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Bids due for first phase of Burke-Gilman trail upgrades
Rendering courtesy of Place studio
The University of Washington plans to start construction in September on a project to make 1.7 miles of the Burke-Gilman Trail safer and easier to use.

Amex opens private Sea-Tac ‘studio'

By JOURNAL STAFF

At Sea-Tac Airport, American Express has opened a smaller version of the upscale airport venues it calls Centurion Lounges.

$16B transportation bill passes in Olympia

The plan spends $8.8 billion on state and local road projects, and $1.4 billion on maintenance and preservation.

Real Estate Buzz: Despite Expedia loss, Bellevue will be just fine

By NAT LEVY

Expedia's plan to move to Seattle and Microsoft's decision to sublease some space have raised questions about the health of downtown Bellevue's office market.


Quotes by Big Charts

Sheila Edwards Lange
Seattle Central College
Cindy Ryals
GSI Water Solutions
Rod Struck
GSI Water Solutions




ST3 set for 2016 ballot

By JOURNAL STAFF

Sound Transit's next package, Sound Transit 3, will be on the ballot in November 2016.



Assisted-living company gets LEED platinum by switching to modular construction

By LYNN PORTER

Elite Care is building high-performance units to cut high utility costs.
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Astoria Column won't open for 4th; $1M renovation will take all summer

By DERRICK DEPLEDGE

The last extensive restoration of the 125-foot-tall monument was in 1995.



K.B. Industries installed a new material called Flexi-pave around several trees in Seattle to demonstrate its use for trees in business districts.



TODAY'S STORIES

A & E
Draft EIS out on waterfront project
Amex opens private Sea-Tac ‘studio'
Magnolia bridge crew finds artifacts

Business
Tougher rules for trade schools, job training
How did trade schools become diploma mills?
Fannie, Freddie CEOs are getting big raises
Do airlines collude to keep fares high?
Stocks post solid gains

Construction
Assisted-living company gets LEED platinum by switching to modular construction
Man's arm severed in sawmill accident
Bids due for first phase of Burke-Gilman trail upgrades
KEXP gets $1.9M for new home
Astoria Column won't open for 4th; $1M renovation will take all summer
ST3 set for 2016 ballot
Construction begins on campus in Bend
Burned stadium in Eugene was insured for $3M
$16B transportation bill passes in Olympia
6,000 tractor-trailer hitches may be faulty
Robot kills man at Volkswagen plant

Environment
New bill addresses Yakima water issues
USGS says coastal erosion threatens northern Alaska

Real Estate
Real Estate Buzz: Despite Expedia loss, Bellevue will be just fine
Noah's ark developer fights for tax rebate
Tarragon hires McIntyre
Clarke joins Kidder Mathews
Seattle City Council candidate forum July 9
WSHFC foreclosure help funded

USGS says coastal erosion threatens northern Alaska

By RACHEL D'ORO

A resident in one coastal village said summer shore ice used to buffer the waves but it is gone.


Tougher rules for trade schools, job training

By ANNE FLAHERTY

But reform advocates say there's still a big loophole: The regulations only consider graduates of a program and whether they can find employment.



Do you have renderings or photos of recent projects? Share them with DJC readers. Send high-resolution images and information to maude.scott@djc.com.




AIA honors project that houses homeless


Developers have the younger crowd in mind when designing offices, commercial space and apartments.


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‘Scorpion' robot going into Fukushima
The evolution of Queen Anne tour
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Greek drama continues to drive stocks
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Boise to rehab former homesite of self-taught artist James Castle
Design Perspectives: Seattle Aquarium swims over toward the market
Portland sued over fee for using its iconic sign
Thomas Heatherwick exhibit explores the ‘da Vinci of our times'




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