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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Construction starts soon on mega South Lake Union residential project

A Canadian real estate company next month will start building a three-tower project with a total of nearly 1,200 residential units in the South Lake Union neighborhood.

It’s part of a larger, two-phase project that is the largest market-rate development ever built in Seattle.

Located next to the Seattle Times, the […]

Facebook set to double Seattle presence with another big new office

Facebook, which just opened a big Seattle office, is expanding again by leasing a pair of new South Lake Union buildings with the potential to double the tech giant’s presence in Seattle.

Paul Allen’s Vulcan Real Estate announced Friday that Facebook will be the sole office tenant of its new $246 million Arbor Blocks project, […]

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 […]

Amazon files its first-ever lawsuits against alleged sellers of counterfeit goods

Amazon has filed two lawsuits against online sellers alleged to have illegally offered counterfeit goods through its vast e-commerce platform.

The suits, filed in King County Superior Court in Seattle, are believed to be the first time Amazon has sued third-party sellers over the alleged sale of counterfeit goods on its site.

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 […]