Gerding Edlen wants to start Alaskan Way project this year
By JOURNAL STAFF
Portland-based Gerding Edlen said it wants to start construction in the second half of the year on an 11-story apartment building at 316 Alaskan Way S. It will have about 200 apartments, 5,000 square feet of retail and 79 parking spaces.
Florida buildings more hurricane resistant
By MIKE SCHNEIDER, JENNIFER KAY and MELISSA NELSON-GABRIEL
The improvement derives from Florida's statewide building code, implemented in 2002, a decade after Hurricane Andrew's 165-mph winds gutted parts of South Florida.