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Thursday, October 30, 2014 -- 3:30 pm
City Council introduces developer fees to support affordable housing
Capitol Hill Times - With the cost of renting an apartment in Seattle at an all-time high, City Councilmembers Mike O'Brien and Sally Clark with Affordable Housing Linkage Fees, which the councilmembers hope will increase the supply of low-cost rental units across the city. Currently, the Incentive Zoning Program requires developers in the downtown and South Lake Union areas to either make approximately five percent of their units affordable for renters making 80 percent of the area median income, or pay a fee that would contribute to the city's affordable housing trust. Read more...
Thursday, October 30, 2014 -- 2:56 am
Transfer Payment
Real Change - ... separate routes. The split could also allow for an extension of each route. The C line would motor through South Lake Union, and the D line would have stops in Pioneer Square. Money from Prop. 1 could also be used to continue "Metro's trend of ... Read more...
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 -- 3:30 pm
More protected bike lanes, greenways coming to the Hill
Capitol Hill Times Police Blotter - ... from any of 50 automated "docking stations" that are mostly clustered between Downtown, Capitol Hill, and South Lake Union, plus a handful of outposts in the University District. Customers ride for up to 30 minutes, after which they can park the ... Read more...
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 -- 8:09 pm
The Rise of the Edible Insect
Seattle Weekly - ... the dining room at Shanik, the sleekly appointed Indian restaurant Dhalwala opened two years ago in South Lake Union, is as dim as the late-afternoon skies outside, where a soft rain has begun to fall. The dinner rush is hours away and a pleasant ... Read more...
Thursday, October 23, 2014 -- 8:34 pm
What’s with all the mysterious art on Denny Way?
Seattle Times - ... so much the space influences the piece, as much as the music is itself is a way to experience the place." South Lake Union's rapid development proved a challenge for staging the piece. "The neighborhood is changing so rapidly, all the maps I've ... Read more...
Thursday, October 23, 2014 -- 7:54 am
Seattle bike-share program hits 4,000 rides in first week
KOMO News - ... a bike at one of 50 stations that are located in downtown Seattle, Capitol Hill, First Hill, Belltown, South Lake Union, the University District, Eastlake, Pioneer Square and the International District. Bikes will be redistributed by drivers in vans ... Read more...
Monday, October 20, 2014 -- 9:07 pm
Seattle real estate's driving force
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - Iron worker Jake Lucas balances as he negotiates a beam on the 11th floor of Vulcan's Block 45 Project in South Lake Union. Photo: JOSHUA TRUJILLO, SEATTLEPI.COM Another building under construction in South Lake Union is shown from a floor in Vulcan's Block 45 Project. Read more...
Monday, October 20, 2014 -- 8:13 pm
Council puts linkage fees in motion
Crosscut.com - ... high-cost areas, where the fees would be set at the upper level, include neighborhoods in Downtown and South Lake Union. During Monday's meeting, Bagshaw put forward an amendment that would have eliminated the fee figures from the resolution. ... Read more...
Monday, October 20, 2014 -- 5:20 pm
The Daily Troll: Fees planned on new development. Mars Hill puts its...
Crosscut.com - ... housing. The numbers, known as linkage fees, will be determined by location, with more popular areas like South Lake Union paying more. Under the resolution, a detailed plan could be adopted as early as next year and would have a phase-in period of ... Read more...
Sunday, October 19, 2014 -- 11:28 pm
Cycle advocates attend presentation of the future of South Lake Union
Examiner.com - ... such a bicycling hot spot? Seattle is the fastest growing city in the nation . Very likely within Seattle, South Lake Union is the fastest growing neighborhood. Among all of last week's events, including Pronto roll-out, Cascade Bicycle Club hosted ... Read more...
Thursday, October 16, 2014 -- 3:21 am
Ferrari Survives Seattle Property Boom as Women Reshape City
The Washington Post - ... from the city's main jogging and bicycling trail. Now Picard is developing a 14-story office building in South Lake Union pre-leased by anchor tenant Tommy Bahama Inc., the Seattle-based retailer known for Hawaiian-style shirts. "She got our brand ... Read more...
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 -- 2:15 pm
New condo project coming to downtown Seattle, developer says
Business Journal - The number of new, or relatively new, condos available for move-in in Seattle's central business district is minimal. According to the real estate marketing firm Mark Co., there are 16 such condos available downtown or in South Lake Union. Read more...
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 -- 3:22 pm
Seattle rolls out bike share
Examiner.com - ... available on its inaugural day was impressive and conveniently located from downtown, Seattle waterfront, South Lake Union Park, University District, First Hill and Capitol Hill. Equally impressive is the smart phone app. A map of station locations, ... Read more...
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 -- 7:55 am
Capitol Hill food+drink | First look inside Summit Ave's new Single Shot
Capitol Hill Blog - ... Rory McCormick and chef James Sherrill , the team that turned out a similar recipe with Re:public in South Lake Union. "I'm very aware as to what's happening to Seattle as a whole," McCormick told us earlier this year about the city's relentless ... Read more...
Monday, October 13, 2014 -- 5:13 pm
Seattle Bicycle Share Launched Today! Here's What You Need to Know
The Stranger - ... to bicycle share, well, here's the lowdown: The Neighborhoods: The stations are in downtown, Capitol Hill, South Lake Union, and the U-District. (Mayor Murray has earmarked $600,000 in his budget proposal for expansion to the Central District, ... Read more...
Monday, October 13, 2014 -- 5:06 pm
Bike share rolls onto Seattle streets
Crosscut.com - ... Park. Seattle now has 500 bike share bikes available to rent from 50 stations in Capitol Hill, Downtown, South Lake Union and the University District. Murray, Pronto! Executive Director Holly Houser, the Seattle City Council, and representatives ... Read more...
Monday, October 13, 2014 -- 4:00 pm
Pronto Launches Seattle Bike Share Program
SportsOneSource.com - ... commuter bikes from solar-powered docking stations located in the University District, Eastlake, South Lake Union, Belltown, Downtown, Pioneer Square, the International District, Capitol Hill and First Hill. "We are thrilled to introduce bike share ... Read more...
Monday, October 13, 2014 -- 3:18 pm
'Serious concerns' raised about plan to tax Seattle developers for affordable housing
Business Journal - ... Seattle's "incentive zoning program." Developers can build larger-than-permitted projects downtown and in South Lake Union if they contribute money for affordable housing. Consultants have estimated that this program has resulted in construction of ... Read more...
Thursday, October 9, 2014 -- 2:58 pm
Ready to roll: Seattle bike-sharing system launches Monday
Business Journal - ... visitors will be able to rent bikes at one of several dozen kiosks in the University District, Eastlake, South Lake Union, Belltown, downtown, Pioneer Square, the International District and Capitol and First hills. This summer, Pronto started ... Read more...
Sunday, October 5, 2014 -- 6:22 pm
Annual St. Spiridon Orthodox Cathedral bazaar
Seattle Times - Susan Priebe lights candles during the annual bazaar at St. Spiridon Orthodox Cathedral in South Lake Union on Sunday. The event, usually held the first weekend in October, is designed to build community and fundraise for the congregation. Read more...

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