Seattle Waterfront Park Project Finally Enters Its Home Stretch "Backers expected the new park and aquarium to be a jolt to the local economy and a showpiece for the city." (The Urbanist)

Federal agency on hunt for large Seattle office and lab space "Officials could not say when a contract might be awarded, or if the facility will be in existing buildings or new ones." (Puget Sound Business Journal)

Surging home prices prolong Seattle’s ‘bidding wars’ era "The median home price increased 7.7% in the greater Seattle area between January and February and prices jumped 10.2% in February, compared to the year before, according to new numbers from Remax Gateway." (MyNorthwest)

Seattle mayor proposes legislation to help convert commercial real estate for residential uses "Mayor Harrell submitted new legislation to the City Council on Thursday that includes exemptions and cost reductions meant to ease the process of office-to-residential conversions." (Geekwire)