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Tuesday, September 1, 2015 -- 12:49 pm
Next affordable-housing proposals advanced by mayor, councilmember:...
West Seattle Blog - ... look to increase development capacity in various ways throughout the city. New developments in downtown and South Lake Union will be allowed an extra 1,000 square feet per floor. Outside of the downtown core, new buildings will be allowed ... Read more...
Tuesday, September 1, 2015 -- 9:49 am
seattle: Seattle's Rosen Building Changes...
GlobeSt.com - Located at 960 Republican Street in the South Lake Union neighborhood, the Rosen Building is a class-A biotechnology office building totals more that is approximately 60,000 square feet. The University of Washington School of Medicine operates a biomedical research facility in the building under a long term lease and is its sole tenant. Read more...
Monday, August 31, 2015 -- 5:02 am
What Ivar Haglund could teach us now
Crosscut.com - ... but by "knowledge workers," be they the old Boeing families of the '50s and '60s or the Amazonians of South Lake Union today. We take waterfront dining for granted, but that wasn't always the case. The longshoreman has given way to cruise ship ... Read more...
Sunday, August 30, 2015 -- 4:12 pm
Consider transit in convention center plans
Seattle Times - ... downtown bus tunnel. It's the closest transit station to the forest of new office and residential towers in South Lake Union. Yet there are no plans to replace this infrastructure. Convention Place wasn't going to be around forever. A decision was ... Read more...
Saturday, August 29, 2015 -- 7:19 pm
Low pay, long pricey commute often go hand in hand
Seattle Times - ... for 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom apartments in: a Renton: $1,581 a Auburn: $1,190 a Downtown Seattle/Belltown/South Lake Union: $3,960 a West Seattle : $2,230 Even as the number of people living in South King County has swelled, the average number of jobs ... Read more...
Friday, August 28, 2015 -- 4:56 pm
UW Med building sale brings new player to South Lake Union
Business Journal - Seattle real estate company Urban Renaissance Group on Friday staked its first claim in a medical research property, the Rosen Building, which houses UW Medical Center labs. Urban Renaissance Group paid Vulcan Real Estate $41 million for the South Lake Union property at 960 Republican St., according to the King County Recorder's Office. Read more...
Friday, August 28, 2015 -- 12:04 pm
Landlords Are Giving Special Deals to Amazon and Microsoft Workers
The Stranger - ... to move in together, they were offered discounts on their move-in costs at multiple apartment buildings in South Lake Union and on the Eastside because her partner worked at Microsoft. For the apartment they ended up moving into, the landlord waived ... Read more...
Thursday, August 27, 2015 -- 10:15 am
Two-tower project will sandwich the Seattle Times, demolish 13 Coins building
Business Journal - Information recently filed with the city shows a two-skyscraper residential project is coming to the same South Lake Union block, where a third apartment tower was announced last month. A Beverly Hills company called H5 Capital is proposing the 42-story, two-tower project, which will go up on either side of the Seattle Times building on the block bounded by Terry and Boren avenues north and Denny Way and John Street. Read more...
Monday, August 24, 2015 -- 11:53 am
In Seattle, I let the locals guide me and left truly relaxed
Globe and Mail - ... "What would you do if you had one day in the city?" And then I'd go do it. I set out on foot toward the South Lake Union district, a shiny tech hub fuelled by Amazon money and populated by hipsters. A group of shaggy-haired male programmer-types ... Read more...
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 -- 10:03 am
A Seattleite Tells How Amazon 'Swallowed' His Town
Truthdig - ... The wealth kept the weirdness weird and the weirdness kept the wealth in check. a Boomtowns like [South Lake Union, the once virtually derelict area where Amazon built its Seattle campus] are an effort to keep tech employees inside a ... Read more...
Tuesday, August 18, 2015 -- 8:27 pm
Has Amazon killed Seattle? One writer thinks so
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - ... top of Beacon Hill." Things have changed in Seattle in the last two years (though Amazon started moving to South Lake Union in 2010), no doubt about that. Amazon has taken up residence in South Lake Union and beyond, now employing 24,000 workers in ... Read more...
Tuesday, August 18, 2015 -- 7:50 am
How Amazon Swallowed Seattle
Gawker - ... "Seattle is dying." Seattle has always been prosperous. Now, it is expensive. The center of the blight is South Lake Union, for decades a low-rent neighborhood of warehouses and newspapers. Nearly three years ago, Amazon bought 11 buildings in the ... Read more...
Wednesday, August 12, 2015 -- 7:25 pm
Bus Stop | What to do about the 8
Capitol Hill Blog - ... Queen Anne. And it's the go-to route for people to get between the city's fastest growing job centers of South Lake Union, Denny Triangle and Capitol Hill. Unfortunately, it depends on the same road that most people in the same neighborhoods use to ... Read more...
Tuesday, August 11, 2015 -- 10:07 pm
The Pick List: This Week's Recommended Events
Seattle Weekly - ... Street Food Festival needed more space. So, much like everything else in Seattle, that meant expanding into South Lake Union this year. The third-annual gathering is essentially an artisianal outdoor food court spanning three city blocks. With ... Read more...
Monday, August 10, 2015 -- 12:35 pm
Seattle readies to tweak street parking fees, hours
KOMO News - ... to ensure at least one or two parking spots are available per block. Midday parking rates are going up in South Lake Union, evening rates are going up in Capitol Hill and parts of the International District, while morning rates are dropping in the ... Read more...
Wednesday, August 5, 2015 -- 5:26 am
Seattle's retailers learn to survive in Amazon's shadow
CNET News.com - ... up Denny Way from Amazon's Seattle headquarters, which is situated among condos and office towers in the South Lake Union neighborhood. Watched by a fluffy marmalade cat lounging on the counter, Lutton explains her business model while sorting ... Read more...
Tuesday, August 4, 2015 -- 5:53 pm
Sarah Kaye's cup runneth over
Queen Anne & Magnolia News - ... Amazon's rapid growth over the last few years has been responsible for many things: Startling growth in the South Lake Union and Queen Anne neighborhoods, more restaurants than you can count, the never-ending "Mercer Mess" and now, one more unique ... Read more...
Tuesday, August 4, 2015 -- 5:14 pm
Amazon angst: from traffic to housing, we're all worked up
Seattle Times - South Lake Union has seen dramatic changes in recent years as Amazon workers have flooded into the neighborhood. The company employs 24,000 people in Washington, with space planned for many more. Read more...
Tuesday, August 4, 2015 -- 7:33 am
High-rise may top historic low-rise: old Federal Reserve Building
Planning - ... during construction, much as was done for the landmarked brick facade of the Troy Laundry building in South Lake Union , to accommodate a large office project now under construction. Structural engineers at KPFF and contractor Lease Crutcher Lewis ... Read more...
Sunday, August 2, 2015 -- 4:05 pm
A step back from misguided housing policy, but work remains
Seattle Times - ... not flooded areas around the Beacon Hill and Othello light-rail stations with projects the way they have in South Lake Union or Capitol Hill. The current draft of Seattle 2035 and the HALA Committee's report both encourage the city to expand the ... Read more...



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