A Former Mayor's Perspective on Seattle's Growth by Seattle Growth Podcast published on 2017-07-25T00:44:23Z Former Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn shares gives rare insight into Seattle’s past, present, and future. The mayor of Seattle from 2010 until the end of 2013 converses about the topics from Season 1 and Season 2 of Seattle Growth Podcast. In particular McGinn discusses how rapid growth is affecting residents, businesses, and city leaders. McGinn also weighs in on the arena debate the continues several years after his office agreed to a Memorandum of Understanding with Chris Hansen's Sodo arena group. The episode also features insight into why Seattle is growing from Taylor Graham (Seattle Sounders FC), Chris DeVore (TechStars and Founders Co-op), Maggie Walker (Founding partner of Seattle Venture Partners), and Brian Bonlender (Washington State Department of Commerce).