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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

Fashion show in Atlanta raises money for breast cancer survivors (SLIDESHOW)

The 50 Shades of Pink Foundation hosted its 5th Annual Fashion Show Fundraiser in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month at Atlanta City Hall Sunday night. The 50 Shades of Pink Foundation was founded by OBGYN and TV personality Dr. Jackie Walters. T.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals6 hr. 40 min. ago

Viewpoint: Amazon’s search for HQ2 site should drive new thinking about transportation

City leaders across the United States have been pulling all-nighters lately to respond to the request for proposals from Amazon to build or locate a second corporate headquarters, which the Seattle-based online retailer says could create 50,000 jobs .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals22 hr. 40 min. ago

Seattle employee tax is "the most fair way" to fund homeless services, backer Mike O"Brien says

The city council member who proposed a new tax to address the city's homelessness crisis explains why and what affect it will have on economic development......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 17th, 2017

New Orleans Food hall moves on from buzzy Wedgewood-Houston project

New Orleans food hall St. Roch Market is on the hunt for a new home in Music City......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 17th, 2017

City Hall protesters object to city, state tax breaks for Amazon Headquarters

New York has.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyOct 16th, 2017

Seattle brewed: Amazon's rapid growth transforms a city -- but it's complicated - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh Post-GazetteSeattle brewed: Amazon's rapid growth transforms a city -- but it's complicatedPittsburgh Post-GazetteIt starts at the aptly named Day 1 skyscraper on Seventh Avenue, runs down Westlake Avenue for some 10 .....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsOct 16th, 2017

Seattle builder preps for construction slowdown as market shifts to areas outside the city

The rising cost of land, materials and labor are contributing to anticipated slowdown in the market, according to Abbott Construction CEO Troy Stedman......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 13th, 2017

Paris plans ban on combustion-engine cars by 2030

Paris authorities plan to ban by 2030 all combustion-engine cars - including those fuelled by both diesel and petrol - an official at Paris City Hall said on Thursday. “This is about planning for t........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineOct 12th, 2017

Why Amazon Should Invest In More Startups

Seattle hasn’t been the same since Jeff Bezos set up his internet company there in 1994. Retail Apocalypse? 4k Net New Stores To Open In 2017 As Amazon grew, the city grew with it, and since 2010, the numb.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkOct 11th, 2017

Pugh asks businesses, philanthropies to combat homelessness by raising $350 million

Mayor Catherine Pugh said ending homelessness in Baltimore will cost about $350 million — and she says the city needs its nonprofits and businesses to help pay for it. The mayor laid out her plan at a news conference at City Hall on Wednesday. T.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 11th, 2017

Amazon"s Search for Second Home Could Weigh on Seattle

Amazon’s decision to establish a second headquarters is going to make some North American city very happy once the online retail giant announces its choice next year. But it will likely be bad news for its current hometown......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 7th, 2017

Amazon's Search for a Second Headquarters Could Weigh on Seattle's Growth - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalAmazon's Search for a Second Headquarters Could Weigh on Seattle's GrowthWall Street JournalAmazon.com Inc.'s AMZN 0.89% decision to establish a second corporate headquarters is going to make some North American city ve.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsOct 7th, 2017

Amazon"s Search for a Second Headquarters Could Weigh on Seattle

Amazon’s decision to establish a second headquarters is going to make some North American city very happy once the online retail giant announces its choice next year. But it will likely be bad news for its current hometown......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 7th, 2017

Seattle teardowns mapped: Ballard is the epicenter of change

Seattle has issued 2,083 demolition permits for single-family or duplex properties since 2012. No other neighborhood has been as torn down and built up as Ballard......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 6th, 2017