Lot Suit: Another Builder’s Story


This is a second declaration from a builder explaining the negative effects of the City’s abutting lot rule that we’ve challenged in King County Superior Court. You can read Jon Coombes’ full declaration here. Keep in mind more risk and cost to the builder translates into higher prices both for the product but overall when production […]

Consider Using $149 Million for Housing on City Owned Land, Not Precinct

City Owned Land

Hello Counclmember O’Brien and Sawant, Thank you for your vote, Councilmember O’Brien, against the $149 million dollar precinct building. I find it bewildering that the City is about to spend that kind of money on that kind of project. It is one building.  Not that long ago, City staff found that Councilmember Sawant’s proposal to build […]

Chaotic Council Meeting Includes Low Key Passage of Mandatory Inclusionary Zoning

Members of the Seattle City Council sat motionless for about two hours yesterday while they were bombarded by an overflow crowd demanding that the City not build a new $160 million dollar precinct building in north Seattle. After completely losing control of the meeting on more than one occasion, Council President Bruce Harrell shut the […]