South Lake Union Seattle’s hottest spot for rising wages

Among Seattle neighborhoods, median wages of residents are predictably rising fastest in South Lake Union. But the 10 neighborhoods showing the biggest income gains are spread all around the city, from Rainier Beach to Matthews Beach.

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Eastlake Community Council Newsletter Feb 2017

The Eastlake Community Council offers notice of the following neighborhood events and opportunities. Background is in the links and also the winter Eastlake News—on-line by clicking here.

Public meeting with open mike to dream about and discuss neighborhood projects, needs, and priorities Tues., Feb. 7, 7 p.m. at TOPS-Seward School, 2500 Franklin Ave. E. In this popular […]

Delta Dental fills the last gap in new South Lake Union office building

Delta Dental of Washington is the latest company to move its headquarters to 400 Fairview, one of the newer commercial buildings in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood.

Delta Dental on Wednesday said it leased the last available office space, taking 61,000 square feet in the 14-story building at 400 Fairview Ave.

Seattle Boats Afloat Show Jan 27-Feb 4 2017

Trawlers and cruisers and sailboats…oh my! The Seattle Boat Show on South lake Union offers a variety of boats for all types of captains. In addition, hundreds of exhibitors offering the most up-to-date products including marine parts, engines, marinas and moorage, insurance, lending and repair are on deck at both locations. Ride the free […]

Builder of lab space acquires full block in South Lake Union

A vacant block in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood where a dry cleaner and auto repair shop once operated likely will be home to lab and office space.

BioMed Realty Trust Inc., paid $16.2 million for a the 1.4-acre property, according to a deed that King County posted Wednesday. The acquisition is not […]

Amazon, South Lake Union: Tech, Business and Art, Too

The transformation of Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood from a quiet area of light industry and wholesale florists to a neighborhood of high-rise office buildings housing Amazon’s global empire has not been all business. Set among its many walkways and plazas are 20 site-specific public artworks by some of Seattle’s leading artists, commissioned by […]

There Be Dragons on the Lake! The Seattle Flying Dragon Boat Club

Dragon Boats. Perhaps you’ve seen them cruising or flashing by on Lake Union where Seattle Flying Dragon Boat Club practices more than 200 times a year, year-round. Dragon boat racing is the oldest continuously practiced team sport in the world, dating back 2,400 years in China where it continues at that country’s national sport. […]

ZymoGenetics won’t renew South Lake Union lease

ZymoGenetics will soon leave its high-profile former Seattle City Light Steam Plant building in the South Lake Union neighborhood.

The biotechnology company’s parent, Bristol-Myers Squibb, said Tuesday that it would not renew its lease at the site in 2019.

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Eastlake events include Food Bank drive, Dec. 17 P-Patch solstice celebration, and Dec. 23 holiday cruise amidst the lighted boats and grand finale concert on Lake Union

The Eastlake Community Council alerts you to the following neighborhood events and opportunities. Background is in the links and also the winter 2016 Eastlake News—on-line by clicking here (also soon to be in print).

Drive for the U District Food Bank  Dec. 1-22.  Collection barrels are at Lake Union Mail (117 E. Louisa St.) and Pete’s […]

Amazon gobbles up big Microsoft-occupied office building in Seattle

Amazon has done it again.

The ever-growing online retail giant leased another big office building in Seattle, the 320,000-square-foot Westlake Terry building in the South Lake Union neighborhood, where Amazon first planted its flag in 2007. Kilroy Realty Corp., the Los Angeles-based owner of the building, announced the 12-year lease Monday.

“We love working in the […]