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Downtown Seattle’s construction boom surges to new record, with no end in sight

Images of Seattle for stock use of downtown Seattle, skyline, towers, Elliott Bay, space needle Monday, June 26, 2017, Cranes,

Just when it looked like the construction surge couldn’t get any busier, developers keep building more apartments and offices.

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