Seattle, Tacoma lead list of strong housing market
Wall Street Journal
Despite the gloomy picture for the national economy and housing market, residents on Washington’s Puget Sound, are in for a 25% increase in home prices by spring 2013, according to a report released Tuesday by Fiserv Inc. David Stiff, Fiserv’s chief economist, says cities like Tacoma and Seattle have strong, diverse economies and should fare well over the next two years.
Five ways to find your business fit
You may already be earning a good living. But other than making money, maybe you just can’t find another compelling reason to go to work in the morning. If you’re looking at getting into a new business, first make sure it suits your needs. Here’s how.
JP Morgan strikes deal for two Seattle towers
Real Estate Alert
In this year’s biggest office transaction on the West Coast, J.P. Morgan Asset Management has agreed to buy two new Seattle office towers from developer Schnitzer West for about $475 million. The investment manager is acquiring the 668,000-square-foot building at 1918 Eighth Avenue and the 232,000-sf building at 818 Stewart Street.
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