The City of Tacoma Neighborhood and Community Services Department is seeking a private partner to train and employ youth between the ages of 16-24 years old. Entrepreneurs are invited to express their interest to the City of Tacoma Community of Economic Development Department for the leasing of 1,500 sq. ft of commercial space located at 5401 S. Tacoma Way in the South Tacoma Neighborhood Business District. See the RFI document here for details and directions: http://bit.ly/2lnexWr
The City’s preference is to secure a lease agreement with a business that offers job opportunities for youth and creates synergy with the surrounding development, maximizes tax revenues and draws pedestrian traffic to the area.
South Tacoma is a historic shopping district that has been serving families for generations. Founded to cater to the growing Northern Pacific Railroad Car workers, the district is home to an eclectic mix of destination businesses from eateries to a wider selection of auto dealerships. Recent and planned comprehensive multi-model transportation, street and sidewalk improvements set the stage for growth. Nearby amenities include: The Sounder commuter train, Water Flume Line Trail, grocery and retail, restaurants, the South Tacoma Library and U.S. Postal Office.