Friday, April 19, 2013

SE Seattle Tour for Investors

4:44 PM
The Real Estate Association of Puget Sound (REAPS) is happy to sponsor a tour of Southeast Seattle for real estate investors from 8am - 11:30 pm on Friday, May 17. Co-sponsors include the Rainier Chamber of Commerce and the SE Seattle Business Roundtable. Cost is expected to be around $49 per person, and will include bus transportation, handouts, breakfast coffee and pastries. I will be organizing the tour on behalf of REAPS.

SE Seattle is a large area of the city of Seattle with great access to transportation, transit (including 5 stops on Link Light Rail), downtown, the eastside and south county. The mix of residential, commercial and industrial makes it an ideal location to invest and bring new business opportunities. Lake Washington, Seward Park and Kubota Gardens are the most well known of our natural beauty, but there are many other parks and green spaces. Other amenities include: NW African American Museum, Mt. Baker Rowing and Sailing Center, Amy Yee Tennis Center, Filipino Community Center, to name a few.

It is not only diverse in its ethnicity but also in its social economic status. Tour guests will be able to see the variety that exists and what makes SE Seattle such a unique area with a lot of potential.

SE Seattle business leaders Jean Veldwyk, Wayne Lau and Susan Davis will create a two and a half hour tour of SE Seattle, including the following neighborhoods: Judkins/Dearborn, Mt. Baker, Seward Park, Columbia City, Othello, Graham, Hillman City and Rainier Beach. Our primary routes will be on Rainier Ave., MLK, Jr. Way and Lake Washington Blvd, with side trips on east-west streets. The tour will include commercial, industrial and residential areas so our guests can see the breadth of opportunities.

8:00 Arrive
8:15 Coffee at the Rainier Chamber of Commerce
8:30 Welcome and Presentation
9:00 Bus Tour
11:00 Return and Final Review
11:30 Conclude

The Rainier Chamber of Commerce and the SE Seattle Business Round Table members will organize the tour itinerary and confer with Wendy Ceccherelli on the content and locations visited to achieve maximum benefit to the participants. The bus ride will have three or four guides and the rest of the group will consist of REAPS organizers and guests. We will provide current demographic/commercial information for tour guests.

For more information, please visit the REAPS website at, or contact Wendy Ceccherelli at or 425.270.7292.


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