New Report Gives Jolting News of Amazon’s Contribution to Seattle Office Market

A new report shows to what extent drives the Puget Sound region’s office market.

The online retailing giant accounts for almost half of the office space that was absorbed in Seattle since the beginning of 2010 and more than a third of the space in the region.

“It’s pretty amazing,” said […]

South Lake Union Boom Gives Denny Park New Life

Seattle’s Denny Park is enjoying new life, as the boom in South Lake Union and improvements to the city’s oldest park bring a renaissance of appreciation.

Amazon buys Eleven Building South Lake Union Campus in Historic Sale

The Beat has been operating for barely two years on Lake Union, and within that period astounding developments  have happened in our area. But today’s announcement from Amazon is jaw-dropping.

The burgeoning online retailer announced Friday that it is buying its 11-building South Lake Union headquarters complex from developer Vulcan Real Estate.