Smart Growth Seattle on Seattle Forecast Panel

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Bisnow is hosting an event called SEATTLE FORECAST 2017: The Roadmap For Seizing 2017 In The Emerald City and I will be on the panel as the “Supply Champion.” The panel isĀ at the Four Seasons this Thursday morning at 8AM. What’s Bisnow? I’ll let them explain: We’re intensely curious about commercial real estate. If this […]

Tomorrow at CCAB: Making Some Choices on Smaller Spaces

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Tomorrow at the latest meeting of the Construction Code Advisory Board (CCAB) we are closing in on making some decisions about whether to loosen some of the restrictions on small apartments. I’ve already gone over the details of the issues in a previous post. But what it comes down to is that as unit sizes […]

Deregulating the Arts in Seattle

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It’s a familiar pattern. An arts organization lands a great deal on space in Seattle. The new space is flexible, allows for artists to be noisy and make a lot of dust preparing and tearing down shows, and it’s super cheap. Somehow nobody noticed that big white sign out in front, the one with the […]