Schnitzer West finalizes purchase of South Lake Union property

Tom Douglas adds ‘Serious’ happy hour in South Lake Union

The South Lake Union location of Tom Douglas’ popular pizza joint, Serious Pie, has added Serious Bar, a beer-focused happy-hour haven.

Bezos family donates $20M to Seattle’s Hutchinson cancer center

SEATTLE (AP) – The family of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is donating $20 million to the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

The Seattle cancer center says the money will be used to support development of novel cancer immunotherapies. The work involves using genetically modified human T cells to treat cancer.

[…]

Report quantifies Amazon’s impact on downtown Seattle and South Lake Union

While Amazon is accused of squeezing out brick-and-mortar retailers, its development in downtown Seattle is having quite a different impact, according to a new report.

Amazon now has 3.4 million square feet of office space downtown, accounting for nearly three-quarters of the area’s net absorption since 2011, “and its growth shows no signs of slowing,” […]