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Seattle City Hall floats demolition of KeyArena for NBA/NHL venue

Razing Seattle's 55-year-old KeyArena is among the redevelopment options included in a City Hall request for proposals, the Seattle Times reports. The city is seeking plans to redevelop the facility into a "world-class civic arena presenting music, en.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 11th, 2017

It"s official: Seattle Mayor Ed Murray picks Oak View Group for KeyArena renovation (Images)

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray is recommending Oak View Group be chose to remake the city-owned KeyArena into a venue for concerts and men's professional basketball and hockey. There's a good chance the National Hockey League will come to Seattle before .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 7th, 2017

AEG pulls its KeyArena proposal, citing lack of confidence in city process

The city of Seattle's plan to renovate KeyArena took a major and unexpected hit Sunday when one of the two private companies pursuing the contract pulled out of the bidding while trashing the way the city has handled the selection process. Seattle P.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 4th, 2017

Here"s what a rehabilitated King Records building could look like: SLIDESHOW

The decrepit King Records complex in Cincinnati’s Evanston neighborhood would be turned into a combination of an exhibit hall, historic studio and performance venue under plans developed by the city, the Bootsy Collins Foundation and the Cincinnati Musi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 26th, 2017

Paris"s Bataclan Reopens a Year After Massacre

A year after a hail of bullets left 90 people dead at Paris’s Bataclan music hall, the venue reopened with a concert by British artist Sting, an act of defiance for a city torn apart by the terror attacks of Nov. 13, 2015......»»

Category: europeSource: wsjNov 12th, 2016

Paris"s Bataclan Set for a Defiant Reopening a Year After Massacre

A year after a hail of bullets left 90 people dead at Paris’s Bataclan music hall, the venue is set to reopen with a concert by British artist Sting, a showing of defiance for a city torn apart by the terror attacks of Nov. 13, 2015......»»

Category: europeSource: wsjNov 12th, 2016

Exclusive: Katy sets timeline for old city hall demolition

The city of Katy is investing millions in revitalizing its urban core in the hopes of attracting retail developers to the city's downtown area. Starting in January, the city will begin the demolition of its old city hall facility, which sits across the s.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 4th, 2016

Since Seattle Placed A Tax On Guns And Ammunition, The City"s Violent Crime Rate Has Increased

Authored by Mac Slavo via SHTFplan.com, In recent years, Seattle has developed a reputation for passing asinine laws. Recently the city tried to increase taxes on diet soda, because the drink is more popular among white people. In .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 24th, 2017

5 things to know today, and a noted Portland retailer pushes back at City Hall

The days get shorter from here on out, Portland. Well, from here until Dec. 21, anyway. Here's your post-Solstice Five Things. Dressing up Adidas now has the NHL uniforms contract. As part of that, it rolled out the designs as part of a much-fol.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 22nd, 2017

Dallas developer Scott Beck to begin Valley View Center demolition this week

Dallas-based developer Scott Beck plans to begin demolition of the aged Valley View Center mall with an official ceremony, which will spark a new mixed-use development within the city-designated Dallas Midtown district. Beck, president of Dallas-ba.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 22nd, 2017

Winter Garden seeks developer for mixed-use project near Plant Street Market, City Hall

The city wants to complement its existing revitalized downtown......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 21st, 2017

Council renegotiates financing & project diversity goals for new police headquarters

City Hall is a whirlwind of activity as City Council nears its summer recess, which begins after next week’s session. Amid furious last-minute negotiations about the Kenney administration’s Rebuild initiative, substantial changes have also been m.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 20th, 2017

List Leaders: Meet Portland"s 5 biggest architecture firms

A new "Living Learning" residence hall at Reed College, Central City Concern's new Eastside Health Canter Campus and Providence Willamette Falls' main office building. Portland's leading architects have drawn up their share of distinctive local proje.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 19th, 2017

City"s small businesses rally, but can they unite? Don"t bet on it

Small business people gathered in front of City Hall Wednesday to vent their frustration about how they are treated by landlords and city government—and perhaps to form the first substantial... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 14th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: 2017 Tony Awards: ‘Dear Evan Hansen,’ ‘Oslo’ win top honors

If last year’s Tony Awards put the spotlight on the breakthrough musical “Hamilton,” the 2017 edition, held Sunday night at New York’s Radio City Music Hall, proved to be more of an equal-opportunity affair......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 11th, 2017

Casting directors planning protest at Tony Awards show

Broadway casting directors plan to ramp up their campaign for a union contract by staging a protest at the Tony Awards show at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday. The protesters say they will park a... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 11th, 2017

Less experience required: City moves to change specs for prospective building inspectors

City Hall is looking to beef up the ranks of inspectors patrolling construction sites and buildings. New legislation penned by the mayor's office would allow the Department of Buildings to hire... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 8th, 2017

Seattle becomes latest city to pass soft-drink tax

The tax, slated to take effect on Jan. 1, will impact home-grown Starbucks.         The tax, slated to take effect on Jan. 1, will impact home-grown Starbucks.        .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJun 7th, 2017

Final funding comes together for one of Tampa’s most-anticipated development projects

Florida Community Loan Fund has provided the last part of the funding required for Armature Works, a historic building north of downtown Tampa that’s being renovated into an events venue, food hall and co-working space for small businesses. The.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 7th, 2017

Seattle Follows San Francisco, Philadelphia In Passing Job-Killing Soda Tax

Following in the footsteps of Boulder, Philadelphia, Oakland and San Francisco, Seattle has approved its own version of a job-killing soda tax. In a 7-1 vote with one councilmember absent, the Seattle City Council passed the tax on soda distributors b.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 7th, 2017

Atlanta City Council OKs building moratorium for Tuxedo Park

The Atlanta City Council has imposed a six-month moratorium on the demolition of single-family homes or the construction of new single-family homes in the historic Tuxedo Park neighborhood. An ordinance council members passed unanimously on Monday .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 6th, 2017