Weyerhaeuser Moving HQ to Pioneer Square

Press conference with Leslie Smith and Mayor Ed Murray
Executive Director Leslie Smith from the Alliance for Pioneer Square and Mayor Ed Murray at the press conference announcing Weyerhaeuser’s move to the neighborhood.

Local timber company Weyerhaeuser has announced plans to move its headquarters from Federal Way, WA to Pioneer Square. The company’s new home will be at 200 Occidental, a new development by Urban Visions that is planned for completion in 2016. The move will bring 900 employees to Pioneer Square. See Weyerhaeuser’s press release here, as well as Mayor Ed Murray’s blog post about the big news here.

Thank you to Urban Visions and Weyerhaeuser for bringing this development and activation to the neighborhood. The announcement was made public on August 26, 2014 in a press conference in Occidental Square Park, next to the site of 200 Occidental and Weyerhaeuser’s future home.