Amazon is negotiating to lease all of 635 Elliott Avenue West,a vacant Seattle waterfront office building that’s far afield from the technology giant’s South Lake Union headquarters campus,according to people familiar with the discussions.
Neither Amazon nor the building’s owner,Martin Selig Real Estate,responded to requests for comment Friday on the lease negotiations.
635 Elliott Avenue West,at the foot of Queen Anne Hill,hasn’t had a tenant since it was completed in 2010. But now it’s one of only two buildings north of the downtown core with empty contiguous space of more than 100,000 square feet,brokers say. The other is 5th &Bell,a building Amazon also is said to be close to leasing.
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From the Oregonian
Seattle’s South Lake Union District has become the hottest real estate area in the Northwest as the city’s downtown expands northward. Building projects by amazon.com and Paul Allen’s Vulcan Inc. have brought many job opportunities to the area.
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Houseboat owners on Lake Union and other state waters would be able to stay in their homes if a Senate bill passes.
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Rental rates are creeping up in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood,surpassing prices in even some of the hottest neighborhoods in San Francisco.
According to an analysis by online real estate company Trulia,the median rental price per bedroom in South Lake Union comes in at a whopping $2,248. That makes it the most expensive area in Seattle’s downtown core. And,as the map above shows,it even tops some of the hot spots in San Francisco like Noe Valley and the Mission.
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And no,we don’t need another acronym same as the streetcar has! Although that is funny,and quite a coincidence.
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The tusk,believed to be from an Ice Age mammoth,was found Tuesday at a South Lake Union construction project.
Joe Wells found the tusk while Transit Plumbing was excavating on a project for Rafn Company.
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If you take a look around the abandoned buildings awaiting redevelopment,the neighborhood’s boom has an off-key echo.
Probably not since the days of the Klondike has part of Seattle felt as boomy as South Lake Union right now.
The sidewalks are crammed with blue-badged programmers,working the great tech gold rush. It’s one of the hottest real-estate markets in the country,as 12-story office or biotech complexes are rising on nearly every block.
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Line up of fun includes sandcastle sculptures,trampoline tricks,wine tastings,hops and props and hydroplane legend
SEATTLE – There’s lots to look at and take in at the Seattle Boat Show (Indoors +Afloat) and always something new for boating enthusiasts of every persuasion. The 2014 Show – January 24 through February 2– will be notable for a number of new boat brands,brands returning who have been absent from the Show for a few years and more than 35 new accessories exhibitors. The Seattle Boat Show is the largest show on the West Coast and the third largest in the U.S.,and as such it is often the place where manufacturers choose to debut their new models. 2014 is no exception. But there’s also tons of fun to be had at the Show. Highlights this year include:
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