Seattle, MetLife Investment Management, Lyft, Uber, ride-sharing, autonomous vehicles, San Francisco, Boston, Los Angeles

MetLife Investment Management Examines Impact of Transportation on Future of Commercial Real Estate

By Jack Stubbs The evolution of transportation networks across the country continues to impact the trajectory of the commercial real estate market, as traditional public...
Seattle, SkB Architects, Ben Bridge, Wild Ginger, KEXP, Gene Juarez, Tommy Bahama, 400 Fairview, design review, Pioneer Square

SkB Looks at Architectural Design Trends in a Densifying City

By Jack Stubbs “With all of these transportation and growth issues and with lots of people coming here, everyone is always struggling to know whether...
Pioneer Square, Moses Building, Columbia Trust Co, King County, Fun Bits Interactive, South Main Street, South Jackson Street, JLL, Sartori Building, Portland, Salem, Oregon, Tacoma, Vancouver, Washington, Coeur D’Alene, Idaho

Columbia Trust Co. Spends $9.3MM to Acquire the Moses Building in Seattle’s Pioneer Square

By Vladimir Bosanac A remnant of an era past in the heart of Pioneer Square has traded hands. The Moses Building, a 22,484 square-foot building...
Seattle, Amazon, Alexa, Wynn Resorts, Alexis Kimpton Hotel, hospitality industry, Pioneer Square, Alexis Kimpton Hotel, cloud-based

Amazon Alexa Looks Set to Impact the Hospitality Industry

By Jack Stubbs Alexa, Amazon’s cloud-based service that allows users to build voice-based experiences and offer customers a more seamless way of interacting with technology...
Seattle, Martin Selig Real Estate, Perkins+Will, National Register of Historic Places, Early Design Guidance, Federal Reserve Building

Looking at the Transformation of a Historic Building in a Changing City

By Jack Stubbs In the current era of growth occurring throughout Seattle’s downtown core, much of the attention is on ground up developments that are...
Yardi Matrix, Las Vegas, Phoenix, Sacramento, San Francisco, Bay Area, San Jose, Seattle, Houston, Multifamily Market

Unico Properties Plans Core Plus Office Fund with $35MM Commitment from Los Angeles Fire...

By Jon Peterson Seattle-based Unico Properties is out in the marketplace with a new core plus office fund. One of the new investors into the...
Seattle, Wittman Estes Architecture+Landscape, LOAT Architectural Research and Design, Joshua Welch Structural Engineering, Solarc Energy Group

Combatting Urban Densification Issues in Seattle: A New Approach to Building Multi-family Homes

By Jack Stubbs Seattle is a city on the move, and architects and designers are continually looking for new ways to maximize the efficiency of...
Amazon, GLL Real Estate Partners, LaSalle Investment Management, Spear Street Capital, First Western Development Services, Stephen C. Grey & Associates, Donahou Design Group Architects, South Lake Union, Westlake & Thomas, Umpqua Bank,

LaSalle Investment Management Spends $129.5MM to Buy 202 Westlake in Seattle

By Vladimir Bosanac Another Amazon-leased property in Seattle has traded hands. This time, the Munich-based GLL Real Estate Partners is disposing of the 130,530 square-foot...
Seattle, B+H Architects, B+H Advance Strategy, Early Design Guidance, Aurora Ave., Greenwood, Northgate, zoning, augmented reality

Examining the Role of Technology in Seattle’s Design Review Process

By Jack Stubbs As new commercial and residential developments come online every day through the city’s design review board, many project teams are doing their...
Seattle, LMN Architects, American Institute of Architects, technology, architectural design practices, civic engagement, design

Civic Engagement Within the Architectural Profession: Q&A with LMN Architects

By Jack Stubbs At a time when the city and surrounding region are experiencing sustained amounts of growth and change, architecture firms are striving to...

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