Tag: seattle

My Indypendent Conversations on Amazon HQ2 with Peter Rugh

Listen to my conversation on Amazon HQ2 with Peter Rugh at the Indypendent. I enjoyed talking to Peter about Amazon’s impacts on Seattle as well as the positive power of taxes and regulations: The audio quality improves shortly after the...

/ October 27, 2017
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Amazon Spends $350,000 on Lead PAC in Seattle Mayor’s Race

Amazon Linked Business PAC Drops $525,000 for Durkan On October 16th, the Seattle Chamber of Commerce’s PAC, Civic Alliance for a Sound Economy (CASE), contributed $525,000 to People for Jenny Durkan, the PAC linked to the Seattle mayoral candidate. CASE...

/ October 19, 2017

Speaking with CBC Calgary EyeOpener about Amazon HQ2

Interested in Amazon HQ2’s impact on your city, listen to my chat with David Gray of the CBC Calgary EyeOpener which aired September 27th, 2017 (jump to 6m 40s). To learn more about Amazon’s first headquarters’ impact on Seattle, check...

/ September 27, 2017

Know Amazon HQ2

Amazon promises HQ2 will be a “full equal” to its Seattle headquarters. If you’re considering wooing Amazon to your city, here are essential facts you should know about the impacts on Seattle from Amazon’s growth. Amazon’s grown from 5,200 Seattle...

/ September 26, 2017
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Let Other Cities Fight Over Amazon HQ2

Seattle resident says let other cities fight over Amazon HQ2. Amazon will change your city in ways you've never considered.

/ September 26, 2017

Seattle Landlord Doubles Rent to Force Out Tenants

In Massive rent hikes, remodel renders Lake Union building ‘uninhabitable’, Daniel DeMay reports on a landlord that has increased rent 121 percent — from $1,985 to $4,387, and performed remodeling without a permit in a purposely obstructive way to force out tenants....

/ May 3, 2017

Major Construction Failure in Ballard, Seattle Building Inspectors Do Nothing

I’ve been covering the complete demolition and rebuilding of 60th Street NW in Seattle’s Ballard neighborhood since last year. I posted an update in May 2016 and did this video walkthrough ten days ago. (The story was also popular on Slashdot due to...

/ November 17, 2016