20Aug 2014

Amazon’s new Kent fulfillment center to bring same-day delivery to Seattle

The first wall of a new 800,000 Amazon Fulfillment Center in Kent went up on Tuesday. This will be the fourth Amazon Fulfillment center in the Puget Sound in addition to Amazon’s recently opened sort center in Kent.
The new Kent Amazon Fulfillment Center is across the street from the Amazon sort center. The sort center sorts packages for final delivery by the United State Post Office (USPS).

According to Dave Graybeal, a General Manager at Amazon Fulfillment’s Dupont facility, the new Read More >

15Aug 2014

Photos: Mixed-use building rising in North Portland

A new mixed-use project is under way on the booming North Williams Avenue-Vancouver Avenue corridor. The Cook Street Apartments, being built by general contractor Sierra Construction Co., will contain five stories of residential space over ground-floor retail space.

The project is due south of a New Seasons Market that was completed last year and developed by an affiliate company of Sierra, which also owned the apartment site before selling it to Seattle-based Lake Union Partners earlier last spring.

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13Aug 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.

The event will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the northwest corner of 24th Avenue South and South 216th Street.

The property is owned by the Port of Seattle. The developer, Panattoni Development Co., has a long-term lease.

The business park will include 1.6 million square feet of manufacturing, office, distribution and industrial buildings for tenants that want to be near Sea-Tac Airport.

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