A King County judge has struck down a new Seattle rule requiring apartment landlords to rent to the first qualified person who applies for tenancy. A handful of landlords sued a year ago, saying the "first-in-time" rule passed by the City Council in 2016 violates...read more
How the new tax laws may affect commercial real estate values and investing, plus other commercial real estate news in this Winter 2018 issue.read more
The perception is that Seattle is the most challenging place in the Puget Sound region to develop real estate, but new data suggest this is not the case.read more
Land in the city is too expensive to build affordable housing. Or is it? They’ve got a plan—and it could mean 1,000 new apartments for the workers who keep Seattle running.read more
Consumer prices have been remarkably stable throughout the economic recovery, and they continue to defy expectations. In searching for an explanation, the global commodities markets may provide some clues.read more
Thanks to good locations and low risk, industrial real estate has long been an attractive asset class for foreign investors, with one notable exception — China.read more
The perception is that Seattle is the most challenging place in the Puget Sound region to develop real estate, but new data suggest this is not the case.