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  1. 03/28/2017

    Sacramento Midtown business set to close because of higher rent and retirement

    A Sacramento midtown business is set to close because of higher rent and new beginnings.

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  2. 03/23/2017

    Kidder Mathews opens LA office

    Kidder Mathews, the largest independent commercial real estate firm on the West Coast, announced its expansion into Los Angeles. The new office brings KM's office count to over 20 in Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada and Arizona. The firm's headcount is now over 650.

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  3. 03/23/2017

    SFBT Land Deal of the Year: Chinese buyer picks up massive biotech site

    'The Oyster Point area is one of the best kept secrets of the region. It's so beautiful and has so much potential.'

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  4. 03/23/2017

    SFBT R&D Deal of the Year: Google life sciences spinoff soaks up huge space

    There can be a flipside to biotech industry success: When a company wins regulatory approval for a potentially top-selling drug, it becomes a buyout target - and the consequences for the local real estate market can be unexpected.

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  5. 03/21/2017

    Health care facility design and construction

    As the Puget Sound region continues to grow and evolve, more health care facilities will be necessary to meet growing demand. The Puget Sound Business Journal recently held a Thought Leader Forum with industry leaders about important issues to consider when making decisions regarding health care facility design and construction.

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  6. 03/15/2017

    Amazon takes a tilted step toward 12 million square feet of office space

    It was reported a year ago that Inc. would have 12 million square feet of office space in the Puget Sound region by 2022.

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  7. 03/13/2017

    Renton Industrial Trades for $6.5M

    Industrial Property Trust, Inc. and Dividend Capital purchased the industrial building at 700 SW 34th St. in Renton, WA for approximately $6.49 million, or $157 per square foot, from Springbrook Creek Real Estate Holdings LLC.

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  8. 03/10/2017

    The Biggest Deal

    Michael Nevis, CCIM, Dave Simonsen, CCIM, Steve Kucera, CCIM, and a partner of Kidder Mathews in Reno, Nev., represented Global Logistics Partners in the $55.3 million sale of the 1,250,084-sf Lillard Business Center and Vista Industrial Park in Sparks, Nev.

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  9. 03/10/2017

    CALIFORNIA: Challenging Climate

    How are regulators approaching contamination issues in Los Angeles and California in general?

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  10. 03/09/2017

    Why Smaller Boutique Firms Are Choosing Independents

    More talent is seeking to be part of a privately held entrepreneurial company like Kidder Mathews, which has recently acquired two Southern California-based firms, Jeff Lyon tells

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  11. 03/08/2017

    Now with bigger site, 820 John to face first design review

    The 24-story residential tower proposed for 820 John St. will have its first early design guidance meeting next month.

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  12. 03/02/2017

    DCT happy to get big site in Tacoma for developing Blair Logistics Center

    Patrick Gemma of DCT said he considers this an extension of the Fife market, 'which is pretty much out of land.'

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  13. 03/01/2017

    After SoCal acquisition spree, CRE firm Kidder Mathews looks to Bay Area expansion

    Kidder Mathews in February announced it made two big West Coast mergers and company leaders say the privately owned real estate firm will look to grow its Bay Area operations in the future.

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  14. 03/01/2017

    Zazzle Leases 180,792 SF Industrial Facility in Nevada

    Zazzle currently operates three facilities in California. The ecommerce company began searching for a new manufacturing facility about a year ago. RENO, NEV. - Zazzle has leased a 180,792-square-foot industrial facility at the South Valley Commerce Center in Reno. The space is located at 811 Sandhill Road.

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  15. 02/28/2017

    Costa Mesa's Alden acquired by Kidder Mathews

    Kidder Mathews, a commercial real estate firm with an office in Irvine, has acquired Costa Mesa-based Alden Management Group.

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  16. 02/28/2017

    Port of Olympia set to close on major acquisition in Lacey

    The Port of Olympia is set to close on its $6.5 million purchase of three buildings in Lacey's Meridian Campus.

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  17. 02/26/2017

    Real estate briefly: New Ventures

    Kidder Mathews has acquired Costa Mesa-based Alden Management Group. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Alden is a commercial property management firm with a portfolio of office, industrial, and retail properties throughout the Southern California market.

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  18. 02/24/2017

    Amazon 's brief history of incredible growth

    Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos recently announced the e-commerce giant plans to add another 100,000 jobs by mid-2018.

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  19. 02/23/2017

    Kidder Mathews Expands in SoCal

    The company has acquired Alden Management Group and is preparing to merge with Heger Industrial.

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  20. 02/23/2017

    Kidder Mathews has acquired Alden Management Group

    Kidder Mathews has acquired Alden Management Group of Costa Mesa, California, in its second major deal this month.

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  21. 02/23/2017

    Gunsten Joins Kidder Mathews in Reno

    Kidder Mathews has hired Tim Gunsten as an associate in its Reno, NV office.

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  22. 02/22/2017

    Hunt Mortgage Lines Up Financing for 4 Multifamily Assets

    The firm worked on behalf of the same sponsor to provide loans totaling $12.2 million for the portfolio.

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  23. 02/22/2017

    Kidder Mathews Expands SoCal Property Management Portfolio

    Kidder Mathews acquired Costa Mesa, CA-based Alden Management Group. The move expands its CRE property management footprint of office, industrial, and retail properties across SoCal by more than 45 million square feet.

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  24. 02/21/2017

    Major growth turns Inland area to mega-warehouse empire

    The Inland area ranks No. 2 in the nation for million-square-foot-plus "megawarehouses," according to commercial real estate company CBRE Group.

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  25. 02/21/2017

    Kidder Mathews Acquires Alden Management Group

    Portfolio Grows to 45 million square feet

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  26. 02/21/2017

    Another acquisition for Kidder

    Kidder Mathews, a commercial real estate firm headquartered in Seattle with Tacoma native Jeff Lyon at the helm, announced today that it has acquired Costa Mesa, Calif.-based Alden Management Group.

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  27. 02/16/2017

    Kidder Mathews merges with Southern California real estate firm

    West Coast commercial real estate firm Kidder Mathews announced it has completed discussions to merge with Heger Industrial, one of the most dominant industrial real estate firms in Los Angeles.

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  28. 02/09/2017

    Kidder Mathews Merges with Heger Industrial

    Los Angeles-based industrial powerhouse Heger Industrial has merged with Kidder Mathews. Industry leader and Heger CEO and President Robert Thornburgh will join the Kidder Mathews'; executive leadership team.

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  29. 02/08/2017

    Kidder Mathews Merges with Heger Industrial

    Kidder Mathews has merged with Los Angeles-based industrial firm Heger Industrial. The new company will retain the Kidder Mathews name and operating structure.

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  30. 02/08/2017

    Is Kilroy Realty about to land the biggest lease in San Francisco history?

    Developer Kilroy Realty Corp. said it's in talks with a single tenant to lease its entire 740,000-square-foot Exchange project in Mission Bay in potentially San Francisco's biggest office lease ever.

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  31. 02/08/2017

    Kidder Mathews Merges with Heger Industrial

    Combined Portfolio Exceeds 45M SF Across the West Coast

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  32. 02/07/2017

    Kidder Mathews Merges With Los Angeles-based Heger Industrial

    In its efforts to position itself as the pre-eminent West Coast commercial brokerage firm, Kidder Mathews will be announcing today its merger with Los Angeles-based Heger Industrial, creating the largest independently owned commercial real estate firm on the West Coast.

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  33. 02/07/2017

    Kidder Mathews Merges With Heger Industrial

    Kidder Mathews and Heger Industrial have agreed to a merger in a deal announced today that supports Kidder Mathews' West Coast expansion.

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  34. 02/07/2017

    Merger makes Kidder Mathews the West Coast's largest independent real estate firm

    Seattle-based commercial real estate company Kidder Mathews' growth continued Tuesday, when the company announced it has merged with Los Angeles-based Heger Industrial.

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  35. 02/07/2017

    Kidder Mathews, Heger Form Largest Firm in the West

    Kidder Mathews and Heger Industrial have merged to form the largest privately owned brokerage firm on the West Coast. The strategic growth move gives Kidder Mathews a strong foothold in the Southern California market and Herger a more robust platform with offices throughout the West Coast and more than 600 brokers.

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  36. 02/06/2017

    E-commerce company Zazzle comes to Reno

    The e-commerce company Zazzle is relocating to the Biggest Little City.

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  37. 02/03/2017

    E-Commerce Company Comes to Nevada

    Zazzle will occupy a 209-000-square-foot building that is being constructed by Panattoni Development Co.

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  38. 02/02/2017

    Muse Apartment Complex in Portland Sells for $20.1M

    A Santa Clara, Calif.-based private investment group has purchased the 58-unit Muse apartment complex in Portland for $20.1 million. The community is located at 1313 N.W. 19th Ave. The Muse was built in late 2016. Jordan Carter, Clay Newton, Tyler Linn and Joe DeJager of Kidder Mathews executed the sale. The seller was Gerding Edlen.

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  39. 02/01/2017

    Office market here still going strong, says Kidder

    There are 21 office projects now underway, and 17 of them are in Seattle. The Seattle market now has about 4.2 million square feet under construction.

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  40. 02/01/2017

    Thurston industrial real estate market strong to end 2016

    A recent recap of Thurston County's industrial market from area real estate firm Kidder Mathews shows an active 2016 in terms of development, which should segue into a positive 2017.

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  41. 01/31/2017

    Pierce County office market has strong 2016 Q4

    According to real estate firm Kidder Mathews, the Pierce County office market closed out 2016 with the strongest quarter in five years, with 160,672 square feet of market absorption during the three-month period.

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  42. 01/31/2017

    SteelWave sells two properties for $43.3M

    Legacy Partners Commercial of Foster City, California became SteelWave in a reorganization two years ago, and now SteelWave has sold two more properties from the old Legacy portfolio, according to King County records.

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  43. 01/27/2017

    Mayor announces new e-commerce company moving to Reno

    The e-commerce company Zazzle is moving to the Biggest Little City, Mayor Hillary Schieve announced at the State of the City address on Jan. 26.

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  44. 01/26/2017

    Kidder Mathews Adds Healthcare Office Team in Phoenix; Dupuy, Perry and Thompson Recruited from Colliers

    Michael Dupuy (pictured, left), Fletcher Perry and Rachael Thompson have joined Kidder Mathews' Phoenix, AZ office.

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  45. 01/26/2017

    A historically huge wave of new offices is about to crest in San Francisco

    San Francisco will see more new office space in 2017 than at any time in the past three decades. More than 3 million square feet, including the city's tallest new building, Salesforce Tower, will provide a big dose of new supply, twice the amount delivered in 2016.

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  46. 01/25/2017

    Land purchased for upcoming Gilbert medical campus

    Irgens completed the $17 million acquisition of four acres of land for an upcoming Gilbert medical campus that is already 65 percent pre-leased.

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  47. 01/25/2017

    Chan Zuckerberg Initiative signs lease in Lane Partners' new Redwood City building

    The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative has leased 102,079 square feet in a new project in Redwood City, in one of the largest office deals signed last year in the Peninsula.

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  48. 01/24/2017

    Salesforce Hub Debuts in Hot Downtown Bellevue

    The customer relationship management company is the largest tenant at the Nine Two Nine tower, one of three new office buildings in downtown Bellevue.

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  49. 01/24/2017

    Wellco Industries Leases 90,000 SF in Corona

    Wellco Industries leased the 89,819-square-foot industrial building at 2095 California Ave. in Corona, CA for 88 months.

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  50. 01/24/2017

    Supply is on the Verge of Outpacing Demand in Seattle's Hotel Market

    Kidder Mathews released their 2016 fourth quarter hotel performance report indicating the Seattle area is about to crest, with new supply on the verge of outpacing demand. With nearly 5,000 rooms under construction and even more planned, Kidder Mathews expects reduced occupancy rates and intensifying price competition.

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  51. 01/23/2017

    HomeStreet Bank Buys Evergreen Corporate Center in Federal Way for $15.65MM

    As the largest tenant in Federal Way's Evergreen Corporate Center, HomeStreet Bank went all in and expanded their office space with the recent purchase of the 112,000 square foot Evergreen Corporate Center for $15.65 million, or approximately $139 a square foot, from California-based LBA Realty on Jan. 18th.

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  52. 01/20/2017

    Data centers help propel family-owned Sabey Corp. to the future

    Real estate and technology are arguably the two hottest industries in the Puget Sound region, and this year's Family Business of the Year has found a clever way to harness both.

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  53. 01/20/2017

    Old WeyCo campus sold for $15.65M

    King County records show the Evergreen Corporate Center has sold for $15.65 million.

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  54. 01/19/2017

    SLU complex sells for $24M

    King County records show the Union Bay Apartments sold for $23.95 million.

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  55. 01/17/2017

    Commercial real estate in the Inland Empire: Lease rates up, vacancies down

    The Inland-area commercial building vacancy rate fell 21.6 percent in the fourth quarter of 2016 compared to the same time in 2015 and the monthly average lease rate jumped 15.2 percent over the year - but remains below those of surrounding areas.

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  56. 01/13/2017

    Vista-based company leases space in Corona

    A company that creates and promotes technology products for construction, electricity and landscape design has leased space in Corona.

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  57. 01/13/2017

    Bill Virgin: Retail fail list keeps growing, and it's only January

    In the wake of store closings by Kmart, Sears and Macy's, because news continues to come in from that sector, much of it with local implications, little of it good

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  58. 01/13/2017

    Healthcare Team Jumps to Kidder Mathews

    Three former Colliers International Healthcare Services Group experts are now with Kidder Mathews' Phoenix office. Michael Dupuy (senior vice president), Fletcher Perry (senior vice president) and Rachael Thompson (vice president) work with tenants, landlords, investors and developers to lease, acquire and dispose of commercial real estate assets..

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  59. 01/13/2017

    The new ABCs of CRE in Seattle: Here's the latest acronym developers need to know

    Amazon and some other tech companies have become so dominant in commercial real estate that there's now an acronym to describe the phenomenon.

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  60. 01/13/2017

    Southport: Developer makes a $590 million bet on Renton and South King County

    About 800 laborers swarm over a 17-acre property on the waterfront in Renton, hammering away on one of the biggest real estate bets ever made on South King County.

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  61. 01/12/2017

    Boeing Employee Credit Union Purchases Buildings at Gateway Corporate Center in Tukwila

    The new purchase has allowed BECU to increase its holdings in the office park to 589,000 square feet.

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  62. 01/12/2017

    NorCal Office Ready for Tenants as Construction Ends

    The 400 Concar building in San Mateo is the first of a 305,000-square-foot speculative project developed by Hines and Pearlmark Real Estate Partners.

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  63. 01/12/2017

    City preparing to sell two properties in SLU

    The city is seeking a real estate consultant to help prepare a request for proposals for developing the properties.

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  64. 01/12/2017

    These Were the Biggest Industrial Deals of 2016

    San Diego County's industrial property market ended 2016 with a historically low 5.1 percent vacancy rate, according to the latest quarterly data from CoStar Group.

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  65. 01/09/2017

    Kidder Mathews' brokers honored

    Dave Simonsen, Michael Hoeck, and Michael Nevis, commercial real estate brokers in Kidder Mathews' Reno office, have been recognized at the 2016 Northern California SIOR Premier Broker Awards for two transactions.

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  66. 01/06/2017

    Three things to know about BECU's big real estate play

    Washington state's largest credit union has made a commitment in Tukwila worth $78 million.

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  67. 01/06/2017

    What to expect in Portland real estate in 2017

    Last year around this time, the Business Journal tapped into some local players in the real estate market to see how they thought the year ahead would unfold.

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  68. 01/06/2017

    5 things about fourth-quarter industrial leasing

    As 2016 moves into the record books, industrial real estate brokers are as optimistic as they've been in a long time. Here are five highlights from fourth-quarter leasing, according to Sean Gallinger, an associate vice president specializing in industrial and land properties with Kidder Mathews.

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  69. 01/05/2017

    David Chudzik has been awarded the CRE designation by The Counselors of Real Estate.

    David Chudzik, vice president for Kidder Mathews' Valuation Advisory Services, has been awarded the CRE designation by The Counselors of Real Estate.

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  70. 01/05/2017

    Kidder Mathews Brokers Recognized Twice at the 2016 SIOR Premier Broker Awards

    Dave Simonsen, Michael Hoeck, and Michael Nevis, commercial real estate brokers in Kidder Mathews' Reno office, have been recognized at the 2016 Northern California SIOR Premier Broker Awards for two transactions.

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  71. 01/05/2017

    Acacia sells more apartment buildings

    The DJC recently reported that Acacia Capital Corp. of Phoenix sold the 87-unit Q Apartments on Upper Queen Anne for $26.5 million.

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  72. 01/03/2017

    Ascentris and Holland Partner Group Sell Class A Industrial Building in Highly Sought After Submarket in Portland, Oregon

    Ascentris, a Denver-based real estate private equity company, on behalf of one of its public retirement system clients, has sold the Cameron Distribution Center, a 321,000 square foot light industrial building located in the Airport Way submarket of Portland, Oregon.

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  73. 01/03/2017

    BECU acquires 8 buildings near its Tukwila Financial Center

    BECU purchased eight additional buildings at the Gateway Corporate Center in Tukwila for $78 million on Dec. 27.

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  74. 01/01/2017

    Kidder Mathews: Industrial vacancy rate at 2%

    Vacancies in industrial property remain at historical lows in Orange County, according to a report by Kidder Mathews.

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  75. 12/29/2016

    BECU buys Gateway Corporate Center for $78M

    The Boeing Employees Credit Union has bought most of the Tukwila office and industrial park where its headquarters building is located. BECU confirmed the sale, recorded this week by King County, of the Gateway Corporate Center for $78 million.

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  76. 12/23/2016

    Boston group pays $47.4M for Ballard Public Lofts & Market

    The six-story complex was completed a year ago, with 99 housing units and 7,200 square feet of retail - all fully leased. Ballard Public Lofts & Market at 6450 24th Ave. N.W. has sold for $47.4 million, according to King County records.

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  77. 12/19/2016

    First phase of Des Moines Creek Business Park purchased for $68M

    The first three buildings of the Des Moines Creek Business Park, being developed on Port of Seattle-owned land south of Sea-Tac Airport, have sold for $68 million. King County records show the sale, confirmed by developer Panattoni, which includes about 35 acres and half million square feet of industrial space.

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  78. 12/16/2016

    Ivar's sells Northlake properties for $13.7M

    The buyer was Fana Northlake LLC, which is associated with Bellevue's Fana Group.

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  79. 12/16/2016

    Australian group won't build Vegas Strip resort

    An Australian company won't proceed with a project for a 1,100-room hotel-casino on the Las Vegas Strip, company officials announced Thursday.

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  80. 12/16/2016

    Redmond warehouse walls tilted

    Sierra Construction Co. has tilted the concrete walls for Building No. 108 at Redmond Ridge Corporate Center in Redmond.

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  81. 12/16/2016

    Refuge Biotechnologies and AccuraGen Sign Leases in Menlo Park

    Tarlton Properties Announces 27,260 SF Lease Deals to Biomedical Companies

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  82. 12/12/2016

    DCT Buys Tacoma Industrial Site for $28MM; Plans 1.2MM SQ FT Office/Warehouse Complex

    Strong performance of the Puget Sound real estate market continues late into the year, this time with another industrial site in Tacoma selling and readying for a massive redevelopment, which when completed will deliver 1.2 million square feet of office/warehouse and industrial space along with 720 parking spots on a 52.9-acre property zoned for...

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  83. 12/09/2016

    Prologis' $308M land deal was built on a key relationship

    Good industrial sites are hard to find in South Seattle, so Prologis' $136 million acquisition of 62 acres near Boeing Field has people talking.

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  84. 12/09/2016

    Port of Tacoma site sells for $28M; new owner plans logistics center

    The buyer was DCT Blair Logistics Center LLC, associated with DCT Industrial of Denver, which has filed plans with the city of Tacoma to develop the former container-storage yard, which now has five older buildings on it that will be removed.

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  85. 12/09/2016

    Group sells Waters Edge Apartments in Kent

    Admiral Capital Group and Security Properties on Thursday announced the sale of Waters Edge Apartments, a 304-unit multifamily property in Kent.

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  86. 12/09/2016

    NBA star David Robinson scores big on Kent apartment investment

    Security Properties of Seattle and former NBA star David Robinson's company sold a Kent apartment complex for $56.6 million last week, according to public records, $16.4 million more than they paid for it less than two years ago.

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  87. 12/08/2016

    UVI Preps for Mixed-Use Redevelopment Project in Seattle

    Urban Villages Inc. plans to transform three buildings in the city's re-emerging Pioneer Square neighborhood.

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  88. 12/08/2016

    NorthMarq Capital

    The Denver office of NorthMarq said David Link and Brian Fisher arranged $93 million in acquisition financing for the 524-unit Bridges at Northcreek in Bothell, which sold in October for $145 million.

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  89. 12/08/2016

    Admiral and Security Properties exit Waters Edge Apartments

    Admiral Capital Group and Security Properties today announced the successful sale of Waters Edge Apartments, a 304-unit multifamily property located in Kent, Washington, in the Seattle MSA on November 30, 2016.

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  90. 12/07/2016

    120 units in Renton sold for $30.2M

    King County records show the sale of the Altitude Apartments for $30.185 million. The seller was Eagle Ridge Villa LLC, associated with developer Chris Koruga.

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  91. 12/05/2016

    100K SF: Pokemon's big new lease shakes up the Bellevue office market

    Pokemon is moving to the new 400 Lincoln Square office high-rise in downtown Bellevue, where the children's entertainment company will occupy three of the upper floors, according to commercial real estate brokers.

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  92. 12/05/2016

    Pokémon Grow: Gamemaker poised to boost U.S. presence with big new office lease in Seattle area

    Pokémon is closing in on a big new office lease that would up its U.S. presence in Bellevue, Wash., already home to its North America office.

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  93. 12/02/2016

    Port in a storm: Hanjin's Terminal 46 operator could bail on its lease if Chris Hansen builds his arena

    The Port of Seattle could lose as much as $93 million if developer Chris Hansen builds a sports arena in Sodo - and the port put itself on the line for that loss.

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  94. 12/01/2016

    EXCLUSIVE: Modesto company buys Roseville office for $16 million

    A fully leased Class A office building in Roseville has sold to a Modesto land investment company for $16.05 million.

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  95. 11/30/2016

    Weyerhaeuser Moves Out of the Woods and Into Urban Seattle

    The new headquarters of Weyerhaeuser seem an exception to other office buildings in this waterfront city. Instead of a tower on a busy street, this new corporate base is a horizontal structure with a front door that opens onto a public park.

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  96. 11/30/2016

    Larger Office Tenants Have Some Competition

    SAN DIEGO - The larger the user, the more important it is to get out to the marketplace early, Kidder Mathews' David Crabb tells in this EXCLUSIVE look at the tenant-rep side of the office sector.

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  97. 11/30/2016

    Broadway Tower hits the bottom and starts its way up

    About five months after crews officially broke ground on the Broadway Tower project, the giant pit at the corner of Southwest Broadway and Southwest Columbia has bottomed out and a 375-foot crane now towers above it.

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  98. 11/30/2016

    Chinese real estate investors grow wary of U.S. market

    Some investors from China are backing away from investing in real estate in the U.S, according to a new Wall Street Journal report.

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  99. 11/29/2016

    Lennar eyes taller plans for MidTown Center site

    Lennar Multifamily Communities is now considering an even larger development scheme for the full block at 23rd and Union known as MidTown Center, although it doesn't yet own the site.

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  100. 11/28/2016

    Corporate Center returns to market for resale with full occupancy

    Cohen Equities acquired Corporate Center in January of 2016 with 50-percent vacancy and has brought the property to full occupancy in under a year. Now it plans to resell the asset.

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  101. 11/22/2016

    It Takes a Community

    The new Destiny Community Center facility offers resources for single moms and their children

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  102. 11/21/2016

    WSECU wants U District building with a 'lantern'

    The Washington State Employees Credit Union will have a design review meeting tonight for a new building it is planning in the University District, catty corner from where it currently leases space.

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  103. 11/15/2016

    New Hyatt Regency, Convention Center Expansion to Boost Seattle's MICE Scene

    From a big new hotel development to a proposed expansion to the Washington State Convention Center (WSCC), Seattle's meetings and events sector is poised to expand.

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  104. 11/15/2016

    Third Quarter Stats Show Continued Strength of Puget Sound Real Estate Market

    The Seattle office rental market's high pricing and low vacancy rates continued in Quarter 3, according to a market study just released by JLL. The brokerage's analytics unit named the combined Seattle-Eastside market the 3rd most competitive office rental market in the United States.

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  105. 11/15/2016

    Wareham Starts New 260,000 SQ FT Spec Project in Emeryville

    San Rafael-based Wareham Development has started construction on a new 260,000 square feet spec development project in Emeryville called EmeryStation West.

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  106. 11/14/2016

    Amazon leases new 21-story Seattle office tower

    Amazon has leased all of the new 21-story Midtown21 office high-rise in Seattle.

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  107. 11/14/2016

    Leader in customized printing coming to Reno

    Mass-customization printing company Cimpress, best know in the United States for its brand Vistaprints, is making Reno its Western manufacturing and distribution hub. The Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN) made the announcement at a press conference Nov. 7.

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  108. 11/14/2016

    The Most Pressing Issues For Young Life-Science Firms

    Capital efficiency reigns supreme for early-stage and mid-market life-science and tech companies, Kidder Mathews' John Hundley tells Hundley recently joined the firm's San Diego office as a first VP, specializing in tenant representation, strategic advisory, and portfolio planning for life-science, healthcare and technology clients.

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  109. 11/12/2016

    Foreign investors pouring billions into Seattle commercial real estate

    The pace of foreign purchases of major King County buildings has tripled, with Chinese companies heavily represented - and now some are even building projects here themselves.

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  110. 11/10/2016

    Cimpress to Develop First US Facility in Nevada

    The Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN) and Cimpress, a world leader in mass customization, have announced the opening of the company's first U.S. manufacturing operation in Reno, Nev.

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  111. 11/08/2016

    Cimpress Expands Its Mass Customization Facilities Into Reno, Nevada

    The Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN) and Cimpress, the world leader in mass customization, today announced that the company will open its first U.S. manufacturing operation in Reno, NV.

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  112. 11/07/2016

    Amazon opens doors of 36-story 'Day One' tower

    Amazon today opened the second of three 36-story towers at the heart of the e-commerce giant's Denny Triangle headquarters.

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  113. 11/07/2016

    Hotel, restaurant may go on Westlake site

    A development team led by entrepreneur Collin Madden is interested in putting a 43-room hotel and restaurant in the building at 1001 Westlake Ave. N. long occupied by American Meter & Appliance.

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  114. 11/04/2016

    Westcore Properties acquired 1.17 million-square-foot industrial portfolio in Sparks

    Westcore Properties, an active investor in industrial and office properties throughout the Western United States, acquired a 1,170,000-square-foot industrial property portfolio in Reno, Nevada from an institutional owner for approximately $54.5 million.

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  115. 11/02/2016

    Redmond offices sold for $6.3M

    A small two-story office building sold for $6.3 million, according to King County records. The seller was Matty Legacy Ventures LLC.

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  116. 10/31/2016

    Seattle's largest office buildings: Top landlords say no to dogs

    The majority of the Puget Sound region's 25 largest commercial property managers said they don't offer dog-friendly leases. They include CBRE and Kidder Mathews, which manage a combined 66.2 million square feet of commercial space.

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  117. 10/27/2016

    Emails reveal Port of Seattle prepared for Terminal 46 in post-Hanjin era

    Hanjin Shipping's bankruptcy filing caused waves near the Port of Seattle and new emails reveal, perhaps, the port has been planning for a post-Hanjin future for more than a year.

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  118. 10/26/2016

    Denver firm pays $145M for Bothell apartments

    Calgary-based Grosvenor Americas, which purchased the apartments in 2013 for $88 million, was the seller. Grosvenor was represented by KM's Giovanni Napoli and Philip Assouad.

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  119. 10/26/2016

    Value of 2 big apartment complexes skyrockets 66% in just 4 years

    A real estate company recorded a hefty profit this month with the recent disposition of two suburban apartment complexes north of Seattle for a total of $243 million.

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  120. 10/26/2016

    Wareham bullish on East Bay life sciences, breaks ground on EmeryStation West

    Wareham Development is building a commercial highrise in Emeryville that will be one of the largest additions to the East Bay's skyline in a decade.

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  121. 10/26/2016

    PBS opens an office in Issaquah

    PBS Engineering and Environmental has a new office in the Maple Street Building at 1180 N.W. Maple St. in Issaquah, offering civil, geotechnical and environmental engineering services for public and private infrastructure projects.

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  122. 10/20/2016

    Kidder Mathews

    Real estate broker Kidder Mathews announced that Bill Frame will become the firm's president, in charge of 17 offices in five West Coast states.

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  123. 10/19/2016

    Affirming Commitment to Remain Independent, Kidder Mathews Appoints New President

    Insider Bill Frame Tapped to Become President, Responsible for All Operations in 17 offices Across 5 West Coast States

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  124. 10/19/2016

    Bill Frame Appointed President, Kidder Mathews

    Seattle-based Kidder Mathews appointed Bill Frame as the firm's President, who will head up 17 offices across five states on the West Coast.

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  125. 10/19/2016

    Bisnow Honors Seattle Power Women: Part 4

    The fourth installment in our series on Seattle Power Women, recognizing six more influential players in the industry.

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  126. 10/18/2016

    Acacia Capital Corp. Purchases Campbell Run Apartments in Woodinville for $98M

    Campbell Run is the second largest garden-style apartment community to sell this year on the Eastside in terms of both sales price and number of units.

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  127. 10/18/2016

    EXCLUSIVE: With new president, Kidder Mathews signals it's not going to sell out

    Seattle-based commercial real estate company Kidder Mathews has named veteran broker Bill Frame to the new position of president as part of a succession plan that includes bucking expectations by remaining a privately held, independent brokerage.

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  128. 10/18/2016

    Executive people moves

    Bill Frame has been named president of the regional commercial real estate firm, Kidder Mathews, according to an announcement from the company's chairman and CEO Jeff Lyon.

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  129. 10/18/2016

    360-unit complex sells for $98M

    Kidder Mathews announced the $98 million sale of the Campbell Run apartments, with its sales team led by Philip Assouad and Giovanni Napoli.

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  130. 10/17/2016

    Strong demand for industrial space

    Kidder Mathews' third quarter report on the local industrial market calls absorption rates "robust."

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  131. 10/17/2016

    360-Home Multifamily Garden Community in Woodinville Sells for $98M

    Seattle, Wash. (October 17, 2016) - Acacia Capital Corporation, a property investment firm based out of San Mateo, California, has purchased Campbell Run, a 360-home multifamily community located in Woodinville, Washington, for $98 million.

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  132. 10/14/2016

    Five things about Q3 office leasing in the Sacramento area

    Companies continued to suck up available space during the third quarter of 2016 in the Sacramento regional market.

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  133. 10/14/2016

    Eastside This Week: Another tech company signs a big lease; Investor from China buys up golf courses

    A week after commercial real estate firms confirmed Amazon was expanding to downtown Bellevue, another tech company also signed a big Eastside commercial lease.

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  134. 10/14/2016

    Lennar doing 2 projects on one street in Ballard

    At 1701 N.W. 56th St., one block north of Northwest Market Street, a mixed-use complex called Valdok is under construction. It is named for one of the past property owners to whom Lennar paid a total of $9.1 million in January.

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  135. 10/12/2016

    VR and gaming giants Valve and Oculus ink big leases for industrial space in Seattle area

    A pair of virtual reality/gaming companies are biting off huge chunks of industrial real estate east of Seattle, in an area that is rapidly becoming a hotbed of VR activity.

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  136. 10/12/2016

    First look at mega two-tower residential project in Seattle

    Two years after buying most of a block on Seattle's First Hill, Miami-based Lennar Multifamily Communities is showing its plans for the big project, which include two residential high-rises.

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  137. 10/12/2016

    Oculus leases big R&D space in Redmond office park

    Virtual reality headset maker Oculus Rift is expanding in a big way on the Eastside.

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  138. 10/11/2016

    DTSD Could See More Large Financings

    A $135-million financing for a 45-story apartment tower Downtown shows that lenders are seeing renters as more-stable and permanent residents than condo owners who often use their assets as second homes, Mathews' SVP, debt and equity finance, Jamie Dick tells

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  139. 10/11/2016

    Paintball Coliseum property sells for $6.8M

    A 5.7-acre industrial property on Washington Street near Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport has sold for $6.8 million.

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  140. 10/07/2016

    Hedreen also planning a new 450-room hotel

    R.C. Hedreen Co. is planning a 450-room hotel adjacent to the 45-story Hyatt Regency Seattle complex it is constructing two blocks from the Washington State Convention Center.

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  141. 10/06/2016

    Could Airbnb model help expand Park & Ride spots?

    King County Metro Transit is working on a pilot program that would let apartment building owners rent out empty parking spaces.

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  142. 10/05/2016

    Seattle real estate even hotter after BC tax

    Seattle, a popular destination for wealthy Chinese real estate investors, is heating up even more as a new tax across the border in Vancouver is sending more buyers to the Puget Sound.

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  143. 10/04/2016

    Domus Development moving from downtown to S Street

    Reversing a recent trend, Domus Development will be moving out of downtown Sacramento for an office location a bit more removed from the action.

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  144. 10/04/2016

    Clarion Buys Industrial Asset in San Leandro for $26.55MM

    The Dallas office of Clarion Partners has paid $26.55 million, or nearly $85 per square foot, to acquire the 312,866 square foot industrial asset located at 1936-1980 West Avenue 140th Street in San Leandro, according to information provided by Kidder Mathews.

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  145. 10/03/2016

    Canadian investor Janet LePage ups Phoenix real estate buys with $17M deal near ASU

    Vancouver-based Western Wealth Capital continues to increase its real estate buys in the Phoenix market.

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  146. 10/01/2016

    The Chateau at South Lake Tahoe sells for $42.5 million

    Tahoe Stateline Venture, LLC, has entered into a purchase agreement with Jianping Pan, Kawana Holdings LLC to sell part of The Chateau at the Village for $42.5 million, according to Owens Realty Mortgage.

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  147. 09/30/2016

    Apartments: 10,000 units being built, $1B in Q3 sales, 2-bedroom costs $2K in Scottsdale

    Apartments keep getting built, complexes keeping being sold and traded and rents keep on rising (mostly) in Phoenix and other U.S. markets.

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  148. 09/28/2016

    The Chateau at the Village in South Lake Tahoe sells for $42.5M

    Tahoe Stateline Venture, LLC, has entered into a purchase agreement with Jianping Pan, Kawana Holdings LLC to sell part of The Chateau at the Village for $42.5 million, according to Owens Realty Mortgage.

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  149. 09/28/2016

    Inland industrial real estate has nearly doubled since 2000

    Millions of square feet are newly available or under construction as rents rise

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  150. 09/27/2016

    Kidder Mathews Expands Inland Empire Footprint

    Connect Inland Empire is coming up on October 6. Explore the lineup and register here.

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  151. 09/26/2016

    MG Properties Pays $52M for Seattle-Area Asset

    HFF arranged a $41.3 million Freddie Mac loan for the purchase, which marks the firm's 10th acquisition this year.

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  152. 09/26/2016

    Downtown Apartment Tower's Developer Gets $135M in Refinancing

    The developer of the 484-unit Pinnacle on the Park, Phase 1, has obtained $135 million in refinancing for the apartment property in downtown San Diego, according to brokerage firm Kidder Mathews, which arranged the financing.

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  153. 09/22/2016

    Hansen pays $32M for more land in SoDo

    An LLC associated with Chris Hansen, the San Francisco financier hoping to bring pro basketball back to Seattle, bought two contiguous SoDo properties on Tuesday that total about 4.88 acres.

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  154. 09/22/2016

    MG Properties Group Acquires Mosaic Hills Apartments in Kent, WA (Seattle MSA) for $51.6M

    SAN DIEGO, Sept. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- MG Properties Group, a private San Diego-based real estate investor and operator, has announced the acquisition of the Mosaic Hills Apartments in Kent, Washington.

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  155. 09/19/2016

    Howard S. Wright, a Balfour Beatty Company, Builds Broadway Tower for BPM Real Estate Group in Downtown Portland

    BPM Real Estate Group has selected Howard S. Wright, a Balfour Beatty company, to build its Broadway Tower project in downtown Portland.

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  156. 09/14/2016

    Hoffman Joins Kidder Mathews in San Diego from Colliers

    Kidder Mathews expanded its San Diego office with the addition of John Hoffman as senior vice president. The more than 25-year CRE veteran specializes in office, medical and R&D sales and leasing transactions.

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  157. 09/12/2016

    Five-story hotel, Sonic part of new developments coming to Marysville

    A $17 million, five-story hotel project and Sonic Drive-In - the first in Snohomish County - are part of two new developments sprouting up just east of I-5 in Marysville.

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  158. 09/12/2016

    Exclusive: Construction starts on rare 260,000-square-foot East Bay office, R&D highrise

    Wareham Development has started construction on a commercial highrise in Emeryville, one of the largest additions to the East Bay's skyline in a decade.

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  159. 09/07/2016

    Chinese Investors Buy South San Francisco Development Site for $171Mln

    A venture led by Greenland USA has paid $171 million for the Landing at Oyster Point, a South San Francisco development site that is slated to be redeveloped into office and life-science space.

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  160. 09/01/2016

    Weingarten Realty Investors has signed four new commercial tenants for the Whittaker, which is nearing completion in West Seattle.

    They are CityMD Urgent Care, MOD Pizza, BECU and T-Mobile. Weingarten's Louis Wenger closed the deal, with JSH, First Western and Kidder Mathews representing the tenants.

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  161. 08/30/2016

    US Bay Area still holds allure for Chinese buyers

    Chinese investment in commercial real estate in the Bay Area remains robust despite an economic slowdown at home. Industry leaders, excited about two big-ticket acquisitions by Chinese investors, are optimistic that they're a sign of more to come.

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  162. 08/29/2016

    A major land deal could spark economic development in Burien. - Cold storage warehouse will take the space

    Real estate broker Dan Mathews, with the firm Kidder Mathews, represented both seller and buyer in a recent transaction - selling 14 acres located at 1010 South 146th St. to Bridge Development Partners, LLC, a Chicago-based industrial and office developer.

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  163. 08/25/2016

    Peninsula tourism is flying high as business travel and growth at SFO boost boom times

    The Peninsula's hospitality boom hasn't showed signs of slowing down yet. With hotel occupancy rates at 81 percent and average daily room rates up 5.6 percent over last year, developers have flocked to the area to get a piece of the action...

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  164. 08/23/2016

    Terminal 1 controversy continues

    The controversy over the City Council's decision to open a temporary - and perhaps permanent - homeless facility at Terminal 1 has only increased in recent days.

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  165. 08/22/2016

    Chinese Developers Hope to Build a Life Sciences Campus

    The Chinese joint venture acquired their foothold on the California coast from local developers Shorenstein Properties and SKS Partners for a reported $171 million.

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  166. 08/19/2016

    Huge new cold storage plant to be built in Burien's Northeast Redevelopment Area

    A huge new cold storage facility will be completed in Burien in a few months, following the earlier $4.5 million sale of 14 acres of city-owned land in the Northeast Redevelopment Area.

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  167. 08/18/2016

    Chill out, man: Burien is getting a big cold storage warehouse, too

    As a heat wave bears down on Seattle, the region is getting another cold-storage warehouse.

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  168. 08/18/2016

    Winning bid for hotel not yet settled

    Negotiations are continuing for the sale of a former hotel in Clinton, IA.

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  169. 08/18/2016

    San Francisco-Based Stanford Hotels Receives Approval On Downtown Seattle High-Rise Project

    The San Francisco-based hotel developer, Stanford Hotels, received an approval from the city's design review board on Tuesday for its newest Seattle project, the 49-story Altitude Hotel & Residences.

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  170. 08/18/2016

    4 Signs That Industrial Real Estate is Booming

    It's a commonly held opinion that the only attractive aspect of industrial real estate is cash flow. And while it makes for a nice rule-of-thumb at cocktail parties, the current market is proving it false.

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  171. 08/17/2016

    Up to $10 million bid for proposed Terminal 1 homeless site

    Seven bid have been submitted to the city to purchase Terminal 1, the surplus industrial site where the City Council has voted to open a temporary homeless shelter and perhaps permanent homeless multi-service center.

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  172. 08/11/2016

    $33M deal: With light rail on the horizon, Northgate is a hot apartment market

    A Bellevue company, Wallace Properties, already is invested as an apartment developer in Seattle's Northgate neighborhood. And now it has paid $33 million for an older multifamily property, the 146-unit Park at Northgate at 10713 Roosevelt Way N.E.

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  173. 08/11/2016

    Kent apartments sell for $51.6M

    Kidder Mathews arranged the $51.57 million sale of the Mosaic Hills Apartments in Kent.

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  174. 08/10/2016

    Broker: Forget the arena, here's another attraction for office buyers downtown

    What's attracting office buyers to downtown Sacramento these days isn't necessarily proximity to Golden 1 Center or cutting-edge design, according to one broker. It's an old but still popular feature: on-site parking.

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  175. 08/10/2016

    Hanley Investment Arranges $2.3M Sale of Retail Center in Metro Phoenix

    Hanley Investment Group Real Estate Advisors has arranged the $2.3 million sale of 51st & Southern, a 15,498-square-foot retail property located eight miles southwest of downtown Phoenix in Laveen.

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  176. 08/09/2016

    Hanley Investment Group Negotiates Sale of Multi-Tenant Retail Center in Phoenix Metro Area

    Hanley Investment Group Real Estate Advisors, a nationally-recognized real estate brokerage and advisory firm specializing in retail property sales, announced today that Executive Vice President Eric Wohl negotiated the sale of 51st & Southern, a 15,498-square-foot multi-tenant retail property in the Phoenix metro area. The purchase price was $2,32

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  177. 08/08/2016

    Stephens Joins Kidder Mathews as VP

    25-Year CRE Veteran Recruited from CFI

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  178. 08/08/2016

    Northgate complex sells for $33M

    King County records show that the Park at Northgate Apartments sold Friday for $33 million. Located at 10735 Roosevelt Way N.E., the 1967 complex includes six three-story buildings with 146 units and surface parking.

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  179. 08/05/2016

    Kirkland complex sells for $40M

    King County records show that the 73-unit Capri apartments in downtown Kirkland sold for just under $40.13 million.

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  180. 08/02/2016

    Amazon may soon occupy enough Seattle office space to fill 8 Columbia Towers

    Two years ago, Amazon's real estate director said the company would have 10 million square feet of office space in Seattle by 2019.

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  181. 07/27/2016

    Airport-Area Rents Too Rich For Some Tenants' Blood

    With recent office lease-rate increases in that submarket, tenants are migrating out and flocking to more-affordable markets or even moving down a class to save money, Kidder Mathews' Jerry Holdner tells EXCLUSIVELY.

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  182. 07/25/2016

    Redmond Woods is sold for $37M

    Redmond Woods office park sold for $36.9 million, according to King County records.

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  183. 07/25/2016

    Small tenants lead in office real estate

    Outside of Seattle's central business district, brokers with Kidder Mathews commercial real estate find mostly small tenants taking new leases for office space in South King County.

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  184. 07/15/2016

    Warehouses in Chandler see most vacancies

    The region's industrial sector is most vacant in the southeast Valley and least empty in the areas south of the Salt River and Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.

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  185. 07/15/2016

    Quadrant I-5 Corporate Park Bldg A Trades Hands

    Washington Capital Management, Inc. sold the office building at 728 134th St. SW in Everett, WA to Shelby Company for $14.2 million, or about $253 per square foot.

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  186. 07/08/2016

    Lee & Associates Brokers 12,945 SF Lease for Black Plague Brewing in Oceanside

    Lee & Associates has completed a lease for 12,945 square feet of retail space at 2550 Jason Court within the Jason Court Business Park in Oceanside.

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  187. 07/07/2016

    Kidder Mathews Reports Continued Improvement in OC Office Market

    idder Mathews' Q2 2016 Orange County office report reveals that the market continued to improve, posting just more than 131,000 square feet of positive net absorption for the quarter.

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  188. 07/02/2016

    ViaWest Group sells Phoenix offices for $5.98M

    In the transaction, Scottsdale based investor Urman Investments, the buyer, was represented by Darren Tappen of Kidder Mathews.

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  189. 06/30/2016

    Burger King is coming to Elma

    Plans for a Burger King restaurant were submitted to the city's building department on Thursday, June 23. The 80-seat, 3,000 square-foot facility will be located on the Eagle's Landing development site at the northeast corner of Highway 8 and Highway 12.

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  190. 06/29/2016

    Exclusive: Amazon leases 224,000-square-foot East Bay warehouse as Bay Area growth continues Inc. has signed another East Bay industrial lease as it grows its warehouse space to accommodate demand from customers.

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  191. 06/29/2016

    Black Plague Brewing Leases Space in Oceanside Business Park

    Black Plague Brewing has leased space at 2550 Jason Court in Oceanside, planning to join the eight other breweries currently operating in the city in another six months.

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  192. 06/29/2016

    New York developer buys Mid-Market building, with price nearly doubling in three years

    Synapse Development Group and partner Aqarat has purchased an office building in San Francisco's Mid-Market neighborhood for $33 million, nearly double what the property sold for less than three years ago.

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  193. 06/29/2016

    Why Is It So Damn Tough to Open a New Restaurant in Portland?

    THREE DAYS A WEEK, Peter Cho is in his small, airy kitchen at Han Oak, plating haute Korean barbecue with just one or two other cooks. One server ferries shio-koji pork belly bo ssam and smoked hangar steak to expectant diners, all of whom paid in advance to eat.

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  194. 06/27/2016

    It's official: Construction on Portland's next office and hotel tower has begun

    A brief shower delayed the golden shovel photo op, but once the skies dried up, investors, executives and other stakeholders gathered around BPM Real Estate Group's CEO, Walter Bowen, for the official groundbreaking of Broadway Tower on Friday morning.

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  195. 06/27/2016

    Chinese Investment in U.S. Real Estate Holds Steady with Growing Focus on Seattle

    In May the Asia Society and Rosen Consulting Group published Breaking Ground: Chinese Investment In U.S. Real Estate, to analyze the increasing trend of Chinese foreign direct investment in real estate in several major cities and regions in the U.S.

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  196. 06/26/2016

    Convention center plans worth a look so valuable Yakima asset stays viable

    Yakima offers a number of amenities for those attending regional conventions: sunshine; a central location; a growing number of diversions in the form of wineries, restaurants and concerts; and a convention center that was last expanded in 2010.

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  197. 06/23/2016

    Inside China's shopping spree: A look at a growing Silicon Valley real estate portfolio

    A stellar international brand has made Silicon Valley commercial real estate attractive to Chinese investors seeking condo projects, office buildings and corporate campus sites. 'It's everything,' says one industry expert.

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  198. 06/22/2016

    Uber agrees to expand to Palo Alto for engineering office

    Uber Technologies will open a big engineering office that could potentially employ 700 people, the ride hailing company said Tuesday.

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  199. 06/22/2016

    Uber making push into South Bay

    In a bid to tap into the South Bay's deep talent pool, Uber Technologies will open a big engineering office here that could potentially employ 700 people, the ride-booking company said.

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  200. 06/21/2016

    Hong Kong Developer Buys Site for Multifamily Development in Seattle for $17.1M

    Create World America has acquired an 8,748-square-foot residential development site near Pike Place Market in Seattle for $17.1 million. The space is located at 1613 2nd Ave.

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  201. 06/21/2016

    Veteran Broker, Grant Keeney, Joins Kidder Mathews' Sacramento Office

    Office specialist, Grant Keeney, has joined Kidder Mathews' Sacramento brokerage division as a senior vice president.

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  202. 06/20/2016

    Iconic Portland jazz club lands a new home

    A 12-story apartment building may be pushing longtime jazz club Jimmy Mak's out of its home on Northwest 10th Avenue, but the tunes won't go silent for long.

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  203. 06/18/2016

    Yakima Convention Center making plans for big expansion

    Yakima Convention Center officials are exploring the idea of a fourth expansion since its opening four decades ago.

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  204. 06/17/2016

    A wave of big Asian developments comes to the Puget Sound area

    It was about four years ago that Asian investors, mostly from China, began buying large commercial development sites in the Puget Sound region.

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  205. 06/17/2016

    Hong Kong firm buys site for SLU high rise

    Create World America, a Hong Kong-based developer and construction management firm, acquired a high-rise development site in South Lake Union for $16.25 million.

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  206. 06/17/2016

    Sodo warehouse may have 4 stories

    San Francisco-based industrial developer Prologis has filed plans with the city to build a four-story warehouse, manufacturing and research building at 646 S. Holgate St. in Sodo.

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  207. 06/16/2016

    Chinese See Seattle as a Global Gateway City

    This time, Create World bought a vacant 8,748-square-foot site one block from Seattle's famed Pike Place Market. The site, which was purchased from Iowas-based real estate private equity firm Principal Real Estate Investors, will be home to a high-rise residential building featuring condominiums.

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  208. 06/16/2016

    New Urban Properties Sells Multifamily Development Land in San Jose for $11.5MM

    New Urban Properties, a commercial real estate investment company, has sold a 1.93 acre development site to ROEM Development Corporation for $11.5 million.

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  209. 06/14/2016

    Taiwanese company plans massive 'living wall' in Belltown apartment project

    A Taiwan-based company called Chainqui Development plans to soon start building a Seattle apartment building called Urban Green Villa, and it will not be green in name only.

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  210. 06/13/2016

    Hong Kong firm buys site near Pike Place for residential tower

    Create World America, an international construction management firm based in Hong Kong, paid $17.1 million for a site near Pike Place Market where it wants to build a luxury residential tower.

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  211. 06/13/2016

    Chinese builder buys site, plans for 26-story apartment in South Lake Union

    A Chinese real estate developer, active in downtown Bellevue and Seattle, has staked a claim in South Lake Union, where it's proceeding with plans to build an apartment tower.

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  212. 06/10/2016

    Chinese firm plans high-rise across from Pike Place

    Create World Group has bought the site for $17.1 million.

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  213. 06/09/2016

    Jameson joins Kidder Mathews

    Jameson will mange 1.2 million square feet of industrial and office space.

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  214. 06/07/2016

    How the value of this Redmond building nearly doubled in just two years

    The once-struggling Redmond Technology Center office building is worth 90 percent more than it was only two years ago.

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  215. 06/05/2016

    Metal skyline: Office construction is on the rise again in O.C.

    Office construction in the county is on the rise again, hitting a high not seen for nearly a decade.

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  216. 06/03/2016

    Work starts next week on FAA's new regional headquarters in Des Moines

    On Tuesday there will be a groundbreaking ceremony for the Federal Aviation Administration's five-story, 300,000-square-foot regional office at the Des Moines Creek Business Park.

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  217. 05/31/2016

    Burrard pays $15M for land to build 40-story Nexus condo tower in SLU

    Burrard Group of Vancouver, B.C., paid $14.95 million for land at 1200 Howell St. where it plans to build a 40-story condo tower called Nexus.

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  218. 05/27/2016

    Inside the deal: China's largest homebuilder goes on blind date, picks up Seattle investment

    Earlier this month, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray announced that China's largest homebuilder, the Vanke Co., is working on a deal to finance a 43-story apartment tower near the Space Needle.<

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  219. 05/27/2016

    Life Science Sector Sees Tight Availability in Seattle

    Washington's life science industry is noted as one of the leading economic drivers in the state, and in honor of this Governor Jay Inslee signed a proclamation on Tuesday designating June 1st as Life Science Day, in preparation for the annual Life Science Innovation Northwest Conference.

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  220. 05/26/2016

    AtheroMed Expands Menlo Park Presence Following New Lease

    The medical startup is responsible for a device that helps treat peripheral arterial disease.

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  221. 05/25/2016

    Shuttleworth signs lease in Reno Aircenter

    Shuttleworth, which specializes in the design and manufacturing of exhaust systems, has leased a 24,900-square-foot industrial building located at 4945 Aircenter Circle in Reno from Global Logistic Properties, a provider of modern logistics facilities.

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  222. 05/24/2016

    Tacoma Shopping Plaza Sells for $26.7MM To Local Investor

    An entity related to Irvine-based real estate investment company, Passco Companies, sold a Pierce County shopping plaza late last month to a local investor.

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  223. 05/23/2016

    Innotrac Corporation expands in Reno

    Innotrac Corporation, an omnichannel commerce technologies and operations company, has renewed their existing 224,778 square foot lease at 4910 Longley Lane in Reno, Nevada, along with an additional 52,500 square foot expansion at the same location.

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  224. 05/23/2016

    Mary's Gone Crackers expands and relocates HQ to Reno

    The Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN) announced today that Mary's Gone Crackers, a manufacturer of organic and gluten-free healthy snacks will be opening a 420,000-square-foot manufacturing and research and development facility in Reno.

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  225. 05/20/2016

    Newly Renovated 250 W. Tasman Building Sold by TMG

    As TMG continues work at its Champion Station project in North San Jose, the developer managed to sell one of the buildings in the complex to a private investor.

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  226. 05/20/2016

    Exclusive: Another new player enters Oakland with 416-unit project

    The Martin Group has proposed a 416-unit residential project in downtown Oakland, another example of a new developer entering the East Bay city.

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  227. 05/19/2016

    Vanke invests in $200 mil Seattle apartment tower

    China Vanke, the mainland's largest residential developer, has agreed to invest in a project to develop a near Seattle, Washington's famed Space Needle.

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  228. 05/19/2016

    China ties 'taken seriously'

    California Lt Governor Gavin Newsom emphasized the important role sub-national regions and private enterprise can play in facilitating dialogue and strengthening wide-ranging cooperation between the US and China.

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  229. 05/18/2016

    TMG Partners Announces Sale of San Jose Property

    Bay area mixed-use property developer TMG Partners has announced the sale of 250 West Tasman Drive, a 99,550-square-foot building at Champion Station.

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  230. 05/18/2016

    Dermody Properties Breaks Ground on LogistiCenter at 167 Near Tacoma

    Dermody Properties has broken ground on LogistiCenter at 167, a 225,972-square-foot industrial facility in Fife. The facility will be located at 7450 26th St. E., just east of Tacoma.

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  231. 05/16/2016

    Dermody Properties Breaks Ground on 225,972 SF Industrial Facility in Fife, Washington

    Dermody Properties, a national industrial acquisition, development and operating firm headquartered in Reno, Nev., recently broke ground on a 225,972-square-foot industrial facility, known as LogistiCenter(SM) at 167, at 7450 26th St. E. Fife, Wash.

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  232. 05/06/2016

    Rumors swirl about big lease at new Bellevue tower for game developer Valve

    Video game developer Valve Corp. has leased a large industrial space in Kirkland, and now real estate brokers are buzzing about it leasing a significant amount of office space in Lincoln Square tower, which is under construction in Bellevue.

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  233. 05/06/2016

    Yesler Terrace: Inside the metamorphosis of Seattle's 'projects'

    The redevelopment of Yesler is predicated on creating a mixed-income community.

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  234. 05/05/2016

    Spacelabs' old Issaquah buildings sell for a down-to-earth price

    A Minnesota company has paid $21.1 million for an Issaquah property that sold for $50.5 million a dozen years ago.

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  235. 05/05/2016

    Valve eyes big space in Lincoln Square tower

    Kemper Development Co. appears to be close to landing two more tenants for its Lincoln Square expansion and that would mean about half of the 710,000 square feet of office space is taken.

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  236. 05/04/2016

    More details about REI's Bellevue HQ

    REI's Spring District headquarters in Bellevue could start at 200,000 square feet, with the possibility of expansion, according to a quarterly report from real estate firm Kidder Mathews.

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  237. 05/03/2016

    Sushi Mioga to Open Opposite Providence Park Late May

    Speaking on Jiang's behalf, Mark Piscitelli of the commercial real estate firm Kidder Mathews tells Eater Jiang opened his first Sushi Mioga in the area, a conveyor-belt-sushi spot in Beaverton's Timberland Town Center, earlier this year, and he says Jiang intends to open a third Sushi Mioga at Johnson Creek and 82nd Avenue sometime this summer.

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  238. 04/27/2016

    Commercial part of The Cannery in Davis coming into focus

    New details have emerged about the commercial portion of the Cannery mixed-use redevelopment in Davis.

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  239. 04/26/2016

    Lee & Associates secures office lease for the American Red Cross of Northern Nevada headquarters

    Lee & Associates, the fourth largest full-service commercial real estate organization in the country, has negotiated a lease for 5,525 square feet of office space on behalf of the American Red Cross of Northern Nevada Headquarters.

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  240. 04/26/2016

    Firm secures office lease for American Red Cross headquarters

    Lee & Associates, the fourth largest full-service commercial real estate organization in the country, has negotiated a lease for 5,525 square feet of office space on behalf of the American Red Cross of Northern Nevada Headquarters.

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  241. 04/25/2016

    More visitors, spending more money, lift Seattle region's hotel and convention biz

    A thriving tourism industry helped make the Seattle region's hotel market one of the strongest in the country.

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  242. 04/21/2016

    Industrial Brokerage Team Joins Kidder Mathews

    Dave Pinnegar and Russ Jabara have joined Kidder Mathews in San Diego, CA as senior vice presidents. The duo will specialize in leasing and sales of industrial properties.

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  243. 04/19/2016

    The unexpected place in Seattle where 30-story office towers could rise

    The rows of low-income housing across the street from Harborview Medical Center in Seattle is where few people would expect high-rise office buildings to be built.

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  244. 04/19/2016

    Seattle's Central District Becomes Home to a New Boutique Apartment Building

    Central District is one of Seattle's oldest and largest neighborhoods. Located east of downtown, the Central District is a primarily residential area of about 3.5 square miles that is home to over 40,000 people.

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  245. 04/19/2016

    AvalonBay Brings New Apartment Tower to Seattle's Belltown

    Luxury apartment builder AvalonBay Communities is planning a 330-unit, 25-story apartment tower on a vacant lot at the corner of Second Avenue and Wall Street in the trendy Belltown neighborhood of Seattle.

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  246. 04/14/2016

    Dermody Properties to Develop 225,972 SF Industrial Facility Near Tacoma

    Dermody Properties has announced plans to develop a 225,972-square-foot industrial facility in the Tacoma submarket of Fife. The property will be known as LogistiCenter at 167. It will be located at 7402 26th St. E.

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  247. 04/14/2016

    Wood-fired pizza coming to downtown

    Vancouver's food scene is on fire, with new restaurants and food carts stoking new energy downtown.

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  248. 04/13/2016

    Dermody to start warehouse in Fife

    Dermody Properties says it will start construction soon on a 225,972-square-foot industrial building at 7402 26th St. E. in Fife.

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  249. 04/12/2016

    Dermody Properties Announces Plans for 225,972 SF Development in Washington

    Dermody Properties, a national industrial real estate owner-operator headquartered in Reno, Nev., recently announced plans to develop a 225,972-square-foot industrial facility in Fife, Washington. The property, known as LogistiCenter at 167, is located at 7402 26th Street East.

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  250. 04/06/2016

    Kidder Mathews: Seattle Industrial Growth Continues

    Firm forecasts continued, but slower industrial absorption and growth in 2016.

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  251. 04/05/2016

    More development coming to University Place's town center

    The Seattle development group that brought Whole Foods to University Place is moving forward with plans to build more retail on the city's commercial center off Bridgeport Way.

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  252. 04/03/2016

    RAF Pacifica Group Acquires Local Six Property Industrial Portfolio

    RAF Pacifica Group acquired a 277,040 square-foot portfolio of 16 buildings in San Diego County.

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  253. 04/01/2016

    Behind the deal: Google's big 'under the radar' move

    Vulcan Real Estate rocked the region last week when it announced it will develop four big office buildings in the Lakefront Blocks project in South Lake Union for Google.

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  254. 03/31/2016

    RAF Pacifica Group Acquires Six-Property Industrial Portfolio in San Diego

    RAF Pacifica Group has purchased a 16-building industrial portfolio in San Diego. The price was not disclosed, though the firm secured a $19.6 million loan at 50 percent leverage for the acquisition.

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  255. 03/30/2016

    Industrial Property in Woodburn Sells for $3.2M

    radley C. Shepard, Stanley V. Shepard and Growing Investments LLC has purchased a 52,524-square-foot industrial property in Woodburn for $3.2 million.

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  256. 03/30/2016

    MG Properties Buys Oregon Apartments for Nearly $58M

    The San Diego-based MG Properties bought the 283-unit property from the Reliant Group, a San Francisco-based holding company.

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  257. 03/29/2016

    Thursday vote may determine future of Legislature's Anchorage offices

    Anchorage offices remains in limbo this week, with lawmakers set to meet Thursday to decide whether to move out of their building on Fourth Avenue, buy it or pursue some other option.

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  258. 03/27/2016

    Apple expansion 'game changer' for Cupertino, San Jose, Sunnyvale

    Apple's plans for a new "spaceship" campus in Cupertino are certain to create an attention-getting headquarters icon and another Silicon Valley landmark

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  259. 03/26/2016

    Kidder Mathews opens office in Irvine

    Kidder Mathews, a commercial real estate firm, has opened a new office in Irvine and recruited several local brokers, according to a news release.

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  260. 03/25/2016

    Fremont still likely to be the 'Center of the Universe' even after Google goes

    Not to jinx it, but shop owners in Fremont probably need not fret about Google leaving the Seattle neighborhood. Not with another growing tech company, Tableau Software, headquartered there.

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  261. 03/24/2016

    Kidder Mathews now in Orange County

    The Seattle-based firm recruited several local brokers and plans to have up to 30 employees there by the end of 2017.

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  262. 03/22/2016

    Retail Giant Vestar Purchases James Center in Tacoma for $31.4MM

    One of the largest privately held retail real estate companies in the western U.S., Vestar, announced last Wednesday that it has acquired its first property in the state of Washington.

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  263. 03/22/2016

    Seattle real estate company expands again, this time in Orange County

    Kidder Mathews' robust West Coast expansion continued Monday when the Seattle-headquartered real estate services company announced it has opened an Orange County, California, office.

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  264. 03/22/2016

    Mill Creek apartment complex sale tops biggest real estate deals in Snohomish County

    Greystar Investment Group walked away with more than $45 million in profit after selling The Mill at Mill Creek, an apartment complex it owned in Snohomish County for three years, to The Blackstone Group.

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  265. 03/21/2016

    Pierce County's 25 largest real estate deals topped $789M in 2015

    Retail space topped real estate investors list of the most sought-after properties in Pierce County last year and with a Chinese developer's $135 million proposition for a U-Village type space in Tacoma, that trend could continue into 2016.

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  266. 03/21/2016

    Expanding into the O.C.

    Commercial real estate firm Kidder Mathews is adding a new office to its constellation anchored in Tacoma with headquarters in Seattle, and led by Pierce County native Jeff Lyon as chairman and CEO.

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  267. 03/21/2016

    ZoomCare Leases 30,200 SF at Pearl West

    ZoomCare, an urgent care provider, signed a lease for 30,193 square feet in the under-construction office building known as Pearl West in Portland, OR.

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  268. 03/18/2016

    Year of the foreign buyer: International investment more than doubled in 2015 and it's not done yet

    The head of international investment management for Germany's Union Investment Real Estate was a driving force behind the company's $299 million purchase of two Amazon-occupied buildings in Seattle's South Lake Union neighborhood last December.

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  269. 03/18/2016

    King County's 25 largest real estate sales in 2015 brought in $4.8 billion

    The biggest real estate deal in King County during 2015 involved the tallest building in Washington and a buyer in Hong Kong

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  270. 03/18/2016

    Tech tenants had an insatiable appetite in 2015

    By the end of 2015, the greater Seattle area office market's vacancy rate dropped to 8.1 percent with tenants leasing more than 4.4 million square feet of office space - nearly double what had been leased in 2014, according to Seattle real estate brokerage Kidder Mathews.

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  271. 03/18/2016

    Roseville's Center Pointe Shopping Center gets new retailer

    Phenix Salon Suites will continue its expansion in the Sacramento region with a new store in Roseville.

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  272. 03/18/2016

    PMF Investments Acquires the Bellevue Sheraton for $41.8MM

    The Bellevue Sheraton now has a new owner since Tuesday, March 15, 2016

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  273. 03/17/2016

    Equus Purchases Pair of Office Buildings in Redmond's Quadrant Willows for $25.6M

    The acquisition includes Buildings C and E for a total of 129,972 square feet.

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  274. 03/17/2016

    Google pays $250 million for Sunnyvale offices where 3,000 could work

    Google has agreed to pay $250 million to buy several Sunnyvale buildings where it could employ thousands of workers, which experts said Wednesday represents a fresh addition to the search giant's remarkable expansion in Silicon Valley.

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  275. 03/17/2016

    CBA elects new board

    Commercial Brokers Association has elected new officers and directors for 2016.

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  276. 03/17/2016

    Bellevue Chamber topic: Big deals

    Gary Guenther of Kidder Mathews will discuss the biggest deals in the local office market at Bellevue Chamber of Commerce's next business lunch at noon March 24 at Hyatt Regency Bellevue.

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  277. 03/17/2016

    Richardson joins Kidder Mathews

    Kidder Mathews added multifamily investment broker Brian Richardson to the Bellevue team as a vice president.

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  278. 03/16/2016

    Philadelphia real estate investor makes $26M office play in Redmond

    A Philadelphia-area company is betting big that the technology and gaming industries will keep the Eastside office market strong.

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  279. 03/15/2016

    Google submits updated plans for iconic office complex in Mountain View

    Google has submitted new renderings for what would be a landmark office complex in Silicon Valley, potentially a striking addition to the tech titan's facilities in north Mountain View.

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  280. 03/14/2016

    Hanley Investment Group Arranges Sale of Single-Tenant NNN Walgreens in Huntington Park, Calif. for $11.85 Million

    Record Low Drug Store Cap Rate Nationwide at 4.22%

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  281. 03/12/2016

    New York firm purchases Phoenix Corporate Center

    Cohen Equities, a New York City-based real estate investment and management firm, purchased the Corporate Center located at 10400 N. 25th Ave. in Phoenix.

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  282. 03/09/2016

    Kidder Mathews Selected to Lease CH2M Center

    Goldman Sachs Retains West Coast Firm to Fill Portland Tower

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  283. 03/08/2016

    Yesler Terrace's $1.7B makeover: Some work done, much more to come

    Construction workers are in the early stages of turning Seattle's first public housing project, the 561-unit Yesler Terrace, into a mixed-income neighborhood with 5,000 residences, nearly 1 million square feet of commercial space and a central park.

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  284. 03/04/2016

    List Content: Local CRE executives share their expertise

    The economic outlook as a whole is uncertain with both tech companies and the stock market taking big hits in recent months.

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  285. 03/04/2016

    CenterPoint Buys Distribution Facility in Auburn, Wash.

    CenterPoint Properties has acquired a 152,155-square-foot distribution facility in Auburn for an undisclosed sum.

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  286. 03/02/2016

    Equity snaps up another Capitol Hill apartment building

    If you're going to rent an apartment on Seattle's Capitol Hill, chances are increasing that Equity Residential will be your landlord.

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  287. 03/01/2016

    Apple leases old Pepsi bottling plant in Sunnyvale

    During its current growth binge, Apple Inc. has snapped up a former FedEx warehouse, an old chip fab and innumerable nondescript office and R&D buildings.

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  288. 03/01/2016

    Kidder Mathews Adds New VP - Jay Richter Makes Move to Firm's Sacramento Office

    Kidder Mathews has brought in Jay Richter, CCIM as a vice president in the firm's Sacramento office. Richter will handle Sacramento Valley industrial and land sales.

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  289. 02/29/2016

    Developers share building industry insights at forum

    With the vacancy rates going down, apartment rents going up and the projected growth of the community over the next five years there will be a need for more housing developments.

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  290. 02/26/2016

    Lack of contractors and politics: These are the challenges Seattle's real estate industry faces

    Kidder Mathews ranks No. 1 in this week's Puget Sound Business Journal list, which ranks commercial real estate firms by the number of licensed, full-time, local brokers.

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  291. 02/26/2016

    Broker: Extremely fast evolution of South Lake Union area big surprise

    A full 90 percent of Rod Keefe's commercial real estate business lies between CenturyLink stadium and South Lake Union.

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  292. 02/26/2016

    In Auburn, a warehouse investor bets on FedEx as Amazon's big move looms

    A real estate investment company called CenterPoint Properties has made a big bet in Auburn that won't damage FedEx and other traditional shippers too much if the e-commerce behemoth starts delivering packages on its own.

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  293. 02/26/2016

    Squeezing labs into new spaces South - Lake Union's life sciences market is hot - but very tight

    South Lake Union checks all the boxes for spinning out life science companies except perhaps one - spaces to house their growth.

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  294. 02/25/2016

    Kidder Mathews hires retail team

    Kidder Mathews has hired the retail sales and leasing team of Damian Sevilla and Jason Miller from Colliers International.

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  295. 02/23/2016

    CenterPoint Properties Acquires 152,155 Square Foot Building in Auburn, Washington

    CenterPoint Properties is proud to announce the acquisition of a 152,155 square foot facility on 15 acres at 3702 C Street NE in Auburn, Washington.

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  296. 02/23/2016

    Investors behind big SoMa DNA testing company deal pick up a second S.F. warehouse for industrial play

    SKS Partners LLC and ProspectHill Group picked up a 140,000-square-foot warehouse in the South of Market neighborhood for $47 million.

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  297. 02/21/2016

    Owens Financial seeks buyer for Chateau at the Village project in South Lake Tahoe

    Owens Financial, the owner of the mixed-use development project known as Chateau at the Village, is looking for a buyer, or buyers, for the 11.5 acre area in South Lake Tahoe once known as "The Hole."

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  298. 02/19/2016

    Back from the brink: Tahoe luxury development begins new phase and goes on the market

    A prominent mixed-use development project in South Lake Tahoe is for sale - just as another phase of expansion begins.

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  299. 02/16/2016

    Vacant Restaurant Behind Ferry Building Still Seeking 'Deep-Pocketed' Tenant

    Perched at the edge of the Bay behind the much more famous Ferry Building, the Ferry Plaza East Building has now been vacant for more than two years.

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  300. 02/16/2016

    Kidder Mathews Selected to Lease 1.9M-SF Woodburn DC

    Proposed Regional Distribution Center Coming to Woodburn

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  301. 02/15/2016

    Chateau in South Lake Tahoe under construction

    Kidder Mathews, agent, is selling The Chateau at the Village, an 11.5-acre retail and large-scale fully entitled residential development site in the heart of South Lake Tahoe.

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  302. 02/11/2016

    Sacramento investors acquire a half block on Broadway corridor

    In another sign of economic revival in Sacramento's Tower District, a local investment group has acquired a half city block at 19th Street and Broadway with plans that could include luring retailers and possibly a grocery store.

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  303. 02/11/2016

    Chateau at the Village in South Lake Tahoe-Phase II Under Construction

    Kidder Mathews, as exclusive agent for the Seller, is selling The Chateau at the Village, an 11.5-acre retail and large-scale fully entitled residential development site in the heart of South Lake Tahoe, California.

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  304. 02/08/2016

    Local hotel deals setting records

    Two hotel sales this year in Seattle and Bellevue have set records for the Puget Sound region.

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  305. 02/05/2016

    Swift Gateway Sold for $18.3M

    Walton Street Capital Divests 64,000-SF Bellevue Bldg

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  306. 02/03/2016

    Kidder Mathews hires

    J. Michael Hoeck, Michael Nevis, Dave Simonsen and Steve Kucera have joined the industrial division for Kidder Mathews, a commercial real estate firm that just opened an office in Reno.

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  307. 02/03/2016

    Moving on up

    Commercial real estate brokerage firm Kidder Mathews has taken the first step in an effort to double its Sacramento-area presence over the coming year.

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  308. 01/29/2016

    In the Central District, big real estate deals moving forward along 23rd Ave

    It has been seven months since the Midtown Center in the Central District was put on the market last summer, and, as of right now, the hot piece of real estate is still for sale - though a deal is looming.

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  309. 01/29/2016

    Meet the rising stars in the Bay Area's commercial brokerage world

    Meet the young brokers who are doing significant deals in the Bay Area's hot real estate market. With office costs soaring, they use shrewd strategy to help clients make the best decisions possible

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  310. 01/28/2016

    Pros and Cons to Seller Occupying Property

    When the seller occupying a property is a credit tenant, that is a huge plus for the buyer, but the downside is they're used to doing whatever they want to the property, CT Realty's director of acquisitions Steve Provencio tells

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  311. 01/28/2016

    Industrial real estate isn't sexy, but in Seattle it sure is hot

    Like other segments of the Puget Sound region's commercial real estate industry, the industrial sector is having its best year since 2006.

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  312. 01/27/2016

    AAA Washington Buys One Newport Building in Bellevue for $29M

    AAA Washington has purchased One Newport Building, an 89,850-square-foot office building in Bellevue, for $29 million. The Class A building is located at 3605 132nd Ave. SE.

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  313. 01/26/2016

    Kidder Mathews hires brokers, plans new office

    The local office of a new brokerage in the region, Kidder Mathews, has signed up three new brokers - and plans on bringing in more.

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  314. 01/26/2016

    40 companies to watch in 2016

    Experts say Arizona has said goodbye to the recession and the commercial real estate industry can expect slow, steady growth in 2016.

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  315. 01/26/2016

    Kidder Mathews opens in Reno

    Kidder Mathews, a commercial real estate firm with 13 offices on the West Coast, has opened an office at 50 W. Liberty Street in Reno.

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  316. 01/25/2016

    AAA buys Bellevue building for $29M

    AAA Washington purchased the four-story One Newport Building at 3605 132nd Ave. S.E. in Bellevue for $29.08 million.

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  317. 01/25/2016

    Kidder Mathews recruits three veteran brokers to its Sacramento group

    Kidder Mathews continues to grow its Sacramento commercial real estate group, and recently added three veteran brokers. Bruce Wirt, Dennis Shorrock, and Tom Bacon will be senior vice presidents in the firm, and will specialize in office properties.

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  318. 01/24/2016

    Century-old, mostly vacant Eitel Building may see new life

    Lake Union Partners' $30 million plan for the languishing Eitel Building is benefiting from broader efforts to clean up and redefine downtown Seattle's Pike-Pine corridor.

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  319. 01/23/2016

    AAA Washington buys One Newport Building for $29 million

    AAA Washington, an insurance company based in Bellevue, has purchased the One Newport Building in Factoria for $29,075,000.

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  320. 01/22/2016

    Acquisition Expands Life Science Cluster

    A recent acquisition of 77,000 square feet of industrial/office space is slated for expansion of a life science cluster, enabling the commercialization of a vast amount of intellectual property coming from neighboring Stanford University.

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  321. 01/22/2016

    AAA books $29M sale of former T-Mobile office building in Bellevue

    Insurance and travel company AAA Washington on Thursday bought the One Newport Building along Interstate 90 in Bellevue for nearly $29.1 million, according to real estate group Kidder Mathews.

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  322. 01/21/2016

    Kidder Mathews opens Reno office

    Kidder Mathews opened a new office in Reno and hired four of that region's top industrial brokers.

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  323. 01/21/2016

    Kidder Mathews Expands Into Reno

    Commercial real estate firm, Kidder Mathews, has opened an office in Reno and has recruited four of the region's top industrial brokers.

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  324. 01/20/2016

    Desert Vista Commerce center sells for $8.9M

    BKM Capital partners purchased a Tempe multi-tenant industrial center, Desert Vista Commerce Center, for $8,914,000.

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  325. 01/20/2016

    Kidder Mathews Expands into Reno, Recruits Top Brokerage Team

    Commercial real estate firm, Kidder Mathews, announced it has opened an office in Reno and has recruited four of the region's top industrial brokers.

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  326. 01/20/2016

    Kidder Mathews expansion takes its 'logical next step:' Reno

    Seattle-based commercial real estate company Kidder Mathews' expansion continued Wednesday, when the company announced it has opened an office in the "biggest little city in the world," Reno, Nevada.

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  327. 01/16/2016

    Affluent Chinese see upscale safe haven in Seattle area

    With volatility and devaluation at home, Chinese investors have become the No. 1 foreign purchasers of U.S. real estate, and interest in the Seattle area is said to be running high.

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  328. 01/15/2016

    Seattle region's office market is strong now, but for how much longer?

    The Puget Sound region's office market hasn't been this hot since before the recession.

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  329. 01/15/2016

    $8.5M deal at crossroads of real estate and charity

    When they started working on an $8.5 million transaction, two Seattle real estate brokers didn't know that their work would benefit the Foundation Fighting Blindness in a big way.

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  330. 01/13/2016

    With $18M acquisition, Bay Area firm grows its holdings in Bellevue

    A San Francisco company called Swift Real Estate Partners has acquired a nearly half-empty office building in suburban Bellevue.

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  331. 01/12/2016

    Kimberly-Clark Mill site readying for next phase

    After more than 80 years as a pulp and paper mill and three as a pile of unwanted, contaminated rubble, the former Kimberly-Clark site is poised to complete a clear makeover.

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  332. 01/12/2016

    In Seattle, office landlords are sitting pretty, but that will change

    With rents for prime office space soaring 28 percent in one Puget Sound-area neighborhood last year, these are good times for office landlords.

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  333. 01/11/2016

    Tarlton Properties Acquires 77,000 SQ. FT. Menlo Park Portfolio for $18MM

    Tarlton Properties, Inc. (TPI), a commercial property development and asset manager, announced the recent acquisition of 77,000 square feet of industrial/office space for their O'Brien Drive Portfolio (ODP) in Menlo Park, CA.

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  334. 01/08/2016

    44-Unit Hayward Apartment Complex Sells for $6.95MM

    Plaza Verde, a 44-unit multifamily complex located at 550 Berry Avenue in Hayward, California has been purchased by 29th Street Capital

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  335. 01/08/2016

    Apple campus in north San Jose gets key endorsement from city planners

    The huge campus that Apple is planning in north San Jose that could bring 16,000 or more jobs to that part of Silicon Valley has landed a key endorsement from city staffers.

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  336. 01/08/2016

    Terry Ryan is 2016 Snohomish County Council chair

    he Snohomish County Council has elected Terry Ryan to serve as chair of the council for 2016.

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  337. 01/07/2016

    Roseville office building sells for $9.6 million

    A Roseville office property has traded hands for $9.6 million as part of a tax-exchange deal.

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  338. 01/06/2016

    Forecast 2016: Ruling With an Iron Fist

    From local environmental laws in California to messy zoning regulations and what was perceived to be a lack of leadership in Washington, it seems the industry does not view the current governmental climate favorably.

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  339. 01/06/2016

    General Atomics Aeronautical Systems leases space in Poway

    General Atomics Aeronautical Systems has signed a four year lease for a 112,000-square-foot industrial property in the San Diego submarket of Poway.

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  340. 01/06/2016

    New Building on Harrison will House Strand Insurance, Other Occupant

    A new building being constructed on Harrison Ave. in Centralia will house Strand Insurance, and one other occupant, although it is unknown who that will be.

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  341. 12/31/2015

    Intersil Gives Back Space To Make Way for a New Tenant in Milpitas

    Intersil Corp. amended its office lease with affiliates of CBRE Global Investors for the company's headquarters in Milpitas, California.

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  342. 12/31/2015

    Stillwater Business Park takes root with first tenant

    It's been more than four months since Redding landed its first tenant in Stillwater Business Park, the city-owned industrial complex that officially opened nearly six years ago in the midst of the Great Recession with high hopes, despite the hard times.

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  343. 12/31/2015

    Kidder Mathews adds Linn

    Tyler Linn has joined the Portland office of Kidder Mathews as a vice president.

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  344. 12/30/2015

    $8.5M First Hill office sale will help charity

    A medical office condo on First Hill sold for $8.5 million, and Kidder Mathews said in a press release that the net proceeds will benefit the Foundation Fighting Blindness.

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  345. 12/29/2015

    Millions from sale of medical office to go to charity

    Medical office in Nordstrom Medical Tower sold for $8.5 million, net proceeds will benefit blindness foundation

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  346. 12/28/2015

    Watumull Properties Corp. has purchased a 205,000-square-foot manufacturing facility, for $7.5 million

    he 32,000-square-foot property is 95% leased to a tenant mix that includes McDonald's, Fitness 19, Schools First Credit Union, KinderCare.

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  347. 12/26/2015

    In Shasta County, cheaper to rent than to buy, but just barely

    No surprise, it's cheaper to rent a house in most places in California than it is to buy, according to a study released by RealtyTrac.

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  348. 12/24/2015

    Seattle Office Market On Fire with High Tenant Demand, Rising Rents

    The Puget Sound/Seattle region has risen to become one of the nation's top markets for technology jobs, resulting in plans for more than a dozen new office towers and rapidly increasing central business district (CBD) rents.

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  349. 12/23/2015

    Skin Products Company Leases Carlsbad Industrial Building

    Locally based Coola Suncare, which makes sunscreens and related skin products, has leased 45,500 square feet at a Carlsbad industrial building, in a deal valued at approximately $2.28 million, according to brokerage firm Lee & Associates.

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  350. 12/20/2015

    'Drebatizing' Olympia - One Property at a Time

    For more almost five decades, John Drebick and his family have embodied Edison's words while making Olympia a better place to live, work, and shop.

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  351. 12/17/2015

    Why and how the Hutch moved to SLU

    Moving Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center from First Hill to South Lake Union was the largest land assembly in Seattle since the 1962 World's Fair.

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  352. 12/17/2015

    Sederstrom Joins Kidder Mathews

    Bo Sederstrom has joined Kidder Mathews as a senior vice president. Based in the firm's Phoenix, AZ office, Sederstrom will specialize in office leasing.

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  353. 12/15/2015

    One-fifth of this year's Seattle office sales volume went to Asian firms

    The impact of Asian buyers on the Puget Sound region's real estate market has been increasing in recent years, but 2015 will be remembered as the year Asian companies had their biggest impact to date.

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  354. 12/15/2015

    Blount Int'l Sells Milwaukie Industrial Bldg - Watumull Pays $7.5M

    Honolulu-based Watumull Properties Corporation purchased the industrial facility at 3901 SE Naef Rd. in Milwakie, OR from Blount International, Inc. for $7.5 million, or about $37 per square foot.

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  355. 12/11/2015

    Rehab or Raze: A 107-Year-Old Central Eastside Apartment Building is Up for Sale

    The real estate listing for the 107-year-old apartment building calls it "one of the more historically significant apartments located in what is now considered the Burnside Bridgehead area of close-in east Portland."

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  356. 12/10/2015

    NAIOP topic: Fred Hutch and SLU

    The Washington chapter of NAIOP will look at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center's move to South Lake Union and the catalyzing effect it had on the neighborhood.

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  357. 12/09/2015

    Investor who delivered Under Armour's Portland office picks up manufacturing plant for $7.5M

    The company behind one of the city's splashiest real estate deals is at it again.

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  358. 12/08/2015

    Coming soon to the Cannery in Davis: Commercial development

    Developers of the Cannery project in Davis this week will unveil plans for commercial development on 15 acres along Covell Boulevard.

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  359. 12/07/2015

    K2 Sports leaves Seattle for big new facility near Sea-Tac Airport

    Des Moines is on a roll as another employer, K2 Sports, is moving to a business park now under construction in the Seattle suburb.

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  360. 12/04/2015

    Irish food firm to open a plant in Des Moines

    Leasing three buildings in the first phase of Des Moines Creek Business Park has been a dream for Kidder Mathews, the broker.

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  361. 12/03/2015

    Kidder Mathews hires Lezlie Plastino

    Lezlie Plastino has joined Kidder Mathews' Bellevue office as a senior property manager.

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  362. 12/03/2015

    2 more retailers at Chambers Bay

    Top Pot Doughnuts and Mediterranean Grill will open locations in the Village at Chambers Bay in University Place.

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  363. 12/02/2015

    Delightful Development

    Trend Business Center owner McCormack Properties LP leased the business park's 17,960-square-foot building A to a Michigan-based distribution company, and plans to begin construction of a new 33,221-square-foot facility in June 2016.

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  364. 12/02/2015

    Top Pot Doughnuts, Mediterranean Grill coming to U.P. in 2016

    The Village at Chambers Bay in University Place (formerly known as Town Center) will get two new commercial tenants next spring.

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  365. 12/01/2015

    Tukwila business park fetches $202 million

    A 76-acre business park near Westfield Southcenter mall was sold Tuesday for $202.8 million, a huge sum for an industrial park in the Puget Sound region.

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  366. 12/01/2015

    Top Pot Doughnuts, Mediterranean Gyro Grill to open in University Place

    After announcing earlier this year it would open its first South Sound location in Tacoma, Top Pot Doughnuts is opening a second location in University Place.

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  367. 12/01/2015

    Top Pot Doughnuts, Mediterranean Grill to open in The Village at Chambers Bay

    In 2016, two new eateries will open up at The Village at Chambers Bay in University Village: the Mediterranean Grill and Top Pot Dougnuts.

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  368. 11/23/2015

    General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Leases Space in Poway

    General Atomics Aeronautical Systems has signed a four-year lease for a 112,000-square-foot industrial property in the San Diego submarket of Poway.

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  369. 11/19/2015

    Lake Union Partners pays $5M for Eitel Building, plans hotel

    Lake Union Partners said it has purchased the 111-year-old Eitel Building at 1501 Second Ave. for $5.35 million and plans to turn it into a hotel.

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  370. 11/18/2015

    'Intractable eyesore' by Pike Place Market will become a hotel

    A mostly vacant, old building at a key corner in downtown Seattle finally has some new owners, and they plan to turn it into a hotel with a street-level bar and restaurant

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  371. 11/17/2015

    General Atomics, Biotech Firms Sign New Leases

    Property owners and brokers recently announced significant lease deals in Poway and Carlsbad, including General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc.'s move to take 112,000 square feet in a Poway transaction valued at $4.2 million.

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  372. 11/13/2015

    SEBCO Acquires Auto Dealership Tukwila Retail Trades for $6.2M

    D & C Investments sold the retail property at 11000 Tukwila International Blvd. in Tukwila, WA to SEBCO, Inc. for $6.2 million, or about $301 per square foot.

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  373. 11/10/2015

    Record-Setting Employment Figures Fuel NorCal's Strong Multifamily Market

    Fueled by record-setting employment, the San Francisco Bay Area multifamily market is performing at its highest level in recent years in terms of low vacancy rates, strong rental growth, and new apartment communities coming online, under construction and planned

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  374. 11/06/2015

    Wellness in Washington's Best Workplaces

    More than 1,200 people came to cheer at Safeco Field one evening last summer, and the Mariners didn't have a game.

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  375. 11/06/2015

    Apple's real estate rampage across Silicon Valley could dwarf its spaceship campus

    When first unveiled a few years ago, the Apple Campus II seemed like a gigantic wonderland for the company's ballooning Silicon Valley workforce'

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  376. 11/06/2015

    Initial buildings tilted at Des Moines business park

    Sierra Construction recently tilted concrete walls for the third building of Des Moines Creek Business Park's first phase.

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  377. 11/06/2015

    Apple tries to develop property in north San Jose

    Apple has an ambitious plan to expand in the Bay Area, working with the city of San Jose to develop up to 4.15 million square feet of space in the next 15 years.

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  378. 11/05/2015

    Safeco HQ: Good news, bad news

    Safeco's decision to consolidate its Seattle headquarters in Safeco Plaza at 1001 Fourth Ave. could be good or bad, depending on your perspective.

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  379. 11/05/2015

    Chinese developer eyes U Village-like project for Tacoma

    After looking for more than two years, Tacoma officials think they've found the man to develop a big downtown property by the University of Washington's branch campus.

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  380. 11/05/2015

    Why Apple Is Grabbing Huge Parcels of Land in Silicon Valley

    The company has already outgrown its Pentagon-sized "spaceship."

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  381. 11/04/2015

    Aerostar Aerospace Manufacturing leases one of the largest free-standing manufacturing buildings in Deer Valley

    Aerostar Aerospace Manufacturing, a manufacturer of high-complexity machine parts used in commercial aircraft, has completed a 7-year lease on an industrial/manufacturing building located at 2688 East Rose Garden Lane in Phoenix, Arizona.

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  382. 11/03/2015

    Apple earns 'wows' for massive office expansion

    Apple is known for inspiring "gee whiz" reactions to its cutting-edge gizmos such as smartphones, tablets and watches, but now the tech titan is drawing a new round of "wow" responses to its stunning shopping spree for office space, buildings and land in Silicon Valley.

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  383. 11/03/2015

    Office tenants gobbled up more space in Seattle than NYC, Chicago

    The Seattle-Bellevue area led the nation during the third quarter in demand for office space, edging out much larger markets like New York City and Chicago, as local technology firms expanded and newcomers planted their flags, according to a brokerage report.

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  384. 11/02/2015

    Developer eyes construction start for big spec office project near Boeing in Renton

    By the end of this year or early next, a developer said he will be under construction on a trio of large office buildings in an unexpected place: Renton.

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  385. 10/31/2015

    New Kidder on the block

    This week's conversion of Sacramento's Voit Real Estate Services offices into a new outpost for Seattle-based Kidder Mathews is seen as a huge opportunity for the 10 commercial brokers making the move.

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  386. 10/30/2015

    Kidder Mathews Calls Roseville Home

    With good proximity to the booming Bay Area and its locations in San Francisco, Redwood City, CA, and San Jose, Kidder Mathews has chosen Roseville as the location for its newest office.

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  387. 10/29/2015

    Kidder Mathews opens its 12th office

    Kidder Mathews opened its 12th office on the West Coast in the Sacramento suburb of Roseville, California.

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  388. 10/28/2015

    Kidder Mathews Takes Over Voit Operations In Sacramento, Phoenix As Western Expansion Continues

    Privately Held Seattle Brokerage Scoops Up Brokers; Eyes Further Expansion In Bay Area, Sacramento

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  389. 10/27/2015

    A new competitor enters Sacramento commercial real estate market

    Commercial real estate firm Kidder Mathews says it's opening its 12th location on the West Coast, effective Friday. The Roseville office will serve the greater Sacramento area.

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  390. 10/26/2015

    Exclusive: Sushi Confidential rolls into downtown San Jose

    When he started out on his own a couple of years ago, sushi chef Randy Mustererwould invite a few dozen of his friends over to his house for what he only half-jokingly called "underground" sushi feasts. Price of admission: About $40.

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  391. 10/26/2015

    Getting higher: Site of Bellevue's 1st pot store slated for redevelopment

    Green Theory, Bellevue's first legal recreational cannabis store, has been open just over a year, and already it's going to have to move.

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  392. 10/23/2015

    Jon Bell: Portland office market goes from hot to sizzling

    With three quarters down and less than one to go before the end of the year, Portland's office market shows no signs of easing up anytime soon.

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  393. 10/23/2015

    Seattle commercial real estate firm taking over Voit's local office

    Seattle-based commercial real estate firm Kidder Mathews will take over the local office of Voit Real Estate Services on Nov. 1.

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  394. 10/23/2015

    Seattle real estate firm opening Roseville office

    A fast-growing, Seattle-based brokerage company is moving into the Sacramento market, taking over the local operations of Voit Real Estate Services.

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  395. 10/20/2015

    Apple expansion widens in north San Jose

    Apple has grabbed a building in north San Jose that's part of a site where the fast-growing company could eventually assemble enough property for 3,000 workers.

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  396. 10/16/2015

    Here's what this new developer has in store

    When it comes to building office space, timing is almost as important as location. One Connecticut company entered the Seattle real estate race has both of those things going for it.

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  397. 10/16/2015

    Biotech firms find little room for a lab

    It's getting harder and harder to find a place to house a life science company in Seattle.

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  398. 10/13/2015

    Bellevue company plans $100M aerospace business park in Arlington

    GS Venture Partners of Bellevue on Tuesday said it is starting development of a $100 million business park in Arlington that could have 1 million square feet of space for aerospace and other manufacturing companies.

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  399. 10/12/2015

    Thurston's office vacancy problem

    Reinvestment, not cheaper rates, may be key to filling spaces

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  400. 10/12/2015

    Seattle's biotechs look to Bothell for space as lab vacancy rate nears zero

    For the last couple of years in the Puget Sound region, it has been tough for life science companies to find offices that also include lab space.

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  401. 10/12/2015

    Lancaster Apts Sell for $8.2M - 31 Units in Capitol Hill Changes Hands

    A private investor purchased the 31-unit Lancaster Apartments at 704 E. Thomas St. in Seattle, WA from a group of local owners for almost $8.25 million, or about $266,000 per unit.

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  402. 10/11/2015

    210 senior apartments coming to Trosper Road site in Tumwater

    Plans are underway for a 210-unit apartment complex for low-income seniors in Tumwater, the first development of its kind in the city.

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  403. 10/08/2015

    Kidder Mathews Expands into Phoenix

    Commercial real estate brokerage firm, Kidder Mathews, has opened an office in Phoenix and hired 11 brokers plus marketing support staff, all with extensive careers and experience in the Phoenix marketplace.

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  404. 10/08/2015

    Major South Lake Union biotech landlord to be acquired for $8B

    There are more changes ahead for the building that houses Seattle biotech Juno Therapeutics (Nasdaq: JUNO) and the Center for Infectious Disease Research.

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  405. 10/08/2015

    Pet food, auto parts help make Seattle's industrial market the nation's hottest

    Three large leases at two warehouse developments in Sumner go a long way toward showing why the greater Seattle industrial market is now tops in the United States.

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  406. 10/06/2015

    $37M Kirkland sale shows office investors are hot for deals in suburbia

    A privately held real estate adviser out of Boston has acquired the four-building Crown Pointe office campus in Kirkland for $37 million.

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  407. 10/06/2015

    EXCLUSIVE: Developer grabs prime 650-unit Oakland site - but won't join highrise crowd

    One of Oakland's most valuable residential development sites, wedged between downtown and Lake Merritt, was zoned last year for "one of the most generous density allotments in a Bay Area major city," according to the property's sales brochure.

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  408. 10/05/2015

    Reports: Apple plans to build 2nd 'spaceship' campus

    With its "spaceship" Apple Campus 2 project still under construction in Cupertino, CA, Apple has agreed to lease 777,000 square feet in Sunnyvale, CA, where it can accommodate another 4,000 workers, according to the San Jose Mercury News.

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  409. 10/02/2015

    Apple plans huge Sunnyvale campus, eyes fresh San Jose expansion

    pple is eyeing fresh expansions here and in north San Jose that would add about 1 million square feet to what has turned into a stunning growth spurt for the tech giant, sources and experts said Thursday.

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  410. 10/02/2015

    Kidder Mathews opens in Phoenix

    Commercial real estate brokerage firm Kidder Mathews announced it has opened an office in Phoenix and hired 11 brokers and marketing support staff.

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  411. 10/02/2015

    Sorrento Mesa Industrial Park Sells for $90M

    An affiliate of New York-based Clarion Partners has acquired the five-building Pacific Technology Park in Sorrento Mesa for $90 million, according to CoStar Group and public data.

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  412. 10/01/2015

    Kidder Mathews' growth across the West continues, this time in Phoenix

    Seattle-based commercial real estate brokerage firm Kidder Mathews has opened an office in Phoenix.

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  413. 09/29/2015

    Real estate experts high on opportunity in Thurston County

    The four speakers cited a bevy of reasons to invest in Thurston County. Good work force development thanks to a solid K-12 system and a variety of quality higher education choices.

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  414. 09/28/2015

    Ruby Receptionists Leases 19,000 SF at Fox Tower

    Ruby Receptionists, provider of virtual receptionist services, signed a lease for 19,290 square feet of office space in the Fox Tower at 805 SW Broadway in Portland, OR.

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  415. 09/24/2015

    Lake Union Office Sells for $6M

    WCI Voice and Data sold the office buidlign at 1945 Yale Ave. E in Seattle, WA to W.G. Clark Construction Co. for $6 million, or about $429 per square foot.

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  416. 09/23/2015

    Dallas firm buys land in downtown Bellevue to build more apartments

    Having recently completed its first project in downtown Bellevue, Alamo Manhattan of Dallas just bought more land nearby for a second phase.

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  417. 09/22/2015

    Two Industrial Deals Signed at Lakeview Business Ctr Bldg

    Chinook Footwear has leased 46,028 square feet at 6077 Lakeview Blvd. in Lake Oswego, OR.

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  418. 09/18/2015

    Developer Walker John tackles new project near East Capitol Campus

    Developer Walker John, who made a splash turning a former office building into the mixed-use Thurston First Bank building at Franklin Avenue and Legion Way, is at it again, converting yet another office building into residences.

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  419. 09/18/2015

    This biotech IPO just inked a huge lease in Berkeley

    Fast-growing Aduro Biotech Inc. - one of the growing list of recent Bay Area life sciences IPOs - will take little more than half of a new Wareham Development building in Berkeley's Aquatic Park with an option for the remainder of the four-story structure.

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  420. 09/18/2015

    Port 106 starts Interbay Total Wine & More store

    A partnership of Kauri Investments and Ariel Development called Port 106 LLC started construction on a 25,000-square-foot store for Total Wine & More at 1600 Armory Way in Interbay.

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  421. 09/17/2015

    Google plans expansions in Mountain View, eyes San Jose for first time

    Google is expanding in its home town of Mountain View -- and for the first time is strongly considering planting its flag in north San Jose in a big way, an indication that job growth in Santa Clara County remains robust.

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  422. 09/15/2015

    Exclusive: Chinese Tesla rival, NextEV, coming to north San Jose

    Say "electric cars" in Silicon Valley, and you'll conjure visions of Tesla Motors Inc.'s factory in Fremont and a sleek Model S.

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  423. 09/10/2015

    Kirkland Marina, Home Port building sell for $28 million

    The Homeport Building and Marina in downtown Kirkland has been sold to Bellevue-based PMF Investments for $28 million.

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  424. 09/10/2015

    This Morning With S.F.'s Top Foreign Investment Executives

    We got some of the top minds in foreign investment to tell us what it takes to strike deals with China at Bisnow's S.F. Capital Markets Extravaganza event this morning at the historic Fairmont Hotel. Here's what they had to say.

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  425. 09/10/2015

    Rancho Bernardo industrial building on Via Esprillo sells

    The 165,600-square-foot flex industrial/R&D/office building in Rancho Bernardo at 1655 Via Esprillo, San Diego 92127, has been sold for $30 million, cash, as a sale/leaseback transaction.

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  426. 09/09/2015

    PMF pays $28M for Homeport, an office-marina property in Kirkland

    PMF Investments bought the Homeport Building & Marina at 135 Lake St. in Kirkland for $28 million.

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  427. 09/08/2015

    San Diego County's Industrial Market Continues its Hot Streak

    San Diego's industrial market is on pace to be a record-setting year, as of the end of the second quarter.

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  428. 09/04/2015

    $28M Kirkland marina sale puts new owner at the helm

    The Kirkland Homeport Marina has been sold along with the office building that houses an Anthony's Homeport restaurant.

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  429. 09/04/2015

    Clarion buys Sorrento Mesa technology park for $90 million

    A Clarion Partners entity has paid $90 million to buy the 550,000-square-foot Pacific Technology Park in Sorrento Mesa.

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  430. 09/04/2015

    Rivulis Irrigation Signs Lease for 60,000 SF

    Rivulis Irrigation signed a 60,120-square-foot industrial lease at 1855 Dornoch Ct. in San Diego, CA.

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  431. 08/31/2015

    Social networking: How Washington's Best Workplaces create a great company culture through some unique bonding experiences

    Building a great culture at work, typically means that companies enable employees to have terrific social bonding experiences.

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  432. 08/31/2015

    Old Spaghetti Factory's move has big implications

    The Old Spaghetti Factory is finding a new home in Tacoma, and it has economic implications beyond just serving pasta to the masses.

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  433. 08/28/2015

    Long-stalled office projects take flight as tech demand pushes down Peninsula

    What a difference a year makes. Last summer, only one office project was under construction on the Peninsula.

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  434. 08/24/2015

    Northwest Regional ESD Relocates, Expands

    Northwest Regional Educational Services is relocating and expanding to 23,415 square feet at Building E of Nimbus Oaks in Portland, Oregon.

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  435. 08/24/2015

    Heavy Hitters in Commercial Real Estate

    The world of commercial real estate is a complex and provocative field that demands expertise in areas from development and capitalization to legal and regulatory issues to long-term investment strategies and short-term speculation.

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  436. 08/21/2015

    New office complex planned for north San Jose

    A new office campus of 1.1 million square feet is being planned for north San Jose on Zanker Road, and the site is big enough that it could land major tech tenants such as Apple and Broadcom.

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  437. 08/20/2015

    Tarragon building 70% leased

    Tarragon said its 134,600-square-foot Sumner industrial building called Salmon Creek Corporate Park Building A is 70 percent leased.

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  438. 08/19/2015

    Center for Architecture & Design: branding Seattle as a design city

    Seattle is home to lots of architecture firms, known nationally for sustainable design, and in the midst of a building boom that is changing the skyline almost every day.

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  439. 08/18/2015

    Top Pot Doughnuts to open first shop in Tacoma

    Slated to open in late 2015, the doughnut shop will become part of the under-construction Proctor Station (2724 North Proctor Street).

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  440. 08/17/2015

    Jeffrey Crocker joins Kidder Mathews

    Jeffrey Crocker has joined the San Diego office of Kidder Mathews, where he will specialize in industrial and office properties in North San Diego County.

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  441. 08/17/2015

    Seattle Retail Snapshot for the 2nd Quarter of 2015

    The retail market is strong in the core markets of Seattle and the Eastside, where most of the employment growth is occurring.

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  442. 08/14/2015

    Economic turmoil won't stop Chinese investors from snagging trophy properties

    If anything, the softening of the economy in China, which this week devalued the yuan, will accelerate interest in Seattle properties among wealthy Chinese investors seeking a safe haven, some experts say.

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  443. 08/07/2015

    Tarlton Lands Huge Biotech Gig

    Tarlton Properties Inc. just landed a big one in San Francisco Bay's booming life sciences market.

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  444. 08/05/2015

    Success on the Cutting Edge of the Commercial Glass Industry

    "We operate at the bleeding edge of new technologies," shares Jeff Nickel proudly. "We have a lot of automation and measuring equipment in our shop. When other firms may see no need to change, we wrap ourselves around it. It's what we do."

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  445. 07/30/2015

    Kidder Mathews Hires Denevi

    28-Year Veteran Joins Silicon Valley Office

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  446. 07/29/2015

    Office space still weak, Warehouse strong

    South King and Pierce Counties' commercial office real estate picture remains dark, despite the sunny skies over Metro-Seattle.

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  447. 07/27/2015

    Blackstone buys back buildings it sold 8 years ago

    An entity related Blackstone Real Estate last week closed on numerous buildings in Redmond and Bothell it briefly owned eight years ago.

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  448. 07/27/2015

    Leif's Auto Collision Ctrs Signs 127,000-SF Renewal

    Tenant Remains at Tigard's Nelson Business Center

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  449. 07/24/2015

    Apple signs two big Santa Clara leases in fresh expansion

    Apple, in another remarkable expansion of its Silicon Valley operations, has struck a deal to lease two big buildings in Santa Clara, according to sources familiar with the transactions.

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  450. 07/24/2015

    Huge selloff of Eastside office buildings begins

    Twenty suburban office buildings across the Eastside sold Thursday for a total of $208.4 million.

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  451. 07/17/2015

    $1.4 billion plan in works to double state Convention Center in Seattle

    The Convention Place bus station in downtown Seattle could be transformed into a five-story exhibition center, as part of a $1.4 billion plan to double the capacity of the Washington State Convention Center.

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  452. 07/16/2015

    Washington State Convention Center plans to double in size

    The massive project will change the look of a booming neighborhood and eliminate a major transit gateway into downtown as hotel development booms to meet record demand for rooms in Seattle.

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  453. 07/13/2015

    Capitol Hill Site Comes to Market

    The MidTown Center property, a full city block located on a major intersection at 23rd Avenue and East Union Street in Capitol Hill is coming to market for the first time in 70 years.

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  454. 07/13/2015

    Apple deal gives economic boost to north San Jose

    Apple's decision to lease a big office building in San Jose gives a boost to North San Jose and could bring well over 1,000 jobs to that part of Silicon Valley.

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  455. 07/13/2015

    Building and sales keep on booming

    Seattle has more than 7 million square feet of office space under construction, and investors have spent $2.2 billion on office properties so far this year - not including Columbia Center.

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  456. 07/11/2015

    One of the Last Large Development Sites in Seattle Could Set a Record

    The MidTown Center property is a full city block located on a major intersection at 23rd Avenue and East Union Street in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle that's for sale for the first time in 70 years.

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  457. 07/10/2015

    Big Central District site is up for sale

    A full block in the heart of the Central District is up for sale for the first time in 70 years.

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  458. 07/09/2015

    New industrial building for Carlsbad

    Located at The Carlsbad Raceway Business Center, an 80,000-square-foot manufacturing and distribution center at 3200 Lionshead Ave. is being developed by Burke Real Estate Group, a local firm.

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  459. 07/07/2015

    Popular Dave & Buster's franchise may be heading to Lynnwood

    The popular franchise business combines a restaurant, sports bar and arcade and uses the slogan "Eat. Drink. Play." It's a kind of a Chuck E. Cheese with beer.

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  460. 07/07/2015

    Kidder Mathews: San Francisco Office 2nd Quarter 2015

    The San Francisco office real estate market continued to steamroll forward this quarter, with the second quarter seeing high absorption, a further decrease in vacancy, and steady rent growth.

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  461. 07/06/2015

    Community service runs the gamut

    The range and style of charitable giving and philanthropy varies widely among the Top Bay Area Workplaces.

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  462. 07/02/2015

    Clarke joins Kidder Mathews

    Ty Clarke has joined the Tacoma office of Kidder Mathews, specializing in industrial leasing and sales.

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  463. 07/01/2015

    Large site in Central Seattle is 'ripe' for the market

    The MidTown Center property on the corner of 23rd Avenue and East Union Street is up for sale for the first time in more than 70 years.

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  464. 06/30/2015

    Top Workplaces 2015 Ranking

    Bay Area News Group has recognized 100 Companies and Organizations in Bay Area as Top Workplaces 2015. These companies have been recognized as Top Workplaces based solely on surveys about the workplace completed by their employees.

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  465. 06/29/2015

    MidTown Center property in Seattle's Central District listed for sale, could set record

    Kidder Mathews has begun marketing a large property in Seattle's Central District that could set records when it sells.

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  466. 06/28/2015

    One of the last remaining large developable sites' in Seattle hits market at 23rd and Union

    You'll have to call to find out an asking price, but 23rd and Union's hallmark property is officially for sale. Last week, realtors for longtime MidTown Center owner Tom Bangasser released some slick marketing materials with sweeping aerial photos solely dedicated to selling the property.

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  467. 06/26/2015

    Jobs Fuel Accelerated SLU Multifamily Project

    A recently completed land deal indicates that multifamily developer Shea Properties is fast-tracking its first Seattle project.

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  468. 06/26/2015

    Kidder Mathews hires two

    Mary Kay Bier and Michael Jordan have joined the San Diego office of Kidder Mathews as first vice president and senior vice president, respectively.

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  469. 06/25/2015

    $12M sale moves big apartment project near Facebook closer to reality

    A proposal to build a seven-story apartment complex on the west side of Seattle's Lake Union moved forward this week when the developer paid $12 million for the nearly one-acre site.

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  470. 06/23/2015

    Market St. Burger King now closed to make way for new development

    The Burger King on Market St. in Ballard has shut its doors permanently in preparation for a 5-story office building which will soon take over the acre of land where the fast food restaurant and Shell Station currently stand.

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  471. 06/19/2015

    Uh-oh moment: Three office buildings are rising. Tenants are going away. Should Bellevue be worried?

    Buses during the rush hour are full, and the volume of cars on the streets seems as heavy as ever.

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  472. 06/18/2015

    Kidder Mathews adds Warren

    Kidder Mathews has hired Cam Warren. Warren will specialize in industrial leasing and sales out of the south Seattle office.

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  473. 06/18/2015

    Kidder Mathews pulling out the stops at U.S. Open

    Avalara has a tiki bar, Microsoft a device bar, and then there is the wine bar, where hundreds of glasses are being poured for the Washington State Wine Commission.

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  474. 06/16/2015

    Going after the green: Avalara's clever U.S. Open play at Chambers Bay

    A variety of Puget Sound-area companies are taking advantage of the tournament, which has drawn the world's best golfers to the area for a weeklong event.

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  475. 06/15/2015

    Oregon Wine Services & Storage Leases 145,000 SF

    Oregon Wine Services and Storage signed a 77-month lease for 145,136 square feet in the warehouse building at 19585 SW 118th Ave. in Tualatin, OR.

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  476. 06/14/2015

    2015 US Open will occur in Bellarmine's backyard

    The city of University Place, WA, is buzzing with anticipation. The 2015 US Open is happening this week from June 15 to June 21.

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  477. 06/12/2015

    Cushman & Wakefield's new offices to join the growing brokerage hot spot

    Expect to see even more brokers in downtown San Jose after Cushman & Wakefield signed a lease to move its local office to 10 Almaden, one of the city's trophy towers.

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  478. 06/08/2015

    Tableau may be looking to more than double Puget Sound-area footprint

    A year ago, many thought Seattle-based Tableau Software would need as much as another 225,000 square feet of office space. But now the company could take up to nearly twice that amount.

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  479. 06/08/2015

    Bird-X Leases 65,000 SF in Portland

    Pest Control Producer signs at Mason Street Corporate Park

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  480. 06/03/2015

    Port of Everett eyeing former K-C mill site for shipyard

    The Port of Everett has been doing due diligence work to acquire the former Kimberly-Clark mill site almost ever since shipyard company Foss Maritime backed out of a purchase-and-sale agreement a year ago.

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  481. 06/03/2015

    Council votes to save Old City Hall

    Tacoma's Old City Hall will be saved crumbling into rubble.

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  482. 06/02/2015

    Kidder Mathews/ProEquity Arranges the Sale of a 21-Unit Apartment Building

    Kidder Mathews, a leading commercial real estate investment services firm with offices throughout the West Coast, along with ProEquity Asset Management today announced the sale of a 21-unit apartment property located in Vacaville, CA, The asset sold for $1,875,000.

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  483. 06/01/2015

    Palo Alto Networks agrees to lease space for up to 5,000 workers in Santa Clara

    Palo Alto Networks has struck a deal to lease potentially more than 1 million square feet of office space in Santa Clara where the technology company could employ more than 5,000 workers, according to a regulatory filing Monday.

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  484. 06/01/2015

    Microsoft to vacate large swath of office space in downtown Bellevue

    Microsoft is looking for someone to take over its lease of six floors of office space in downtown Bellevue.

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  485. 05/29/2015

    Not a comeback, but Travis Parrott aims for spot in U.S. Open ...

    Portland's Travis Parrott and tennis partner Jordan Kerr of Adelaide, Australia, won a sectional qualifier at Las Vegas May 22-24 and will participate in a national qualifier for the U.S. Open Aug. 25-29 at New Haven, Conn.

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  486. 05/29/2015

    How Tacoma hatched a plan to buy Old City Hall

    After years of trying to hold together Old City Hall with the duct tape of code enforcement, Tacoma city officials decided several months ago it was time for something that might really stick.

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  487. 05/25/2015

    Chinese Real Estate Tycoon Pays $60m to Become Apple's Silicon Valley Landlord

    The mainland tycoon picked up 501 and 500 Macara Avenue for $60M (Image from Google Street View) The family office of a major Chinese real estate developer set new highs for Silicon Valley real estate this month by acquiring an office park in Sunnyvale, California for a reported $60 million.

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  488. 05/22/2015

    Renton Industrial Sells for $8.7M
    Teutsch Ptnrs Divest 96,000 SF on East Valley

    Hartung Glass Industries Corp. acquired the East Valley 34 industrial building at 3351 E. Valley Rd. in Renton, WA from Teutsch Parnters Real Estate Services for $8.65 million, or about $90 per square foot.

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  489. 05/20/2015

    Littau Harvester purchases Wilco Road site

    The large, vacant, and in recent years, quiet industrial site at the intersection of Wilco Road and Locust Street will soon be bustling with new life.

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  490. 05/18/2015

    SLU vs. Bothell: The region's two hot biotech real estate markets go head to head

    There's a battle fomenting between the Puget Sound region's top two life science and biotech real estate markets.

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  491. 05/15/2015

    Chinese investor snaps up Apple buildings in Sunnyvale as overseas investment takes off

    A Chinese real estate executive has paid north of $600 per square foot to acquire a Sunnyvale office project fully leased to Apple Inc., as Asian investment continues to ramp up and evolve in Silicon Valley.

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  492. 05/13/2015

    Port of Ridgefield to build industrial building - Tenants sought for 112,000-square-foot building

    The Port of Ridgefield is seeking tenants for a 112,000-square-foot industrial building it plans to construct on Port-owned property just south of the Ridgefield Industrial Park.

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  493. 05/13/2015

    Littau purchases Wilco Road industrial site in Stayton

    The large industrial site on Wilco Road that formerly housed Clayton Homes sold to a manufacturer of harvest equipment, a brokerage firm announced Tuesday.

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  494. 05/13/2015

    Bainbridge eyes Sakai property for new police station

    Bainbridge city officials have been quietly considering a piece of land owned by the Sakai family on Madison Avenue as the site of a new police station.

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  495. 05/11/2015

    DTZ, Cushman & Wakefield announce merger

    Cushman & Wakefield and DTZ -- both of which have San Diego offices -- say they will combine in a deal creating one of the world's largest real estate companies.

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  496. 05/04/2015

    CollegeNET Renews, Expands at Fox Tower

    CollegeNET Inc. signed a renewal lease for its 38,546 square feet and a new lease for an additional 6,182 square feet of office space at 805 SW Broadway in Portland, OR, with the new lease taking effective May 1st.

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  497. 05/01/2015

    It's official: Ink dries on Pearl district office building deal

    Wacom Technology Group made its Portland move official this week, signing a lease for the top three floors for the Pearl District's newest office building.

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  498. 04/30/2015

    Real Estate Buzz: FAA just another feather in Panattoni's cap

    Bart Brynestad said he was "elated and extremely excited" when he got news Wednesday that his firm, Panattoni Development, was picked by the U.S. General Services Administration to build the regional office for the Federal Aviation Administration.

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  499. 04/29/2015

    Port seeking tenants for a new 112K-sf industrial facility

    An expanding port up the highway from Portland is looking for tenants to fill a planned 112,000-square-foot industrial building.

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  500. 04/29/2015

    Port seeks tenants for Ridgefield warehouse

    The Port of Ridgefield is finishing the site plan and designs and is seeking permits for a 112,000-square-foot industrial building on port-owned property south of the Ridgefield Industrial Park on 11th Street in Ridgefield.

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  501. 04/26/2015

    Spokane Country Club could be headed for sale

    The Spokane Country Club could be sold to settle its multimillion bankruptcy case as dozens of members quit and business slows in the aftermath of a gender discrimination verdict.

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  502. 04/24/2015

    Portraits of the people who bring Chinese investment into the region

    Culture shock confronts leader of $147M project. Imagine speaking hardly any English and being tasked with overseeing a $147 million project in Bellevue

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  503. 04/24/2015

    Chinese investor to-do list: Skyscrapers

    At 5 p.m. on a recent Friday, two dozen people sat at rapt attention in a nondescript, one-story office building next to the downtown Bellevue post office.

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  504. 04/24/2015

    South Sound office market improves, barely

    South King County's office real estate market had a good first quarter, absorbing 67,962 s.f., and dropping the vacancy rate to 11.04 percent.

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  505. 04/23/2015

    San Marcos Industrial Building Sells for $2.1 Million

    Utah Prime Properties Inc. of Los Angeles has acquired a San Marcos industrial building for $2.1 million, according to CoStar Group and public data.

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  506. 04/22/2015

    Cresa Chairman: You haven't seen the last of us in Silicon Valley

    Cresa Chairman Richard Rhodes told me today that Silicon Valley won't be a blank spot for the tenant-rep alliance for long, even though its longtime affiliate, Cresa San Jose and Cresa Palo Alto, sold to Savills Studley this week.

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  507. 04/20/2015

    Marijuana dispensaries, recreational shops struggle to find homes in rental market

    If you run a medical marijuana dispensary or recreational pot store in Washington state, chances are you've had a hard time trying to find a place to set up shop.

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  508. 04/17/2015

    Two-level warehouses planned for 14-acre site in Georgetown

    Matt Wood of Kidder Mathews said other developers will be watching to see if the Prologis project is a success.

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  509. 04/16/2015

    Amazon's first new office tower will include 10 more restaurants

    No matter where you look, Seattle's real estate market is hot. Virtually everyone lists it among the top five or 10 U.S. cities.

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  510. 04/15/2015

    Antique Mall in heart of downtown Kirkland sold to Bellevue developer

    Bellevue-based Continental Properties has purchased the Antique Mall property in downtown Kirkland, which has sat dormant for six years since the mall owner closed its doors.

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  511. 04/15/2015

    Industrial behemoth Prologis plans rare two-story warehouse project in South Seattle

    It's hard to find empty warehouse space near downtown Seattle, so a global company is going to build a lot more.

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  512. 04/13/2015

    Uwajimaya's corporate HQ sold as part of $63M sale

    A 13.5-acre industrial property in South Seattle where Uwajimaya and ski-maker K2 are located has traded hands for $63.25 million, according to public records.

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  513. 04/10/2015

    Sherwood Center for the Arts looking for retailers

    City manager thinks site is ideal for a restaurant

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  514. 04/10/2015

    Lab space shortage could squeeze biotech firms

    Expedia is moving into California-based biotech Amgen's office complex in Seattle's Interbay neighborhood by 2018. Expedia plans to rip out all the lab space to make way for its offices.

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  515. 04/10/2015

    Amgen takes a hit on sale to Expedia

    As it turns out, everything that once made Amgen's Helix campus a dream facility for scientists wasn't worth a whole lot when Expedia bought the site on Seattle's waterfront for its new headquarters

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  516. 04/10/2015

    Big plans for big property in the heart of downtown Kirkland

    One of the last big redevelopment sites in downtown Kirkland has sold, and the new owner plans to develop a five-story retail and apartment building on the nearly one-acre site at 113 Third St.

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  517. 04/08/2015

    Chinese culture drives design of new Bellevue condo project

    It's been only a year since a Beijing-based real estate development company started buying property by the downtown Bellevue post office, and it already has joined with established Puget Sound area firms to build a new condo tower and mid-rise apartment complex.

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  518. 04/03/2015

    The ultimate rendezvous tees up

    Inside the ropes separating the spectators from the players, the U.S. Open Championship is all about golf.

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  519. 04/02/2015

    NAIOP forecast: Is the sky the limit?

    A panel of brokers will make predictions about the future of Seattle's booming real estate market at a NAIOP forecast meeting called "Is the sky the Limit?" starting at 7:30 a.m. April 15 at Four Seasons Seattle.

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  520. 04/02/2015

    Expedia move to Amgen campus underscores need for biotech lab space in Seattle

    Expedia's huge move from Bellevue to Amgen's campus in Seattle's Interbay neighborhood will kill off thousands of square feet of precious lab space from a city already desperate for places to house burgeoning biotech companies.

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  521. 04/01/2015

    Initial construction nearly done at new retail center

    Pending interior work, TJ Maxx, Red Robin, Panera and other stores could open as early as this summer

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  522. 04/01/2015

    Thurston EDC announces finalists for business recognition awards

    The Thurston Economic Development Council has announced the finalists for its business recognition awards.

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  523. 03/30/2015

    No leases at Portside Industrial Center yet, but still hope

    There is a lot of optimism surrounding Fife's Portside Industrial Center - formerly Portside Business Center, a 466,000 square-foot, six-building industrial development that has been built on speculation.

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  524. 03/27/2015

    Bryan Geisbauer has joined Kidder Mathews

    Bryan Geisbauer has joined Kidder Mathews' San Diego brokerage division as a SVP.

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  525. 03/26/2015

    More SF Mid-Market artists are fighting eviction

    Property agents and at least one prospective renter wanted to take a look Thursday at the newly renovated office space at 1061 Market St, an open floor plan perfect for tech firms.

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  526. 03/25/2015

    Kidder Mathews offers higher commissions to staff new office

    With Kidder Mathews staffing its new office with brokers from other San Diego firms, the topic of broker/agency commission splits is front and center.

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  527. 03/24/2015

    Kidder Mathews, a commercial real estate firm, has hired a new employee and transferred another.

    Kidder Mathews, a commercial real estate firm, has hired a new employee and transferred another.

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  528. 03/20/2015

    Juno Therapeutics shopping for new headquarters in Seattle

    Seattle biotech Juno Therapeutics has grown so much in the last year that it's going to have to move.

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  529. 03/16/2015

    Why Kidder Mathews Acquired StepStone

    Timing, opportunity and relationships are what led to Seattle-based Kidder Mathews' purchase of San Diego-based property-management firm StepStone Real Estate Services, Kidder Mathews' chairman and CEO Jeff Lyon tells exclusively.

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  530. 03/14/2015

    Billionaire Weidner vacuums real estate properties

    One firm has amassed more than 38,000 apartment units in markets including Phoenix, Tucson, Seattle, Anchorage, Colorado and Texas

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  531. 03/13/2015

    Inside the deal that landed Wacom's HQ in the Pearl

    When Japanese technology firm Wacom Technology Corp. started looking for a new home for its Americas headquarters last summer, Portland wasn't a gimme.

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  532. 03/13/2015

    Columbia sale could fetch tall price

    For months, Seattle commercial real estate brokers have anticipated that Columbia Center, the region's tallest building, would be put up for sale.

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  533. 03/13/2015

    After Wacom, another big tenant set to move to tony Pearl District tower

    Space at the soon-to-arrive Pearl West building just got a little tighter.

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  534. 03/13/2015

    Kidder Mathews Acquires StepStone Real Estate

    Commercial real estate services provider Kidder Mathews has acquired StepStone Real Estate Services, a San Diego-based asset and property management firm, for an undisclosed price.

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  535. 03/12/2015

    Kidder Mathews buys San Diego firm

    Kidder Mathews of Seattle has acquired StepStone Real Estate Services, a San Diego-based firm that manages more than 600,000 square feet of retail, office and mixed-use properties.

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  536. 03/12/2015

    Behind the H&Q/Genzon deal for Burlingame Point, a strategy for international tech growth

    H&Q Asia Pacific is known for investing in a wide range of technology and pharmaceuticals

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  537. 03/11/2015

    Columbia Center sale: Why Beacon is getting out when the getting's good

    It's big news that Columbia Center reportedly is going up for sale, but it's not surprising.

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  538. 03/11/2015

    Two more brokers join Kidder Mathews

    Cushman & Wakefield has now shed at least 15 commercial brokers since last fall, and more than half of these are part of the Kidder Mathews team.

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  539. 03/10/2015

    List Leaders: The 5 largest commercial leases of 2014

    The five biggest commercial leases signed last year accounted for more than a million square feet of space for office and industrial tenants.

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  540. 03/09/2015

    StepStone Real Estate Services Acquired by Kidder Mathews

    Bay Area commercial real estate firm Kidder Mathews has moved aggressively into San Diego, acquiring StepStone Real Estate Services, an asset and property management firm, and recruiting eight veteran brokers from local companies.

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  541. 03/09/2015

    Kidder Mathews Acquires StepStone

    As part of Kidder Mathews' aggressive growth strategy in San Diego, it has acquired StepStone Real Estate Services, a San Diego asset and property management firm.

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  542. 03/06/2015

    Brandon Sawyer: The path of lease assistance

    More than 70 football fields - that's the total square feet of the metro-area's top 50 commercial leases signed in 2014.

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  543. 03/06/2015

    East Main CAC ramping up vision for transit-oriented development | Wig Properties seeking input for Red Lion Bellevue redevelopment potential

    The citizens advisory committee for the East Main Station area planning ahead of Sound Transit light rail is ramping up its vision for what redevelopment should look like east of 112th Avenue Northeast.

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  544. 03/06/2015

    Kidder Mathews Acquires StepStone

    Commercial real estate services provider Kidder Mathews has acquired StepStone Real Estate Services, a San Diego-based asset and property management firm, for an undisclosed price.

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  545. 03/06/2015

    Kidder Mathews acquires StepStone

    The Del Mar Heights office of Kidder Mathews continues to grow with the firm's acquisition of StepStone Real Estate Services, a San Diego asset and property management firm. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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  546. 03/06/2015

    Cushman & Wakefield Is Exploring Sale

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  547. 03/05/2015

    Billionaire Found With 'Four Seasons' Mobile Home Park in Alaska

    Just south of the Elmendorf-Richardson military base in Anchorage, Alaska, there's a seven-block mobile home park named Four Seasons, where rentals start at $1,300 a month.

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  548. 03/04/2015

    Burlingame Point office site sells to Asian investment group for $48M

    In a deal that will bring new international companies to the north Peninsula, an Asia-focused investment group has closed on Burlingame Point - one of the largest approved office development sites in the region.

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  549. 03/03/2015

    Barracuda Rebrands SignNow to CudaSign, Offers Pricing of $1 Per User Per Month for Businesses

    CudaSign by Barracuda Improves Workflow Processes by Eliminating the Fax, Gains Momentum in eSignature Market

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  550. 03/03/2015

    Meet the Chinese developer quickly becoming one of the Bay Area's hungriest investors

    Little-known Fulton Street Ventures has paid $35 million in cash in the past month to pick up two properties approved for development in San Francisco's South of Market and Rincon Hill neighborhoods.

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  551. 02/25/2015

    At least 13 brokers exit Cushman & Wakefield here

    No fewer than 13 local commercial brokers have left Cushman & Wakefield to go to a multitude of firms since last September, with nearly half going to the newly established Del Mar Heights office of Kidder Mathews.

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  552. 02/23/2015

    CleaResult Signs 101,848-SF Lease in Portland

    In one of the largest office deals in Portland of 2014, CleaResult leased 101,848 square feet of Class A office space in the First & Main building at 100 SW Main St. in Portland, Oregon.

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  553. 02/20/2015

    American Pacific International Capital Trades Mixed-Use Property in Portland, Ore.

    American Pacific International Capital, Inc., an international investment holding company, has sold the KOIN Center, a 35-story mixed-use tower in downtown Portland for $88 million, about five years after picking it up in a foreclosure for approximately $53 million.

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  554. 02/20/2015

    The Benefits of Acquiring Near Amazon

    Admiral Capital Group and Security Properties have acquired the 304-unit Waters Edge Apartments in Kent. Wash. The property is located within the Lakes Master Planned Community in Kent.

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  555. 02/19/2015

    Kidder Mathews hires 4 in San Diego

    Kidder Mathews had added four more brokers in San Diego.

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  556. 02/19/2015

    KOIN Center Acquired for $88M

    KOIN Center, a 35-story mixed-use building that last changed hands in 2009, has been acquired by ScanlanKemperBard Companies for $88 million.

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  557. 02/18/2015

    Kidder Mathews adds four veteran brokers

    The independently owned Kidder Mathews commercial brokerage firm has hired four more veteran brokers for a total of eight at its newly-opened office in Del Mar Heights.

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  558. 02/18/2015

    New Local Kidder Mathews Office Adds 4 More Commercial Brokers

    The newly opened San Diego office of commercial brokerage firm Kidder Mathews has added four experienced brokers to its roster, including three more who switched over from the local office of Cushman & Wakefield Inc.

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  559. 02/18/2015

    Admiral Capital And Security Properties Form Joint Venture To Acquire Waters Edge Apartments In Kent, Washington

    On February 10, 2015, Admiral Capital Group ("Admiral") and Security Properties acquired the 304-unit Waters Edge Apartments through a joint venture of Admiral Capital Real Estate Fund LP and Security Properties Multifamily Fund II.

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  560. 02/18/2015

    Cardinal Health Preleases 126,000 SF in Portland

    Medical Equipment Distributor Signs Deal at Newly-Constructed Facility

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  561. 02/16/2015

    After string of acquisitions, energy consultant CLEAResult leases big office in downtown Portland

    An Austin, Texas, energy-efficiency firm has built large Portland office through a string of acquisitions in recent years. Now it's bringing it under one roof.

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  562. 02/13/2015

    Energy company expands with massive downtown lease

    In one of the largest office deals in Portland of 2014, CLEAResult, an energy management consulting company, leased 101,848 square feet of Class A office space located in the First & Main building at 100 S.W. Main St.

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  563. 02/12/2015

    DivcoWest Picks Up Another Central Peninsula Purchase

    DivcoWest continues adding to its Central Peninsula holdings in California with the purchase of 700-900 Concar Drive, a three-building, Class A office campus in San Mateo.

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  564. 02/12/2015

    David Robinson, the Admiral, teams up with Security Properties on $40M Kent acquisition

    Professional basketball legend David Robinson and Seattle real estate investment company Security Properties have jointly paid $40.2 million for a 304-unit apartment complex in Kent.

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  565. 02/10/2015

    A massive Gateway lease could signal a hotter Portland industrial market

    Confirming that demand has returned for speculative industrial space in the metro region, a medical products distributor has signed a lease for 125,542 square feet in one of the first new industrial projects to come online in recent months.

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  566. 02/06/2015

    Supply and demand for industrial sites mismatched

    Is there enough supply of Investment property in the commercial real estate market to meet investment demand?

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  567. 02/06/2015

    Region rises as place where institutions need to invest

    Institutional investors have taken notice of Seattle's diversifying economy and positioned themselves as drivers of the area's industrial real estate market.

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  568. 02/06/2015

    Business in Action: Officials celebrate groundbreaking of warehouse/distribution center

    Officials celebrate groundbreaking of warehouse/distribution center

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  569. 02/06/2015

    Commercial real estate firms grow as capital pours into Northwest

    Commercial real estate leasing and sales created a healthy market in 2014, which in turn, meant there was a need for more people on hand to make those deals.

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  570. 02/06/2015

    Dermody Targets Vancouver's Low Industrial Vacancies

    Dermody Properties broke ground on its latest venture, an industrial development in Vancouver, Wash. To be called LogistiCenter 205, it is situated on NE 60th Way.

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  571. 02/05/2015

    Ground breaks on Portland region's newest industrial building

    A Reno, Nevada, industrial real estate development company is breaking ground this morning on the metro region's newest spec industrial building.

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  572. 02/02/2015

    MacFarlane buys land for SLU project

    San Francisco-based MacFarlane Partners paid $11.72 million for a site at 901 Harrison St. in South Lake Union where it plans to build an 25-story, 290-unit apartment building.

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  573. 02/02/2015

    Chinese firm to build SF's 2nd-tallest building

    Beijing-based Oceanwide Holdings Group Co has signed an agreement to purchase a downtown San Francisco site for $296 million from developer TMG Partners and capital partner Northwood Investors LLC.

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  574. 02/02/2015

    Holy high-rise: Developer snaps up century-old religious supply store

    A San Francisco real estate company has paid $11.7 million for a half-acre Seattle property where it's planning to build a 25-story apartment tower next to's growing headquarters.

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  575. 01/30/2015

    Real estate, education cross paths as Chinese enrollment at UW jumps 856 percent in 10 years

    One of the main reasons Chinese nationals are buying up more and more real estate in the Puget Sound area is because they want to provide housing for their children who attend schools here.

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  576. 01/30/2015

    Real estate fortune tellers

    Where can companies find the best bargains in Bay Area commercial real estate in 2015?

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  577. 01/30/2015

    Development pours into Civic Center: Mid-Market spillover makes builders bullish on once-dead area

    The roof deck that stands 374 feet above the ground level at 100 Van Ness Ave. delivers an intimate view of the City Hall dome and an expansive look at the whole city.

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  578. 01/30/2015

    How Chinese investors are banking on Bay Area real estate

    Chinese developers and investors have muscled their way into the Bay Area in a big way, most recently with Oceanwide Holdings' $296 million buy of the First and Mission Streets site, which will hold San Francisco's second-tallest office building.

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  579. 01/29/2015

    Real Estate Buzz -- Mark Hinshaw's new job: Apply the glue that will hold Yesler Terrace together

    Yesler Terrace will be a lot of things to a lot of people. The 30-acre site will be a place to live and a place to work. It will be a gathering place and it certainly will be an high-profile project for the city.

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  580. 01/29/2015

    San Diego Industrial Demand Soars

    Massive levels of net absorption ranked 2014 as the strongest year for demand in the last nine years. That is according to a recent report from Colliers International.

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  581. 01/27/2015

    Asian real estate buyers: First they want to meet the mayor

    Measured in dollars, 75 percent of the land sales in downtown Bellevue over the last 18 months have involved Asian buyers.

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  582. 01/27/2015

    Children's looks for more office, R&D space in Seattle

    Seattle Children's Research Institute needs more space for research and offices, and could build a new structure to house them.

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  583. 01/26/2015

    Tarlton snags Office Depot distribution center in Menlo Park for $36M

    Tarlton Properties will expand its life-sciences-focused Menlo Business Park after picking up a large property at 1315 O'Brien Drive with plans to give the building a major high-tech facelift.

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  584. 01/26/2015

    Pierce saw slight vacancy bump in 2014

    While 2014 was overall a good year in the Puget Sound real estate market according to Kidder Mathews, Pierce County saw slight bumps up in vacancy rates.

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  585. 01/23/2015

    San Diego's Future Lies in Spec, Redevelopment recently reported that Kidder Matthews has expanded into San Diego, opening an office and hiring three senior brokers and a managing partner.

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  586. 01/23/2015

    Exclusive Q&A: Jim Bowles, Kidder Mathews

    In December, Kidder Mathews announced the promotion of Seattle-native Jim Bowles as the president of its Brokerage Services Division. In his new role, Bowles will oversee the firm's efforts in California, where the Kidder Mathews sees tremendous opportunity for growth.

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  587. 01/22/2015

    Taiwanese company pays jaw-dropping price for downtown Seattle property

    A publicly traded Taiwanese real estate development company has paid a near-record price for a downtown Seattle property occupied by a parking lot and a 101-year-old apartment building, public records show.

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  588. 01/15/2015

    Kidder Mathews opens in San Diego

    Kidder Mathews has a new San Diego office, with three senior brokers and a managing partner.

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  589. 01/15/2015

    Kidder Matthews adds new brokers, office in San Diego

    Commercial real estate brokerage firm Kidder Mathews announced it has opened an office in San Diego and has hired three senior brokers and a managing partner.

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  590. 01/14/2015

    Bellevue Red Lion to sell for $35M

    Spokane-based Red Lion Hotels Corp. said it has a deal to sell the hotel at 11211 Main St. in Bellevue for $35.4 million.

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  591. 01/14/2015

    Kidder Mathews adds Southern California office

    Kidder Mathews, with five offices in the Seattle area, one in Portland and three in Northern California, has opened one in San Diego.

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  592. 01/14/2015

    Kidder Mathews Expands Into San Diego

    Kidder Mathews has opened an office in San Diego and has hired three senior brokers and a managing partner.

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  593. 01/13/2015

    Kidder Mathews Expands into San Diego, Recruits four veteran brokers to join opening team

    Commercial real estate brokerage firm, Kidder Mathews, announced it has opened an office in San Diego and has hired three senior brokers and a managing partner, all with extensive careers and experience in the San Diego marketplace.

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  594. 01/13/2015

    Kidder Mathews Opens Office in San Diego to Continue West Coast Expansion

    Three Former Cushman & Wakefield Brokers Join Former Voit Real Estate Exec Mark Read Who was Named Managing Director of New Office

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  595. 01/12/2015

    RLHC Sells Bellevue Property for $35.4 Million to Local Developer

    Deal Includes Multi-Year Management Agreement; Cash Used to Retire Debt and for Continued Investment in National Expansion Strategy

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  596. 01/09/2015

    First look: Opening of 100 Van Ness links Civic Center, Mid-Market

    The roof deck that stands 374 feet above the ground level at 100 Van Ness Ave. delivers an intimate view of the City Hall dome and an expansive look at the whole city.

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  597. 01/07/2015

    Big Tech Changing Character of Downtown Redwood City

    Redwood City has long been home to tech companies such as Oracle and Electronic Arts, but until recently it wasn't really considered part of Silicon Valley. That's changed.

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  598. 01/06/2015

    Veteran Office Brokerage Team Joins Kidder Mathews

    Commercial real estate veteran, James Lees and his brokerage partner, Sandy Rodriguez, have joined the Redwood Shores office of Kidder Mathews where they will specialize in office leasing and sales.

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  599. 12/31/2014

    Waterfront site acquired for $12M

    An entity related to Portland-based Gerding Edlen paid $12 million for about half an acre of land at 316 Alaskan Way S. where it is planning an 11-story residential tower with 200 units.

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  600. 12/30/2014

    Tukwila Industrial Trades in $3.4M Sale Leaseback

    Prologis Acquires 32,000 SF in Southcenter Park

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  601. 12/30/2014

    Want a development site on Seattle's waterfront? Here's how much it'll cost

    Gerding Edlen on Tuesday paid $12 million for an old parking garage on Seattle's waterfront, where it proposes building an 11-story residential project, public records show.

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  602. 12/28/2014

    Bowles named president of brokerage services at Kidder Mathews

    Jim Bowles was named president of Kidder Mathews' brokerage services division in Seattle.'

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  603. 12/24/2014

    Developer Martin Selig now owns the Ballard Burger King

    Martin Selig Real Estate has acquired just over an acre in Ballard, where he's planning a large office project.

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  604. 12/19/2014

    Kidder expands in the golden state

    Seattle-based commercial real estate company Kidder Mathews last week announced plans for a major expansion into California.

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  605. 12/19/2014

    Value of Belltown public health building soars 53 percent in just over 2 years

    A downtown Seattle building that houses a public health clinic sold Friday for nearly $10.1 million, or around 53 percent more than what the property sold for in 2012.

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  606. 12/19/2014

    Starbucks sells liquor and Boeing phases out the 747: The biggest business pivots of 2014

    From the Starbucks bar to the slow death of Boeing's most notable aircraft to the push to publish all of the Gates Foundation's research online, it's been a year of directional swings for Seattle companies.

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  607. 12/18/2014

    Boeing scoops up huge Intermec building in Everett for electrical systems division

    Boeing is leasing the single largest available Everett-area structure, the former Intermec Corp. headquarters, to respond to its need for working space as production rises.

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  608. 12/15/2014

    Grosvenor Sells BluWater Luxury Community to Coast Equity Partners for $25M

    As the greater Seattle residential market continues to stimulate investors, BluWater, a luxury residential community in Everett, Wash., recently traded hands in a deal worth $25.5 million. Grosvenor Americas sold the multifamily asset to Coast Equity Partners, with the seller advised by a team from Kidder Mathews.

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  609. 12/15/2014

    $2 billion and counting: Chinese shake up Puget Sound region's real estate market in a big way

    Wealthy Chinese are sinking billions of dollars into Puget Sound area real estate, and by doing so they're making a clearcut business case for protecting the environment and spending money on education.

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  610. 12/11/2014

    Sunset Magazine headquarters in Menlo Park sold

    The iconic Sunset Magazine offices here have been bought by a realty investment firm in a deal that will eventually lead to a relocation of the famous test kitchens next year, Time Inc. said Wednesday.

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  611. 12/11/2014

    Jim Bowles to lead Kidder Mathews

    Kidder Mathews is bringing in industry leader Jim Bowles to head the company's growth.

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  612. 12/11/2014

    TODAY'S DEALS: Grosvenor Americas sells Puget Sound apartments for $25.5M

    Grosvenor Americas has sold BluWater, a 152-unit luxury lakeside apartment community in Everett, Wash., to Coast Equity Partners for $25.5 million. Kidder Mathews represented Grosvenor in the transaction.

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  613. 12/11/2014

    CRE Veteran Leading Kidder Mathews' Division

    Northwest commercial real estate leader Jim Bowles has been named president of Kidder Mathews' Brokerage Services Division. The new position was created to facilitate strategic, long-term growth of the company's commercial brokerage business. Bowles will officially begin his new role January.

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  614. 12/11/2014

    Coast Equity pays $25.5M for BluWater

    Everett-based Coast Equity Partners paid $25.5 million for BluWater, a 152-unit apartment complex at 11311 19th Ave. S.E. in Everett.

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  615. 12/10/2014

    Bowles is back, this time to help Kidder expand further in California

    Jim Bowles, a veteran leader in the Puget Sound area's commercial real estate industry, has a new gig that entails helping the region's largest brokerage, Kidder Mathews, get bigger by expanding in California.

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  616. 12/10/2014

    Brokerage Kidder Mathews to open an East Bay office

    Commercial real estate firm Kidder Mathews plans to open an office in the East Bay in the first quarter of next year, as well as opening its first Southern California office, in San Diego, on Jan. 15.

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  617. 12/10/2014

    Kidder Mathews appoints former CBRE exec Jim Bowles as president of brokerage services

    Jim Bowles has been named president of Kidder Mathews' Brokerage Services Division. The new position has been created "to facilitate strategic, long-term growth of the company's commercial brokerage business," according to a company release.

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  618. 12/10/2014

    Brokerage Kidder Mathews to open an East Bay office

    Commercial real estate firm Kidder Mathews is ramping up its growth plans in California.

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  619. 12/09/2014

    Huge Silicon Valley property deal: $3.5 billion to buy more than 25 office buildings

    A real estate investment company has agreed to pay $3.5 billion to gobble up a portfolio of more than 25 office buildings in Silicon Valley in one of the biggest property sales of 2014, the buyer announced Monday.

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  620. 12/09/2014

    KBS REIT III Grabs 310 KSF Silicon Valley Office Property

    KBS Real Estate Investment Trust III has stepped into the Silicon Valley market with the acquisition of Ten Almaden, a 309,200-square-foot office property in downtown San Jose, Calif. KBS REIT III acquired the Class A asset from Equity Office Properties for $116.7 million.

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  621. 12/05/2014

    Seattle-area buying binge continues for industrial property investor

    CenterPoint Properties has acquired two more industrial properties in the greater Seattle area, paying a total of $48.3 million for the assets near Port of Seattle facilities, according to public records.

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  622. 12/04/2014

    CenterPoint Properties acquires two facilities totaling over 400,000 SF at Port of Seattle

    CenterPoint Properties has announced the acquisition of over 400,000 SF and 31 acres across two properties at the Port of Seattle.

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  623. 12/04/2014

    More details emerge in Federal Way's purchase of former Target site | Update

    Public records show the Federal Way mayor wasn't the only one interested in developing the former Target site, 7.48 acres the city recently purchased for $8.2 million.

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  624. 12/03/2014

    On the horizon: big land sale in downtown Kirkland

    Compared to 20 years ago, the downtown of suburban Kirkland is looking downright urban.

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  625. 12/02/2014

    Historic building that houses Seattle's oldest bar has a new owner

    A Pioneer Square building that houses the historic J&M Cafe has been sold.

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  626. 11/26/2014

    Equity Office selling downtown SJ trophy tower for $116.7 million

    Another Downtown San Jose trophy tower is about to have a new landlord.

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  627. 11/25/2014

    Tualatin Land Sold for $4M - Trammel Crow Co Acquires 17 Acre Development Site

    Trammell Crow Company purchased 17.3 acres of industrial land at 19585 SW 118th Ave. in Tualatin, OR from Lehigh Hanson, Inc. for $4 million, or about $231,000 per acre.

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  628. 11/24/2014

    SF hotel developer plans 50-story project on Fifth Avenue

    A partnership led by Stanford Hotels Group proposes to build the hotel and residential tower on a parking lot at the downtown Seattle corner where the monorail crosses Stewart Street, according to plans filed with the city.

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  629. 11/21/2014

    Kidder Mathews' Tony Reser elected president of industry group

    Tony Reser, senior vice president of Kidder Mathews, has been elected 2015 SIOR (Society of Industrial and Office Realtors) president for the Oregon/Southwest Washington chapter.

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  630. 11/17/2014

    $4M Tualatin land sale points to rebounding industrial market

    In yet another sign of the growing demand for industrial space in the metro region, real estate developer Trammell Crow Company has paid $4 million for 17 acres in Tualatin to build a new industrial park.

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  631. 11/17/2014

    Antique Mall lot in heart of downtown Kirkland for sale

    The downtown Kirkland property commonly known as the Antique Mall lot is for sale.

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  632. 11/17/2014

    Trammell Crow, Washington Capital purchase land in Tualatin to develop Southwest Industrial Park

    Trammell Crow Company, a commercial real estate development and investment firm, and their partner, Washington Capital Management, an investment advisory firm, have purchased a 17.3 acre industrial land site in Tualatin, Oregon for $4 million.

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  633. 11/11/2014

    Even more spec industrial space coming to Airport Way

    In another sign that the Portland metro region's industrial market is improving, Holland Partner Group will add nearly 321,000 square feet of distribution space near Northeast Airport Way in 2015.

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  634. 11/10/2014

    Google could hire 30,000 in Bay Area based on tech titan's development spree

    Google has been on an astonishing real estate spree in the last several years, buying or leasing dozens of buildings across a wide swath of the South Bay.

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  635. 11/10/2014

    Winners named at NAIOP's 'Night of Stars' banquet

    Vulcan Real Estate was named developer of the year at NAIOP's "Night of Stars" awards banquet, held Friday night at the Bellevue Hyatt.

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  636. 11/03/2014

    Jump in members prompts BECU's $15.2M office building acquisition in Tukwila

    With more members and increasing deposits, Boeing Employees Credit Union is growing in Tukwila, where it bought an office building last week next door to its headquarters.

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  637. 10/30/2014

    Local investor snags third building in Sunnvyale

    A local real estate investor who also runs a tech company is assembling a tidy little portfolio in the South Bay.

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  638. 10/28/2014

    Business is booming - for industrial development

    Speculative construction demonstrates high demand for space in Gresham, East County

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  639. 10/28/2014

    Kidder Mathews: Peninsula R&D 3rd Quarter 2014

    The Peninsula R&D market finished strong with a number of transactions completed for the third quarter of 2014.

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  640. 10/28/2014

    Kidder Mathews: Peninsula Industrial 3rd Quarter 2014

    The San Francisco Peninsula saw 124,038 square feet of negative net absorption this quarter, and 257,299 square feet of gross absorption.

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  641. 10/28/2014

    Kidder Mathews: Peninsula Office 3rd Quarter 2014

    The San Francisco Peninsula office market closed the third quarter with 340,208 square feet of positive net absorption.

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  642. 10/27/2014

    Lake Merritt BART plan may spur 4,900 housing units, ease development

    The neighborhoods that surround the Lake Merritt BART station are full of contradictions

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  643. 10/22/2014

    Kirkland's popularity means office space is tight

    Kirkland now has one of the lowest office-vacancy rates in the region, based on recent reports from commercial real-estate brokers.

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  644. 10/21/2014

    Overlake Office Center Sold for $11.2M

    Enterprises LLC purchased the Overlake Office Center building at 15446 NE Bel Red Rd. in Redmond, WA for $11.2 million, or about $231 per square foot, from Jackson Green I.

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  645. 10/14/2014

    Vulcan agrees to pay $22M for three blocks in Yesler Terrace

    Vulcan Real Estate has agreed to buy three blocks within Yesler Terrace from Seattle Housing Authority for $22 million.

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  646. 10/14/2014

    MDE Building Sells for $2.6M
    Investor Acquires 15,000 SF

    EBCO, Inc. sold the MDE Building at 700 S. Industrial Way in Seattle, WA to a private investor for $2.6 million, or about $179 per square foot.

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  647. 10/09/2014

    Joe Malaspino joins Kidder Mathews

    Kidder Mathews named Joe Malaspino to a new position: director of engineering in the property management division.

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  648. 10/09/2014

    Pearl office building likely to fill up fast

    Mirroring recent reports that demand for office space in Portland is over-the-top, available space in one of the city's first new office buildings to break ground since 2009 is likely to be spoken for fast.

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  649. 10/09/2014

    MetLife teaming up with Panattoni on $63M warehouse developments

    Insurance giant MetLife said it and Panattoni Development Co. are investing nearly $63 million in three new industrial parks totaling more than 900,000 square feet. One is Des Moines Creek Business Park south of Sea-Tac Airport and the others are in Sumner.

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  650. 10/01/2014

    Whoa, Nellie - Apartment developer buys site from Cornish College for 400-foot tower

    Cornish College of the Arts this week sold a half-acre site next to Amazon's future campus to an apartment development company that's planning a 396-unit apartment project.

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  651. 09/30/2014

    Ron Smicker joins Kidder Mathews

    Ron Smicker recently joined the Portland office of Kidder Mathews. He will specialize in multifamily investment sales in the firm's brokerage division.

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  652. 09/30/2014

    Next generation at Menashe Properties seals first major office building deal

    Jordan Menashe has a term for what he plans to give Main Place, the nearly 87,000-square-foot downtown Vancouver, Washington, office building that he picked up for $12.1 million from Realvest Corporation this week - "a little young love."

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  653. 09/27/2014

    Portland investors buy Main Place

    One of downtown's most recognizable buildings, the black glass box known as Main Place, has been purchased by a prominent Portland investment firm that is making its first major plunge into Vancouver real estate.

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  654. 09/26/2014

    Room Boom: Hotels Are Hot in Seattle

    Nothing says loving like a few more hotel rooms. Investors and developers are betting heavily on the hotel business in and around Seattle - a robust indication of the faith they have in the region's future.

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  655. 09/25/2014

    Tight industrial market sends semiconductor firm to Sherwood for warehouse space

    In what's become a tight market for industrial space, including warehouses, a semiconductor equipment manufacturer has snatched up 100,000 square feet in Sherwood.

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  656. 09/23/2014

    Cassidy Turley's top executives on company's sale, future as DTZ

    A few short years after its founding, Cassidy Turley has emerged as a significant commercial real estate player in the 60 markets where it operates. But the organic growth and strategic acquisitions that drove the company to this point could only go so far.

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  657. 09/22/2014

    ASML Leases 44,000 SF at Two Technology Center

    ASML US, Inc., a Holland-based supplier of photolithography systems for the semiconductor industry, signed a seven-year lease for 43,519 square feet in the Two Technology office building at 7451 NW Evergreen in Hillsboro, OR.

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  658. 09/17/2014

    When in the US, it's best to do as the Americans do

    It's of crucial importance for senior management of Chinese companies operating in the United States to adjust their mindsets, remain open-minded to differences and get ready to work closely with local professionals in order to grow their American business. Otherwise, they will either go astray or perish.

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  659. 09/16/2014

    Kaiser Permanente Takes 13,000 SF in Portland

    Kaiser Permanente signed a sublease for 13,097 square feet in the Montgomery Park office building at 2701 NW Vaughn St. in Portland, OR

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  660. 09/15/2014

    Miami builder turns up the heat with Seattle acquisition in white-hot Denny Triangle

    A company called Crescent Heights is the latest to stake a claim to a development site in the Denny Triangle area of downtown Seattle.

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  661. 09/11/2014

    Red Lion in contract to be sold

    After nearly two months on the market, Kidder Mathews has confirmed the Red Lion Hotel Bellevue is in contract to be sold.

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  662. 09/10/2014

    Tech firm eats up a chunk of Portland leasing company's office space

    When Brandon Cannady opened his office space leasing company, Venture Business Centers, in downtown Portland in July, he was hoping it would start growing by about May of 2015. Instead, 95 percent of his 7,000 square feet had already been spoken for by the beginning of September.

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  663. 09/10/2014

    Kidder Mathews in Portland encourages open dialogue: Top Workplaces 2014

    When the Kidder Mathews office opened its doors July 23, 2003, in Portland, its seven founding employees vowed to craft an ideal workplace culture.

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  664. 09/09/2014

    Nevada company will build industrial facility in Vancouver

    Dermody Properties has purchased six acres at Northeast 60th Avenue in Vancouver for development of a 98,400-square-foot industrial facility known as LogistiCenter 205, the company said Monday.

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  665. 09/09/2014

    McLellan and Partner Join Kidder Mathews

    Bruce McLellan and Jaclyn Marshall have joined the San Francisco office of Kidder Mathews, where they will specialize in office leasing. Prior to joining Kidder Mathews, both were with McLellan Commercial Real Estate.

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  666. 09/08/2014

    No nuance needed: Big expansion plans for communications company in downtown Seattle

    Nuance Communications, a global company with 12,000 employees, is more than doubling the amount of space it occupies in downtown Seattle's historic Exchange Building.

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  667. 09/04/2014

    Real Estate Buzz -- Bellevue Red Lion buyer is 'patient'

    Jason Rosauer of Kidder Mathews said he has a buyer for Bellevue's Red Lion Hotel at 11211 Main St.

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  668. 09/02/2014

    Weyerhaeuser announces move; now what?

    The Aug. 26 announcement that Weyerhaeuser - the timberlands titan that started in Tacoma more than a century ago and has called Federal Way home since 1971 - was moving its headquarters to Seattle wasn't exactly a shock.

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  669. 08/28/2014

    North Portland Goodwill store on market for $2.5M

    The trust that owns the Goodwill store in North Portland has put the building on the market.

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  670. 08/26/2014

    Holland to start 1101 Westlake this week

    Holland Partner Group and North America Sekisui House are preparing to break ground this week on 1101 Westlake, a 150,000-square-foot office building in South Lake Union.

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  671. 08/26/2014

    Gatsby Apts Sold for $35.5M

    Investor Acquires Seattle Multifamily

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  672. 08/25/2014

    Well-known apartment builder launches first office project in Seattle

    Holland Partner Group, known in Seattle as a developer of big apartment projects, has begun building its first-ever office building. The six-story project, 1101 Westlake, will rise along the southwest corner of Lake Union.

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  673. 08/21/2014

    Tyler Hooper Joins Kidder Mathews

    Tyler Hooper joins Kidder Mathews' San Jose brokerage division as a vice president, where he will specializes in representing office and R&D tenants in Silicon Valley and San Francisco Peninsula.

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  674. 08/19/2014

    Chinese developer buys downtown San Jose tower site from KT Properties

    In one of the most substantial downtown San Jose deals in ages, a Chinese real estate giant has acquired a major high-rise apartment development site with plans to start construction next year.

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  675. 08/14/2014

    For sale: 4.4 acres of SHA land on north edge of Yesler Terrace

    Seattle Housing Authority said Kidder Mathews will market 4.4 acres it owns on the northern edge of Yesler Terrace.

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  676. 08/14/2014

    Best of the Best: PSBJ announces winners of Washington's Best Workplaces

    More than 1,200 people packed into Safeco Field tonight to honor the 85 companies that were named 2014 Washington's Best Workplaces finalists earlier this year and find out who employees said were the top companies in the state.

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  677. 08/14/2014

    It's not just tech: Yesler Terrace could see a big medical tenant, too

    The city of Seattle and commercial real estate firm Kidder Mathews are marketing Yesler Terrace as a hot destination for tech companies - but that's not the only industry they want to see in the site.

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  678. 08/13/2014

    A tech campus on the edge of downtown Seattle? City looks to attract tech giant for 4-acre Yesler Terrace parcel

    Technology giants such as Facebook, Twitter, eBay and Google have already discovered Seattle, setting up fast-growing engineering centers in the region.

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  679. 08/13/2014

    Seattle is trying to attract another tech giant to Yesler Terrace space

    Seattle's lower cost of living, increasingly talented workforce and funding opportunities have started to persuade tech companies to move their businesses from San Francisco to Seattle. Now it appears, the city leaders are instigating that push.

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  680. 08/13/2014

    Seattle Housing Authority seeks buyer for 4 acres of land

    Seattle Housing Authority is putting the 'for sale' sign on properties at the northern edge of Yesler Terrace.

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  681. 08/13/2014

    Panattoni, port will start Des Moines business park

    A groundbreaking ceremony is set for the first phase of the 87-acre Des Moines Creek Business Park.

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  682. 08/07/2014

    Great Gatsby! High price paid for Continental Properties' new Seattle apartment complex

    The Gatsby Apartments, a new complex on Seattle's Capitol Hill, sold Thursday for just over $35.5 million, according to public records.

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  683. 08/07/2014

    Another new store planned for Seattle's morphing Interbay neighborhood

    First a Whole Foods came to Seattle's Interbay neighborhood. Next up is a Total Wine. After that a sports-themed store is possible.

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  684. 08/05/2014

    Amgen may be out, but BioMed Realty's South Lake Union project is going up

    Construction has begun on a new lab/office building in South Lake Union, and Novo Nordisk has agreed to lease a portion of the seven-story project at 500 Fairview Ave. N.

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  685. 08/05/2014

    Tacoma's Bostwick Bldg Purchased for $2.5M

    G&M Hollywood LLC aquired the 20-unit multifamily building at 764-770 Broadway in Tacoma, WA from Bostwick LLC for $2.5 million, or $125,000 per unit.

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  686. 08/05/2014

    I-5 Development Site Sells for $3.6M - Triad Development Acquires Site With Eye Towards Mixed-use Development

    Triad Development has acquired a 4.87-acre parcel on I-5 in Mountlake Terrace, WA from CRS Financial III LLC. The land sold for $3.63 million, or about $744,000 per acre.

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  687. 08/01/2014

    Investment market heats up on the Eastside

    The region's investment sales market was jolted out of a slumber when news broke that scads of properties - mostly office - are for sale.

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  688. 07/31/2014

    Seattle Lures Billionaire Pritzker in Building Boom

    Seattle's rapidly growing downtown is luring billionaire John Pritzker's Commune Hotels & Resorts for a $104 million lodging and residential project, adding to a surge in development as employment and tourism climbs.

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  689. 07/30/2014

    Kent Industrial Sold for $3M - Graphic Impressions NW Sells 33,000-SF Facility

    Davis Property & Investment LLC and a family investment group acquired the industrial building at 7908 S. 228th St. in Kent, WA from Graphic Impressions NW, Inc. for $3 million, or about $91 per square foot.

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  690. 07/29/2014

    Red Lion Hotel Bellevue up for sale

    The Red Lion Hotel Bellevue is on the market, with broker Kidder Mathews highlighting the listing as a transit-oriented development opportunity, but prospective buyers may want to hold off until a zoning recommendation is provided by an East Main Station Citizens Advisory Committee.

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  691. 07/28/2014

    Pearl West office tower signs Howard S. Wright, its general contractor, as first tenant

    Howard S. Wright, the general contractor for the under-construction Pearl West office tower in the Pearl District, will also sign on as a tenant.

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  692. 07/28/2014

    Car dealership buys $11.6M site in Wilsonville

    A large, multi-brand car dealership is set to open in Wilsonville.

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  693. 07/28/2014

    Prestige Moving & Storage Renews 43,000-SF Lease - Tenant Remains at Stafford Corp Ctr in Wilsonville

    Prestige Moving and Storage, Inc. renewed its 43,004-square-foot lease at the Stafford Corporate Center, located at 7930 SW Burns Way in Wilsonville, OR.

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  694. 07/27/2014

    Kidder Mathews Peninsula Office 2nd Quarter 2014

    The San Francisco Peninsula office market closed the second quarter with 227,998 square feet of positive net absorption. The vacancy rate in the second quarter decreased to 10.9%, down 0.7% from the previous quarter.

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  695. 07/25/2014

    Red Lion Hotels selling Bellevue property

    Red Lion Hotels announced plans to sell the chain's Bellevue location, expecting to cash in on roaring property values in the Seattle area.

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  696. 07/25/2014

    Red Lion puts Bellevue hotel on market

    The Red Lion Hotel sits on six acres along the I-405 corridor and is adjacent to a planned East Link light rail stop at 112 Avenue Southeast and Main Street.

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  697. 07/25/2014

    What's next for site of Bellevue Red Lion?

    Spokane-based Red Lion Hotels Corp. said its two-story hotel at 11211 Main St. in Bellevue is for sale.

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  698. 07/24/2014

    RLHC Lists Bellevue Property

    Recycle cash for equity investment opportunities

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  699. 07/24/2014

    Bellevue Red Lion may not be long for this world

    The Red Lion Hotel in downtown Bellevue is for sale.

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  700. 07/23/2014

    Seattle Retail Sees Q2 Expansion

    The Seattle retail market is stable with moderate positive absorption and new construction driven by a strong investment climate for stabilized centers and single tenant net leased properties. This according to a recent report from Kidder Mathews Valuation Advisory Services.

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  701. 07/23/2014

    Tacoma office vacancy rate drops to 9.4 percent

    Months after the insurance titan's arrival into downtown Tacoma, State Farm continues to have a measurable effect on its new home's office real estate market.

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  702. 07/16/2014

    Work starts on Portland's first new central city office building in 5 years

    Construction is set to start Friday on the first office building to break ground in Portland since 2009.

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  703. 07/11/2014

    T-Mobile merger would be really bad news for Bellevue office market

    If an office market is only as strong as its weakest submarket, the Eastside could be in trouble.

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  704. 07/08/2014

    Developers of Pearl West office tower speed toward groundbreaking next week

    The nine-story Pearl West building, announced in January, is set to break ground next week after flying through the city's design review and permitting process.

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  705. 07/07/2014

    Google's $600 million real estate shopping spree in Mountain View

    Google has quietly spent $600 million over the past several years in a real estate shopping spree centered on this quiet suburban Silicon Valley city that already houses its corporate headquarters -- one that could pay off with huge new expansion opportunities for the Internet giant and reshape the community's skyline.

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  706. 07/07/2014

    Mr. Endurance: John Tarlton

    Tarlton Properties CEO John Tarlton is on top of his game, and that was before he went on an insane 3,000-mile bike race, from Oceanside to Annapolis; his Menlo Business Park is leasing up a storm, and we've got the scoop on some freshly-signed ink.

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  707. 07/03/2014

    For sale: Building that houses Seattle's oldest bar

    The building that houses what is reportedly Seattle's oldest bar, the J&M Cafe, soon could have a new owner.

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  708. 07/03/2014

    Rents jumped 11 percent last year and are expected to keep rising

    Average rents in the Portland area rose 11 percent last year and are expected to continue to escalate, according to a report by commercial real estate firm Kidder Mathews.

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  709. 07/03/2014

    Costco in Lynnwood will be the start of a 40-acre mixed-use development

    Dallas-based developer Cypress Equities held a ceremony Wednesday to kick off construction of a Costco Wholesale store across the street from Alderwood in Lynnwood.

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  710. 06/27/2014

    Port looks for wins after ballot defeats

    Big development projects at Pier 70, Mission Rock vital to agency finances

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  711. 06/24/2014

    SLU isn't just for Amazon: Lab projects and maybe a residential tower in Seattle for Alexandria

    There's very little lab space available in Seattle, and Alexandria Real Estate Equities plans to change that by starting construction soon on one or more projects around Lake Union, company CEO Joel Marcus said Monday.

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  712. 06/23/2014

    The Tesla effect: Toyota subsidiary leases new Fremont warehouse space

    Call it the Tesla effect: Another supplier has moved out of the automaker's factory, leasing space nearby as growth continues for the electric car company.

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  713. 06/23/2014

    Health and Wellness, Health and work-life balances are key values at many Top Workplaces

    Starting with good company medical and dental benefits for employees and families, the Bay Area's Top Businesses make sure their employees are happy and healthy through subsidized gym memberships, healthy catered lunches and free health screenings, to name just a few.

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  714. 06/20/2014

    No potash plant at Port of Vancouver - for now

    Port of Vancouver USA is marketing nearly 100 acres of prime real estate at its Terminal 5 site after allowing a highly-touted agreement with Australian mining giant BHP Billiton to expire.

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  715. 06/17/2014

    Community Involvement: Successful Bay Area companies serve their communities in myriad ways

    Top Bay Area businesses don't just keep an eye on the bottom line, they look out for opportunities to help those less fortunate within their local and global communities. Whether it's a helping hand to a homeless person or a donation to the Red Cross in times of natural disaster, these award-winning companies put words into action.

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  716. 06/17/2014

    Tacoma preparing to develop TOD

    Tacoma has issued a request for interest in developing a site at 415 E. 25th St., near the Tacoma Dome and Sounder stations.

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  717. 06/12/2014

    Trident-linked firm buys property off Wards Cove

    A limited liability company that shares an address with the CEO of US giant Trident Seafoods, Joe Bundrant, paid Wards Cove $3.25 million for an industrial property on the north end of Seattle's Lake Union, according to public records.

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  718. 06/11/2014

    For fish processing company Wards Cove, the sell-off continues

    A limited liability company that shares an address with Trident Seafoods CEO Joe Bundrant paid Wards Cove $3.25 million for an industrial property on the north end of Seattle's Lake Union, according to public records.

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  719. 06/06/2014

    Why endeavor to develop our economy?

    ...the answer lies at the core of our purpose, passion, commitment to our communities' future.

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  720. 06/06/2014

    Space-hungry startups drive up laboratory rents

    Emerging biotech companies are quickly filling vacant space in the Bay Area, but without commitments for large chunks of real estate, developers aren't expected to ease the oncoming space crunch.

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  721. 06/04/2014

    Hotels could transform key downtown Seattle corridor

    A handful of planned hotels could give new importance to Seattle's Stewart Street, strategically located between the convention center and Amazon's growing campus.

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  722. 05/28/2014

    Wilson Joins Kidder Mathews

    Terry Wilson has joined the Olympia office of Kidder Mathews, in the firm's brokerage division.

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  723. 05/22/2014

    List Leaders: The 5 managers with most metro office space

    Don't call them "spacey." The commercial property management firms with the most square feet of metro-area space have to be razor-focused and ultra-organized to deal with the multiple landlords, scores of tenants and myriad vendors necessary to oversee the properties in their charge.

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  724. 05/21/2014

    Another big spec industrial project in Portland (that's No. 3 for those of you keeping track)

    New York Life Investment Management will break ground June 23 on a 215,250-square-foot speculative warehouse at Gresham's Gateway Corporate Center, near Interstate 84 and Northeast 181st Ave.

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  725. 05/21/2014

    Cupertino's ghost mall, Vallco, may be best hope for a real downtown - despite vexing lawsuit

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  726. 05/20/2014

    Walmart plans to hire hundreds for big expansion of digital operations in Sunnyvale

    Walmart's Global eCommerce unit intends to hire hundreds of tech workers in a big expansion of its operations in Sunnyvale.

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  727. 05/18/2014

    'Stadium effect' expected to spur office, retail, hotel development

    Levi's Stadium has spurred a burst of nearby growth as developers position projects that they hope will bask in the glow of the 49ers' new home.

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  728. 05/16/2014

    Plans Unveiled for Possible Wood Products Facility in Chehalis

    Willamette Valley Company: Port Commission Votes to Enter Negotiations for Land Sale With Eugene, Oregon-Based Company

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  729. 05/15/2014

    Credit Karma leases new San Francisco headquarters in 760 Market St.

    Another tech company is expanding in San Francisco. Credit Karma, an online credit score provider, took the last remaining space - 46,000 square feet on two floors - in the Phelan Building at 760 Market St.

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  730. 05/14/2014

    Vancouver developer buys Ridgefield site to construct industrial buildings

    ROK Ridgefield Industrial LLC last week bought 10.5 acres from the Port of Ridgefield just south of the Ridgefield Industrial Park in Clark County.

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  731. 05/13/2014

    Bridgeport Brewing Takes 50,000 SF

    Tenant Inks Deal at Vacant Warehouse

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  732. 05/13/2014

    The Tech Sector's New, Urban Aesthetic

    Today, a different kind of company is moving in to 555 California Street, and to other old-line luxury office buildings across the city.

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  733. 05/12/2014

    'Normandy Park Ale House' to open this June at Normandy Park Towne Center

    A new restaurant is coming to the Normandy Park Towne Center - the Normandy Park Ale House - which will open in June in the spot that formerly housed the Kayak Bar & Grill and Archery Bistro.

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  734. 05/07/2014

    California firm Ware Malcomb buys Connell Design Group here

    Connell Design Group, a seven-person interior architecture firm in Mountlake Terrace, put itself up for sale in June of 2012 in hopes of becoming part of a company that designs buildings and does larger-scale interior projects.

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  735. 05/01/2014

    Saltchuk says deal is off to buy 66-acre site for Foss in Everett

    A deal has fallen through to sell the 66-acre Kimberly-Clark Corp. pulp and paper plant site in Everett to Seattle-based Saltchuk, the companies said Wednesday.

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  736. 04/30/2014

    Update: Shipbuilder's deal to buy Kimberly-Clark mill site in Everett falls through

    A deal to sell Kimberly-Clark's former waterfront mill in Everett to a shipbuilder has fallen through, the companies announced Wednesday.

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  737. 04/25/2014

    Kidder Mathews: Silicon Valley Office 1st Quarter 2014

    Slow office leasing activity in the first quarter of 2014 led to negative net absorption across Silicon Valley.

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  738. 04/25/2014

    So. Sound office market not 'Seattle strong'

    The first quarter of 2014 marks the beginning of the fifth year of the office market recovery from the great recession that crash landed in 2009, according to the quarterly review from Kidder Mathews, one of the largest independent commercial real estate brokerages, with an office in Tacoma and headquartered in Seattle.

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  739. 04/25/2014

    Industrial real estate 'consistent & steady'

    During the first quarter, five industrial warehouse projects entered the marketplace totaling 882,982 s.f., according to Kidder Mathews' activity summary. The majority of these were in the Pierce and South King County markets.

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  740. 04/24/2014

    Clinicient is latest tech firm to make big office move

    A Portland medical billing software company is the latest tech firm to lease new office space in downtown.

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  741. 04/23/2014

    Lovett Joins Kidder Mathews

    Portland Office Adds Retail Specialist

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  742. 04/18/2014

    Silicon Valley's Biggest Commercial Real Estate Firms

    Check out the largest commercial real estate firms in Silicon Valley, ranked by number of locally-based agents.

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  743. 04/18/2014

    San Francisco's Role in US Office Absorption

    A combination of lack of new supply, the strength of technology and energy tenants and a deep talent pool is responsible for strong absorption in the San Francisco office market.

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  744. 04/17/2014

    Ramirez joins Kidder Mathews

    Nicholas Ramirez has joined the south Seattle office of Kidder Mathews and will specialize in industrial leasing and sales.

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  745. 04/17/2014

    Piscitelli Joins Kidder Mathews

    Retail Division Adds Junior Broker

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  746. 04/17/2014

    Of pizza, tacos and apartments on Seattle's Capitol Hill

    First the Piecora's Pizza property sold. Now the site where Taco Time operated across the street has a new owner.

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  747. 04/16/2014

    Brand New Industrial Bldg Sells for $27.3M

    Logistics Co Acquires Property on Cerritos

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  748. 04/15/2014

    San Fran Unemployment Rate Continues Drop

    According to a recent report from Kidder Mathews, market drivers for the San Francisco area include employment, construction, and preleasing, according to Kidder Mathews.

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  749. 04/11/2014

    KBS Buys 2 Office Buildings Totaling 490 KSF for $187M in Bellevue, Wash.

    KBS has snapped up The Plaza Buildings, two office towers encompassing approximately 490,000 square feet in Bellevue, Wash., for $186.5 million.

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  750. 04/11/2014

    Life or death for SouthShore Mall

    When Elma Mayor Dave Osgood talks about going to the mall with his grandchildren, he's not talking about the SouthShore Mall in Aberdeen. He's talking about the mall in Olympia.

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  751. 04/10/2014

    Holzhauers join Kidder Mathews

    Timothy Holzhauer and Colene Holzhauer joined Kidder Mathews' Seattle valuation advisory group. Timothy Holzhauer will be a vice president.

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  752. 04/10/2014

    Kidder Mathews Tapped for Leasing at Menlo Business Park

    Principal Real Estate Investors and Tarlton Properties, Inc., a commercial property development and asset manager, says Kidder Mathews has been hired to be the exclusive broker for its Menlo Business Park.

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  753. 04/10/2014

    City Hall Facility Planning Open House will be at City Hall on Tuesday, April 22

    An Open House to discuss the possible repair or replacement of Normandy Park's aging City Hall will be held (at City Hall) on Tuesday, April 22.

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  754. 04/09/2014

    Tarlton Taps Kidder Mathews for Menlo Business Park Listing

    KM's Domanico and Hines' Leasing Experience With Life Sciences Firms Cited in Selection

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  755. 04/08/2014

    Chinese investment in overseas property to double in 2014

    Chinese investment into international property is set to double in 2014, according to Knight Frank, as transactions reach their highest level since 2007.

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  756. 04/07/2014

    Report: Three areas in which Portland's commercial real estate market is getting tighter

    he year already is one-fourth over. That means it's time for Kidder Mathews to weigh in with its quarterly report on the state of the office, industrial and retail markets in the six-county area that makes up the Portland metro area.

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  757. 04/04/2014

    Bixby outlines plans after Santa Clara office complex purchase

    In its fourth major Silicon Valley buy in less than four years, Bixby Land Co. has scooped up a large Santa Clara office campus from Divco West with plans to invest $20 million to reposition it.

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  758. 04/03/2014

    Gigantic Life Sciences Tenant In Town

    We got a whiff of a confidential life sciences tenant looking to eat up 300k SF of space.

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  759. 04/03/2014

    Kidder Mathews to Lease at Business Park

    Kidder Mathews has been selected to be the exclusive broker for Menlo Business Park.

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  760. 04/02/2014

    Kirkland 118 Commerce Center Trades for $9.9M

    Expert Drywall Acquires 77,000-SF Industrial Complex

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  761. 04/02/2014

    Tarlton Properties Taps Kidder Mathews to Lease Menlo Business Park

    900,000 Square Foot Life Sciences Campus to Undergo Rebranding

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  762. 04/02/2014

    Notable Pioneer Square building changes hands

    Manchester Capital Management has bought 419 Occidental Ave. S. for $17.55 million from Intracorp Real Estate. The 85,725-square-foot building, across from CenturyLink field, is home to F.X. McRory's bar and restaurant.

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  763. 03/31/2014

    Pierce County holds lead in industrial development

    "Consistent and steady" is how the brokerage Kidder Mathews describes the first quarter for the region's industrial market, with strong leasing activity and a few big projects under construction.

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  764. 03/28/2014

    Bay Area buyers hot for this building (and they didn't get it)

    Barkeep Mick McHugh, the owner of F.X. McRory's, has a new landlord.

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  765. 03/26/2014

    Columbia West Properties Sells $16M Seattle Development Site

    Continental Properties Purchases 0.4 Acres in CBD

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  766. 03/26/2014

    'Working with professionals' ideal way for Chinese real estate investors in US

    "Work with professionals" was the advice offered to Chinese investors by many real estate investment specialists at a forum on Monday.

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  767. 03/21/2014

    Shopworn: Region's apartment boom sparks ideas on how to fill all that empty retail space

    Filling up the retail spaces at the base of the new apartment buildings sprouting in the region is one of the most vexing challenges developers face. Frustration with the empty storefronts is spurring new thinking.

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  768. 03/21/2014

    Continental buys downtown site

    Continental Properties of Bellevue bought a 19,440-square-foot site at Second and Virginia for $16 million.

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  769. 03/20/2014

    Development site near Pike Place Market sells for $16 million

    Continental Properties on Thursday bought a high-rise development site at Second Avenue and Virginia Street in downtown Seattle for $16 million.

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  770. 03/18/2014

    Kidder Mathews Retained to Manage 1.2M-SF Industrial Portfolio

    Firm Takes Over Property Management of Three Business Parks

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  771. 03/17/2014

    Kintetsu Renews 34,000-SF Lease

    Kintetsu World Express signed a 34,020-square-foot lease renewal at 8922-8934 NE Alderwood Rd. in Portland, OR.

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  772. 03/13/2014

    Real Estate Buzz: Talon now working on Parkplace

    Prudential Real Estate Investors has a new partner in the development of Parkplace in Kirkland: Talon Private Capital.

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  773. 03/12/2014

    Affordable apartments on Capitol Hill? New Seattle housing plan due this summer

    As the minimum wage debate rolls on in Seattle, it's worth remembering the underlying premise at play: working people ought to be able to afford some basic standard of living on their hard-earned wages in an increasingly expensive city.

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  774. 03/10/2014

    Market Trend: Select Top Five Seattle / Puget Sound Retail Leases Signed in Q4 2013

    The select top retail lease signed during the fourth quarter of 2013 in the Seattle/Puget Sound market was at the North Seattle Hobby Lobby Center in the Northgate / N Seattle submarket.

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  775. 03/07/2014

    Ryan O'Leary joins Kidder Mathews

    Ryan O'Leary has joined the Portland office of Kidder Mathews as a vice president.

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  776. 03/05/2014

    DCT Industrial Purchases Kent Property for $3.6M

    Miles Sand & Gravel Co Sells 45,000 SF

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  777. 03/05/2014

    XO Communications Renews 45,000 SF at Nimbus Oaks Bldg B

    Tenant Remains Sole Occupant of Beaverton Flex Property

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  778. 03/01/2014

    Pierce County leaders hear about urgent business needs

    Even as Pierce County's top economic development group ticked off the business achievements of the last year at its annual meeting Friday, both Gov. Jay Inslee and Port of Tacoma Chief Executive John Wolfe warned of difficulties ahead.

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  779. 02/28/2014

    A big sale epitomizes South Lake Union metamorphosis

    The sale of 5.5 acres on a bluff above Seattle's Lake Union wasn't even close to the biggest real estate deal of 2013, but it will bring about some of the biggest change.

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  780. 02/28/2014

    King County Real Estate Deals in 2013

    The largest property sales in King County in 2013 are ranked by deal size - then price.

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  781. 02/28/2014

    Pierce County Real Estate Deals in 2013

    This list of the largest property deals in Pierce County is ranked by the size of the deal, money.

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  782. 02/28/2014

    Snohomish County Real Estate Deals in 2013

    The list of the largest 25 property sales in Snohomish County in 2013 is ranked by deal size, meaning dollars.

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  783. 02/21/2014

    New grocery opens in Normandy Park

    Normandy Park Market opened last month at 19805 First Ave. S. in Normandy Park Towne Center.

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  784. 02/19/2014

    San Francisco targets Chinese buyers

    Chinese buyers have increasingly been investing in US real estate, as the country's recovery combined with China's own economic uncertainy has encourage investors to look overseas for more favorable opportunities.

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  785. 02/18/2014

    Hudson Closes on $58M Seattle Buy

    Hudson Pacific Properties Inc. has completed the $57.7 million acquisition of an office and retail property known as "Merrill Place" located in downtown Seattle's Pioneer Square submarket, directly adjacent to the Company's First & King property.

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  786. 02/17/2014

    Chinese Investors Scope Out Bay Area Commercial Properties

    Chinese capital is flooding the commercial real estate market.

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  787. 02/14/2014

    Longtime Seattle company Wards Cove winding down operations

    Wards Cove Co., once one of the Puget Sound region's largest private employers, is selling the last of its properties on Lake Union in Seattle.

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  788. 02/14/2014

    Lease Goes From 480,000 SF to 277,000 SF

    Unico Properties has just secured a 10-year lease with US Bank, its namesake tenant, for 277,000 square feet at US Bancorp Tower here. This could be the largest office lease since the GSA at First & Main, says Unico.

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  789. 02/14/2014

    Bay Area commercial property draws more Chinese money

    San Francisco commercial real estate giant Kidder Mathews is partnering with a Chinese real estate consortium "to act as a bridge for Chinese business investment which wants to come to the Bay Area," the firm said.

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  790. 02/12/2014

    (Much) more Chinese real estate money heading here

    San Francisco's Kidder Mathews is partnering with a Chinese real estate consortium "to act as a bridge for Chinese business investment which wants to come to the Bay Area."

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  791. 02/12/2014

    Church pays $15 million for downtown Bellevue office building

    Bellevue First Congregational Church on Wednesday bought the Star Plaza office building in downtown Bellevue for $15 million, lead pastor Kevin Brown said.

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  792. 02/11/2014

    Bay area real estate investing gets boost

    A new partnership is opening up opportunities for Chinese investors interested in San Francisco Bay Area real estate.

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  793. 02/11/2014

    The Big Shrink at Big Pink: U.S. Bank gives up 200K square feet

    U.S. Bancorp is shedding almost half its downtown Portland office space in the tower that bears its name.

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  794. 02/11/2014

    U.S. Bank renews lease, gives up 200,000 square feet in U.S. Bancorp Tower

    U.S. Bank has renewed its lease in the U.S. Bancorp Tower, but will shrink its footprint at "Big Pink" from 480,000 to 277,000 square feet.

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  795. 01/31/2014

    Menlo Business Park poised for growth

    When Tig Tarlton developed a 50-acre business complex in Menlo Park in the early 1980s, the Dumbarton Bridge had just opened down the street. Most tenants were light-electronics assembly companies.

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  796. 01/30/2014

    Downtown Renton vacant properties see some sales action

    While some vacant Renton properties have piqued the interest of potential buyers, others continue to sit waiting for new owners. However, local real estate agents say the market does appear to be getting better.

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  797. 01/30/2014

    Synaptics grows again with $10 million property purchase

    Six months after moving into its new San Jose headquarters, Synaptics is expanding its space there.

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  798. 01/23/2014

    Real Estate Buzz: Goldsmith says there's room for a 'jewel box' office project even in Bellevue's crowded CBD

    The development company spends months analyzing the risks and benefits of a site before deciding to buy it or build something there. As a subsidiary of 55-year-old Eastside engineering firm Hugh G. Goldsmith and Associates, the development arm is influenced by that firm's history and methodical approach.

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  799. 01/21/2014

    Goldsmith wants to build 15-story office tower on 108th in Bellevue

    Goldsmith Land Investments, a real estate investment and development company, is planning a 15-story office tower in downtown Bellevue.

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  800. 01/21/2014

    Cornish & Carey sale: Silicon Valley real estate executives weigh in

    Commercial real estate executives on Tuesday said the sale of Santa Clara-based Cornish & Carey Commercial (first reported here) is another sign of how important the Bay Area has become on the global real estate scene.

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  801. 01/17/2014

    State Farm drives Pierce office market's vacancy rate down

    State Farm's arrival in the Tacoma central business district had a dramatic impact on Pierce County's office space market in the fourth quarter of 2013, according to a report from commercial real estate firm Kidder Mathews.

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  802. 01/14/2014

    First Congregational Church sells for $30M

    A Chinese investment firm closed on its purchase of the Bellevue First Congregational Church property on Monday for $30 million, but Pastor Kevin Brown says his congregation will remain there for the time being.

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  803. 01/13/2014

    Church's prime property in downtown Bellevue sells for $30 million

    A group called Plus Investment USA on Monday acquired the First Congregational Church's property in downtown Bellevue, according to public records.

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  804. 01/13/2014

    Hillsboro Land Sells for $6.4M

    Arbor Custom Homes, a residential developer based in Oregon, purchased 10.8 acres at NW AmberGlen Pky. in Hillsboro, OR from Principal Financial Group for $6.35 million, or about $588,000 per acre.

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  805. 01/10/2014

    State Parks' public process prompted business to pull out of lease for seminary building

    A real estate broker representing a private firm has abruptly decided to end its agreement with Washington State Parks to lease the seminary building at Saint Edward State Park in Kenmore.

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  806. 01/09/2014

    Cybersecurity firm drops plan to lease Saint Edward Park seminar

    The unnamed cybersecurity company that expressed interest in renovating and leasing the seminary building at Kenmore's St. Edward State Park has ended negotiations with the state.

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  807. 01/08/2014

    Brokers say with a few huge exceptions demand has been slow to recover here

    But developers are moving forward with office projects in anticipation of higher rents.

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  808. 01/08/2014

    Mitsui Fudosan Develops 202 KSF Office Property in San Francisco

    Looking to take advantage of the hot tech market in San Francisco, Mitsui Fudosan America has formed a joint venture with SKS Partners to develop a 202,000-square-foot Class A, speculative office building at 270 Brannan St. near Second Street in SOMA's historic South Beach district.

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  809. 01/08/2014

    Who's ahead in Bellevue office high-rise race? Permits offer clues

    Like many other commercial real estate observers, I have been watching carefully to see which office development company might start building its downtown Bellevue tower first.

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  810. 01/08/2014

    Unnamed cybersecurity outfit proposes leasing St. Edward Park seminary

    An unnamed cybersecurity company has a proposal for leasing the Saint Edward State Park's Seminary Building.

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  811. 01/08/2014

    Transformation of North San Jose into urban tech hub underway

    For decades a zone of low-slung research-and-development buildings, North San Jose is being transformed into an urban transit village and tech hub.

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  812. 01/08/2014

    Who is the mysterious cybersecurity firm eyeing the historic seminary building at Saint Edward State Park?

    It's getting tougher for tech companies to find office space in the Seattle region, which is leading some entities to get creative. And one mysterious Seattle area cybersecurity company may have discovered a historic - yet dilapidated and underutilized - gem.

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  813. 01/02/2014

    A new year, a new office building for the Pearl

    Details are sketchy, but the new year is off to a roaring start for office development.

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  814. 01/02/2014

    9-story office building proposed in Portland's Pearl District

    Real estate brokers are seeking tenants for a proposed nine-story office building in the Pearl District on a half-block site currently used for parking.

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  815. 01/02/2014

    Fremont lands biotech company Asterias

    Three months after its formation, Asterias Biotherapeutics is on the move.

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  816. 01/01/2014

    Location, location... Chinese investors learn

    As all successful developers know, only a prized and special location can breathe life and meaningful value into the structures that arise on it. Now, more Chinese developers are showing a strong will to stick to this idea with diversified buyers in the US.

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  817. 12/27/2013

    Outlook 2014 commercial real estate: Ready to build in Bellevue

    It's time again for the parlor game: Who's Going First? Real estate observers in the Puget Sound region play some version of it about once a decade as they predict which office developer will start building first.

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  818. 12/23/2013

    2013 in review: Real Estate and Building

    There's been significant movement in the South Sound in 2013, with big names moving in and out of downtown Tacoma and projects large and small gaining momentum around the area. The Business Examiner reported about these groundbreakings, trends and planned developments online and in our bi-weekly publication.

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  819. 12/20/2013

    State Parks Commission schedules public information meeting on potential new lease at Saint Edward State Park

    The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission announces a public meeting to discuss a potential new long-term lease arrangement that could help preserve the decaying historic Seminary Building at Saint Edward State Park in Kenmore.

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  820. 12/15/2013

    Award-winning execs share their best advice

    Ever want to sit across the table from the company president you most admire and ask them the best business advice? Want to know what goes through leaders of the fastest-growing companies heads and how they manage through all of that change? Or how the CEO of Washington's Best Workplaces keep their employees so happy?

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  821. 12/13/2013

    Apartment buildings drop vacant storefronts in favor of ground-level apartments

    In a red-hot apartment market, landlords are having no problems filling apartments. But filling ground-floor retail space underneath apartment buildings is a different matter, especially in sleepy corners of neighborhoods still developing.

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  822. 12/12/2013

    State of the Market: Is a banner year on tap for industrial properties?

    With most of the low-cost space options off the market, 2014 could see a push by landlords on rates and a downward trend on concessions.

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  823. 12/06/2013

    Huge new office, research and retail complex planned for Santa Clara

    Developers are planning a vast new office and research campus that will become a crucial piece of Santa Clara's economic fabric and bring retail into a part of the city that lacks shopping services on a site a few minutes from the future 49ers football stadium.

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  824. 12/05/2013

    Micro apartments, creative offices and other takeaways from the IREM breakfast

    Portland landlords will be sitting pretty in the coming year as a growing economy collides with almost no new construction.

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  825. 12/03/2013

    New shopping center planned for Seattle's Interbay area

    Total Wine & More has leased about a quarter of the space in a shopping center planned for 1600 Armory Way in Seattle, officials of commercial real estate company Kidder Mathews said Monday.

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  826. 11/26/2013

    State Parks considering a lease of Saint Edward Seminary in Kenmore to save building

    Saint Edward Seminary in Kenmore stands like a regal beacon at the center of Saint Edward State Park. One of the most monolithic structures in the Northshore area, it is clad in brick with timeless architecture.

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  827. 11/22/2013

    Park system: A rescue for a grand building along Lake Washington's shore?

    Preservationists have made the historic St. Edward Seminary a poster child for widespread neglect by the state park system. But a new option has come up.

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  828. 11/22/2013

    Ammo Depot Inc. moves corporate headquarters to Port of Ridgefield

    Ammo Depot Inc., an ammunition supply company, is relocating its corporate headquarters from Northern California to Ridgefield. The company leased 3,000 square feet of office space and 3,800 square feet of warehouse space located at 600 S. 74th Place, on Port of Ridgefield-owned property.

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  829. 11/20/2013

    Industrial hot, apartments not, real estate experts say

    Odd as it might seem, real estate investors now are more interested in buying warehouses than apartment buildings.

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  830. 11/19/2013

    Burien Arts, Culture and Business Leaders Meet to Discuss Potential Arts and Events Facility in Downtown Burien

    Leaders from a number of local nonprofits in Burien gathered in the Council Chambers at Burien City City Hall on Saturday, November 16, to again discuss the possibility of establishing a facility in Burien that would act as a cultural center for the community and surrounding metropolitan area.

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  831. 11/19/2013

    Few vacant office spaces to be found on Capitol Hill

    While many office spaces remain dark in Seattle's skyline buildings, Capitol Hill office spaces are nearly full. Only an estimated 7% of office spaces on the Hill are vacant, according to data from commercial real estate firm Kidder Mathews. The report tracks 225 office buildings on Capitol Hill.

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  832. 11/19/2013

    Bay Area commercial real estate boom on track for record year

    A surging tech economy has sparked a Bay Area commercial real estate boom that is on track to make 2013 the best year on record.

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  833. 11/12/2013

    Consolidated FCU Buys Portland Office

    1033 Bldg to be Remodeled into Corporate HQ

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  834. 11/08/2013

    Eastside Economic Forecast Breakfast set Nov. 20

    The Bellevue Chamber of Commerce will hold its 2013 Eastside Economic Forecast Breakfast 7-9 a.m. Nov. 20 at the Meydenbauer Center where attendees will get a look at business trends, outlooks and tips for corporate planning.

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  835. 11/06/2013

    Clark County's apartment-building boom

    More than 1,300 units under construction or planned as demand climbs

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  836. 11/06/2013

    Google's expansion plans led to Touchstone exit from Kirkland project

    The beginning of the end of Touchstone Corp.'s involvement in the planned Parkplace project in downtown Kirkland likely came around a year ago.

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  837. 11/05/2013

    Bellevue's Residence Inn sold for record $71.8 million

    Hotel REIT buys Bellevue hotel that caters to business travelers.

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  838. 11/03/2013

    Seattle facility offers glimpse of what Foss plans for Everett

    SEATTLE -- Workers welded sections of hull at Foss Maritime Co.'s shipyard last month, assembling a new state-of-the-art fire boat for the Port of Long Beach, Calif.

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  839. 10/30/2013

    Chinese investors pay $17 million for North San Jose office building

    A Chinese investment group has paid $17 million, or about $177 a square foot, for a 96,000-square-foot building at 90 East Tasman Drive, another sign of overseas interest in the South Bay real estate market.

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  840. 10/25/2013

    Real estate tech firm Market Leader leases Bellevue space in move to urban core

    Market Leader, a residential real estate technology company, is moving to downtown Bellevue, where it has leased nearly 72,500 square feet of space at 110 Atrium Place. It's the largest new lease so far this year in Bellevue, where office rents are rising and show no sign of slowing down.

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  841. 10/23/2013

    Report: 40,414 apartments planned through 2016; 63% will be in Seattle

    Seattle's sole reliance on Boeing to keep the economy running is over, with, Microsoft, Starbucks and many others now creating thousands of jobs locally and globally.

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  842. 10/18/2013

    New businesses to open with Slater 116 apartments in Kirkland

    New businesses are coming to the Totem Lake area as workers put the last touches on Slater 116, an apartment building set to be complete by the end of this year.

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  843. 10/18/2013

    Feds review proposals to develop Moffett Airfield

    The federal government is in the final stages of collecting proposals for a restoration of the iconic Hangar One at Moffett Federal Airfield and new development on a portion of the aviation facility, a project that's likely to become a new landmark in the region.

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  844. 10/17/2013

    Experts say there's still a place for stores in a high-tech world

    With increasing competition from online sites and rival brands, retail companies are learning they need to personalize the shopping experience, a panel of experts said Wednesday at a forum put together by the Washington chapter of NAIOP.

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  845. 10/16/2013

    Newmark Properties Pays $5.2M for Vancouver Investment

    Hinton Development Sells North Park Ind Cntr Bldg

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  846. 10/14/2013

    Bellevue church is expected to sell its prime downtown site soon

    After years of study, a Bellevue church is getting close to selling a valuable piece of downtown property where high-rise office and residential towers could be built.

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  847. 10/10/2013

    Will Beacon start building Bellevue office tower this year?

    Construction of Beacon Capital's 24-story office tower in downtown Bellevue is set to commence later this year, according to a local commercial real estate company, though another expert is skeptical.

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  848. 10/09/2013

    Pierce office real estate "quiet" in Q3

    Pierce County's office real estate market was "relatively quiet" in the third quarter of 2013, according to the latex research from commercial real estate firm Kidder Mathews.

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  849. 10/08/2013

    Ridgefield Corp Cntr Begins Development

    Meniscus Group Acquires Industrial Park

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  850. 10/07/2013

    Chinese investors visit Silicon Valley

    Silicon Valley hosted 58 senior executives on Saturday, most of whom are private business owners from the Chinese mainland looking for projects to invest in.

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  851. 10/04/2013

    Tacoma's turn: Arrival of State Farm moves city toward its new destiny

    It has been a tough three years for downtown Tacoma since Russell Investments moved its headquarters to, of all places, rival Seattle.

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  852. 10/04/2013

    Foreign money will help re-launch construction of Seattle tower

    Armed with money from foreign nationals, Seattle developer Kevin Daniels said this week that he plans to restart construction on his 43-story Fifth + Columbia project before the end of this year.

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  853. 10/01/2013

    Legacy buys site in Burien Town Square

    An affiliate of Foster City-based Legacy Partners Residential bought 3.24 acres that are part of the Burien Town Square development and plans to develop high end mixed-use projects with housing.

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  854. 09/30/2013

    Remaining Burien Town Square Parcels acquired by Legacy Partners

    The three remaining parcels of the Burien Town Square area have been acquired by Legacy Partners Residential, in a deal that closed Sept. 26.

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  855. 09/27/2013

    New designs reflect a craving for connection

    One of Portland's oldest, most iconic buildings is also among its hippest.

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  856. 09/20/2013

    Go! Chinese cash flows into tech real estate

    A year ago, there was much talk of Chinese investment dollars flowing into Silicon Valley commercial real estate - but few deals happened.

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  857. 09/17/2013

    Multifamily Specialist Joins Kidder Mathews

    Jocelyn Jamias has joined Kidder Mathews in Redwood Shores as a vice president. She will focus on multi-family investment sales for the firm.

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  858. 09/16/2013

    San Jose: Cisco sells eight buildings in north San Jose to a developer that plans a major facelift of the properties

    Cisco Systems (CSCO) has sold eight buildings in north San Jose to a real estate venture that will give the properties a major facelift, a $150 million deal that signals confidence in future growth for that part of the South Bay and a reminder of an ongoing retrenchment for the networking giant.

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  859. 09/16/2013

    Jones Lang LaSalle Arranges Major Lease for Bridgestone Americas

    Tyler Sheils, Sean McCarthy and Kevin Kriesien of JLL represented Bridgestone. The landlord, MEPT Rivergate LLC, was represented by Steven Klein and Peter Stalick of Kidder Mathews.

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  860. 09/13/2013

    Google Leases Office Campus at Former Mall in Mountain View, Calif., from Rockwood, Four Corners

    Google, Inc. is leasing 500,000 square feet - the largest lease signed so far this year in Silicon Valley - at the former Mayfield Mall in Mountain View, Calif., which is being repurposed by Rockwood Capital, L.L.C., and Four Corners Properties, L.L.C. into Class A office space.

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  861. 09/13/2013

    Big industrial lease gobbles up valuable real estate

    Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations LLC has signed a new lease for 204,550 square feet at Rivergate in the area's second-largest industrial lease of the year.

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  862. 09/12/2013

    Google continues to expand, leasing big office complex in Sunnyvale

    Google (GOOG) confirmed Thursday it has leased a big office building in Sunnyvale where the technology titan could move 1,000 employees -- part of an eye-popping growth surge of nearly 1 million square feet of leases in about a month.

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  863. 09/10/2013

    Developers Bet Big on Seattle

    Office space is going up on faith that companies such as and Microsoft will fill it as the city's technology sector booms.

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  864. 09/10/2013

    Sale of new Amazon building sets Seattle price record

    The new 202 Westlake office building in Seattle sold Tuesday for a record price of $749 per square foot, according to public records. The total sales price was nearly $97.4 million.

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  865. 09/09/2013

    Huge office development planned for North San Jose

    In what is believed to be the largest office project ever proposed in San Jose, iconic realty firm Peery Arrillaga has submitted plans for a 2 million-square-foot complex on the city's north side where up to 10,000 people could work, municipal officials said Monday.

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  866. 09/05/2013

    Clark Joins Kidder Mathews

    Kidder Mathews added its brokerage division with the hiring of Matthew Clark. He will work out of the Redwood Shores office.

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  867. 09/05/2013

    Wanted: $20 million waterfront restaurant behind Ferry Building

    The family that controls the former World Trade Club quarters at One Ferry Plaza is looking to revive the building by attracting a major international restaurateur that could do north of $20 million in annual sales.

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  868. 08/30/2013

    Law firm finds perfect fit at old-school office

    While every hot tech company in town is on the prowl for an office that is creative, funky and open, Bunsow De Mory took a completely different approach.

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  869. 08/29/2013

    Google leases large building in Mountain View for an expansion

    Google (GOOG) has struck a deal to lease a large still-to-be-constructed office building in Mountain View where the tech company, which is in the midst of a remarkable expansion program, could move nearly 1,000 workers.

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  870. 08/26/2013

    Old-fogey offices offer cheap space in San Francisco

    When it comes to office space in San Francisco, it pays to be old-fashioned.

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  871. 08/20/2013

    OutBack Power opens headquarters

    OutBack Power Technologies, a designer and manufacturer of electronics for renewable energy, backup power and mobile applications, will hold a grand opening Thursday at its 42,000-square-foot headquarters in Arlington's Advanced Manufacturing Park, with Governor Jay Inslee and Arlington Mayor Barbara Tolbert attending.

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  872. 08/18/2013

    Silicon Valley commercial real estate boom driven by tech

    A commercial real estate boom is underway in Santa Clara County and south San Mateo County, with developers constructing or renovating roughly 6 million square feet of office space - double the activity of a year ago.

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  873. 08/16/2013

    Port of Seattle selects Developer for 87-acre Des Moines Creek Business Park

    The Port of Seattle announced this week that it has selected a developer for the Des Moines Creek Business Park project - Panattoni Development Company, Inc., a privately-held real estate development firm headquartered in Newport Beach, California.

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  874. 08/15/2013

    Washington State Liquor Control Board Distribution Center Sells for $23.4 Million

    Washington State Liquor Control Board (WSLCB) has sold the 223,227 square foot distribution center located in South Seattle for $23.4 million.

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  875. 08/14/2013

    Panattoni pays $23M for liquor warehouse

    The Department of Enterprise Services sold the Washington State Liquor Control Board's old distribution center to Panattoni Development Co. for $23.4 million.

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  876. 08/13/2013

    High price paid for former liquor warehouse in South Seattle

    The state's old liquor distribution center in South Seattle sold for $104 a square foot, one of the highest priced deals ever in King County, according to real estate data company CoStar.

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  877. 08/13/2013

    Work hard, play harder: Washington's Best Workplaces share favorite social events

    Washington's Best Workplaces work hard, but they like to celebrate and socialize, too. They kick their summer picnics and holiday parties up a notch. They take all-staff trips. They host companywide games.

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  878. 08/13/2013

    State sells off former liquor distribution center for $23.4 million

    Washington state's privatization of its Prohibition-era liquor distribution business turned another major corner this month. The Department of Enterprise Services said Tuesday it "finalized the sale and closing of the Liquor Control board's former Seattle distribution center on Friday.

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  879. 08/12/2013

    Port Angeles waterfront mall for sale for $4.4 million

    PORT ANGELES - The Landing, a waterfront amalgam of shops, restaurants, galleries and offices, is for sale.

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  880. 08/09/2013

    Washington's Best Workplaces: Perks

    All of Washington's Best Workplaces tout flexible schedules, along with health care and 401(k) plans as best-loved employee perks. Many have free or subsidized transportation. But when it comes to keeping employees really happy...

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  881. 08/08/2013

    Happy days here again for Seattle hotels

    It's getting harder to find a hotel room in Seattle these days, and that's good news for operators and developers.

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  882. 08/07/2013

    Tangent Bldg Trades for $2.1M / Roseburg-Based Partners Sell USDA Investment Property

    A private investor acquired the office building at 31978 N. Lake Creek Dr. in Tangent, OR from a private trust for $2.125 million, or about $188 per square foot.

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  883. 07/24/2013

    MatrixOne Pays $1.3M for Multnomah County Industrial
    Royal-McGill Sells 18,000SF in Gresham

    MatrixOne Properties LLC acquired the industrial property at 335-345 NE 8th St. in Gresham, OR from Royal-McGill Property LLC for $1,343,000, or about $76 per square foot.

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  884. 07/24/2013

    German group looks to buy Amazon-leased building in Seattle

    A Munich-based real estate group is looking at buying a new Seattle office building that is leasing, and the sales price could set a per-square-foot record for the region.

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  885. 07/23/2013

    Insulation Contractors Sell Everett Industrial Bldg
    25,000 SF Trades for $2.8M

    M&E Everett Investments LLC purchased the industrial building at 1122 Industry Ave. in Everett, WA from Insulation Contractors, Inc. for $2.8 million, or about $110 per square foot.

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  886. 07/23/2013

    Seattle Office Real Estate Market Review for Q2 2013

    Compliments of Jason Smith of Kidder Mathews, attached is a Seattle-area office real estate market review for Q2 2013. As the report notes, the second quarter of 2013 continued the trends of the first quarter, although, while leasing continued, absorption activity was slower.

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  887. 07/23/2013

    Copiers NW Acquires 28,000-SF Industrial Bldg
    Local Investors Sell Manufacturing Plant for $3.1M

    Copiers Northwest, a regional business services corporation, purchased the industrial facility at 615 S. Alaska St. in Seattle, WA from Eastlake Management for $3.067 million, or about $108 per square foot.

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  888. 07/16/2013

    China's Stake In Commercial Real Estate A Bellwether For Luxury Brands

    While accounts of eye-popping residential property purchases are feverishly compared among real estate insiders and homeowners in the United States and Europe, the boom in real estate purchases by investors from China is not limited to residential properties.

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  889. 07/15/2013

    Tacoma's office real estate availability down

    State Farm's impending arrival into downtown Tacoma has already made its mark in the city's office real estate market, according to the latest report from independent commercial real estate firm Kidder Mathews.

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  890. 07/13/2013

    Neighbors, police, city officials give Chinatown ID fresh start

    Broad community collaboration in the Chinatown International District has helped make the neighborhood safer, cleaner and brighter.

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  891. 07/12/2013

    Chow Chow Chow: Purina expands

    Growing Purina Animal Nutrition is moving into a larger 100,000-square-foot spot at its North Portland business park.

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  892. 07/09/2013

    Construction starting today on office/hotel project in downtown Seattle

    Seattle commercial real estate developer Touchstone started construction Monday on an office and hotel project in the Denny Triangle area of downtown Seattle, company Vice President A-P Hurd said.

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  893. 07/08/2013

    Morning Run Apts Trade for $26.4M

    Coast Equity Ptnrs Acquire Monroe Multifamily

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  894. 07/03/2013

    Tesla leases dealership space in Seattle's Sodo area

    Tesla Seattle has leased space in Seattle's Sodo area, where the electric-car maker plans to be up and running in the next 90 days, one of the companys commercial real estate brokers said Tuesday.

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  895. 07/02/2013

    $170 million industrial sale in Kent one of the NW's biggest

    Northwest Corporate Park, a nearly 2.8-million-square-foot industrial property in Kent, has sold for $170 million.

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  896. 06/24/2013

    Upscale Asian Restaurant to Open First U.S. Presence in San Francisco

    Singapore-based Crystal Jade Culinary Concepts Holding has signed a lease for 16,000 square feet of indoor space and 4,000 square feet of outdoor space at Four Embarcadero Center.

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  897. 06/21/2013

    Industrial market set to sizzle

    Port of Seattle officials last week announced that Panattoni, a privately held real estate company, will develop up to 2 million square feet of commercial space at Des Moines Creek Business Park, south of Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.

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  898. 06/21/2013

    6 Nearby Businesses Named Top Bay Area Workplaces

    The Bay Area News Group has announced its list of the Top Workplaces in 2013 and six businesses near Belmont made the list.

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  899. 06/19/2013

    Developer picked for Des Moines' biggest economic project

    The Port of Seattle has selected a developer for the Des Moines Creek Business Park project.

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  900. 06/19/2013

    Hotel Developer Purchases Bellevue Property

    Opus Bank Agrees to Sale-Leaseback of Bellevue Branch

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  901. 06/19/2013

    State's liquor warehouse sells to Panattoni

    One of South Seattle's most coveted commercial properties, the former state Liquor Control Board's Distribution Center, soon will have a new owner.

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  902. 06/17/2013

    Potential Development Site Trades Hands in Bellevue's CBD for $31M

    Bellevue's Central Business District is running out of room for development, as one of the last spots in the area that could support a large commercial building was recently snapped up in a $31 million deal.

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  903. 06/14/2013

    Broadcaster moves south

    Spanish Broadcasting Systems is packing up its San Francisco office and moving south to San Jose.

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  904. 06/14/2013

    Panattoni will develop 87-acre business park near Sea-Tac Airport

    Port of Seattle officials announced Friday that they've selected Panattoni, a privately held real estate company, to develop the 87-acre Des Moines Creek Business Park south of Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.

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  905. 06/14/2013

    Health and work-life balance are key values at many Top Workplaces

    When good workers give their all, they deserve benefits and support in developing and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Society's fast pace means some workers - perhaps juggling work with children or aging parents as well working long hours - are sometimes short-changing themselves by not developing healthy habits that will enable them to do more...

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  906. 06/13/2013

    The 2013 BISNOW POWER 60
    The Most Influential Players In Seattle Commercial Real Estate

    This list is about 60 remarkable people making the Seattle commercial real estate world shine so brightly these days. It's about individuals, not firms. About perception of influence, not just dollars or square feet. A snapshot of today, not lifetime achievement. Yes, it's totally subjective and unscientific, but we hope therefore provocative...

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  907. 06/13/2013

    Development Site in Bellevue's Central Business District Sells for $31M

    A 58,000-square-foot development site located in Bellevue's Central Business District has sold to NIU Enterprises for $31 million.

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  908. 06/11/2013

    Which companies are the best workplaces in Washington? Meet the finalists

    As company executives continue to lament the difficulty of finding and keeping good employees, more realize it's not enough to have good jobs available. They know they must have a workplace culture that attracts and retains good employees.

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  909. 06/11/2013

    Main Street Property Group breaks ground for on 203-unit apartment building in downtown Bothell

    Main Street Property Group LLC recently broke ground for the construction of Six Oaks, a mixed-use 203-unit apartment building in downtown Bothell. This project is a part of the Downtown Revitalization Plan created by the city of Bothell.

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  910. 06/11/2013

    Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Sells Evergreen Office Investor Pays $2.1M

    A local investor purchased the Evergreen Office Bldg at 5415 Evergreen Way in Everett, WA from Thrivent Financial for Lutherans for $2.1 million, or about $44 per square foot.

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  911. 06/07/2013

    Pioneer Square building for sale

    SEATTLE - The Grand Central office building at 216 First Ave. S. is for sale.

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  912. 06/05/2013

    New retail study reveals secrets of business on Broadway - and why we'll never have a Target

    A new study examines changes in Broadway retail over the last seven years, what's ahead - and why high-end and big box department stores will likely never be part of Capitol Hill's commercial core.

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  913. 06/05/2013

    R D Merrill Sells Noble Apts in Seattle

    New York Real Estate Holdings Aquires 94 Units

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  914. 06/04/2013

    Silver Cloud buys Opus Bank site in downtown Bellevue

    Records show that Silver Cloud Inns & Hotels paid $7.1 million Tuesday for a downtown Bellevue property at 200 108th Ave. N.E., where an Opus Bank branch currently operates.

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  915. 06/03/2013

    Las Margaritas site in Bellevue sells for record price

    A site just west of the transit center in downtown Bellevue that is ripe for redevelopment finally sold Monday for a record price.

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  916. 05/31/2013

    Market Trend: Select Top Five Seattle/Puget Sound Industrial Leases Signed in Q1 2013

    The select top industrial lease signed during the first quarter of 2013 in the Seattle/Puget Sound market was at NW Corporate Park Kent - Bldg H in the Kent Valley North Industrial submarket. Lile International Companies renewed its 115,200-square-foot lease there. Kidder Mathews represented the landlord.

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  917. 05/23/2013

    Market Trend: Select Top Three Portland Office Leases Signed in Q1 2013

    The select top office lease signed during the first quarter of 2013 in the Portland market was at Synopsys Technology Park Bldg B in the Sunset Corridor / Hillsboro submarket. leased 116,500 square feet there, represented by Cushman & Wakefield, Inc. CBRE represented the landlord.

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  918. 05/20/2013

    Kemper Freeman plans $1.2 billion expansion in Bellevue

    Kemper Development wants to build 2 million square feet of additional retail, office, hotel and residential space covering more than a block of prime real estate at Northeast Fourth Street and Bellevue Way Northeast.

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  919. 05/20/2013

    Pierce County operations consolidation could affect Tacoma office market

    In a move that would shake up Tacoma's office market, Pierce County is studying whether to consolidate operations that are currently in leased space at a new facility that the county would develop.

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  920. 05/15/2013

    Wood Partners Sells Multifamily in Wedgwood for $29.4M

    SEATTLE - Wood Partners, one of the nation's most active multifamily developers, has closed on the sale of Jasper by Alta - a 91-unit luxury apartment community in Seattle's Wedgwood neighborhood - for $29.4 million. Wood Partners sold the multifamily development to Jasper 91, LLC, an entity associated with Calfox, Inc.

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  921. 05/10/2013

    NorCal Kidder Mathews: 94 brokers, $1B in deals, 11M square feet

    From his office at 10 Almaden Blvd., Reed Payne manages the brokerage group of Kidder Mathews' Northern California operations including 94 brokers in San Jose, Redwood Shores and San Francisco.

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  922. 05/10/2013

    New York Life pays $27.5M for new Wallingford apartment building

    Pillar Properties, a subsidiary of Seattle company R.D. Merrill, hadn't planned to sell the Noble, a recently completed apartment building in the Wallingford neighborhood.

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  923. 05/08/2013

    Creekside Enrichment Pays $2.5M for New Location

    Buyer Opening School in Western Cupertino - Creekside Enrichment, a secondary education provider, purchased the office building at 21801 Stevens Creek Blvd. in Cuperitino, CA from a private seller for $2.5 million, or about $290 per square foot.

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  924. 05/01/2013

    Developers see Seattle's building boom moving to Bellevue

    Today just two construction cranes rise above the broad streets of downtown Bellevue. A year from now there could be a lot more.

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  925. 04/30/2013

    New Seattle apartment building sells for $29.3 million

    Jasper by Alta, a new 91-unit apartment in Seattle's Wedgwood neighborhood, sold on Monday for nearly $29.3 million, public records show.

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  926. 04/29/2013

    The need to feed drives Portland retail leasing

    When it comes to retail real estate, Kidder Mathews says it's all about food in its first quarter review of the leasing market.

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  927. 04/26/2013

    South Sound leads the Industrial market

    Puget Sound-based Kidder Mathews commercial real estate firm reports in its first quarter summary that Pierce County and South King County led the way for Industrial Space absorption. Regional vacancy stands at 5.62 percent, down significantly from 8.47 percent at the depth of the recession.

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  928. 04/24/2013

    SEH America renews Vancouver lease

    SEH America Inc. renewed its 30,000-square-foot industrial space at 3601 NE 112th Avenue in Vancouver earlier this month.

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  929. 04/23/2013

    Orchard Partners snaps up Synaptics HQ

    Orchard Partners and Apollo Global Real Estate Management have purchased the Santa Clara headquarters of Synaptics Inc., and will pump money into a major renovation as soon as the tech company moves out.

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  930. 04/23/2013

    Leatherman Tool Takes 60,000 SF in Portland

    Leatherman Tool leased 59,516 square feet in the industrial facility at 5220 - 5232 NE 152nd Pl. in Portland, OR.

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  931. 04/22/2013

    Greenbrier's exit opens prime riverfront space

    Maybe you've heard. But The Greenbrier Cos. is packing up its 50 Portland-based employees and moving them to Lake Oswego as part of a reorganization that also includes furloughing 200 employees in its Gunderson barge-making business.

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  932. 04/21/2013

    Portland Industrial Market Bounces Back from Slow Start

    The Portland industrial market started the year on the slow side due to federal budget issues.

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  933. 04/19/2013

    Franz Bakery buys Hostess Cake bakeries

    The former Hostess Cake factory in Seattle has been sold for $10.5 million to Portland-based United States Bakery, better known as Franz Bakery, as part of a wider deal that will dramatically expand the family-owned firm's Pacific Northwest operations.

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  934. 04/16/2013

    Massive SF-China housing deal sinks

    The $1.7 billion deal between one of the biggest homebuilders in the United States, China Development Bank and Chinese Railway Construction Corp to build nearly 12,500 homes in San Francisco has fallen apart.

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  935. 04/10/2013

    Market Report: Federal jitters chill industrial market

    Portland's industrial market started the year on a slow note thanks to federal budget issues.

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  936. 04/09/2013

    Puget Sound warehouse space getting hard to find

    As companies continue to lease up warehouses, it's getting more difficult to find industrial space in the Puget Sound region.

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  937. 04/08/2013

    San Francisco Office Market - 1st Quarter 2013

    The San Francisco office market is still the hottest in the country and one of the hottest around the world. The thriving technology sector continues to power the local real estate economy. The economies of agglomeration that have driven technology growth in Silicon Valley over the past 30 years have expanded into San Francisco.

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  938. 04/05/2013

    Amazon continues on a spree of leasing

    It's taking 150,000 square feet in 1800 Ninth, and is rumored to be taking 136,000 square feet in Met Park North.

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  939. 04/03/2013

    Laird Plastics Leases 29,000 SF in Portland

    Laird Plastics, a plastic materials distributor, signed a lease for 28,639 square feet in the industrial building at 3002-3014 N. Wygant St. in Portland, OR.

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  940. 04/02/2013

    Popular sushi restaurant moves out of Downtown Portland

    PORTLAND, Ore. - A popular sushi restaurant has moved out of Downtown Portland, and several restaurants are looking to move in.

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  941. 03/28/2013

    Stanek Joins Kidder Mathews

    Tyler Stanek joined Kidder Mathews, where he will work out of the Tacoma, WA office. He will specialize in multifamily investment sales, utilizing his wide ranging experience in both investment analysis and commercial brokerage.

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  942. 03/25/2013


    Kidder Mathews Sustainability Practices has provided Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) consulting to help a new office achieve LEED Gold certification.

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  943. 03/20/2013

    Berschauer Group Pays $10.4M for Allenmore Medical Center

    Berschauer Group, Inc. acquired the seven-story Allenmore Medical Center office building from Unico Properties LLC for $10.4 million, or about $119 per square foot.

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  944. 03/15/2013

    Kimberly-Clark mill demolition behind schedule

    Expect the dismantling of the Kimberly-Clark's former waterfront mill to rumble on through the end of May.

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  945. 03/13/2013

    Who's hiring in commercial real estate

    Need more proof that Portland's commercial real estate market is rebounding? Look no farther than the Business Journal's list of the largest commercial real estate firms.

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  946. 03/13/2013

    Tenant Pays $1.9M for Portland Industrial Bldg

    Triad Investments Sells 19,000-SF Warehouse

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  947. 03/12/2013

    Stanaway Joins Kidder Mathews

    New broker Travis Stanaway joined the South Seattle office of Kidder Mathews. In his new role, Stanaway will concentrate on industrial sales and leasing.

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  948. 03/12/2013

    San Jose's Santana Row plans three office buildings to cater to tech companies

    Santana Row, already a shopping, dining and entertainment destination, could also become the home for some big tech companies under an ambitious plan by the developers of the San Jose complex to construct three big office buildings that could accommodate 3,000 or more workers.

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  949. 03/11/2013

    Gary Guenther awarded SIOR designation

    Gary Guenther, senior vice president and office real estate specialist with Kidder Mathews in Bellevue, has been awarded the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) designation.

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  950. 03/07/2013

    Kidder Mathews Adds Investment Specialist King

    Mike King has joined Kidder Mathews' Seattle brokerage division as a vice president and investment specialist.

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  951. 03/05/2013

    Construction company Berschauer buys Tacoma medical-office building from Unico

    Berschauer Group, an Olympia-based construction company, has broadened the scope of its business by buying a medical office building in Tacoma.

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  952. 03/04/2013

    John Chang Joins Kidder Mathews

    San Francisco, Calif. (March 4, 2013) - John Chang has joined Kidder Mathews' San Francisco office as a vice president, and he will specialize in investment sales and China services, a group that offers advisory, brokerage, and property management services to Chinese companies looking to invest in the United States and vice versa.

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  953. 02/28/2013

    Travis Stanaway has joined the South Seattle office of Kidder Mathews

    Travis Stanaway has joined the South Seattle office of Kidder Mathews, where he will focus on sales and leasing of industrial properties.

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  954. 02/27/2013

    SeaChange Leases 12,000 SF in Portland

    SeaChange International, Inc. leased 12,097 square feet at the Albers Mill building at 1200 NW Naito Pky in Portland, OR

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  955. 02/22/2013

    Prominent San Jose office tower sold

    A prominent office tower in this city's downtown has been bought by a veteran developer and an investment partner with robust resources, a signal that investors are bullish on the city's urban core, realty agents and city officials said Thursday.

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  956. 02/21/2013

    Chipmaker Nvidia plans big expansion in Santa Clara

    Nvidia said Wednesday it will build a new $300 million headquarters this year in Santa Clara that could accommodate thousands of employees.

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  957. 02/21/2013

    Michael Newton has joined Kidder Mathews

    Michael Newton has joined Kidder Mathews' South Seattle office

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  958. 02/20/2013

    Overseas properties are a beacon

    Top developer China Vanke Co is teaming with US-based Tishman Speyer Properties on a luxury condominium building in San Francisco, highlighting Chinese real estate firms' focus on projects abroad.

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  959. 02/14/2013

    Lattice Semi takes north San Jose offices in an expansion

    SAN JOSE -- Lattice Semiconductor has struck a lease deal that would allow the tech firm to expand its South Bay operations.

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  960. 02/13/2013

    Luxury hotel planned for Fifth and Columbia office tower

    A company that runs some of Los Angeles' hottest nightclubs and restaurants will open a 184-room hotel in the planned 43-story Fifth and Columbia tower.

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  961. 02/12/2013

    Studley Predicts Silicon Valley Slump

    Massive high-tech demand may have caused California's Silicon Valley, one of America's top office markets, to get too far ahead of the game, headed for flat performance this year and increased vacancy in 2014-15.

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  962. 02/06/2013

    Seattle company Shelby buys Bellingham's Heritage Inn for $9.1 million

    The Best Western Plus Heritage Inn, a 91-room Bellingham property that's popular among Canadian travelers, was sold for just over $9.1 million, according to public documents, which list the buyer as Shelby Co. LLC of Seattle.

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  963. 02/04/2013

    Caryl Brown moves to Kidder Mathews

    Caryl Brown, a veteran retail broker, has joined Kidder Mathews as a vice president in the retail division.

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  964. 01/29/2013

    Bellevue church ready to sell in hot market

    Bellevue First Congregational Church hopes to sell its prime downtown property - its home for more than 100 years - and use the money to build a new complex on less-expensive land.

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  965. 01/25/2013

    Seattle's Tech Industry Drives Its Leasing, Investment Trends

    Competition for qualified workers in 2012 fueled companies like Google, eBay, Facebook and other Bay Area giants to expand outside their saturated markets to attract and compete for new talent, particularly software engineers.

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  966. 01/21/2013

    State Farm considering expansion in Tacoma?

    State Farm Insurance, Pierce County's seventh-largest private employer, appears to be looking for places to expand its work force, and downtown Tacoma is in the running.

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  967. 01/18/2013

    Target, Microsoft, Apple promise traffic - Popular brands point to uptick in retail leasing

    Target Corp. will open its 80,000-square-foot, two-story CityTarget at the Galleria building in July. That, along with new stores from Apple Inc. and Microsoft Corp. promise to boost a moribund downtown leasing environment.

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  968. 01/18/2013

    Bettie Page snubbed Seattle for Portland

    Portland bested Seattle as the first outpost for a growing fashion retailer that plans to nearly double in 2013.

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  969. 01/15/2013

    Amazon Drives Seattle Office Market Surge

    Amazon's flurry of activity has led to rent increases and a drop in office vacancy and has inspired confidence in the market. Other companies, largely led by technology firms, have shaved the vacancy rate to 10.7 percent at the end of last year, from 12.4 percent in the fourth quarter of 2011, according to Kidder Mathews, a commercial real estate b

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  970. 01/14/2013

    S.J. shopping center sold for $31.6 million

    Cassidy Turley and Kidder Mathews arranged the deal.

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  971. 01/11/2013

    Bettie Page Clothing bringing femme fatale fashions to Portland

    Caryl Brown of Kidder Mathews represented Bettie Page, operated by Las Vegas-based Tatyana Designs Inc. (OTC Pink: TATD).

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  972. 01/10/2013

    Kidder Mathews: Office market made slow, steady progress in 2012

    Looking ahead, Kidder Mathews said 2013 will be marked by employment gains in the information, professional and business services industries as well as manufacturing.

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  973. 01/10/2013

    Hoop Dreams: Impact of arena questioned

    Kidder Mathews report says arena will negatively affect supply of industrial real estate.

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  974. 01/10/2013

    South King office rates 30% below rest

    The South King County market office vacancy rate ended 2012 at 12.32 percent, down slightly from the beginning of the year, according to Kidder Mathews latest report.

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  975. 01/10/2013

    Pierce Co. industrial market #2 in region

    The Pierce County industrial market eclipsed the Seattle Close-In market as number two in size in 2007, according to analysis from Kidder Mathews brokers, as rapid expansion of big box distribution facilities took advantage of available land and the success of the Port of Tacoma.

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  976. 01/10/2013

    Pierce Co. office vacancy drops, still high

    The Puget Sound office market continues its gradual overall recovery with net absorption of about 1.19 million s.f. in the fourth quarter, according to the quarterly report issued by brokerage leader Kidder Mathews.

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  977. 01/10/2013

    Big gains in So. King industrial space

    Washington State's largest industrial space real estate market - South King County - had the highest net positive absorption (over two million s.f.) and saw its vacancy drop almost 2 percent to 6.46 percent over the past 12 months, according to a new report from Kidder Mathews, one of the regions largest commercial real estate brokerages.

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  978. 01/10/2013

    A working waterfront

    A senior vice president from Kidder Mathews, the commercial real estate firm that's marketing the property, drove home the value of the deep-water harbor, which offers a 25-foot draft. An enormous amount of space -- some 3.8 million square feet -- sits unused in tech parks in the Everett, Bothell, and Woodinville areas, David Speers said.

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  979. 01/10/2013

    Rockefeller, SRO to Build 2 MSF M-U Office Complex in Suburban Seattle

    The Rockefeller Group and Sterling Realty Organization have teamed up to bring a 2.4 million-square-foot mixed-use office development to downtown Bellevue, Wash. Rockefeller and SRO have 5.5 acres of SRO-owned land to play with and plan to erect three Class A office towers at the suburban Seattle location.

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  980. 01/10/2013

    Local Investor Acquires Kirkland Industrial for $2.1M - DBRB Sells 18,000 SF

    Jim Klinger and Ross Klinger of Kidder Mathews represented the seller.

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  981. 01/10/2013

    Kidder Mathews: Industrial market slowed in late 2012

    Kidder Mathews said the year ended on a positive note with four consecutive quarters of absorption, consistent availability and rental rates.

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  982. 01/04/2013

    Kauri sells apartment property near Seattle Center, plans to build another

    Kauri President and CEO Kent Angier said he did not originally have plans to sell the Annaliese, but Essex's brokers, Giovanni Napoli and Philip Assouad of Kidder Mathews, approached Kauri about buying the property.

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  983. 01/04/2013

    Axiom buys Beaverton office

    Keith Young and Joshua Schwartz of Kidder Mathews represented the buyer

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  984. 01/03/2013

    Best of 2012

    BEST CRE ODD COUPLE: We couldn't get enough of emcee duo Gensler principal Chad Ysohinobu and Kidder Mathews CEO Jeff Lyon at the NAIOP Night of the Stars awards.

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  985. 12/30/2012

    Amazon puts its stamp on Seattle

    Richard Briscoe, a senior vice president at brokerage Kidder Mathews, calculates Amazon is responsible for about half the additional office space occupied citywide over the past three years.

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  986. 12/21/2012

    Chinese cash seeks to build next bio hub

    Envisioning a sort of Mission Bay for the East Bay, a large Chinese biotech company has locked up the former Richmond home of Berlex Biosciences.

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  987. 12/21/2012

    Kidder Mathews Scores Sale of Bayer Campus

    The San Francisco office of Kidder Mathews has completed the successful sell of one of the Bay Area's largest commercial parcels, the Bayer HealthCare campus at 2600 Hilltop Drive in Richmond, California across the Bay from San Francisco. The buyer is a major Chinese biopharmaceutical company that will be announcing their plans for the site in earl

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  988. 12/20/2012


    Chris Berger has been named 2012 Appraiser of the Year by the Seattle Chapter of the Appraisal Institute.

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  989. 12/19/2012

    Preserve at Cedar River Apts Sell for $28.1M

    UBS Global Asset Management Real Estate acquired the Preserve at Cedar River Apartments at 15205 140th Way SE in Renton, WA from Archstone for $28.1 million, or about $184,000 per unit.

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  990. 12/19/2012

    Chinese firms make gains in Bay Area

    A major, publicly traded Chinese biotech company has purchased the former Bayer HealthCare campus on Hilltop Drive in Richmond. The 53-acre, 355,000-square-foot site includes seven buildings.

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  991. 12/18/2012

    CDB nearing $1.7b loan for San Francisco projects

    A loan of up to $1.7 billion from State-controlled China Development Bank to finance two major San Francisco housing projects being developed by a US consortium appears to be nearing completion.

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  992. 12/17/2012

    Biz Bits: People and businesses in the news

    Chris Berger has been named 2012 Appraiser of the Year

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  993. 12/13/2012

    Cautious optimism for industrial market

    The Pacific Northwest has seen steady job growth in the past year, especially King County in Washington

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  994. 12/11/2012

    Boeing selling 72 acres in Kent to IDS for warehouses

    IDS Real Estate Group is buying 72 acres in Kent from Boeing, and plans to develop warehouses that will total around 1.2 million square feet.

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  995. 12/09/2012

    Developers see Seattle's building boom moving to Bellevue

    Today just two construction cranes rise above the broad streets of downtown Bellevue. A year from now there could be a lot more.

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  996. 12/08/2012

    Bellevue's underdeveloped downtown sites marketed for lease

    Some of Bellevue's most prominent underdeveloped properties - lots where older, one- and two-story buildings hang on, surrounded by skyscrapers - are being marketed to developers.

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  997. 12/02/2012

    Rapid expansion moves tech behemoth to third city

    Apple is planting its flag in Santa Clara in a big way for the first time as the technology giant continues its shopping spree for new offices, agreeing to occupy a site where Apple could locate 1,200 or more workers.

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  998. 11/29/2012

    Kidder Mathews

    Alex Wheatley has joined the Bellevue office of Kidder Mathews.

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  999. 11/29/2012

    Exclusive: Apple's rapid expansion moves tech behemoth to third city

    Apple is planting its flag in Santa Clara in a big way for the first time.

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  1000. 11/27/2012


    Washington State has agreed to a property disposition plan that will use best business practices for disposing its Liquor Control Board Distribution Center.

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