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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

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

City Council vote clouds the complicated Railgarten situation

In a turn of events, Memphis City Council unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday afternoon (April 25) that would delay a hearing on Midtown's newest venue, Railgarten. Portions of the development had been recommended for rejection by city staff m.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals15 hr. 0 min. ago

These are the tallest buildings in each state

HighRises.com compiled a list of the tallest building in each state, and the results are rather varied. The tallest building in New York City is about twice the size of the tallest building in Seattle......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 24th, 2017

Jacksonville boat dealers band together to save $7 million revenue stream

The Southeast Boat Show and Oyster Jam Music Festival will happen, albeit a month later than scheduled, after a last-minute appeal from boat dealers to City Hall. But it almost didn't happen at all after the promotor of the event, Current Product.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 21st, 2017

City of Phoenix, Fresh Express by Discovery Triangle honor legacy of Don Keuth

Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton, along with members of the Fresh Express by Discovery Triangle, unveiled a special dedication to long-time community leader Don Keuth April 20 outside Phoenix City Hall. Keuth passed away in January at the age of 69. Ke.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 20th, 2017

The Margin: ‘Too soon!’ one Radio City Music Hall patron shouted as United’s business class commercial aired to gales of laughter

At first, the 6,000-strong crowd at opening of the Tribeca Film Festival sat in stunned silence. Then the laughter began......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 20th, 2017

The Margin: Tribeca Film Festival audience erupted with laughter at this United business class commercial

At first, the 6,000-strong crowd at Radio City Music Hall sat in stunned silence. Then the laughter began......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 20th, 2017

The Margin: Radio City Music Hall audience erupted with laughter at this United Airlines commercial

At first, the 6,000-strong crowd at the 16th Tribeca Film Festival sat in stunned silence. Then the laughter began......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 20th, 2017

Austin urbanist group slams draft CodeNEXT map for perceived lack of density

AURA, Austin's most prominent pro-urbanism group, is not happy with the first draft of CodeNEXT's proposed zoning map, calling it fatally flawed. Unveiled April 18 at City Hall, the maps chart boundaries that could govern every inch of development .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 20th, 2017

For neighborhoods overburdened by trash, no time to waste

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s recent “City Hall in your Borough” week in Staten Island reminded us of the legacy of the infamous Fresh Kills Landfill. For 54 years across 2,200 acres,... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 20th, 2017

Starbucks to open in former Radio Shack space in Honolulu

Starbucks is likely opening at the Walgreens-anchored Nuuanu Shopping Plaza in Honolulu in a former Radio Shack space, Pacific Business News has learned. The Seattle-based coffee giant filed a $250,000 building permit Thursday with the City and Count.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 14th, 2017

Developer could switch out Trump Hotels brand for another option in Dallas

A Turkish-based developer could switch out the hotel flag on a planned project near Dallas City Hall in downtown Dallas for a less controversial option, a city council member says. The developer behind a planned $50 million, 220-room boutique hot.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 13th, 2017

Seattle considers spending half a billion dollars for arena facelift

Seattle's KeyArena is ready for an extreme makeover. According to the AP, two arena companies have pitched mult.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 13th, 2017

First look: Oak View Group pitches KeyArena redevelopment (Images)

Oak View Group is pitching a renovation of Seattle's KeyArena to expand and upgrade it for the NBA and NHL as soon as 2020. The Los Angeles-based company's $564 million proposal would nearly double the arena's size to 660,000 square feet by lowering .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 12th, 2017

Ticketmaster Owner Enlists Pearl Jam in Battle for Seattle"s Music Scene

More than 20 years after Pearl Jam accused Ticketmaster of price gouging, the band’s manager is joining Live Nation, MSG and Oak View Group to revamp KeyArena, the latest front in an intensifying fight in the concert business......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjApr 12th, 2017

Suburb votes to purchase large commercial property on 31

The Vestavia Hills City Council this week voted to buy 5.5 acres of land and a 63,000 square foot building adjacent to City Hall, the Vestavia Voice reports. The property, known to officials as the Gold's Gym property, could potentially be used as a .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 12th, 2017

Seattle: Emerald City is Sparkling

@TBPInvictus here: As monthly local unemployment numbers were recently released by BLS, it’s time to visit that hot bed of minimum wage controversy, the city of Seattle. If you̵.....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureApr 8th, 2017

Demolition begins for future brewery in midtown (Photos)

Demolition got underway Tuesday on the future site of a new brewery in midtown Sacramento. By May, work should be complete on tearing down the closed 4,000-square-foot City Suds laundromat building at 1830 L St. In its place, Southern California.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 5th, 2017