Next Time on Seattle Growth Podcast

Season 4: Past, Present, and Future of Seattle Music

  • Podcast Episodes

Special: Music, Arena Wars, and Seattle Center

The arena wars are not over as two groups vie to reshape Seattle’s music scene, Seattle Center, and the future of winter professional sports in Seattle. In this special episode, get an update on the... Read More
  • Podcast Episodes

Seattle In Progress?

In this third season of Seattle Growth Podcast, UW Foster professor Jeff Shulman set out to better understand the physical transformation of Seattle. Shulman set across Seattle to learn from real estate developers, residents, and... Read More
  • Podcast Episodes

S3 Ep. 6: Is Seattle’s Past Paving Its Future?

Seattle’s growth is bringing a physical and cultural transformation. Buildings are changing, businesses are changing, and people are changing at a rapid pace. This episode of Seattle Growth Podcast features three expert opinions on how... Read More
  • Podcast Episodes

S3 Ep. 5: Growth and Leaving Seattle

Money and people are moving into Seattle at an unprecedented rate. Recent census data suggests the population has increased by over 1,000 people per week. In an apparent effort to keep pace with the growth,... Read More
  • Podcast Episodes

S3 Ep. 4: The Changes Natives See

Three residents with more than a combined century living in Seattle tell their side of the story of Seattle in today’s episode of Seattle Growth Podcast.  Seattle’s population has increased an astounding 15.4 percent since... Read More
  • Podcast Episodes

S3 Ep. 3: The Battle for Seattle

Seattle is growing at an extraordinary rate. As more people and money flow into the city, the skyline and neighborhoods are being transformed. What will the future of the Seattle and its neighborhoods look like?... Read More
  • Podcast Episodes

S3 Ep. 1: The Physical Transformation of Seattle

People and money are flowing into Seattle at unprecedented rates and the city is undergoing a physical transformation like none other. As Seattle booms, the city has lead the nation in the number of cranes... Read More
  • Podcast Episodes

Can Seattle Become a Hockey Town?

Can Seattle become a hockey town? If the highest level of professional hockey calls Seattle home, what would that mean to the Seattle residents who do not care about the sport? Listen to today’s episode... Read More
  • Podcast Episodes

Seattle’s Budget: Effect of Growth and Arenas

How will growth and the potential for a new sports and entertainment arena affect the city’s budget? Find out in today’s episode, featuring City Budget Office director Ben Noble and University of Washington professor Justin... Read More
  • Podcast Episodes

Growth of Seattle’s Sports Tech

This special episode of Seattle Growth Podcast gives you an inside look at a burgeoning industry with potential to further drive growth in this city. Jeff Shulman had an opportunity to visit the Geekwire Sports Tech... Read More
  • Podcast Episodes

Key Arena & Seattle Center’s Future

Today’s special episode of Seattle Growth Podcast focuses on the future of Key Arena. This issue has become more relevant as multiple groups are hoping to bring professional basketball and hockey back to Seattle. Key Arena... Read More
  • Uncategorized

Sonic Boom Day – April 17th

#SonicBoomDay is coming Want to weigh in on the arena debate?  Combine your voice with others to create a boom that will be heard. City Council will be deciding whether to pave the way for a... Read More
  • Podcast Episodes

S2 Ep. 11: Get The Arena You Want

In the final episode of the season, former Seattle City Councilmember Sally Clark gives guidance on how to effectively engage city government on Sonic Boom Day, April 17th. She shares the best way to communicate... Read More
  • Posts

Sonic Boom Day: April 17th

#SonicBoomDay is coming Want to weigh in on the arena debate?  Combine your voice with others to create a boom that will be heard. City Council will be deciding whether to pave the way for a... Read More
  • Podcast Episodes

S2 Ep. 5: The Sonics and Seattle’s Children

What do Seattle’s children have to gain from a return of NBA basketball to the city? Episode 5 of the Seattle Growth Podcast, season 2, explores how decisions being made at the civic level regarding... Read More
  • Podcast Episodes

S2 Ep. 3: The SoDo Arena and Port Jobs

The SoDo arena group was a street vacation away from being ready to invite the NBA to a modern Seattle arena, but the Port of Seattle has been an outspoken opponent. Find out exactly what... Read More
  • Podcast Episodes

Tim Burgess Talks Sonics

Seattle City Councilmember Tim Burgess talks about City Council’s role in the process of bringing back the Sonics in this bonus episode of Seattle Growth Podcast. Just today, February 8th, Chris Hansen’s investment group submitted... Read More
  • Podcast Episodes

S2 Ep. 1: Learning from Sonics Departure

Why should you care about a potential return of the Sonics? Because the story is more complex than you might imagine. Yes, there is considerable enthusiasm for bringing them back. But their return requires addressing... Read More
  • Podcast Episodes

Season Two Announcement

After attracting tens of thousands of listens and earning critical acclaim in 2016, the Seattle Growth Podcast, hosted by UW Foster School professor Jeff Shulman, is back in 2017 with a second season. In season two,... Read More
  • Podcast Episodes

Ep. 13: Visions for Seattle’s Future

It is time for us to decide as a people : what do we want for this city as it undergoes a transformation? In today’s episode you are going to hear what the highest leadership... Read More
  • Podcast Episodes

Ep. 12: Seattle Growth Podcast Live

Listen to the first ever taping of Seattle Growth Podcast before a live audience at the Impact Hub in Seattle. University of Washington’s Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship organized the event on October 17th, 2016. Host... Read More
  • Podcast Episodes

Ep 11: Seattle Public Utilities

Are Seattle’s public utilities prepared for the influx of people? Hear from Ray Hoffman, former Director of Seattle Public Utilities, which oversees water, sewage, and solid waste management. In an in-depth interview, he shares which... Read More
  • Podcast Episodes

Seattle Proposal on Unsanctioned Encampments

This special episode of Seattle Growth Podcast brings you more information about the proposed ordinance that can change the way public spaces are used in neighborhoods throughout Seattle. Seattle City Council is considering a proposal... Read More
  • Posts

Announcing Seattle Growth Podcast Live: October 17th

Get inspired for your next social venture with a panel discussion about Seattle’s growth and its future. As Seattle has experienced rapid population and economic growth, the city has gone through many changes that affect... Read More
  • Podcast Episodes

Ep. 10: Seattle Transportation

What does Seattle’s growth mean for the future of the city’s transportation network? This epsiode will look at land transportation through an in-depth interview with the Director of the Seattle Department of Transportation, Scott Kubly.... Read More
  • Podcast Episodes

Ep. 9: Growth and Seattle Schools

A teacher, a parent, and the associate superintendent at Seattle Public Schools discuss school crowding and how schools adapt to a growing population. Hear from in-depth interviews with Kirk Wohlers, Liz MacLennan, and Dr. Flip... Read More
  • Podcast Episodes

Ep. 8: Growth and the Healthcare System

How are Seattle’s hospitals affected by the city’s growth? Today’s episode features an in-depth interview with Dr. Susan Stern who is the head of the Division of Emergency Medicine overseeing two of Seattle’s premier emergency... Read More

From the Blog

Seattle In Progress?

In this third season of Seattle Growth Podcast, UW Foster professor Jeff Shulman set out to better understand the physical transformation of Seattle. Shulman set across Seattle to learn from real estate developers, residents, and…

Seattle Growth Podcast © 2016