Spokane, WA

Downtown Spokane is pleased to announce that Juliet Sinisterra has joined the Downtown Spokane Partnership and Business Improvement District as Economic Development Manager.

Sinisterra will serve as the economic and business development advocate for the downtown area by actively recruiting identified business segments and housing development. Strengthen the DSP and BID brand by providing ratepayers and members with value-added resources and services to enhance their businesses, and advance initiatives that support the overall strength and diversity of the downtown economy.

Sinisterra brings a diverse background to her position with over 20 years’ experience in project management, architecture, urban design, planning, community engagement and development. She graduated from Washington State University in 1993 with a Bachelor of Architecture, a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies, and a Certificate of Urban Design from Syracuse University.

Over the years, Sinisterra has served as Project Manager and/or primary author for numerous planning studies including the Tacoma Art Museum, the Bellevue Art Museum, the Burke Museum and Antioch University Seattle. Since returning to Spokane, Juliet served as Project Architect and Lead Designer for the Gonzaga Preparatory Master Plan and Barbieri Student Center, for which she received a Spokane AIA Merit Award. Juliet’s residential and smaller commercial work has been recognized by the American Institute of Architects and published at local, regional and national levels.

Most recently Sinisterra served as the Project Manager for the Riverfront Park Master Plan 2014, helping to lead the project to a 68% voter approved $64.3 million bond for upgrades to the Park.

About Downtown Spokane

The DSP is a private, non-profit membership organization that serves as Spokane's central city advocate and service provider, dedicated to enhancing the quality and vitality of Downtown Spokane as the basis for a healthy region. For more information visit www.downtownspokane.org.