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May 20, 2024
The mansion will be closed for tours from July - September 2024. This allows agency staff to complete annual maintenance projects.
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May 20, 2024
Two permitted events will bring crowds and noise to the Campus in honor of veterans' service.
April 30, 2024
Work will cause temporary closures in Heritage Park. Detours around the worksite will be in place.
April 24, 2024
Washington state celebrates Arbor Day on the second Wednesday in April.

Success stories

Learn how DES helped the Washington State Department of Commerce lease a net-zero office space for its Spokane-based business operations.
The Department of Natural Resourced turned to DES to find a space to better accommodate hardworking firefighters.
A civil contractor from Harrah, Wash., turned to the federal surplus program to acquire equipment for her business.

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