Office tower topping South Lake Union’s 1929 Firestone building

Last week we saw the latest plans for a Martin Selig project that was being reduced. To bring balance back to the Seattle real estate scene, now let’s look at a Martin Selig project that will be adding stories.

Martin Selig Real Estate filed plans for the old Firestone auto care center […]

MOHAI announces special holiday events, Edible City curator talk, and more this season!

SEATTLE, WA – Throughout the holiday season, the Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI) gives visitors great reasons to add history and culture to their festivities. With dynamic and innovative galleries, our featured exhibition Edible City: A Delicious Journey, Greet the Season on Nov. 26 and special events including a panel of the city’s prominent […]

Virginia Mason Opens Walk-In Clinic in South Lake Union

SEATTLE –  To help meet the health care needs of the swiftly growing Seattle population, Virginia Mason has opened a walk-in clinic serving the South Lake Union area.

The Virginia Mason South Lake Union Walk-In Clinic is at 910 Lenora St., Suite 152, in the Denny Triangle area of downtown Seattle. It is across from […]

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 […]

Google to move to new 4-building complex in South Lake Union

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen’s Vulcan Inc. investment company will develop four six-story office buildings for Google in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood, a short distance from Amazon’s headquarters, the companies just announced.

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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 […]

Major South Lake Union biotech landlord to be acquired for $8B

There are more changes ahead for the building that houses Seattle biotech Juno Therapeutics (Nasdaq: JUNO) and the Center for Infectious Disease Research.

San Diego-based life science real estate company BioMed Realty Trust (NYSE: BMR) will be acquired by Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE: BX) in an $8 billion cash deal, according […]

Fred Hutch’s Obliteride to spin through South Lake Union

A fun new route makes it easy to join the bike ride

Obliteride riders will cycle through our community on Aug. 9, 2015, raising critical funds to help Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center obliterate cancer. “We’re urging people to come join the fun and cheer us on as we […]