Africatown Working to Create Opportunities for Black Contractors

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Africatown Community Land Trust is partnering with Homestead Community Land Trust to increase the participation of Black contractors and workers on the Yakima Avenue Townhome Project.

The first subcontracting meeting will be held at the Black Dot (1437 S. Jackson St., Seattle, WA 98144) from 10:00am to 12:00pm. Light refreshments will be served. Please Click the Link to RSVP: 

The Yakima Avenue Townhomes project is a 16-unit Townhome project that consists of five buildings built on three parcels. The project will provide affordable homeownership housing along with market-rate townhomes (all three-bedroom two-bath units) and include outdoor landscaped courtyards, bioretention planters and amenity areas.

This project is being developed by Yakima Development Partners, a partnership between Homestead Community Land Trust and Edge Developers, LLC. The project is located in the Central District Neighborhood of Seattle on the corner of Yakima Ave S. and S. Irving Street. 

WMBE Outreach Goals: Yakima Development Partners and their Community Partners have a WMBE Subcontracting goal of 17% of the $4,000,000 worth of subcontracting work on this project. 

Bond/Insurance Requirements: There are no bonding requirements. Insurance required. 

Public Meeting Agenda Topics: 
• Project Description 
• Project Schedule/Bid Schedule 
• Scopes of Work 
• WMBE Goals 
• Bid Process 
• Review of Bid Form 
• Mentoring Support Services 
• Questions and Answers 

Project Address: 1314 Yakima Ave S., Seattle, WA 98144 

Project Wage Rate: NONE 

Project Information Download: Go to: Builders Exchange at 
Select: Posted Projects – Edge Community Builders USER NAME: homestead PASSWORD: yakima 

Project and Bidding Questions: Please call or email if you have any questions regarding the project. 

Murry Edwards - WMBE Outreach Consultant (206) 946-0773

Evan Chan- Project Manager (206) 900-8635 Edge Community Builders – General Contractor