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Avenue Bellevue: Luxury condos, hotel and ‘high-street' retail
Rendering by Fortress Development / Weber Thompson
Fortress Development said it plans to start construction in June on Avenue Bellevue, a two-tower complex with a hotel, condos and retail.

Last day to vote for DJC top building

By JOURNAL STAFF

The top vote getters so far: F5 Tower, UW Life Sciences Building, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, Denny Substation and Pacific Seas Aquarium.

Bellwether, Plymouth show design for 17-story tower on First Hill

By BRIAN MILLER

On a First Hill corner owned by Sound Transit, Bellwether Housing and Plymouth Housing Group are planning a shared 17-story housing complex with 368 affordable units.


GE to downsize Boston HQ, return $87M

General Electric announced Thursday it will downsize its world headquarters in Boston and will return $87 million that Massachusetts spent as part of an incentives package to lure the company from Connecticut three years ago.

Amazon cancels plan for big headquarters in N.Y.

By JOSEPH PISANI and ALEXANDRA OLSON

Amazon abruptly dropped plans Thursday for a big new headquarters in New York that would have brought 25,000 jobs to the city, reversing course after politicians and activists objected to the nearly $3 billion in tax breaks promised to what is already one of the world's richest, most powerful companies.

Big claw arrives to start tearing down the viaduct

By JOURNAL STAFF

Yesterday, subcontractor Ferma brought in a giant processing claw and connected it to an excavator below the Columbia Street on-ramp to the Alaskan Way Viaduct.

Overwatch esports league is ready for the road

By JAKE SEINER

Commissioner Nate Nanzer envisions his players becoming “global superstars,” seen in the same light as Lionel Messi or LeBron James.


At the Movies: 'Alita: Battle Angel' is big eyes and big effects

By MARK KENNEDY

Alita is just like a typical teenage girl. She loves chocolate, breaks curfew and crushes on a bad boy with floppy hair, a leather jacket and a motorcycle. But Alita isn't typical in other ways. For one, she can slice apart a single falling tear with her ferocious battle sword.


School district buys building for $13M

By JOURNAL STAFF

An office building at 3600 S. 344th St. in Federal Way has sold for $13 million, according to King County records.

After Hours: Sign up now for Zoo Doo compost

It's almost time for Woodland Park Zoo's annual Spring Fecal Fest — and that means gardeners can enter online to win a chance to purchase Zoo Doo and Bedspread, the zoo's coveted compost that's perfect for spring planting.


TODAY'S STORIES

A & E
Avenue Bellevue: Luxury condos, hotel and ‘high-street' retail

Business
Total tax refunds to date are down 23%
Investors face taxes on funds that fell in 2018
Congress urged to fully open banking system to pot industry
Mixed finish for stocks
Museum neighbors lose fight over views into their homes
Amazon cancels plan for big headquarters in N.Y.

Construction
Big claw arrives to start tearing down the viaduct
Last day to vote for DJC top building
Online open house for transfer station

Environment
Recycler fined $98K for polluting river

Weekend
Overwatch esports league is ready for the road
Neglect, rain threatening ‘Sistine Chapel of the Andes'
Rembrandts star in blockbuster show
After Hours: Sign up now for Zoo Doo compost
At the Movies: 'Alita: Battle Angel' is big eyes and big effects
Ancient fresco found at Pompeii site
Tribeca Film Festival to open April 24

Real Estate
Bellwether, Plymouth show design for 17-story tower on First Hill
95 Kent apartments sell for $14M
GE to downsize Boston HQ, return $87M
School district buys building for $13M
Bechtel building for sale in Richland




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