Despite the higher office rents, many big companies are actually seeking out Central Seattle locations as downtown proves to be a better option for attracting employees. “There’s good and bad” in that situation, says one CEO who just leased new offices at Sixth and Pike.
Read the latest news about residential and commercial real estate in the Seattle area and Pacific Northwest. Topics include home sales and prices; rent and mortgage rates; apartment, condo and single-family housing markets; development, skyscrapers, construction and office space; and affordable housing issues. Some of the players in the marketplace include Vulcan, Zillow, Redfin and Case-Shiller.
British Columbia Finance Minister Carole James announced measures targeting foreign buyers and speculators in the first budget since her government was elected on a pledge...
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An increase in the state's portion of the property tax to fund schools is hitting many taxpayers hard in Western Washington.
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“You might be on borrowed time,” warns the mayor of a New Zealand city where a 2011 quake destroyed unretrofitted brick buildings and killed 185...