Public-Private partnership charts the path forward to preserve and repurpose a south Puget Sound icon, the former Weyerhaeuser headquarters building

OLYMPIA, Wash., May 13, 2022 — Effective immediately, as part of Governor Jay Inslee signing the 2022-23 Supplemental Capital Budget passed unanimously by the Legislature, the State will start evaluating potential options for purchasing or leasing the former Weyerhaeuser headquarters building in Federal Way. The vision is to transform the iconic 340,000 SF office building into a dedicated space for learning, workforce training, and economic development. The State would repurpose it into a public building with integrated services to support businesses, residents, and community organizations of South King County and Northeast Pierce County. The goal is to integrate and streamline services to expand innovation and education opportunities for businesses and residents across the south Puget Sound region.

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