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If a wildfire or dam spill closed main highways, could people in Okanogan County evacuate safely on unimproved gravel roads? How would people know which routes are open and dependable?…
After nearly an hour spent detailing the possibilities for wide-ranging streetscape improvements to arterial streets connecting popular attractions near Interstate-5 with downtown Centralia, Brandon Johnson of SCJ Alliance did the…
One new park has opened and another is in the works on opposite sides of the Columbia River. Work started in March on East Wenatchee’s Gateway Park, and the project…
A group of local business owners and residents who aim to consolidate Electric City, Grand Coulee, Coulee Dam and some outlying areas met to discuss the logistics of the ambitious…
Jun 12 | The Star
More than 200 people recently gathered for the Thurston Economic Development Council Annual Gala to help honor five local businesses that are playing a vital role in supporting the economic…
CBS Sunday Morning interviewed SCJ Planner Steven Dale about using gondolas to alleviate traffic congestion. The interview was included in this television special report.
May 22 | CBS News
To identify projects that will improve flow, vitality, connectivity, and safety for residents and visitors, the city partnered with SCJ Alliance to conduct a Downtown Corridor Study. The result: A…

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News Releases

Local firm hits this one out of the park! Fans may take gondola to Oakland A’s new stadium
SCJ honors local planner with entrepreneurial spirit award
Dec 17 | MEDIA RELEASE
SCJ awards honors service to others and entrepreneurial spirit
Dec 17 | MEDIA RELEASE
Decades of experience leads Bob Connolly to SCJ Alliance
Nov 28 | MEDIA RELEASE
Jean Carr takes the helm as SCJ’s President/CEO
Looking to the future, local firm expands view by joining SCJ Alliance
Aug 16 | MEDIA RELEASE
Federal Government Says Three SCJ Employees Qualified to Identify Pocket Gopher Habitat
Jun 20 | MEDIA RELEASE

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Recent Blog Posts

New Craft District aims for excellence in Tumwater
Always surround yourself with people you can learn from. This was a guiding principle of Leopold Schmidt, founder of the…
SCJ honored for economic impact with “Large Business of the Year” award
The Thurston Economic Development Council presented SCJ Alliance with the "Large Business of the Year" award on May 30, 2019…
Landscape architects transform spaces into places
What’s your favorite outdoor place? A park or playground? The shore of a river or lake? Maybe a hiking or…
Helping move people around international airports
Spring break is right around the corner. Have you started planning your travel days yet? If you're traveling to Paris,…
Celebrating our life-changing inventors and innovators
Do you know a numerical whiz who likes to test the boundaries? A limit-pushing math master who’s always looking for…
SCJ planners hit this one out of the park! Fans may take gondola to Oakland A’s new stadium
You’re stuck in traffic on the way to the game and think, I wish I could just fly over this…
What’s going on at the Capitol Campus?
Construction orange pops against a backdrop of green grass, gray skies, and an historic, white capitol building. Cones, heavy equipment,…

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