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Apple to unveil details of massive Seattle expansion at big new office complex in Amazon’s backyard
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Apple to unveil details of massive Seattle expansion at big new office complex in Amazon’s backyard

Apple is making an announcement with Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan at the 333 Dexter building location in Seattle. (Miller Hull Partnership Rendering)...

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Healthcare tech company Accolade to double headcount in Seattle with new HQ office
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Healthcare tech company Accolade to double headcount in Seattle with new HQ office

Accolade CEO Raj Singh speaking at the 2018 GeekWire Summit. (GeekWire Photo / Dan DeLong) Four years after establishing a second headquarters in...

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First look: Inside Microsoft’s plan to reinvent its original Redmond campus
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First look: Inside Microsoft’s plan to reinvent its original Redmond campus

The latest designs for new buildings on Microsoft’s original campus. Click for larger image. (Microsoft Rendering) REDMOND, Wash. — Today it takes...

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Real estate giant JLL teams up with Google on new digital assistant app for office workers, challenging Alexa and Cortana
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Real estate giant JLL teams up with Google on new digital assistant app for office workers, challenging Alexa and Cortana

JLL is one of the world's top real estate companies, managing crown jewel buildings across the globe and helping some of the elite technology...

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WeWork brings ‘headquarters by WeWork’ concept for medium-sized companies to Seattle area
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WeWork brings ‘headquarters by WeWork’ concept for medium-sized companies to Seattle area

Trending: Amazon to shut down its Amazon Restaurants business in the U. S. WeWork is expanding its "headquarters by WeWork" concept to more cities,...

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Leafly inks new HQ lease in Seattle as marijuana information platform rides cannabis wave
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Leafly inks new HQ lease in Seattle as marijuana information platform rides cannabis wave

Leafly is moving into a bigger headquarters in Seattle as it expands headcount amid a fast-growing cannabis industry. The marijuana review and...

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Q&A: Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman on competing with Zillow, and the potential of real estate tech
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Q&A: Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman on competing with Zillow, and the potential of real estate tech

Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman at the company’s Seattle headquarters. (GeekWire Photo / Nat Levy) Redfin is more than two years into what was once an...

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Historic steam plant in Seattle gets a fresh new look courtesy of Fred Hutch
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Historic steam plant in Seattle gets a fresh new look courtesy of Fred Hutch

Workers are in the process of painting the north stack of the old Seattle Steam Plant. (Fred Hutch Photo) The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research...

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Real estate investors bet on tech hubs to withstand economic downturns, study finds
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Real estate investors bet on tech hubs to withstand economic downturns, study finds

Tech hubs like San Francisco draw major real estate investments. (Flickr Photo / Chris Chabot) Real estate investors are banking on cities with...

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Redfin’s losses shoot up 84% to $67M as revenue rises 38% to $110M
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Redfin’s losses shoot up 84% to $67M as revenue rises 38% to $110M

Redfin's losses in the first quarter grew faster than revenue, but the tech-powered real estate brokerage met or beat Wall Street expectations on...

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Facebook opens another Seattle building with room for 1,000 people, adding to huge engineering hub
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Facebook opens another Seattle building with room for 1,000 people, adding to huge engineering hub

Facebook’s new Arbor Blocks 300 Building in Seattle. (Facebook Photo / Jen Leahy) Facebook’s Seattle office was already its largest engineering...

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Fast-growing sales tech startup Highspot leases big Seattle waterfront office with room for 800 people
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Fast-growing sales tech startup Highspot leases big Seattle waterfront office with room for 800 people

The World Trade Center East building. (Highspot Photo) Highspot will soon have a new spot to call home. The startup that builds artificial...

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Amazon’s migration to Bellevue kicks into overdrive with big new office lease
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Amazon’s migration to Bellevue kicks into overdrive with big new office lease

(LMN Architects Rendering) Amazon leased a pair of office towers in Bellevue, Wash., just a week after buying a huge development site in the city...

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Amazon’s migration to Bellevue continues as tech giant set to scoop up key development site
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Amazon’s migration to Bellevue continues as tech giant set to scoop up key development site

Illustration for GeekWire by Guillaume Wiatr. Amazon’s growth in its original hometown of Bellevue, Wash. is getting a major boost. The tech giant...

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Microsoft to equip Dubai company’s new HQ with ‘virtual AI persona’ in expansion of cloud strategy
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Microsoft to equip Dubai company’s new HQ with ‘virtual AI persona’ in expansion of cloud strategy

Bee’ah’s new headquarters building outside of Dubai will be done in December 2019. (Zaha Hadid Architects Rendering) Microsoft is outfitting a...

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This new Seattle high-rise condo tower will come with a fleet of Teslas that residents can rent
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This new Seattle high-rise condo tower will come with a fleet of Teslas that residents can rent

A high-rise condo complex under construction near Seattle's Pike Place Market will come with an interesting perk for residents: On-demand Tesla...

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How the Bay Area tech IPO boom could create a ‘ripple effect’ in Seattle’s housing market
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How the Bay Area tech IPO boom could create a ‘ripple effect’ in Seattle’s housing market

Lyft leaders ring the opening Nasdaq bell. (Lyft Photo) Ride-hailing company Lyft’s debut as a $24 billion public company on Friday kicked off an...

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Square doubles down on Seattle, leasing downtown office space with room for 100 people
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Square doubles down on Seattle, leasing downtown office space with room for 100 people

A Square point-of-sale terminal. (Square Photo) Square is putting down permanent roots in Seattle, scooping up a new downtown office space with...

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Google will open new Seattle campus this summer, just across the street from Amazon’s headquarters
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Google will open new Seattle campus this summer, just across the street from Amazon’s headquarters

Google’s South Lake Union campus is taking shape. (GeekWire Photo / Taylor Soper) The Seattle neighborhood populated by thousands of Amazonians...

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Zillow scores key win in long-running copyright battle with real estate photography company VHT
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Zillow scores key win in long-running copyright battle with real estate photography company VHT

(Bigstock Photo) A federal appeals court largely sided with Zillow in a decision late last week involving a long-running copyright battle with real...

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Hospitality startup Hello Alfred launches in Seattle, opens local office
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Hospitality startup Hello Alfred launches in Seattle, opens local office

(Hello Alfred Photo) Hello Alfred is ready to do Seattle’s laundry. And groceries. And cleaning. The hospitality startup this week expanded its on...

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Amazon’s rapid expansion in Seattle suburb could ignite a ‘real estate frenzy’, Redfin predicts
News 3 months ago
Amazon’s rapid expansion in Seattle suburb could ignite a ‘real estate frenzy’, Redfin predicts

Office towers are rising fast in Bellevue, Wash. where tech giants like Amazon, Facebook and Google are expanding. (GeekWire Photo / Kurt Schlosser...

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Is cooling of Seattle housing market already over? Redfin report shows spike in pending sales
News 3 months ago
Is cooling of Seattle housing market already over? Redfin report shows spike in pending sales

Seattle was the hottest real estate market in the country for nearly two years. (GeekWire Photo / Kurt Schlosser) Two months after predicting that...

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Amazon backs out of massive Seattle office tower as questions swirl about growth plans
News 3 months ago
Amazon backs out of massive Seattle office tower as questions swirl about growth plans

A flier marketing Amazon’s space in the Rainer Square project. (JLL Images.) Updated with Amazon’s confirmation below. Amazon has placed a high...

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Amazon’s future in Seattle uncertain as neighboring city looks more and more like HQ2
News 4 months ago
Amazon’s future in Seattle uncertain as neighboring city looks more and more like HQ2

The base of the new Rainier Square project. (NBBJ Rendering) For years, Amazon has gobbled up office space in Seattle at a breakneck pace, creating...

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Facebook reveals size of its Seattle-area footprint, confirms mysterious Oculus ‘Building X’

Facebook leased this office building in Bellevue, Wash. (Wright Runstad Rendering) Facebook has grown as fast as any company in the Seattle area in...

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News 4 months ago
Facebook scoops up yet another Seattle-area office building, continuing blistering growth

Facebook leased this office building in Bellevue, Wash. (Wright Runstad Rendering) Facebook is starting to rival Amazon in terms of its voracious...

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Calendar Picks: Seattle Opera and GeekWire present panel on the ‘flawed brilliance’ of Steve Jobs

Edward Parks III played Steve Jobs in the Santa Fe Opera’s production of “The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs.” The opera is now coming to Seattle,...

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News 5 months ago
Pro.com lands Redfin as an investor and potential partner in $33M round as it aims to revolutionize general contracting

Pro.com CEO Matt Williams. (Pro.com Photo) Pro.com — the Seattle startup that aims to transform the general contractor industry — had a pretty good...

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News 5 months ago
Another Pioneer Square Labs spinout: Remarkably targets commercial real estate with marketing tech

Remarkably co-founders Anna-Lea Dieringer and Erina Malarkey. (Remarkably Photo) When Erina Malarkey looks at how commercial real estate...

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