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Congratulations! But first, a timeshare pitch

By MARJORIE MILLER

More than 9 million U.S. households own timeshares. American Resort Development Association says most are happy they do, but 20 percent regret signing and want out.



SeaTac OKs $4.2M in suit over land

The SeaTac City Council approved payment of $4.25 million to a Seattle couple after a judge found the city had engaged in misrepresentation, inverse condemnation and interference with business expectancy when it orchestrated a secret land grab to wrestle a piece of prime real estate from the couple more than a decade ago.


$82M in public benefits for WSCC expansion

By BRIAN MILLER

As part of the planned expansion of the Washington State Convention Center, the city and county have announced the terms for “a suite of benefits” worth some $82 million.


Nordstrom holding off on hunting for a buyer

Nordstrom is halting, at least temporarily, the hunt for a buyer, sending shares down sharply at the opening bell Monday.


Developers sell second half of Capitol Hill site for $3.2M

By BRIAN MILLER

Using an LLC, developers Robert Hardy and Michael Heijer have sold two parcels at 1730 and 1726 19th Ave. E. for a little over $3.2 million.


Would business tax cut give average household $4,000?

By JOSH BOAK

The White House is making a populist argument for its proposal to cut the 35 percent corporate tax rate to 20 percent.


Newark bids for new Amazon HQ

Republican Gov. Chris Christie on Monday endorsed the bid of the state's biggest city to win Amazon's competition for a second headquarters.


Hotel firm gets $4M in Port of Astoria suit

A Portland-based hotel company was awarded $4 million for a lawsuit against the Port of Astoria, claiming the Port Commission rebuffed a contract that put the company in control of the Astoria Riverwalk Inn.


Workers started fire at Portland high rise

Portland fire officials say workers installing roofing material unintentionally started a fire on the roof of a vacant high-rise building Sunday morning.


Daly Partners sells Prexy in the U District for $21M

By BRIAN MILLER

The recently completed Prexy Apartments, at 4737 Roosevelt Way N.E., sold for $21.3 million, according to King County records.


Nordstrom holding off on hunting for a buyer

Nordstrom is halting, at least temporarily, the hunt for a buyer, sending shares down sharply at the opening bell Monday.


Ryan says Senate biggest obstacle to passing tax cut

House Speaker Paul Ryan said Monday that the biggest obstacle to passing a Republican-authored federal tax overhaul plan is the GOP-controlled Senate because of its narrow majority, but he believes it will prevail this year with bipartisan support.



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