from a wide variety of office, retail, residential and mixed-use developments to facilities built for highly specialized purposes such as correctional, intelligence analysis, laboratory, warehouse distribution and many more.

WeWork is an all-inclusive real estate solution for small to enterprise companies. Our focus is on helping companies improve the employee experience by providing a physical space designed to enhance creativity and collaboration.

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: