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Quadrant planning 63 homes on landmarked 18-acre Laurelhurst site
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Quadrant Homes has the landmarked 17.8-acre former Battelle Memorial Institute campus near Laurelhurst under contract to buy, and plans houses there.

Vance Building sells for $43M

By BRIAN MILLER

An entity of New York-based Brickman bought the Joseph Vance Building, at 1402 Third Ave., for $43.3 million, according to King County records.

WWU to start $20M Multicultural Center

By JOURNAL STAFF

Western Washington University is creating a Multicultural Center on top of the bookstore on its Bellingham campus.

Kent seeks developer for a downtown area hotel

By LYNN PORTER

The city of Kent wants a developer to build a hotel at Highway 167 and Willis Street — a key gateway to its growing downtown.

State leaders reach rural water dispute deal

By PHUONG LE

Top state lawmakers have reached a deal on a rural water dispute that has held up approval of more than $4 billion in new school and other construction projects for months, officials said Thursday.


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Amazon sweepstakes is narrowed down to 20

By JOSEPH PISANI and CHRISTOPHER RUGABER

The 20 picks, narrowed down from 238 proposals, are concentrated mostly in the East and the Midwest and include several of the biggest metro areas in the country, such as Chicago, Washington and Los Angeles, the only West Coast city on the list.


Niche tours of hidden Tokyo reveal grit and history

By LINDA LOMBARDI

I've always resisted the idea of taking a guided tour on my annual visits to Japan. My interests are pretty niche and I know Tokyo well enough that friends there have trouble suggesting new things to see.

Troon to manage Fairwood Golf & Country Club

By JOURNAL STAFF

Troon has been selected to manage Fairwood Golf & Country Club in Renton.


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Jimi's house to become guitars

By JOURNAL STAFF

JOI Guitars, a custom luthier shop on Vancouver Island, is building 10 acoustic guitars with a unique twist: they use salvaged wood from the first home bought by Jimi Hendrix's family in 1953 in Seattle's Central District.




TODAY'S STORIES

A & E
WWU to start $20M Multicultural Center

Business
Bill to create panel on harassment
Boeing, GE lead Dow index lower
Resort suffering over lack of snow
Idaho skilled jobs going unfilled
Troon to manage Fairwood Golf & Country Club
Amazon sweepstakes is narrowed down to 20

Construction
Jimi's house to become guitars
Home construction tumbled 8.2 percent in December

Environment
State leaders reach rural water dispute deal

Technology
IBM reports 1stQ revenue growth

Weekend
Niche tours of hidden Tokyo reveal grit and history
At the Movies: Hemsworth leads a solid wartime film in ‘12 Strong'
Outdoor artworks illuminate London in Lumiere Festival
Strange But True!
After Hours: ‘Vanishing Point' opens Jan. 25
Country stars plan Grammy tribute
Grand Teton's have busy year in ‘17

Real Estate
Quadrant planning 63 homes on landmarked 18-acre Laurelhurst site
Vance Building sells for $43M
96 Burien units sold for $15.3M
Kent seeks developer for a downtown area hotel

After Hours: ‘Vanishing Point' opens Jan. 25

The musical comedy-fantasy “Vanishing Point” brings together three historical figures who have one thing in common: They were women who vanished mysteriously.

Home construction tumbled 8.2 percent in December

By JOSH BOAK

Groundbreakings on new homes fell 8.2 percent in December, with builders ending 2017 by slowing down their construction of single-family houses.


Outdoor artworks illuminate London in Lumiere Festival

By JILL LAWLESS

The dark January streets of London are being transformed into an illuminated outdoor gallery as part of the Lumiere arts festival.

At the Movies: Hemsworth leads a solid wartime film in ‘12 Strong'

By LINDSEY BAHR

In the days and months following the Sept. 11 attacks, a small U.S. Special Forces unit led an offensive against the Taliban and Al Qaeda in Afghanistan. They worked in harsh conditions alongside a local warlord and his men, an uneasy alliance at best, and, even with all the technology and money of the U.S. military, executed the successful mission largely on horseback.



A new art installation is lighting up the in the windows of downtown Tacoma’s famed Woolworth Building.  

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