Target buys downtown Seattle site
The retailer paid HAL Real Estate Investments $15.5 million for the Pike Plaza commercial building and parking garage. “This will be a great addition to the downtown retail environment and will undoubtedly enhance its position as a 24-hour city,” HAL’s president said in the statement.
Larry Corey, virus hunter with midwest roots, seeks to unleash health innovation at Hutch
Larry Corey was introduced Friday as the new president of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Doug Walker, the chairman of the “Hutch” board, said Corey was the guy with the “impeccable scientific and leadership credentials” needed to run a center that’s home to three Nobel laureates and 2,600 employees, and which has an annual budget of more than $390 million.
Governor Gregoire proclaims August 1st – 7th Washington Farmers Market Week
WA State Department of Agriculture
The popularity of farmers markets continues to increase with the number of markets doubling in the past decade. The Neighborhood Farmers Market Alliance will be celebrating by holding drawings at all seven of their Seattle’s markets for free Market Bucks and Incredible Feast Tickets. Learn more at www.seattlefarmersmarkets.org.
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