Welcome, sign in or click here to subscribe.
Login: Password:
     


 

 

 

  Business

Ontario adds foreign tax to cool housing market

By ROB GILLIES

Asian investment in Toronto reportedly picked up after Vancouver introduced its foreign buyer tax last summer.



Portland market tough on new buyers

The Portland housing market has become a tough place for first-time homebuyers.


Uptown warehouse sold for $3.6M

By JOURNAL STAFF

A site at 517 Aloha St. has sold for $3.6 million, according to King County records. The seller was Earth Punched LLC, whose governor, Ron Henry, runs the photography supply company BlackRapid at that address. The property last sold in 2014 for $3 million.


Kyocera expands plant in Vancouver

Kyocera International held a grand opening ceremony last Thursday for a $10 million expansion of its manufacturing plant at 5713 N.E. Fourth Plain Boulevard.


As stores close, owners ask: Now what?

By JOYCE M. ROSENBERG

One retail consultant says even successful storeowners should think about ‘what's next' as people switch to shopping online.


More people lose homes in foreclosure scams

By MATT SEDENSKY

Deed thefts happen in many ways, from people transferring the home of an unwitting family member into their name, to fake housing assistance businesses that prey on people.


820 John tower team adds to their SLU site

By JOURNAL STAFF

A site at 215 Ninth Ave. N. in South Lake Union has sold for $5.1 million, according to King County records.


Unions partner to build tiny houses

By JOURNAL STAFF

Several union groups said they have formed a partnership with the Low Income Housing Institute and will work together to build two tiny houses every month, providing transitional housing for homeless people in this area.


State OKs $270M for affordable units

By JOURNAL STAFF

The Washington State Housing Finance Commission approved a total of $269.5 million in financing for rehabilitation or construction of more than 1,100 affordable apartments across the state.


Maxim pays $73M for Coast Crane

By JOURNAL STAFF

Maxim Crane Works is buying Seattle-based Coast Crane Co. for $72.5 million, according to a news release issued last week by Maxim and Essex Rental Corp. Coast Crane is an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Essex.


Previous Stories


April 21, 2017

April 20, 2017

April 19, 2017

April 18, 2017

   Special Publications


--