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Portland's car-free bridge opens next year
Image courtesy of TriMet
A car-free bridge that's nearly ready to span the Willamette River just south of downtown Portland will be named Tilikum Crossing.

Bethel starting first design-build K-12 school

By JOURNAL STAFF

Bethel School District will break ground May 1 on the $8.7 million third phase of the Pierce County Skills Center in Frederickson at 160th Street East and Canyon Road East, about 1.5 miles north of Boeing's assembly plant.

$10M-plus homes are selling well

By JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN

In one week, a 50-acre waterfront estate in Connecticut sold for $120 million and a 52-acre estate nearby sold for $14.3 million.

Some low-paid workers wouldn't get wage hike

By ALAN FRAM

More than a dozen categories of jobs are exempt from the minimum, currently $7.25 an hour.

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Ashley Long
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Real Estate Buzz: Interbay Work Lofts: good design, good vibe

By NAT LEVY

Interbay has long been viewed as an industrial area, but a new office project on 15th Avenue West is another sign of its evolution into an urban neighborhood.


Din Tai Fung opens in U Village

By JOURNAL STAFF

Din Tai Fung has opened its fifth U.S. dumpling house in University Village.


Tacoma seeks deal for $200M project

By JOURNAL STAFF

The Tacoma City Council Tuesday voted to negotiate a development agreement with a local firm that has ties to Chinese investors for a $200 million hotel and condo complex near the Greater Tacoma Convention and Trade Center.



Disaster-resiliency expert Stephen Flynn says we can do a better job preparing for the worst.



TODAY'S STORIES

Business
Mentors help minority firms create jobs
Some low-paid workers wouldn't get wage hike
Here's how 3 business mentor programs work
Why high oil prices are actually good for airlines
Stoel Rives
Third straight day of gains
Ater Wynne
Hwy. 520 bridge toll going up 2.5 percent
Amazon to collect taxes in Florida
Walgreens plans 2 stores in Fairbanks

Construction
Rafael Guastavino's structural tile vaults are spotlighted in NYC museum exhibit
Bethel starting first design-build K-12 school
Portland's car-free bridge opens next year
Home building warms up after long, frigid winter
Idaho sues timber company, contractor over wildfire
Olympic Park chalet in danger

Environment
Tribe to reopen Lake Quinault
$45M Spokane levy includes field house

Technology
Windows 8 update goes back to the past

Real Estate
Real Estate Buzz: Interbay Work Lofts: good design, good vibe
CBRE gets financing for KBS deal
Vatske leads HFC multifamily division
Ramirez joins Kidder Mathews
Moravia moves office to Seattle
Din Tai Fung opens in U Village
Tacoma seeks deal for $200M project
Beacon is selling prime Bellevue site
$10M-plus homes are selling well


Weekly apartment update






Rafael Guastavino's structural tile vaults are spotlighted in NYC museum exhibit

By ULA ILNYTZKY

Guastavino and his son Rafael Jr. patented a thin-tile vaulting technique based on a 500-year-old Spanish building method that was lightweight, extremely strong, self-supporting and fireproof.
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Vote “yes” on Prop. 1


The case involved a contractor’s attempt to foreclose a lien that included the unpaid balance of its written contract plus unwritten change orders.


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