U Place project had gone through various interviews with local and national design firms and general contractors. The project design meeting is set with DLR Group, the architecture firm by weekly. The purpose is to go through various design and contraction issues and make sure the project is on the right track and schedule as well.
The project meeting with City of Seattle for the process of EDG (Early Design Guide) Review is hold in June of 2015. DLR Group presented the project to assigned project coordinator from the city of Planning and Design Department at King County office in Seattle on June 25, 2015.
With the completion of EDG (Early Design Guide) from the city of Seattle, and the issuance of MUP, it is now for the process of selection of general contractors.
Meanwhile, the project team for 800 Columbia has been meeting regularly to ensure a smooth progress on the project.