City’s building boom creates new generation of construction workers

The Brothers Olympic Mountains peak serves as a backdrop to 400 Fairview, a mixed-use project in South Lake Union. (Ken Lambert/The Seattle Times)
The peak of The Brothers serves as a backdrop to 400 Fairview, a mixed-use project in South Lake Union. (Ken Lambert/The Seattle Times)

For better or worse, Seattle is back in boom phase, fueled by the explosive growth of Amazon.com and other tech-related industries.