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Crosscut
KeyArena deal needs a bit of Seattle skepticismin a lower Queen Anne neighborhood already awash in change. Along with similar
Crosscut / Posted 7 hours ago
in a lower Queen Anne neighborhood already awash in change. Along with similar organizations representing Belltown and South Lake Union neighborhoods, they are the citizen scrutinizers for a project that so far as been lauded for its... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Seattle Council talks KeyArena deal, potential public bondingdecades – and learned a lot too. We remain laser focused on our project and our
KING5 Seattle / Posted 16 hours ago
decades – and learned a lot too. We remain laser focused on our project and our partnership with the community, the Uptown, South Lake Union, Queen Anne and Belltown neighborhoods, and the City of Seattle. We will continue to aggressively pursue an... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
$660M KeyArena deal submitted to Seattle City Councilabout the MOU that his company may spend close to $100 million trying to create
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 16 hours ago
about the MOU that his company may spend close to $100 million trying to create transportation solutions in the Uptown and South Lake Union area. In addition to the $40 million transportation fund, Leiweke said $30 million of the arena construction... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Gates Foundation’s $120 million fuels PATH’s lifesaving workMelinda Gates Foundation presented a $120 million grant to PATH, one of the fir
The Seattle Times / Posted 21 hours ago
Melinda Gates Foundation presented a $120 million grant to PATH, one of the first innovators to set up shop in a shiny, new South Lake Union building. The nonprofit develops drugs, medical devices and health systems. PATH is using the grant to... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Seattle neighborhood's revitalization has Detroit parallelsMore than a two decades ago, a depressed manufacturing district of Seattle foun
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 22 hours ago
More than a two decades ago, a depressed manufacturing district of Seattle found its Dan Gilbert. While the South Lake Union neighborhood of Seattle is now known for Amazon's growth and economic impact in recent years, it's Microsoft co-founder Paul... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Revitalization of Amazon's Seattle home has Detroit parallelsMore than a two decades ago, a depressed manufacturing district of Seattle foun
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 23 hours ago
More than a two decades ago, a depressed manufacturing district of Seattle found its Dan Gilbert. While the South Lake Union neighborhood of Seattle is now known for Amazon's growth and economic impact in recent years, it's Microsoft co-founder Paul... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Juno Therapeutics ready for another round in war on cancerand chief executive officer, in an interview just days before the company offic
The Seattle Times / Posted 3 days ago
and chief executive officer, in an interview just days before the company officially opens its new headquarters in the South Lake Union district later this week. On eight floors, Juno combines laboratories and office spaces that previously... Read more
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The Seattle Times
BlackSky Global will build satellites here after deal with big European companythe satellite manufacturing will continue to be located at Spaceflight Industri
The Seattle Times / Posted 4 days ago
the satellite manufacturing will continue to be located at Spaceflight Industries’ two existing facilities in Tukwila and South Lake Union. The deal also includes the backing of Telespazio, a separate joint venture of Thales and Leonardo that... Read more
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The Seattle Times
KeyArena advisory committee member calls process a model for other citiestraffic and parking in neighborhoods around KeyArena. Clifthorne’s neighborhood
The Seattle Times / Posted 7 days ago
traffic and parking in neighborhoods around KeyArena. Clifthorne’s neighborhood counterparts from the Uptown Alliance and South Lake Union Community Council were also on the advisory committee. “It really was a novel concept,” Clifthorne said.... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
$660 million KeyArena site announcement expected Tuesday by Seattle, Oak Viewabout the MOU that his company may spend close to $100 million trying to create
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 7 days ago
about the MOU that his company may spend close to $100 million trying to create transportation solutions in the Uptown and South Lake Union area. In addition to the $40 million transportation fund, Leiweke said $30 million of the arena construction... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Power couples: Seattle ranks No. 2 in country for income of married peopleworker — fresh out of college, newly settled in a Capitol Hill micro-apartment,
The Seattle Times / Posted 7 days ago
worker — fresh out of college, newly settled in a Capitol Hill micro-apartment, and who just landed a six-figure job in South Lake Union? Sure, there’s some truth to it. But it’s still more the exception than the rule. Just 9 percent of... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
$660 million KeyArena site announcement expected Tuesday by Seattle, Oak Viewabout the MOU that his company may spend close to $100 million trying to create
KING5 Seattle / Posted 7 days ago
about the MOU that his company may spend close to $100 million trying to create transportation solutions in the Uptown and South Lake Union area. In addition to the $40 million transportation fund, Leiweke said $30 million of the arena construction... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Oak View Group plans to renovate KeyArena by October 2020, spend $40 million on transportationTim Leiweke said the deal was reached after a long back-and-forth with communit
The Seattle Times / Posted 7 days ago
Tim Leiweke said the deal was reached after a long back-and-forth with community leaders and others in Uptown, Belltown and South Lake Union. “Obviously, we’ve learned a lot,” Leiweke said. “We’ve already made adjustments in some of our thinking. …... Read more
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Crosscut
The Northwest is a sellout. Can it get its noir back?creative bastions like Capitol Hill, the Central District and once-freaky Fremo
Crosscut / Posted 7 days ago
creative bastions like Capitol Hill, the Central District and once-freaky Fremont become unaffordable, driving out artists, South Lake Union has become the new model of Seattle neighborhoods: pricey, suburban-like and tech-focused. And where... Read more
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The Hill
Cities scramble to land new Amazon headquartersof commercial and military aircraft. As Amazon has grown, it has spurred a bui
The Hill / Posted 7 days ago
of commercial and military aircraft. As Amazon has grown, it has spurred a building boom that has transformed the South Lake Union neighborhood in Seattle, once dotted with semi-used warehouses and fading industries, into a bustling second... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
Analysts: Denver metro is ideal for Amazon HQ2name. “We’ve seen transformations in the entire landscape of our neighborhood,
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 7 days ago
name. “We’ve seen transformations in the entire landscape of our neighborhood,” said Danah Abarr, executive director of South Lake Union Chamber of Commerce. South Lake Union is a neighborhood just north of downtown Seattle. Cranes fill the sky... Read more
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Fortune
How Cities Can Win the Fight for Amazon’s HQ2the built environment in and around Amazon’s new corporate site will be even mo
Fortune / Posted 8 days ago
the built environment in and around Amazon’s new corporate site will be even more noticeable. Amazon’s home neighborhood of South Lake Union has been strikingly transformed with 30- to 40-story office towers, restaurants, and retail. One should a... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Take it from us: With Amazon, you can get too much of a good thingYou want this, too, we understand. Everybody does. But make no mistake, the bo
The Seattle Times / Posted 10 days ago
You want this, too, we understand. Everybody does. But make no mistake, the bomb part is real. As money has flung off of South Lake Union it has also buffeted some neighbors, workers and small businesses clear off the city map. It’s no... Read more
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The Seattle Times
State officials gauging how to attract Amazon’s interest for new HQMicrosoft executive and Inslee’s lead on tech issues. “My sense is, the fact t
The Seattle Times / Posted 10 days ago
Microsoft executive and Inslee’s lead on tech issues. “My sense is, the fact that we have a 50,000-person campus here in South Lake Union is amazing,” he said. Even if the workforce existed, finding enough office space elsewhere in the Puget... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Pundits find various messages in Amazon’s headquarters announcementrezoning for growth, upgrading public transit, and pitching Amazon on expanding
The Seattle Times / Posted 10 days ago
rezoning for growth, upgrading public transit, and pitching Amazon on expanding into Greater Seattle instead of just South Lake Union or downtown. “It would be absurd for Seattle to simply give up and accept the premise that one of the... Read more
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Crosscut
Bidder beware: You'll get hooked on Amazonoccupier of office space. We’ve been dubbed “America’s biggest company town.” W
Crosscut / Posted 11 days ago
occupier of office space. We’ve been dubbed “America’s biggest company town.” We even redeveloped an entire neighborhood, South Lake Union, to accommodate them, but it wasn’t enough. It never is. They used to say if Boeing sneezed Seattle caught... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Could Amazon’s HQ bombshell let the air out of Seattle’s housing and development boom?towers are likely to rethink their “build, build, build” mentality for projects
The Seattle Times / Posted 11 days ago
towers are likely to rethink their “build, build, build” mentality for projects they’re dreaming up now, especially around South Lake Union and the greater downtown region. “This is probably welcome news for the housing market in Seattle, both on... Read more
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Market Watch
As Amazon hunts for HQ2, here’s how the ‘City Maker’ boasts about it’s reshaped Seattledevelopment” in downtown Seattle, with an abundance of restaurants, services, c
Market Watch / Posted 11 days ago
development” in downtown Seattle, with an abundance of restaurants, services, coffee shops, and for the redevelopment of South Lake Union and Denny Triangle with its sustainable buildings and open spaces. And that “City Maker” label? Given to... Read more
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The Seattle Times
‘Seattle will always be home’: Amazon employees, others react to news of tech giant’s second HQcities,” noting a density problem here. Approached by a Seattle Times reporter
The Seattle Times / Posted 11 days ago
cities,” noting a density problem here. Approached by a Seattle Times reporter and photographer, some people on Amazon’s South Lake Union Seattle campus cheered the company’s move, while others theorized what the expansion could mean for the... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Amazon announces search for second North American headquartersbookstore before growing into the world's third-largest retailer, Amazon has tr
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
bookstore before growing into the world's third-largest retailer, Amazon has transformed Seattle, particularly the city's South Lake Union neighborhood, which houses the company's current 33-building headquarters.and 40,000 employees. Amazon... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Booster shot: Gates Foundation gives Seattle global-health group $120 million for vaccine workdiseases we’re working on really puts us in the middle of the vaccine world, gl
The Seattle Times / Posted 13 days ago
diseases we’re working on really puts us in the middle of the vaccine world, globally,” Davis said. Now headquartered in South Lake Union near the Gates Foundation, PATH was the recipient of the fledgling foundation’s first global-health grant in... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Seattle Opera’s first librarian is a passionate millennialhowever, only speaks to a small fraction of Cabaniss’ duties. During a tour of
The Seattle Times / Posted 13 days ago
however, only speaks to a small fraction of Cabaniss’ duties. During a tour of the music library at the Seattle Opera’s South Lake Union offices, Cabaniss opens the case of one of the company’s four Wagner tubas to check whether it has been... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Fast lane meets slow lane on Bothell’s new ‘multiway’downtown. Previously, the highway was a sort of barrier,” said Steven Morikawa,
The Seattle Times / Posted 13 days ago
downtown. Previously, the highway was a sort of barrier,” said Steven Morikawa, city capital division manager. Like the South Lake Union district of Seattle, you get a sense that Bothell was nuked and its core enlarged from ground zero. Five... Read more
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The Seattle Times
The artist behind the viral image of Seattle’s wacky intersectionsgraphics. They range from Queen Anne’s seven-way stop to the busy meeting of De
The Seattle Times / Posted 18 days ago
graphics. They range from Queen Anne’s seven-way stop to the busy meeting of Denny Way, Stewart Street and Yale Avenue near South Lake Union. The design has generated a heavy response and parodies online, considering its universal appeal. Anyone... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
In Seattle, Amazon outweighs all otherscity, and the e-commerce giant's expansion here is just getting started. The s
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
city, and the e-commerce giant's expansion here is just getting started. The swarms of young workers crowding into the South Lake Union neighborhood every morning represent an urban campus that is unparalleled in the United States -- and they... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Amazon fires ‘opening salvo’ in grocery battle as it cuts Whole Foods pricespercentage for any major category of consumer goods sold by the online retail g
The Seattle Times / Posted 21 days ago
percentage for any major category of consumer goods sold by the online retail giant. Visitors to the Whole Foods in the South Lake Union neighborhood, at the heart of Amazon’s sprawling Seattle footprint, were greeted on Monday with outdoor... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Grilled cheese gets fancy at Seattle’s Cheese Meats BreadCheese Meats Bread, new in Seattle’s Uwajimaya food court, is not to be confuse
The Seattle Times / Posted 21 days ago
Cheese Meats Bread, new in Seattle’s Uwajimaya food court, is not to be confused with Meat & Bread, slightly less new in South Lake Union. Yes, they share two-thirds of their names. Yes, they’re both all about sandwiches, with straightforward counter... Read more
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The Seattle Times
‘Whole Foods + Amazon’: Here’s what’s cheaper this morning at the high-end grocerBananas, Fuji and Gala apples, ground beef and eggs were just a few of the thin
The Seattle Times / Posted 22 days ago
Bananas, Fuji and Gala apples, ground beef and eggs were just a few of the things with lower prices Monday morning at the South Lake Union store in Seattle. Here are some more items: Large brown grade A eggs in the South Lake Union Whole Foods... Read more
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Crosscut
City takes a 'therapeutic' approach to housing discriminationHousing Alliance in Spokane in 2015, the city randomly selected the testing sit
Crosscut / Posted 25 days ago
Housing Alliance in Spokane in 2015, the city randomly selected the testing sites across the city, from North Seattle, to South Lake Union, Columbia City and West Seattle. This table shows the remediation for 23 properties originally charged with... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
How Amazon’s Nonstop Growth Is Creating A Brand-New Seattlesecurity, Amazon has checkerboarded the area from the northern edge of downtown
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 26 days ago
security, Amazon has checkerboarded the area from the northern edge of downtown, in the Denny Regrade, northward through South Lake Union, a formerly shabby light-industrial area that Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen’s Vulcan Real Estate bought up... Read more
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The Seattle Times
From disassembly pit, crews haul away last bits of BerthaBertha. On Wednesday, crews disassembled and hauled away the last bits of the
The Seattle Times / Posted 26 days ago
Bertha. On Wednesday, crews disassembled and hauled away the last bits of the giant tunnel-boring machine from its South Lake Union disassembly pit, the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) reported. The milestone caps... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Seattle tunnel machine Bertha disassembledit soon after went on a two-year hiatus for repairs. Drilling resumed in Decemb
KING5 Seattle / Posted 26 days ago
it soon after went on a two-year hiatus for repairs. Drilling resumed in December 2015, and it finally busted through in South Lake Union in April. The tunnel, which replaces the Alaskan Way Viaduct, is expected to open to traffic in 2019. ©... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Amazon’s booming South Lake Union still awaiting its dinner crowd24 of which are cafes and restaurants. Amazon’s head of real estate, John Scho
The Seattle Times / Posted 26 days ago
24 of which are cafes and restaurants. Amazon’s head of real estate, John Schoettler, said the massive build-out around South Lake Union and the Denny Regrade is turning the area into an “18-hour district,” where citizens can live, work and... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Thanks to Amazon, Seattle is now America’s biggest company townU.S. city, and the e-commerce giant’s expansion here is just getting started.
The Seattle Times / Posted 26 days ago
U.S. city, and the e-commerce giant’s expansion here is just getting started. The swarms of 20-somethings crowding into South Lake Union every morning represent an urban campus that is unparalleled in the United States — and they have helped... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Northwest, like the rest of the nation, thrilled by coast-to-coast celestial showAbout 200 people — more than half the office — went outside and looked up at th
The Seattle Times / Posted 28 days ago
About 200 people — more than half the office — went outside and looked up at the sun on a 45-minute break from work. In South Lake Union, so many Amazon employees went outside their offices that it was tough to get by on the sidewalk. Boeing... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Seattle companies to workers for eclipse: Stop working and go outsideAbout 200 people — more than half the office — went outside and looked up at th
The Seattle Times / Posted 28 days ago
About 200 people — more than half the office — went outside and looked up at the sun for a 45-minute break from work. In South Lake Union, so many Amazon employees went outside their offices that it was tough to get through the sidewalk. At the... Read more
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The Columbian
Facebook’s invisible Seattle team wrangles the digital delugeLast year, Facebook Seattle, which then numbered about 1,000, moved into nine f
The Columbian / Posted 29 days ago
Last year, Facebook Seattle, which then numbered about 1,000, moved into nine floors of custom-designed office space in South Lake Union at 1101 Dexter Ave. N. That was followed in short order by two more leases that would give the company... Read more
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The Seattle Times
3 surprising Seattle restaurant closures — plus 11 more Vestal in South Lake Union. (Bettina Hansen/The Seattle Times) The opinions
The Seattle Times / Posted 29 days ago
Vestal in South Lake Union. (Bettina Hansen/The Seattle Times) The opinions expressed in reader comments are those of the author only, and do not reflect the opinions of The Seattle... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Insurance lawyers’ new findings increase arguments in case of Bertha machine breakdownrepairs caused a two-year tunneling delay, but the companies persevered until B
The Seattle Times / Posted a month ago
repairs caused a two-year tunneling delay, but the companies persevered until Bertha broke into daylight near South Lake Union on April 4 this year. What changed is insurance companies unearthed internal emails, notes and deposition... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Reflections on 10 tumultuous years in Seattlethe “edge city” of Bellevue and the Eastside. Amazon was on the hill in the Ar
The Seattle Times / Posted a month ago
the “edge city” of Bellevue and the Eastside. Amazon was on the hill in the Art Deco former Pacific Medical Center, and South Lake Union was what my colleague Ron Judd has called a “frozen-in-1955 neighborhood as a living monument to... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Man pours coffee on controversial 'InfoWars' host Alex Joneson him. The man then held his coffee mug out as if he was going to hit Jones,
Springfield News-Sun / Posted a month ago
on him. The man then held his coffee mug out as if he was going to hit Jones, but then he turned and walked away toward South Lake Union. “I have to get back to work, where they’ll have more coffee,” the man said. KIRO 7 News learned Jones is... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Man pours coffee on controversial 'InfoWars' host Alex Joneson him. The man then held his coffee mug out as if he was going to hit Jones,
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted a month ago
on him. The man then held his coffee mug out as if he was going to hit Jones, but then he turned and walked away toward South Lake Union. “I have to get back to work, where they’ll have more coffee,” the man said. KIRO 7 News learned Jones is... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Man pours coffee on controversial 'InfoWars' host Alex Joneson him. The man then held his coffee mug out as if he was going to hit Jones,
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted a month ago
on him. The man then held his coffee mug out as if he was going to hit Jones, but then he turned and walked away toward South Lake Union. “I have to get back to work, where they’ll have more coffee,” the man said. KIRO 7 News learned Jones is... Read more
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ajc.com
Man pours coffee on controversial 'InfoWars' host Alex Joneson him. The man then held his coffee mug out as if he was going to hit Jones,
ajc.com / Posted a month ago
on him. The man then held his coffee mug out as if he was going to hit Jones, but then he turned and walked away toward South Lake Union. “I have to get back to work, where they’ll have more coffee,” the man said. KIRO 7 News learned Jones is... Read more
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