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Thursday Aug 18 | via Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce
A sprawling 30.3-acre industrial park in Tukwila sold last week for $45.2 million, King County records show, and that's no small figure for an unsexy South Seattle property. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 17 | via West Seattle Blog
We heard from Byron Barton recently when the house at 6548 41st SW went on the market, listed at $1,299,000. The listing didn't last long. Comment?
Monday Aug 8 | via City of Bellevue
The King County Housing Authority has reached an agreement with local builder Intracorp to preserve the Highland Village apartment complex as affordable housing. The unprecedented agreement allows the 76 apartments to remain permanently as affordable housing. Comment?
Thursday Aug 4 | via Bellevue Reporter
Eighty-six of Bellevue's poorest families, who previously faced eviction from the Highland Village Apartments, will now get to stay in their homes, thanks to an unprecedented agreement between King County Housing Authority and developer Intracorp. Ryan Murray/file photo The King County Housing Authority has reached an unprecedented agreement with developer Intracorp to preserve the Highland Village apartment complex in Bellevue as affordable housing. Comment?
Thursday Aug 4 | via Kent Reporter
Home sales around Western Washington continued at a torrid pace during June, but a 10 percent year-over-year increase in new listings has some brokers with Northwest Multiple Listing Service suggesting a little relief may be emerging. "We have a long way to go to catch up with the demand," said Mike Grady, president and COO of Coldwell Banker Bain, in a media release. Comment?
23 hrs ago | via Mortgage News Daily
Prices of homes financed by Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac increased by 0.2 percent from May to June the Federal Housing Finance Agency said today. The year over year change was a positive 5.6 percent . Comment?
Thursday Aug 18 | via Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Uber will soon start using self-driving cars to carry passengers in Pittsburgh, raising the stakes in the race to deploy autonomous vehicles. The ride-hailing company said Thursday that customers will be able to opt into the test program, which will use autonomous Ford Fusions summoned by the touch of a smartphone. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 10 | via Crosscut.com
While serving as U.S. ambassador to China, former Washington governor Gary Locke sold his D.C.-area home to a powerful Chinese businesswoman for $1.68 million. The sale, first reported by online news outlet The Intercept , raises serious ethical concerns: The businesswoman and her husband - Huaidan Chen and Gordon Tang- are wealthy foreign nationals from the country where Locke was representing the United States. Comment?
Friday Aug 5 | via Seattle Post-Intelligencer
In this Tuesday, July 19, 2016, photo, Reina Borges, left, stands in line to apply for a job with Aldi at a job fair in Miami Lakes, Fla. On Friday, Aug. 5, the Labor Department issues its jobs report for July. Comment?
Jul 5, 2016 | via Housing Wire
Home prices in May are up both monthly and annually, according to the Home Price Index and HPI Forecast released today by CoreLogic. Overall, home prices, including distressed sales, increased by 5.9% from last year, and 1.6% from April, according to the CoreLogic HPI. Comment?
5 min ago | via Live Charts
UK equities were dragged lower by pharmaceutical shares on Thursday following remarks from US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on cutting prices of medication. Clinton joined senators Susan Collins and Claire McCaskill in highlighting US-based Mylan's 480% hike in the price of its EpiPen epinephrine product since the company acquired it in 2007. Comment?
5 min ago | via Live Charts
Playtech shares gained on Thursday as Canaccord Genuity raised its target price to 1,125p from 902p and reiterated a 'buy' rating on the stock after the gambling software developer reported its first half results. In the six months to the end of June, revenues rose to 337.7m from 286m, up 18% or 24% at constant currency. Comment?
14 min ago | via The Washington Post
China, the world's biggest gold consumer, cut bullion imports from Hong Kong in July as the highest global prices in more than two years deterred buyers. Net purchases were 62.1 metric tons from 68.7 tons in June and 40.7 tons in the same month last year, according to data from the Hong Kong Census and Statistics Department compiled by Bloomberg. Comment?
15 min ago | via Business World
Friends First have today published their Economic Outlook with Chief Economist, Jim Power entitled 'The Impact of Brexit on the Irish Economy'. The outlook shows that the strong and broad-based Irish economic recovery in 2015 has continued its momentum so far in 2016 with growth still very positive. Comment?
23 min ago | via White Lake Beacon
Outrage over price increases by Mylan for its EpiPens, which deliver adrenaline to a patient suffering from a potentially fatal allergic reaction, have pulled pharmaceutical companies lower. Mylan has raised the price from roughly $100 for two pens to roughly $600. Comment?
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