Wildfires worsen housing crunch in costly Bay Area
By SUDHIN THANAWALA and PAUL ELIAS
Even before fire wiped out the home she rented for 17 years, Suzanne Finzell had thought about leaving this city on the edge of the San Francisco Bay Area because of rising prices. A spike in housing and other living costs had driven her friends to Nevada and Oregon.
AMLI eyes 325 units on Western site
By BRIAN MILLER
The most desirable undeveloped property near the downtown Seattle waterfront is the full-block parking lot at 1101 Western Ave.
Big question for U.S. cities: Is Amazon's HQ2 worth it?
By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER
Amazon is promising $5 billion of investment and 50,000 jobs over the next decade and a half. Yet the winning city would have to provide Amazon with generous tax breaks and other incentives that can erode a city's tax base.