Amazon building in S. Lake Union sells for $244 million

Vulcan Real Estate has sold another one of Amazon’s South Lake Union office buildings, this time to two New York-based investment firms in a $244 million deal.

Paul Allen’s company, which built the Amazon Phase VII office at 400 Ninth Ave N in Seattle, announced Thursday that it has sold the property to Tristar […]

Amazon leases 21-story office tower in Seattle as rapid growth continues

Amazon just opened the second building of its new Seattle headquarters last week, but that hasn’t stopped the online retail giant from gobbling up office space all over the region.

Amazon has inked a lease at Midtown21, a 21-story office tower just a few blocks away from its new campus in the Denny Triangle neighborhood, that […]

Amazon Signs Lease to Fully Occupy Vulcan’s 428 Westlake Building in South Lake Union

SEATTLE – October 26, 2016  Vulcan Real Estate and partner McKinstry have leased 81,000 square feet of office space to Amazon at 428 Westlake Avenue North in South Lake Union.

Amazon will occupy all five floors of office space in the six-story building. The 5,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space will continue to be occupied […]

Rover.com & Local Artist Portray South Lake Union Dog Owners

No neighborhood says Seattle 2.0 like SLU. Once little-known and overlooked, it’s now home to Amazon—and all the growth that comes with it. The beating heart of Seattle’s tech culture has everything an urban dog dweller could want, except maybe fast WiFi (weird, but true!) SLU dogs aren’t complaining; they’ve got the latest gear […]

New South Lake Union building doesn’t involve Amazon

There’s a new addition to South Lake Union that has nothing to do with Amazon.

Anyone driving along Valley Street, which runs parallel to Mercer, has likely noticed the giant steel-frame behind an industrial-sized fence. The future site of of the Wagner Education Center is tough to miss.

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Amazon Has Swallowed Downtown Seattle

Having colonized the South Lake Union neighborhood, Seattle’s largest private employer is building three giant spheres filled with trees—the better to connect employees with nature.

More than half of South Lake Union tech workers live outside of Seattle

Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood has become a microcosm of the changes and challenges the city faces. Many see it as the symbol of the housing affordability crisis, as Amazon draws large numbers of highly-paid tech workers to its dense urban campus.

But new stats from Seattle real estate database, Zillow, tell a more […]

Amazon Steps Up Its Air Delivery Game

The e-commerce giant has bought a big stake in airplane leasing company.

Amazon is doing more than just leasing cargo planes to handle its own shipping.

The online retail giant now owns 10% of plane leasing company Air Transport Services Group (ATSG), according to a regulatory filing on Friday.

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Before-and-after photos of Amazon’s South Lake Union turf

South Lake Union’s transformation — largely fueled by the growth of its highest-profile employer, Amazon — has had a ripple effect that’s reshaped the surrounding city, for better or worse.

Amazon rebuts NY Times story on tough workplace culture

South Lake Union bustles with activity during lunchtime near Amazon’s campus. (Mike Siegel / The Seattle Times)

Company’s top PR exec writes a piece in the Medium website defending Amazon.

Amazon.com’s top public-relations boss sought to discredit a New York Times exposé, posting an article Monday on the website Medium […]