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WPC Coummunity Open House Invite 2024 - CopyYou're invited! waterfront place community open house
June 27, 2024 | 4-7p.m.
It’s that time of year again! Join the Port of Everett at our annual Waterfront Place Community Open House on Thursday, June 27, from 4-7 p.m. at Pacific Rim Plaza near Hotel Indigo (1028 13th Street, Everett, WA 98201). You can explore the latest happenings with the Port of Everett’s mixed-use development, chat with project developers, explore recent construction milestones and hear about what’s coming next. Panessance will be back again playing steel drums and attendees can grab a free cup of froyo from the Menchie's Food Truck while supplies last


Alexas Cafe GraphicAlexa's cafe signs lease to join "restaurant row" at port of everett's waterfront place

Date: April 12, 2024
EVERETT, WASH. – Alexa’s Cafe will soon be serving up scrambles and pancakes with a side of waterfront views at the Port of Everett’s Waterfront Place. On April 9, the Port of Everett Commission approved a new 10-year lease with two five-year extension options for a 2,400-square-foot interior restaurant space with expansive outdoor patio along the Marina esplanade.  

The cafe joins Rustic Cork Wine BarTapped Public House and Menchie’s @ the Marina at a new 12,000-square-foot building being constructed at Fisherman’s Harbor, next door to the new Asian-inspired Fisherman Jack’s restaurant and South Fork Baking Co., which opened last year.

Click here to read the full press release.


Real estate flyer with aerial view of building along marinaPort of Everett to release request for bids for next wave of retail/Restaurant buildings at waterfront place

Date: April 3, 2024
EVERETT, WASH. – The Port of Everett announced the release of a Request for Bids to construct the next two retail buildings at Fisherman’s Harbor in Waterfront Place.

The construction opportunity is focused on new parcel development of two new multi-tenant retail buildings totaling 21,000+ square feet at parcels A6 and A12 and a new 78-stall parking lot along “Restaurant Row” at the Port’s Fisherman’s Harbor district (see image above).

The buildings are leased up with only one 2,800 sq. ft. suite available, of which the Port is seeking a Mexican restaurant to add a new flavor to the waterfront.   

Click here to read the full press release.


EYC Grand Opening 2024-13 - Copy (2)Everett yacht club's new clubhouse now open at port of everett's waterfront place

Date: April 3, 2024
EVERETT, WASH. – On March 30, the Port of Everett joined the Everett Yacht Club (EYC) in celebrating the grand opening of its new clubhouse near Anthony’s Woodfire Grill at the Port of Everett’s Waterfront Place.A ribbon-cutting ceremony featuring Everett Yacht Club, Port of Everett and City of Everett leadership was followed by an open house of the newly renovated building. The event also served as a membership drive for the club.

“The Everett Yacht Club has a long-standing history on the waterfront and has been a valued partner of the Port for decades,” Port Commission President Tom Stiger said.  “As the largest public marina on the West Coast, the yacht club provides a great benefit and resource to our boating community. We look forward to many more memories being made here at the waterfront, and watching the next generation of boaters continue the legacy at this new clubhouse.

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WPC A12 A6 - Copy - CopyPort of everett inks final leases for two new multi-tenant building at fisherman's harbor restaurant row, prepares to break ground early 2024

Date: Nov 20, 2023
EVERETT, WASH. – The Port of Everett Commission has authorized two new 15-year leases with local restaurateur The Way Group Hospitality LLC to open two new restaurants at Waterfront Place – Tapped Public House and The Net Sheds, a new fish and chips restaurant with a year-round fish market. 

Both businesses will locate along “Restaurant Row” in Fisherman’s Harbor in two new multi-tenant buildings set to break ground early next year. Tapped Public House joins Rustic Cork Wine BarHamilton Cellars and Menchie’s @ the Marina in a new two-story, nearly 12,000 sq. ft. building to be constructed on parcel A12, south of the new Asian-fusion Fisherman Jack’s restaurant and South Fork Baking Co. that opened this past summer.

Click here to read the full press release.


Historic Renovation of the Year 1 - Copy (2)Weyerhaeuser building restoration earns historic renovation of the year award

Date: Nov 14, 2023
EVERETT, WASH. – The joint effort to restore the historic Weyerhaeuser Building and re-envision the 100-year-old structure into The Muse Whiskey & Coffee won the Washington state chapter of the NAIOP, Commercial Real Estate Development Association, Historic Renovation of the Year Award.

NAIOPWA represents more than 1,000 members involved with the development, ownership, management and financing of commercial properties. The chapter’s Night of the Stars Awards highlight important strides made in sustainable development, unique historical renovation and a continued commitment to world-class development in the greater Puget Sound area.
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Pacific Ice.Opening Day.2021-7 - CopyPacific Ice Pop-up ring returning to port of everett's waterfront place on nov.25

Date: Nov 9, 2023
EVERETT, WASH. – The Port of Everett and ice rink operator Blue Line Sports & Entertainment, along with presenting sponsor Dwayne Lane’s Auto Family, are excited to announce the return of the Port’s Pacific Ice outdoor community ice rink at Waterfront Place.

Back for its third winter season, the real ice pop-up rink runs daily Nov. 25, 2023 thru Jan. 8, 2024 from the Port’s Pacific Rim Plaza near Hotel Indigo (1028 13th Street, Everett, WA 98201). Operating hours are Monday-Thursday 4-9 p.m., Friday 4-10 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-10 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Extended holiday hours are offered from Dec. 18-Jan. 1.
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_DSC2388 - Copy (2)South fork baking co. now open at port of everett's waterfront place

Date: Sep 19, 2023
EVERETT, WASH. – South Fork Baking Co. is now open at the Port of Everett’s Waterfront Place, marking the fifth new restaurant to open its doors at the waterfront this summer. 

Project partners and eager community members gathered yesterday to commemorate the occasion with a ceremonial “cake cutting” – more fitting than ribbon for a new bakery.
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The Muse Whiskey and Coffee Grand Opening.2023 (27 of 29) - Copythe muse whiskey & coffee now open at port of everett's fully restored historic weyerhaeuser building

Date: July 14, 2023
EVERETT, WASH. – An iconic piece of Everett history was brought back to life this week as the historic Weyerhaeuser Building at Port of Everett’s Waterfront Place celebrated its official grand reopening as The Muse Whiskey & Coffee – a coffee house by day, and a speakeasy-inspired whiskey bar by night.

The Port and its partner NGMA Group, owner of the new establishment, held a ribbon-cutting on July 12 to commemorate the occasion, which brings the building back into community use in its centennial year. A program included sentiments from Port and City leadership, the NGMA Group and Historic Everett, followed by self-guided tours of the fully restored space.
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Millwright Loop Road 2 - CopyPort of everett awards $13m construction contract for millwright loop road at waterfront place

Date: June 27, 2023
EVERETT, WASH. – Earlier this month, the Port of Everett Commission awarded a $13 million construction contract to Burlington-based Interwest Construction Inc. to build out the next phase of infrastructure at the Millwright District – the second and largest phase of the Port’s Waterfront Place mixed-use development.

The project includes constructing the Millwright Loop Roads and connecting roadways and infrastructure starting with removal and relocation of existing preload material from the roadway footprint and placing it in future construction locations for the district.
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Millwright Construction.2023 (1 of 1) - Copy (2)Port of everett's Millwright district at waterfront place preloaded for road construction

Date: March 24, 2023
EVERETT, WASH. – The Port of Everett’s Millwright District has been preloaded for future roadway construction. Port contractor Strider Construction finished importing about 33,000 cubic yards — or about 2,000 dump truck loads — of clean fill dirt known as “preload” in February.

The preload is mounded up where the future Millwright Loop Roads will be built on the 10-acre plot. The fill dirt compacts the site to prevent settlement after construction, and it also provides the additional material needed to mitigate for rising sea levels.
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2022-05-24_A12-RenderingDronePhto - Copy - CopyPort of everett Awards design contract for new buildings in fisherman's harbor

Date: March 13, 2023
EVERETT, WASH. – Last month, the Port of Everett Commission awarded a $1.5 million contract to Seattle-based BCRA to complete the design of two new buildings, bringing more retail and restaurants to the Port’s mixed-use Waterfront Place development.

One building will be constructed next door to the soon-to-open Fisherman Jack’s and South Fork Baking Co. This building will house Anisoptera SpaRustic Cork Wine Bar and Menchie’s @ the Marina. The Port is actively recruiting a complementary restaurant such as a breakfast spot or pizza place to fill the balance of the building.
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Menchies-Logo-SQ800Port of everett inks lease with menchie's for new building in fisherman's harbor

Date: December 28, 2022
EVERETT, WASH. – Oenchie’s @ the Marina will soon add a sweet new attraction to the Port of Everett’s Waterfront Place.

Earlier this month, the Port Commission authorized a 10-year lease with BOYO LLC – a Bothell-based Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt franchisee – for 1,000 square feet of new waterfront retail in Fisherman’s Harbor. The deal includes two, five-year options to extend, and marks the first Everett storefront for the Menchie’s brand.
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LPC West - CopyPort of everett commission authorizes ceo to finalize and execute option agreement for development of the millwright district at waterfront place

Date: December 12, 2022
EVERETT, WASH. – On Monday, Dec. 12, the Port of Everett Commission approved an Option Agreement with LPC West for the development of the 10-acre Millwright District at Waterfront Place.
Click here to read the full press release.


Pacific Ice.Opening Day.2021-4 - Copy - CopyPacific ice outdoor community ice rink returning for second season at port of everett's waterfront place

Date: October 18, 2022
EVERETT, WASH. – The Port of Everett, in partnership with rink operator Blue Line Sports & Entertainment, is excited to announce the return of the award-winning Pacific Ice outdoor community ice rink to Waterfront Place for its second winter season.
Click here to read the full press release.


The Muse Restoration Kick Off.2022 (20 of 43) - Copy (2)Port of Everett, NGMA Group kick off restoration of historic weyerhaeuser building

Date: August 25, 2022
EVERETT, WASH. – On Tuesday, Aug. 23, the Port of Everett and the NGMA Group gathered alongside eager community members and local history buffs to celebrate the start of renovations for the historic Weyerhaeuser Building at Waterfront Place.
Click here to read the full press release.


Artboard 1 - Copy (2)You're Invited! Weyerhaeuser Muse restoration kickoff set for Aug. 23

Date: August 16, 2022
EVERETT, WASH. – The Port of Everett and NGMA Group have partnered to bring the historic Weyerhaeuser Building back to life! Please join us as we celebrate the renovation kickoff of The Muse Whiskey & Coffee Bar from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Aug. 23. The building is scheduled to reopen to the public on its centennial on March 23, 2023! 
Click here to read the full press release.


Everett Uncorked Social Graphic - CopyEVERETT UNCORKED COMING TO PORT OF EVERETT'S WATERFRONT PLACE AUGUST 20 

Date: Juy 20, 2022
EVERETT, WASH. – Bold Hat Productions has chosen the Port of Everett as its next location to uncork some fun this summer, launching the first annual Everett Uncorked at Waterfront Place on Saturday, Aug. 20. 
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PGL-Rendering-Web - CopyWoods coffee, Sound 2 summit brewing break ground at port of everett's waterfront place

Date: July 8, 2022
EVERETT, WASH. – Yesterday, the Port of Everett and development partner The Schuster Group gathered with project partners and community members to break ground on two new retail/restaurant buildings at Waterfront Place.
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Rendering of Buildings on WaterfrontPORT OF EVERETT UNVEILS VISION FOR NEW DESTINATION RETAIL/PARK SPACES COMING TO WATERFRONT PLACE, SIGNS COVINGTON CELLARS | TWO VINTNERS AS FIRST TENANT FOR WINE WALK

Date: June 30, 2022
EVERETT, WASH. – The Port of Everett and its private development partner The Schuster Group are excited to unveil the vision for new destination retail and new connected park and public spaces coming soon to Marina Village at Waterfront Place. 
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Anisoptera Rendering - Copy (2) - CopyPORT OF EVERETT SIGNS NEW ANISOPTERA SPA FOR FISHERMAN'S HARBOR

Date: June 28, 2022
EVERETT, WASH. – The new Anisoptera Spa will open its flagship location at the Port of Everett’s Waterfront Place, featuring a variety of spa and relaxation services from massage, facials and nails to float pods, saunas and more!
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PORT OF EVERETT SIGNS RUSTIC CORK WINE BAR FOR FISHERMAN'S HARBOR

Date: June 27, 2022
EVERETT, WASH. – Rustic Cork Wine Bar, based in Lake Stevens, is expanding to the Port of Everett’s Waterfront Place. The new wine bar will be located in Fisherman’s Harbor, next to the new 266-unit Waterfront Place Apartments and Hotel Indigo, and just south of the building now under construction to house the new Asian-inspired Fisherman Jack’s restaurant and South Fork Baking Co. opening in late 2022.  
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Waterfrotn AerialPORT OF EVERETT SELLS $15M NOTE TO SNOHOMISH COUNTY TREASURER'S OFFICE TO FUND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INFRASTRUCTURE AT WATERFRONT PLACE

Date: April 8, 2022
EVERETT, WASH. – On April 5, 2022, the Port of Everett Commission authorized the sale of a $15 million treasury note to the Snohomish County Treasurer’s Office, marking a first-of-its-kind investment by the County to fund local economic development infrastructure at the Port.
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Weyerhaueser-Muse-PR_SocialPORT OF EVERETT Signs tenant to restore, reopen historic weyerhaeuser building

Date: March 18, 2022
EVERETT, WASH. – The Port of Everett and Weyerhaeuser Muse LLC, owned by Jack and Jin Ng of China City Property LLC, have entered into a 10-year lease to restore and reopen Everett’s historic Weyerhaeuser Building as a new community gathering space and commemorate the building’s rich history.
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Aerial of marinasound2summit brewing, lazy boy brewing tap new sites at port of everett's waterfront place

Date: February 9, 2022
EVERETT, WASH. – The Port of Everett has brewed up two new leases with well-known, local craft brewers – Sound2Summit Brewing Co. and Lazy Boy Brewing Co. – to fill its high-demand brewery/tap room sites at the transforming Waterfront Place development.
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Schuster ReleasePORT OF EVERETT, SCHUSTER GROUP STRIKE DEAL TO DEVELOP NEW DESTINATION RETAIL, RESTAURANTS AT WATERFRONT PLACE

Date: January 11, 2022
EVERETT, WASH. – The Port of Everett is entering into a long-term ground lease with The Schuster Group, under a related LLC affiliate, to build and operate up to 44,431 square feet of new commercial retail and restaurants at Waterfront Place.
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LPC West pic - Copy (2)PORT OF EVERETT commission selects lpc west to develop second phase of waterfront place

Date: December 9, 2021
EVERETT, WASH. – On Monday, Dec. 6, the Port of Everett Commission selected LPC West as the private development partner to build out the next phase of commercial, retail and residential spaces at Waterfront Place, authorizing an exclusive negotiating agreement to establish a long-term ground lease to bring the nearly 10-acre Millwright District to life.
Click here to read the full press release.


ice rinkNew pacific ice outdoor community ice rink officially opens today at port of everett's waterfront place

Date: December 3, 2021
EVERETT, WASH. – The Port of Everett, in partnership with rink operator Blue Line Sports & Entertainment, are excited to officially welcome community members to come ‘break the ice’ with us at the new Pacific Ice outdoor community ice rink presented by Tulalip Tribes opening today, Dec. 3, at 3 p.m.
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fish harbor picPORT OF EVERETT breaks ground on first phase of retail development at waterfront place

Date: November 8, 2021
EVERETT, WASH. – OToday, the Port of Everett, alongside project partners and community members, broke ground on two new waterfront retail buildings, bringing new restaurants and offices to Fisherman’s Harbor — the first phase of the Port’s 65-acre Waterfront Place mixed-use development.
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Frozen-Mockup-With-Logo-and-Dates - CopyPORT OF EVERETT ANNOUNCES NEW PARTNERSHIP TO BRING HOLIDAY ICE RINK TO WATERFRONT PLACE

Date: September 9, 2021
EVERETT, WASH. – The Port of Everett is excited to announce a new multi-year partnership with Blue Line Sports & Entertainment to bring an outdoor community ice rink to Waterfront Place during the holiday season.
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wine walkPORT OF EVERETT adding destination 'wine walk' to growing list of attractions at waterfront place

Date: August 30, 2021
EVERETT, WASH. – The Port of Everett is recruiting new tenants to open up wine, beer and spirits tasting rooms at prime locations along the Port of Everett waterfront in Washington State – home to the largest public Marina on the West Coast and a growing mixed-use destination waterfront known as Waterfront Place.
Click here to read the full press release.


woodsWoods coffee joins growing tenant mix at port of everett's waterfront place

Date: August 27, 2021
EVERETT, WASH. – The Port of Everett and Woods Coffee have brewed up a new lease to bring the popular Pacific Northwest coffeehouse to Waterfront Place.
Click here to read the full press release.


Waterfront Place Apartments Ribbon Cutting.2021-15 - CopyWatch now! new video highlights first waterfront housing in everett's history with opening of new waterfront place apartments

Date: June 29, 2021
EVERETT, WASH. – Last month, multi-family housing developer team SeaLevel Properties and Gracorp, together with the Port of Everett, hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to commemorate the official grand opening of the new Waterfront Place Apartments at Fisherman’s Harbor – the first phase of the Port of Everett’s 65-acre Waterfront Place mixed-use development.
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fishermans jacksnew asian-inspired fisherman jack's restaurant coming to fisherman's harbor at the port of everett's waterfront place

Date: May 28, 2021
EVERETT, WASH. – The Port of Everett has secured a long-term lease with China City, LLC to bring Fisherman Jack’s to the waterfront. This is the final lease the Port needed to ink before going out to bid for the new restaurant building in Fisherman’s Harbor next to the Pacific Rim Plaza and Splash Fountain in the Port’s 65-acre mixed-use development.
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Waterfront Place Apartments Ribbon Cutting.2021-15 - Copy

ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrates grand opening of everett's first waterfront housing at waterfront place apartments

Date: May 26, 2021
EVERETT, WASH. – Today, multi-family housing developer team SeaLevel Properties and Gracorp, together with the Port of Everett, hosted a small ribbon-cutting ceremony to commemorate the official grand opening of the new Waterfront Place Apartments at Fisherman’s Harbor – the first phase of the Port of Everett’s 65-acre Waterfront Place mixed-use development.
Click here to read the full press release.


A17 picport of everett secures leases with boat boat share club, yacht sales and service company and yacht brokerage firm for new office BUILDING at fisherman's harbor

Date: January 7, 2021
EVERETT, WASH. – The Port of Everett has inked three new leases with marine-service providers Bellingham Yacht SalesFreedom Boat Club and Waterline Boats to site their respective Everett-based operations at a new commercial office building in Fisherman’s Harbor – the first phase of the Port’s 65-acre mixed-use Waterfront Place development.
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