Mar 16, 2017
Anne Marie Blakey has been named assistant vice chancellor of marketing and communications at the University of Washington Bothell. She has been chief communications officer for the provost's office and held other leadership positions at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana. She also was director of public relations for Mount St. Mary's University.
Tim Hamann has been hired as a senior development manager for Tarragon. Previously director of construction at Kimco Realty, his future projects will include the 150,000-square-foot expansion of Sunrise Village retail complex in Puyallup. That property currently has 350,000 square feet.
Hamann has a certificate of commercial real estate development from the University of Washington.
The nonprofit housing developer Capitol Hill Housing, whose current projects include Liberty Bank Building, has announced its annual Top of the Town fundraiser will be Thursday, April 27 at the Sorrento Hotel. The speaker will be BRIDGE Housing CEO Cynthia Parker. She was the city's director of housing. For tickets and info, visit capitolhillhousing.org.
Skanska is doing demolition for the 38-story 2+U tower at 1201 Second Ave., which is expected to open in 2019. The law firm Perkins Coie said it represented the Samis Foundation on the 99-year ground lease for the site. The Perkins team was led by attorneys Heidi Beck and Katherine Wax.
The topic of the March 22 breakfast meeting of the local chapter of Urban Land Institute is “Developers Assemble! ST3 & Beyond.” Voters approved the $54 billion Sound Transit 3 measure last fall. Speakers will be Sound Transit CEO Peter Rogoff and planner Ric Ilgenfritz, Wright Runstad's Greg Johnson, and Barrientos + Ryan's Kristin Neil Ryan. The moderator will be Cairncross & Hempelmann's John Hempelmann. It starts at 7:30 a.m. at W Seattle Hotel, 1112 Fourth Ave. Details and registration: northwest.uli.org.
Jim Burnett and Chris Seaver have opened a new business called Caring Transitions of North Puget Sound. Caring Transitions is a national franchise specializing in helping seniors move and downsize, and handling estate liquidations. The company has 200 branches in the U.S. Burnett and Seaver will serve Everett and greater Snohomish County. Services will include organizing, packing, moving, liquidations and preparing homes for sale.
Lane Powell named Lisa Sterritt director of human resources. She most recently was Seattle office administrator at Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt.
Citi Private Bank added Jorge Valcarcel in Seattle as an investment counselor serving ultra-high net worth clients. Valcarcel worked at Parametric Portfolio Associates in Seattle and Credit Suisse Asset Management in New York and Zurich.